What's Happening in Sports: July 2, 2022

What’s Happening in Sports: July 2, 2022

2019: New York Yankees signed leading international prospect OF Jasson Dominguez to a franchise-document $5M signing bonus for an amateur player

2018: Free Agent C DeMarcus Cousins announced he would be signing with the NBA Winner Golden Point out Warriors following tearing his Achilles the earlier season

2015: Toronto Blue Jays signed Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to a $4.1M signing bonus who was commonly touted because of his father’s Hall of Fame career when Chicago White Sox signed Fernando Tatis Jr. to a $.7M reward who was also the son of a former MLB participant

2008: Seattle SuperSonics’ relocation to Oklahoma Metropolis was officially finalized as the franchise would be re-named the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder

1996: Oakland Athletics 1B Mark McGwire broke Jimmie Foxx‘s file for the most HR (302) in Athletics franchise record. McGwire recorded a MLB best 52 HR that yr and ended his A’s vocation with a complete of 363 HR, which nevertheless stands as the franchise record

1963: HOF SPs Juan Marichal (Giants) and Warren Spahn (Braves) dueled for a complete 15 innings, but Giants OF Willie Mays hit a wander-off HR in the 16th inning off of Spahn to last but not least end the video game right after midnight, marking the longest activity in NL history to be finished on a HR

1941: New York Yankees OF Joe DiMaggio strike a 3-run HR in opposition to the Boston Crimson Sox to prolong his hitting streak to 45 consecutive games, breaking Willie Keeler’s all-time report. He would go on to get a strike in 11 far more straight games that still stands as the all-time document

1903: Chicago Cubs P Jack Doscher produced his MLB debut, getting the 1st son of a former significant-leaguer to also play in the majors