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September 24
1916 Cleveland's Marty Kavanagh became the first American League player to hit a grand slam as a pinch hitter.
1934 Babe Ruth made his final start for the New York Yankees.
1950 Philadelphia's Russ Craft intercepted four passes to lead the Eagles past the Chicago Cardinals, 45-7. Chicago's Jim Hardy threw an NFL record eight INTs in the game.
1953 Rocky Marciano KO'd Rolando La Starza in the 11th round at the Polo Grounds in New York to retain his world heavyweight title.
1967 Jim Bakken of the St. Louis Cardinals set an NFL record with seven field goals.
1969 New York Mets hurler Gary Gentry pitched a four-hitter to beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-0 and clinch their first National League East crown.
1971 The World Hockey Association announced the formation of a 12-team league, scheduled to start October of 1972.
1972 With just 15 completions, Joe Namath threw for 496 yards and six touchdowns as the New York Jets defeated the Baltimore Colts, 44-34.
1992 Fake Left won the Little Brown Jug in a race-off against Western Hanover, Crouch and Gamma Ray at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.
1994 The Miami Hurricanes had their NCAA-record home-winning streak halted of 58 games with a 38-20 loss to Washington at the Orange Bowl.
1996 The Detroit Tigers established a club record 105th loss of the season, which broke the old mark set in 1952.
1998 The New York Yankees tied the American League record with 111 wins held by the Cleveland Indians in 1954 with a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
1999 The Arizona Diamondbacks, in just their second season, clinched the NL West with a 11-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
2006 Europe retained the Ryder Cup with a convincing 18 1/2-9 1/2 victory over the United States.
2006 San Francisco's Moises Alou notched his 2000th career hit.
2006 Green Bay's Brett Favre became only the 2nd player in NFL history to throw 400 career touchdown passes.
2006 San Diego's Trevor Hoffman became the all-time saves leader, as he notched No. 479 in the Padres 2-1 win over Pittsburgh.
2006 Tampa Bay QB Chris Simms underwent surgery to remove his spleen after he was injured in the Bucs' game against Carolina.
2006 Washington's Mark Brunell set an NFL record for most consecutive passes completed in a single game, starting out 22-for-22 in a 31-15 win against Houston.
2007 New Orleans Saints RB Deuce McAllister tore the ACL in his left knee during the team's 31-14 loss to the Tennessee Titans and would miss the rest of the season.
2008 The Detroit Lions fired president and CEO Matt Millen.
2008 The New York Giants suspended WR Plaxico Burress one game for violating team rules.
2009 Army fired basketball coach Jim Crews.
2009 Wayne Gretzky resigned as head coach and director of hockey operations of the Phoenix Coyotes. The team named Dave Tippett its new head coach.
2012 New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis suffered a torn ACL in his left knee and will be out the remainder of the season.
2013 The NCAA announced that it agreed to start restoring scholarships to the Penn State football program that were lost as punishment following the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
Birthdays John Mackey (1941) - NFL player; "Mean" Joe Greene (1946) - NFL player; Bernard Gilkey (1966) - MLB Player; Rafael Palmeiro (1964) - MLB player; Eddie George (1973) - NFL running back.
As of September 23, 2014, at 06:00 PM ET