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THIS DAY IN SPORTS HISTORY: 10/2

1908 – Cleveland Naps pitcher Addie Joss throws a perfect game against the White Sox.

1920 – The Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates play in the first, and only, triple header in MLB history. The Reds take the first two games while the Pirates win the third.

1947 – Yogi Berra hits the first pinch hit homer in World Series history, going deep against the Dodgers.

1969 – The Seattle Pilots play their final game in Seattle before moving to Milwaukee in the off-season.

1970 – Fourteen members of the Wichita State football team are killed in a plane crash in the Rocky Mountains.

1974 – Hank Aaron hits his final homer as a member of the Braves, his 733rd career home run.

1977 – The Dodgers become the first team in MLB history to have four players (Dusty Baker, Steve Garvey, Reggie Smith, and Ron Cey) hit 30 homers in a season.

1980 – Larry Holmes beats Muhammad Ali via TKO in the 11th round to retain the world heavyweight title.

1994 – The University of North Carolina women’s soccer team’s streak of 92 straight wins comes to an end as they play to a scoreless tie against Notre Dame.

1994 – In the first meeting between father and son coaches in pro sports history, Don Shula’s Miami Dolphins beat his son Dave Shula and the Cincinnati Bengals 23-7.

1999 – Ray Bourque of the Boston Bruins becomes the highest goal scoring defenseman in NHL history by netting his 386th career goal.

2001 – Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa becomes the first player in MLB history to have three 60 home run seasons.

2004 – The Montreal Expos pick up the last win in franchise history, beating the Mets 6-3.

2005 – The Arizona Cardinals beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-14 in a game played in Mexico City, the first NFL game played outside the US.

2006 – Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth is suspended five games for stomping on the face of Cowboys lineman Andre Gurode.

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