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On this Day in Sports History September 28

On this Day in Sports History September 28

MLB

On this day in 1924, Rogers Hornsby finished the season with a .424 batting average go lead the National League.

On this day in 1941, Boston Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams ended the season with a .406 batting average.

On this day in 1947, Harry Walker won the National League batting title with a .363 batting average.

On this day in 1951, New York Yankees righty Allie Reynolds threw a no-hitter against the Red Sox.

On this day in 1958, Ted Williams became the first 40-year old to lead the league in hitting when the Boston outfielder finished the season with a .328 batting average.

On this day in 1974, Nolan Ryan of the Angels no-hits the Twins, 4-0.

On this day in 1976, San Francisco Giants pitcher John Montefusco threw a no-hitter against the Braves.

On this day in 1987, Kevin Seitzer became the first rookie since 1964 to record 200 hits in a season.

On this day in 2001, Alex Rodriguez of the Texas Rangers became the first shortstop to hit 50 home runs in a season.

NFL

On this day in 1951, Los Angeles Rams quarterback Norm Van Brocklin threw for a record 554 yards and five touchdown in a 54-14 win over the New York Yanks.

 

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