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On this Day in Sports History September 29

On this Day in Sports History September 29


On this day in 1954, Willie Mays made one of the most impressive catches in baseball history when he made an over-the-shoulder catch to rob Vic Wertz of an extra base hit.

On this day in 1963, Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals played in his final game.

On this day in 1969, Boston Red Sox shortstop Rico Petrocelli blasted his 40th home run of the season to become the first at his position to reach the mark.

On this day in 1983, Oakland A’s rookie pitcher Mike Warren no-hit the White Sox, 3-0.

On this day in 1986, Mike and Greg Maddux became the first brothers to start a game against each other. Greg would lead the Cubs to a 6-3 win over his brother and the Phillies.

On this day in 2004, Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox won his 2,000th game.


On this day in 2002, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Jerry Rice finished a game with 151 yards from scrimmage to pass Walter Payton record of 21,281.

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