Chick Hearn began his streak of broadcasting consecutive Los Angeles Lakers games. By the end of the 2000-01 season, Hearn had broadcast 3,301 consecutive Lakers games, including preseason and playoff games.
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Boston catcher Carlton Fisk becomes the first unanimous choice for the American League's Rookie of the Year award.
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In a 10-7 victory over the Vikings, Bears RB Walter Payton runs for an NFL record 275 yards.
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New York Ranger Ron Greschner marries model Carol Alt. The couple divorced in 2001.
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Atlanta's Moses Malone becomes the seventh player in NBA history to reach the 25,000-point plateau by scoring 22 points in the Hawks' 105-93 loss to Milwaukee.
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With the Clippers' 105-94 loss at Dallas, Bill Fitch becomes the first NBA coach to record 1,000 career losses.
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Born on this Day
Stan Musial (1920) <br>Earl Monroe (1944)<br>Cedric Maxwell (1955) <br>Olden Polynice (1964) <br>Reggie Lewis (1965) <br>Troy Aikman (1966, pictured) <br>Antonio Tarver (1968) <br>Ken Griffey, Jr. (1969) <br>Michael Strahan (1971)<br>Danny Kanell (1973)<br>Stromile Swift (1979) <br>Alex Tanguay (1979) <br>Hank Blalock (1980) <br>Wesley Britt (1981) <br>
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