July 31–On this day in Sports History

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In 1928 , 1st woman to win a track and field olympic gold medal, Halina Konopacka of Poland

 

In 1984, US men’s Gymnastics team won team gold medal at LA Summer Olympics.

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In 1994 , Helen Alfredss wins LPGA Ping Welch’s Golf Championship

 

In 1997 A’s trade Mark McGwire to St Louis Cardinals

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