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On this Day in Sports History September 30

On this Day in Sports History September 30

MLB

On this day in 1927, Babe Ruth broke his own single-season home run record when he launched his 60th of the year.

On this day in 1972, Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente hit a double off of Mets lefty Jon Matlack to record his 3,000th career hit.

On this day in 1984, California Angels righty Mike Witt threw a perfect game against the Texas Rangers.

On this day in 1992, Kansas City Royals third baseman George Brett collected his 3,000th career hit.

On this day in 1995, Cleveland Indians outfielder Albert Belle became the first player to record 50 home runs and 50 doubles in the same season.

On this day in 2012, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price became the first player in franchise history to win 20 games in a season.

On this day in 2012, the Atlanta Braves won the 23rd straight game that Kris Medlen started.

NFL

On this day in 1973, San Diego Chargers quarterback Johnny Unitas became the first player to throw for 40,000 career passing yards.

On this day in 2002, Chris McAlister if the Baltimore Ravens returned a missed field goal 108 yards to set a record.

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