On this Day in Sports History November 10
On this day in 1963, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Don Meredith passed for 460 yards against the San Francisco 49ers.
On this day in 1985, San Diego Chargers running back Lionel James gained 345 all-purpose yards, making his performance the second highest total in NFL history.
On this day in 1996, Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino became the first player to ever pass for 50,000 career yards.
On this day in 1989, the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 125-118 to win their first game in franchise history.
On this day in 2012, the Los Angeles Lakers fired Mike Brown after a 1-4 start to the regular season.
On this day in 1963, Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings scored his 545th career goal to become the NHL’s all-time leader.
On this day in 2008, Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto won the NL Rookie of the Year Award with a .285 batting average, 23 home runs and 86 RBIs.
On this day in 2008, Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria won the AL Rookie of the Year Award with a .272 batting average, 27 home runs and 85 RBIs.