2020: September 10th, 2020 marked the 1st day EVER that the NFL, NBA, WNBA, MLB, NHL, MLS hosted games on the same day

2017: Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten broke Michael Irvin‘s record for the most career REC YDS (11,904) in franchise history. Witten played 16 seasons with the Cowboys and recorded 12,977 REC YDS which still stands as the franchise record today

2006: Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts defeated Eli Manning and the New York Giants 26-21 in the NFL’s first battle between QB brothers, termed the “Manning Bowl”. They would split their next two and final meetings

2001: Boston Red Sox SP Pedro Martinez had 1 of the best performances of his HOF career against the storied rival New York Yankees with a whopping 17 strikeouts to cap off a 1-hit complete game 

2000: Arizona Diamondbacks SP Randy Johnson celebrated his 37th birthday by becoming the fastest pitcher to reach 3,000 career strikeouts in MLB history by GP (362) & IP (2,471.2), both records he still holds today

2000: Jacksonville Jaguars WR Jimmy Smith set a franchise record with 291 receiving yards to go with 15 receptions & 3 receiving TDs against the vaunted 2000 Baltimore Ravens defense during a 39-36 loss 

1989: Deion Sanders became the 1st and only professional athlete to hit a HR and record a punt RET-TD within the same week, doing so in his NFL debut with the Falcons and rookie season with the Yankees

1989: Playing in just his 91st career game, Colts RB Eric Dickerson became the fastest player to reach 10,000 rushing yards in NFL history, shattering Jim Brown’s record of 98 games. Dickerson still holds the NFL record to this day

1881: With 2 outs in the bottom of the 9th inning, Troy Trojans 1B Roger Connor hit the 1st grand slam in history to defeat the Worcester Ruby Legs 8-7

1858: The culminating game of the 1st “World Series”, between the newly-formed NABP’s Brooklyn and New York teams, resulted in the 1st HR in baseball history by John Holden. The 1st MLB World Series didn’t officially take place until 1903

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