On this Day in Sports History February 4
On this day in 2007, the Indianapolis Colts beat the Chicago Bears 29-17 in Super Bowl XLI. Peyton Manning threw for 247 yards on 25 completions and a touchdown, winning the MVP. It was also Manning only Super Bowl win.
On this day in 1987, the Sacramento Kings scored only four points in the first quarter of a 128-92 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. It was the fewest points a team has ever scored in a first quarter since the shot clock started in 1954.
On this day in 2004, the St. Louis Cardinals and Albert Pujols avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $100 million, seven-year deal. Pujols, 24 at the time, was the runner-up to Barry Bonds in the NL MVP voting the year before. He was coming off a season where he hit .359, 43 home runs, and 124 RBIs.