Saturday, September 8, 2012

On This Day....Saturday 09-08

Today is Saturday, September 8, 2012

Today in
Sports History

1965 - Bert Campaneris became the first major league baseball player to play all nine positions in one game.

1973 - Hank Aaron hit his 709th home run.

1986 - Herschel Walker made his start in the National Football League (NFL) after leaving the New Jersey Generals of the USFL.

1998 - Mark McGwire, of the St. Louis Cardinals, hit his 62nd home run of the season. He had beaten a record that had stood for 37 years by Roger Maris. McGwire would eventually reach 70 home runs on September 27.

2002 - The NFL's Houston Texans played their first regular season game. The beat the Dallas Cowboys 19-10.

2002 - Pete Sampras won his 14th Grand Slam title when he beat Andre Agassi in the U.S. Open.

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