From BR Bullpen
- Ken Griffey, Jr. (pictured) and Mike Piazza are inducted into the Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Cooperstown, NY.
- The Central League wins one of the 2016 NPB All-Star Games and ties the other. Yoshitomo Tsutsugo is game 1 MVP and Shohei Otani takes that honor for game 2.
- The American League defeats the National League, 4-2, in the 2016 All-Star Game. Eric Hosmer is named the game's MVP.
- The World Team wins the 2016 Futures Game 11-3, ending a streak of six straight wins by the US Team. Yoan Moncada wins the Larry Doby Award as the game's Most Valuable Player.
- Coastal Carolina University wins the 2016 College World Series in its first appearance in the tournament, defeating the University of Arizona in the finals. P Andrew Beckwith is named the tournament's Outstanding Player.