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On This Day in Sports Odds History
1986 (Boxing): Julio César Chávez improves to 53-0 after defeating Rocky Lockridge by a majority deciscion to retain the WBC super featherweight title. Chávez was a -300 favorite for the fight held in Fontvieille, Monaco.
1989 (MLB): The Cincinnati Reds set an MLB record for most hits in the first inning of a game with 16 as they score 14 runs in the opening frame en route to an 18-2 victory over the Houston Astros. The Reds were -120 home favorites as Astros starter Jim Clancy gave up 7 earned runs without getting an out and reliever Bob Forsh gave up the another 7 runs in the inning.
1996 (Basketball): As a 21-point favorite, the U.S. Men's basketball team defeats Yugoslavia 95-69 to win the gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics. David Robinson led the way for the American's scoring 28 points and collecting 7 rebounds.