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What Happened in Sports: July 6, 2022

What Happened in Sports: July 6, 2022

2020: Kansas Metropolis Chiefs signed QB Patrick Mahomes to a record-breaking 10-calendar year extension truly worth up to $503 million dollars. The contract was the 1st 50 %-billion dollar contract in North American sporting activities historical past and the 1st NFL participant to be the best-compensated athlete in pro sports heritage

2019: Los Angeles Clippers officially agreed to indication Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard absent from Toronto soon after supplying up PG Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, PF Danilo Gallinari, 1st spherical picks in 2021 (by using MIA), 2022, 2023 (by using MIA), 2024, and 2026, as well as the ideal to swap 1st-rounders in 2023 and 2025 to OKC for Paul George [Kawhi’s Transaction Reaction] [PG’s Transaction Reaction] 

2017: Paul George was traded by the Indiana Pacers to the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder for SG Victor Oladipo and PF Domantas Sabonis

1989: Former Philadelphia Phillies 3B Mike Schmidt, who abruptly retired at the conclusion of May perhaps, grew to become the 1st retired MLB player to be named an All-Star starter. He in the end resolved not to engage in

1983: In the 50th MLB All-Star match, Boston Red Sox OF Fred Lynn strike the 1st Grand Slam in All-Star Video game heritage (4th AS HR of his job) as the AL stomped the NL 13-3 for its 1st acquire considering the fact that 1971

1956: MLB Commissioner Ford Frick introduced the implementation of the annual Cy Youthful Award, honoring the most superb pitcher of the season

1941: A thirty day period soon after his passing, the New York Yankees unveiled a monument in Centre Industry to honor HOFer Lou Gehrig

1933: The 1st Significant League All-Star Recreation was played at Comiskey Park as Babe Ruth was named the ASG MVP with 2 HR’s in a 4-2 victory for the AL