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Sports History

1990 - Wayne Gretzky became the first NHL player to reach 2,000 points.

1995 - Mario Lemieux (Pittsburgh Penguins) scored his 500th National Hockey League (NHL) career goal against the New York Islanders in his 605th game. He became the second-fastest player to attain the plateau. Wayne Gretzky had reached 600 goals by his 575th NHL game.

2005 - The Chicago White Sox defeated the Houston Astros 7-5 in the first World Series game to be held in Texas. The game was also the longest in World Series history at 5 hours and 41 minutes. The game actually began on October 25th.

2005 - The Chicago White Sox won their first World Series in 88 years. They defeated the Houston Astros four games to zero.

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Today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth
- Lou Gehrig
July 4, 1939

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