Today is Saturday, September 10, 2011
1961 - Mickey Mantle tied a major league baseball record for home runs when he hit the 400th of his career.
1972 - Gayle Sayers of the Chicago Bears retired from the National Football League (NFL).
1974 - Lou Brock of the St. Louis Cardinals set a new major league baseball record when he stole his 105th base of the season.
1988 - Steffi Graf achieved tennis' first Grand Slam since Margaret Court in 1970.
1992 - In Minneapolis, MN, a federal jury struck down professional football's limited free agency system.
2002 - Gary Suter retired from the NHL after a 17 year career.
2006 - Roger Federer won his third straight U.S. Open and his 12th overall.