On this Day in Sports History September 2
On this day in 1972, Cubs pitcher Milt Pappas no-hit the Padres.
On this day in 1972, Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente set a franchise record with his 2,971 hit with the team.
On this day in 1990, Bobby Thigpen set a major league record with his 47th save.
On this day in 1996, Mike Greenwall of the Boston Red Sox set a major league record when he drove in all of his team’s nine runs, giving the Red Sox a 9-8 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
On this day in 1998, San Francisco 49ers receiver Jerry Rice signed a six-year deal worth $36 million to make him the highest paid receiver in the NFL.
On this day in 2006, Saturday Night Football premiered on ABC with #2 Notre Dame defeating Georgia Tech 14-10.