July 15, 1967
Cardinals’ pitcher Bob Gibson’s right fibula is fractured by a Roberto Clemente line drive during a 6-3 loss to the Pirates. The injury will sideline Gibson until Labor Day, but he will recover well enough to allow only three earned runs in three complete World Series game victories over the Red Sox.
On This Date - July 9
2002: The All-Star Game in Milwaukee ends in a 7-7 tie. This leads to a horrible new rule in which an exhibition game, with players chosen by fans, determines home field in the World Series. Is Bud Selig retired yet?