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On this Day in Sports History September 6

On this Day in Sports History September 6

MLB

On this day in 1905, White Sox righty Frank Smith no-hit the Tigers.

On this day in 1912, Giants pitcher Jeff Tesreau became the third rookie to throw a no-hitter when he held the Phillies hitless.

On this day in 1995, Cal Ripken of the Orioles broke Lou Gehrig record for most consecutive games played at 2,131.

On this day in 1996, Eddie Murray of the Baltimore Orioles became the 15th player to hit 500 home runs.

On this day in 2001, San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds became the fifth player to reach the 60 home run mark in a single-season.  The other players were Babe Ruth, Roger Maris, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

On this day in 2006, Florida Marlins righty Anibal Sanchez became the 18th rookie to throw a no-hitter when he got Diamondbacks centerfielder Eric Byrnes to make the last out.

College Football

On this day in 1980, Georgia running back Herschel Walker ran over Tennessee safety Bill Bates to give the Bulldogs a 16-15 win.

 

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