On this Day in Sports History December 20
On this day in 1975, O.J. Simpson of the Buffalo Bills scored a touchdown for the 14th straight game.
On this day in 2005, Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers put up 62 points in three quarters while the Mavericks scored 61 points during the same time frame, making this is the first time a single player had outscored a team in three quarters since the shot clock was implemented.
On this day in 1980, the Milwaukee Brewers acquired Rollie Fingers and Pete Vuckovich from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Lary Sorensen, Sixto Lezcano, Dave LaPointe and Dave Green.
On this day in 2007, Dontrelle Willis and the Detroit Tigers agreed to a three-year deal worth $29 million.
The featured image of Dontrelle Willis by Keith Allison is licensed under CC by 2.0.