On this Day in Sports History September 17
On this day in 1968, Gaylord Perry of the San Francisco Giants threw a no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals.
On this day in 1984, Reggie Jackson launched his 500th career home run.
On this day in 1984, Dwight Gooden tied a major league reoccur with his 32nd strikeout in two games.
On this day in 1993, Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers recorded his 5,714th career strikeout. It was the Ryan’s final strikeout of his 27-year career.
On this day in 1996, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hideo Nomo no-hit the Colorado Rockies, 9-0.
On this day in 1998, Atlanta Braves pitcher Denny Neagle joined Greg Maddux, John Smoltz, Tom Glavine and Kevin Millwood with his 15th win of the year making it the first time since the 1915 that a whole pitching staff had won 15 or more games in the same season.
On this day in 2004, San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds blasted his 700th career homer.
On this day in 1920, the American Professional Football Association was founded in Canton, Ohio.
On this day in 2000, the Miami Dolphins retired Dan Marino‘s number 13.