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On this Day in Sports History September 23

On this Day in Sports History September 23

MLB

On this day in 1983, Phillies southpaw Steve Carlton recorded his 300th career win.

On this day in 1998, Craig Biggio became the first player since Tris Speaker in 1912 to record 50 doubles and 50 stolen bases in the same season.

On this day in 2000, Rafael Palmeiro of the Texas Rangers launched his 400th career homer.

On this day in 2001, Barry Bonds of the Giants tied Sammy Sosa for the second most home runs in a season with number 66.

On this day in 2008, San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum set the single-season franchise record with his 252nd strikeout.

On this day in 2010, Ichiro Suzuki recorded his 200th hit of the season to become the first major league player to ever reach the mark in 10 straight seasons.

NFL

On this day in 1934, the Detroit Lions played their first game, defeating the New York Giants 9-0.

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