On this day ...
AUGUST 12, 1994 — Major League Baseball players went on strike in the sport’s eighth work stoppage since 1972.
SPORTS ON TV
Golf — World Long Drive Tour, Tennessee Big Shots, 3 p.m., TGC.
Little League Softball — World Series, South Williamsport, Pa., vs. Portland, Ore., 10 a.m., ESPN2; Salisburgy, N.C., vs. Polk City, Iowa, 1 p.m., ESPN2.
Major League Baseball — Boston at Cleveland, 4 p.m., ESPN.
Rugby — Western and Southern Open, 8 a.m., TENNIS.