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On this Day in Sports History December 16

On this Day in Sports History December 16

NFL

On this day in 1973, O.J. Simpson broke Jim Brown‘s single-season rushing record of 1,863 yards. Simpson also became the first NFL player to rush for 2,000 yards in a season.

On this day in 1990, Houston Oilers quarterback Warren Moon threw for 527 yards against the Chiefs.

NBA

On this day in 1961, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors began a streak of seven straight games with 50 or more points.

MLB

On this day in 2003, Miguel Tejada agreed to a six-year, $72 million deal with the Baltimore Orioles.

On this day in 2012, Torii Hunter signed a two-year, $26 million deal with the Detroit Tigers.

 

The featured image of Torii Hunter by Keith Allison is licensed under CC by 2.0.

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