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This Day in Sports History (9/20/2020 – (9/26/2020)

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September 20th, 1951

  • Ford Frick is selected as the Major League Baseball commissioner.

September 21st, 1970

  • ABC debuts Monday Night Football. The Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Jets 31 to 21.

September 22nd, 1911

  • Cy Young wins his 511th and final MLB game.

September 23rd, 1988

  • Jose Conseco becomes the first MLB player to hit 40 or more home runs and steal 40 or more bases in a single season.

September 24th, 1940

  • Jimmy Foxx hits his 500th career MLB home run.

September 25th, 1908

  • Ed Reulbach of the Chicago Cubs throws the only double header shut out in MLB history.

September 26th, 1981

  • Nolan Ryan set the MLB record by throwing his 5th career no hitter.

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