Today is Thursday, September 16, 2021
- Jim Bottomley knocked in 12 runs in a single game setting a major league baseball record.
- The St. Louis Browns of the American League were given permission to move to Baltimore, MD, where they became the Baltimore Orioles.
- Tom Browning pitched the 12th perfect game in major league baseball.
- NHL commissioner Gary Bettman imposed a lockout due to an impasse in contract negotiations. The players union and NHL officials did not meet again until December 9.
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|Today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth|
- Lou Gehrig
July 4, 1939