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Weekend OT

Today is Saturday, September 10, 2011
Today in
Sports History
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. 

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