On Aug. 8 in ...

2000 -- Dan Mortensen, a five-time world champion in the saddle bronc event, lasted just 4 seconds on the back of Spring Fling -- a three-time PRCA horse of the year -- at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo in Hermiston. When he picked himself up out of the dirt, Mortensen saluted the mare as she pranced out the arena.

* 1995 -- Palm Springs beat the Tri-City Posse 2-1 in 13 innings on a Marc DiCarlo RBI single during Western Baseball League action.