On this Day in Sports History December 9
On this day in 1984, Los Angeles Rams running back Eric Dickerson became the second running back in NFL history to rush for 2,000 yards in a season. Dickerson passed O.J. Simpson to become the single-season rushing leader.
On this day in 1995, Ohio State running back Eddie George won the Heisman Trophy.
On this day in 1997, Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls moved into third place on the all-time scoring list with his 27,410th point, passing Moses Malone.
On this day in 1994, the Texas Rangers traded Jose Canseco to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for Otis Nixon and Luis Ortiz.
The featured image of Michael Jordan by Steve Lipofsky of basketballphoto.com is licensed under CC by 3.0.