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  1. Steve Carlton sets all-time N.L. strikeout record

    Larry Schwartz

    The Phillies' Steve Carlton strikes out Montreal's Andre Dawson in a 1-0, 17-inning loss to become the National League's all-time strikeout leader. Carlton fans 12 in 10 innings to bring his total to 3,128.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 19, 2001
  2. Rose first NL player to reach 4,000 hits

    Larry Schwartz

    Twenty-one years to the day after his first major league hit, Pete Rose of the Montreal Expos doubles against the Phillies' Jerry Koosman to become the first NL player to accumulate 4,000 hits. The Expos win, 5-1, in Montreal.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 11, 2001
  3. The price you pay

    Thomas Boswell

    When the 1980s began, Pete Rose was a flawed but powerfully appealing man. By the end of the decade, he was aymbol of his era, as well as a victim of it.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 21, 2000
  4. MLB's all-time hits leader

    Mike Puma

    Pete Rose is MLB's all-time hit leader.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 17, 2000
  5. September Moments

    September 1 Chess: 1972: Bobby Fischer shows that his game is as grand as his ego as he becomes the first American to win the world chess championship. Fischer gains the title when defending champion Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union, in a losing p...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  6. April Moments

    April 1 College basketball 1985: Defending national champion Georgetown, top-ranked in the country, is favored by 9.5 points to defeat No. 8-seeded Villanova in the NCAA final. The first two games, though, were tight, with Georgetown winning 52-50 i...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  7. October Moments

    October 1 Baseball: 1961: Bye-bye, Babe. One Yankee right-fielder replaces another as the player to hit the most home runs in a season. Thirty-four years after Babe Ruth belted 60 homers, Roger Maris passes Ruth's mark with No. 61 on the season's...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000