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On this Day in Sports History September 10

On this Day in Sports History September 10


On this day in 1881, first baseman Roger Connor of the Troy Trojans hit the first every grand slam against the Worcester Ruby Legs.

On this day in 1967, righty Joe Horlen no-hit the Tigers, 6-0.

On this day in 1974, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Lou Brock broke the single-season stolen base record with his 105th career swipe.

On this day in 2000, Randy Johnson struck out Mike Lowell to record his 3,000th K of the season. The “Big Unit” is the 12th pitcher to every reach the plateau.


On this day in 1972, Chicago Bears running back Gale Sayers retired from the NFL.

On this day in 1989, Indianapolis Colts running back Eric Dickerson became the fastest player to ever reach 10,000 career rushing yards in his 91st game.  It took Jim Brown 98 games to reach the mark.

College Football

On this day in 2005, Alabama wide receiver Tyrone Prothro made one of the most impressive catches in college football history.


On this day in 2006, Roger Federer won the U.S. Open.

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