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On this Day in Sports History September 13

On this Day in Sports History September 13

MLB

On this day in 1883, one-arm pitcher Hugh Daily of the Cleveland Blues no-hit the Philadelphia Quakers.

On this day in 1965, Willie Mays hit his 500th career home run, becoming the fifth player in major league history to reach the mark.

On this day in 1971, Frank Robinson recored his 500th career home run.

On this day in 1983, Royals closer Dan Quisenberry recorded his 39th save of the season to break John Hiller‘s single-season record.

On this day in 1983, Rickey Henderson recorded his 100th steal of the season for the third straight year.

On this day in 2001, Major League Baseball postpones all games through September 17 due to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

On this day in 2011, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera collected his 600th career save.

NFL

On this day in 1981, the Atlanta Falcons scored 31 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to beat the Green Bay Packers, 31-17.

On this day in 1992, the Buffalo Bills beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 with neither team attempting a punt, making that the first time in NFL history that has happened.

On this day in 1999, the Denver Broncos retired John Elway’s #7 jersey.

College Football

On this day in 1997, UCLA quarterback Cade McNown throws a school-record five touchdowns in a 66-3 blowout win over No. 11 Texas.

On this day in 2008, BYU quarterback Max Hall tied a school record with his seventh touchdown pass as the Cougars defeated UCLA, 59-0.

Tennis

On this day in 2010, Rafael Nadal won the U.S. Open, beating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2.

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