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On this Day in Sports History August 21

On this Day in Sports History August 21

MLB

On this day in 1926, White Sox righty Ted Lyons threw a no-hitter against the Red Sox.

On this day in 1931, Babe Ruth hit his 600th career home run, becoming the first major league player to achieve the feat.

On this day in 1982, Brewers closer Rollie Fingers became the first big leaguer to record 300 career saves.

On this day in 1999, Sammy Sosa slugged his 50th home run of the season for the second year in a row, joining Mark McGwire, Ken Griffey Jr. and Babe Ruth as the only players to do so.

On this day in 2013, Ichiro Suzuki recorded his 4,000th career hit as a professional baseball player.  The Yankee outfielder collected 1,278 hits in Japan and joined Ty Cobb and Pete Rose as the only players to achieve the 4,000 mark.

NFL

On this day in 2009, the Dallas Cowboys played their first game at the new Cowboys Stadium against the Titans in a preseason matchup.

Golf

On this day in 2000, Tiger Woods won the PGA Championship.

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