Posted: Sep 29, 2013 7:47 AM
Updated: Sep 29, 2013 7:47 AM
1916 The Boston Braves snap the 26-game winning streak of the New York Giants with an 8-3 victory in the second game of a doubleheader.
1927 Babe Ruth hits his 60th home run of the season in the eighth inning off Tom Zachary to lead the New York Yankees to a 4-2 victory over the Washington Senators.
1939 Fordham participates in the world's first televised American football game. In front of the sport's first live TV audience, the Rams defeats Waynesburg College, 34-7.
1972 Roberto Clemente hits a double against New York Mets left-hander John Matlack during Pittsburgh's 5-0 victory at Three Rivers Stadium. The hit is the 3,000th and last for the Pirates' star, who dies in a plane crash during the offseason.
1984 The Los Angeles Rams set an NFL record with three safeties in a 33-12 victory over the New York Giants. Two of the safeties are on blocked punts in the end zone.
1992 George Brett becomes the 18th player to get 3,000 hits in the Kansas City Royals' 4-0 win over the California Angels.
1995 Prairie View A&M sets the college football record for consecutive losses with a 64-0 loss to Grambling State. It is the team's 51st straight defeat, an NCAA record for any level.
1995 Albert Belle of the Cleveland Indians hits his 50th home run to become the only player in history to hit 50 homers and 50 doubles in the same season.
2000 At the Sydney Olympics, Marion Jones wins gold in the U.S. women's 1,600-meter relay and bronze with the 400-meter squad, making her the only woman to win five track medals at one Olympics.
2005 Ichiro Suzuki becomes the sixth player in major league history to collect 200 hits in five straight seasons in Seattle's 4-1 win over Oakland.
2006 John Carney of the Saints becomes the third kicker in NFL history with 400 career field goals with 31-yarder in the first half of New Orleans' 21-18 loss to Carolina.
2006 Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts becomes the second-fastest quarterback to throw 250 touchdown passes in his career, doing it in 132 games. Only Dan Marino (128) reached that number faster.
2007 The New York Mets miss the playoffs when Tom Glavine is tagged for seven runs during the first inning of a season-ending 8-1 loss to Florida. The Mets are the first major league team to not finish in first place after owning a lead of seven games or more with 17 to play.
2007 Osi Umenyiora has six of the New York Giants' NFL record-tying 12 sacks in a 16-3 victory over Philadelphia.
2007 Detroit scores an NFL-record 34 points in the fourth quarter of a 37-27 victory over Chicago. The Lions combine with Bears for 48 points also a league record.
2007 Brett Favre passes Dan Marino to become the NFL leader in career touchdown passes, throwing Nos. 421 and 422 in Green Bay's 23-16 victory over Minnesota.
2012 Europe wins the Ryder Cup with a historic comeback from a 4-point deficit to beat the United States. Martin Kaymer delivers the crucial point with a 1-up victory over Steve Stricker, and Tiger Woods misses from inside four feet to halve his match with Francesco Molinari. The Europeans finish with 14 points while the Americans had 13 . The Americans had a 10-4 lead midway through yesterday's matches. But the Europeans rally to win the final two, then built on the lead by winning the first five matches today.
2012 Greg Zuerlein of St. Louis converts all four-field goal attempts (58, 48, 60, 24 yards) in the Rams' 19-13 win over Seattle. Zuerlein becomes the first kicker in NFL history to convert a 60-yard field goal and a 50-yard field goal in the same game.
2012 New England beats Buffalo 52-28 to become the first team since the 1950 New York Giants (48 points) to score at least 45 second-half points in a game in which it trailed at halftime (14-7). The Patriots become the second team in NFL history with a 300-yard passer (Tom Brady, 340 Yards), two 100-yard rushers (Brandon Bolden, 137 and Steven Ridley, 106) and two 100-yard receivers (Wes Welker, 129 and Rob Gronkowski, 104). The only other team to accomplish the feat was the 2008 Packers on December 28.