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On this Day in Sports History September 18

On this Day in Sports History September 18

MLB

On this day in 1956, Mickey Mantle became just the eighth player to hit 50 home runs in a single-season.

On this day in 1968, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Ray Washburn no-hits the San Francisco Giants, 2-0. The Cardinals were no-hit the day before by Giants hurler Gaylord Perry.

On this day in 1984, Tim Raines became the first player to ever steal 70 bases in four straight seasons.

On this day in 1991, John Hart became the general manager of the Cleveland Indians.

On this day in 1996, Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens mowed down 20 Detroit Tigers hitters to tie his own record for strikeouts in a game.

On this day in 2010, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki tied a major-league record when he hit his 14th homer in a 15-game stretch.

NFL

On this day in 1966, Baltimore Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas threw for four touchdown passes to pass Y.A. Title as the career leader in TDs.

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