On this Day in Sports History September 3 - Fueled by Sports
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On this Day in Sports History September 3

On this Day in Sports History September 3


On this day in 1928, Ty Cobb collected his final hit of his career with number 4,191.

On this day in 1957, Warren Spahn recorded his 41st career strikeout, setting a record for left-handed pitchers.

On this day in 1961, Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris became the first teammates to hit fifty homers in a season.

On this day in 1977, Sadaharu Oh of the Yomiuri Giants in Japan hit his 756th career home run to pass Hank Arron as the all-time home run leader in professional baseball history.

On this day in 1985, Reggie Jackson hit home run number 525, making him the first big leaguer to hit 100 big flies with three different teams.

On this day in 2007, Pedro Martinez of the Mets recorded his 3,000th career strikeouts.

College Football

On this day in 2005, TCU upset #7 Oklahoma 17-10 to start off the season.


On this day in 1995, the Jacksonville Jaguars lost their first NFL game to the Houston Oilers 10-3.  The Carolina Panthers also lost their inaugural game to the Atlanta Falcons 23-20.

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