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On this Day in Sports History November 8

On this Day in Sports History November 8

NFL

On this day in 1942, Cleveland Browns quarterback Parker Hall threw seven interceptions against the Green Bay Packers.

On this day in 1970, New Orleans Saints kicker Tom Dempsey kicked a record 63-yard field goal.

On this day in 1981, Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula collected his 200th career victory.

On this day in 1998, Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith become the franchise’s all-time leading rusher.

NBA

On this day in 1994, Joe Dumars of the Detroit Pistons tied Brian Shaw‘s NBA record for most three point field goals in a game, when he made 10 of his 18 attempts.

MLB

On this day in 1983, Dale Murphy of the Atlanta Braves won the MVP Award with a .302 batting average, 36 home runs and 121 RBIs.

On this day in 2004, Jason Bay of the Pittsburgh Pirates became the first player in franchise history to win the Rookie of the Year Award.

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