This Day in Sports History, July 7

1937 – During the All-Star Game, Earl Averill hit a line drive that broke one of Dizzy Dean’s toes.

1953 – The Dodgers set a major league record when they got a home run in their 24th consecutive game.

1964 – Shea Stadium hosted it’s first and only All-Star game.

2003 – In Florida, Darrell Armstrong (Orlando Magic) was arrested after being accused of fighting with a female police officer outside a nightclub. Armstrong was booked into the Orange County jail on charges of battery on a law-enforcement officer and resisting arrest without violence.