Events in Sport for February 1989

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3rd - Bill White named NL president; 1st black major-league sports head
3rd - Start 1st Test Cricket, NZ v Pak, washed out
5th - Kareem Abdul-Jabar becomes 1st NBA player to score 38,000 points
7th - 40th NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 9-5 at Edmonton
7th - Tennis superstar Bjorn Borg, apparently attempts suicide in Milan
8th - Jockey Chris Antley begins record of 64 consecutive winning days
9th - Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) ends NBA free throw streak of 57 games
10th - Celtic KC Jones & Cavalier Lenny Wilkens elected to NBA Hall of Fame
10th - Minor League Football System opens organizational meeting, St Louis
10th - Test Cricket debut of Aaqib Javed, Pak v NZ age 16 years 189 days
10th - To gain deregulation WWF admits pro wrestling is an exhibition & not a sport, in a NJ court
12th - 39th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 143-134 at Houston
12th - 50th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Larry Mowry
12th - Gretzky sets 2 records, his 45th hat trick & 10th 40+ goal season
12th - Thursday's Child sets sailing record, NY-Cape Horn-SF, 80 d 20 h
13th - Oklahoma football player Charles Thompson is charged with selling cocaine; he is later sentenced to 2 years in prison
16th - Roger Clemens, Red Sox pitcher signs $7.5M-3 year contract
17th - Former baseball player/manager Leo Durocher injured in a car crash
18th - Sherri Turner wins LPGA Orix Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open/Itoki Pro-Am
MLB Player and Manager Pete RoseMLB Player and Manager Pete Rose 21st - Pete Rose meets with Commissioner Ueberroth to discuss his gambling
24th - Harold E Ballard sells CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats to David Braley
25th - Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for Heavyweight boxing title
25th - Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
26th - Dallas Cowboys fire coach Tom Landry after a 29-year career
26th - Betsy King wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open/Helene Curtis Pro-Am
26th - NY Yankees announce that Tom Seaver is their new TV sportscaster
26th - California court throws out most of Margo Adams's $12 million breach-of- contract suit against Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs
28th - Red Schoendienst & Al Barlick elected to baseball's Hall of Fame


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