The Brooklyn Dodgers play their last game at Ebbets Field, beating the Pirates, 2-0.
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Joe Namath and Johnny Unitas
Joe Namath throws for 496 yards and six touchdowns as the New York Jets defeat Baltimore, 44-34. Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas throws for 376 yards as the teams combine for a record 872 passing yards.
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After winning 11 career Grand Slams, Bjorn Borg retires at the age of 26.
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Dave Winfield, 40, drives in four runs with a homer and a two-run double to become the oldest player to drive in 100 runs.
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Jason and Jeremy Giambi
Thanks to Jason's two home runs in the Yankees 6-0 victory over the Devil Rays, the Giambi brothers (Jason 40, Jeremy 20) pass the DiMaggio siblings for the highest single-season total for homers with 60. The DiMaggios (Joe 46, Vince, 13) went yard 59 times in 1937.
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At PETCO Park, Trevor Hoffman retires the three Pirates batter he faces in ninth inning ensuring a 2-1 victory. The Padres closer's 479th career save surpasses Lee Smith total (1980-1997) making the 38-year-old reliever the all-time leader.
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Born on this Day
Jim McKay (1921) John Mackey (1941) "Mean" Joe Greene (1946) Terry Metcalf (1951) Rafael Palmeiro (1964) Kyle Turley (1975) Drew Gooden (1981) Morgan Hamm (1982) Paul Hamm (1982) Jeff Karstens, (1982) Randy Foye (1983)
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