On this Day in Sports History December 1
On this day in 1991, Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino became the first player to throw for over 3,000 yards eight times in his career.
On this day in 1981, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers passed Oscar Robertson on the all-time scoring list, putting him in second place all-time behind Wilt Chamberlain.
On this day in 1984, Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie won the Heisman Trophy.
On this day in 1998, the New York Mets signed third baseman Robin Ventura to a four-year, $32 million deal.
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