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On this Day in Sports History September 8

On this Day in Sports History September 8

MLB

On this day in 1993, Houston Astros righty Darryl Kile no-hit the New York Mets.

On this day in 1995, the Cleveland Indians clinched the AL Central with their 100th win, reaching the postseason for the first time since 1954.

On this day in 1998, Mark McGwire hit his 62nd home run of the season off of Steve Trachsel.  The homer passed Roger Maris for the single-season record.

On this day in 2008, Mark Saccomanno of the Houston Astros hits a home run on the first pitch he ever sees.

On this day in 2012, Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney set a National League record for most consecutive errorless games by a player at his position at 124.

NFL

On this day in 2002, the Houston Texas played their first regular season game, beating the Dallas Cowboys 19-10.

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