Roger Clemens pitches three perfect innings in the All-Star Game leading the American League to a 3-2 victory. Clemens is named the MVP.
Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Midwest Golf Open. Whitworth was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1982.
At the 100th British Golf Open Lee Trevino shoots a 278 to win at Royal Birkdale. Trevino was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1974.
Birthday of Texas Sports Hall of Fame member Wilson "Bull" Elkins.
Birthday of Texas Sports Hall of Fame member and Texas A&M's 1957 Heisman Trophy winner John David Crow.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame Inductee Wilmer Allison loses the Wimbledon Final to Bill Tilden 6-3, 9-7, 6-4.
Jack Johnson successfully defends his heaveyweight crown in the "Fight of the Century" before 20,000 spectators at Reno, Nevada. Johnson knocked out Jim Jeffries in the 15th round.
Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins the 9th U.S. Women's Open just 18 months after cancer surgery. Her 12 stroke victory took place at the Salem Country Club in Peabody, MA.