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  1. Bird soars to another NBA milestone

    Larry Schwartz

    Larry Bird becomes the fifth player in NBA history to score 20,000 points with 5,000 assists in the Celtics' 123-95 rout of the Bullets at Boston Garden.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 26, 2001
  2. Payton first and only player to top 20,000 yards

    Larry Schwartz

    Walter Payton becomes the first NFL player to accumulate 20,000 all-purpose yards, reaching his milestone in the Bears' 20-7 victory over the Oilers in Houston.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 09, 2001
  3. No. 600 put to rest as Mays reaches milestone

    Larry Schwartz

    The Giants' Willie Mays hits his 600th home run; only Babe Ruth had reached the milestone previously.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 20, 2001
  4. Yaz is only AL player to reach 3,000 hits, 400 HRs

    Larry Schwartz

    Carl Yastrzemski is the only American League player to get 3,000 hits and 400 homers when he singles in Boston's 9-2 win over the Yankees at Fenway Park.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 10, 2001
  5. Career homer No. 400 in the Banks

    Larry Schwartz

    Ernie Banks becomes the 11th player to hit 400 homers, reaching the milestone off the Cardinals' Curt Simmons in the Cubs' 5-3 victory at Wrigley Field.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 29, 2001
  6. Mets' Seaver reaches another strikeout milestone

    Larry Schwartz

    The Mets' Tom Seaver gets his 200th strikeout, setting a record for more than 200 strikeouts in eight consecutive seasons. He becomes a 20-game winner for the fourth time with a 3-0 win over the Pirates at Shea Stadium.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 29, 2001
  7. Cy Young in league of his own with 500th win

    Larry Schwartz

    Boston's Cy Young wins his 500th game, a 5-2, 11-inning victory over Washington.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 18, 2001
  8. Arcaro 1st U.S.-born jockey to ride 3,000 winners

    Larry Schwartz

    Eddie Arcaro becomes the first American-born jockey to ride 3,000 winners, reaching the milestone aboard Ascent at Arlington Park.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 21, 2001
  9. Mathewson reaches 300-win milestone

    Larry Schwartz

    Christy Mathewson becomes the first pitcher to win 300 games all in the 20th century.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 09, 2001
  10. Wagner first in 20th century to get 3,000 hits

    Larry Schwartz

    Honus Wagner becomes the first 20th-century player to reach 3,000 hits with a double in the ninth inning of the Pirates' 3-1 loss to the Phillies in Philadelphia.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 06, 2001
  11. Hammerin' Hank in a league of his own

    Larry Schwartz

    Hank Aaron singles to become the first player to get 3,000 hits and 500 homers.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 15, 2001
  12. Stan The Man quickest to reach 3,000 hits

    Larry Schwartz

    Stan Musial gets his 3,000th hit, a pinch hit double off the Cubs' Moe Drabowsky in the Cardinals' 5-3 victory at Wrigley Field.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 10, 2001
  13. Wilhelm becomes first to pitch in 1,000 games

    Larry Schwartz

    Hoyt Wilhelm becomes the first pitcher to appear in 1,000 games. He blows a two-run lead and the Braves lose to the Cardinals, 6-5, in Atlanta.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 08, 2001
  14. Mikita joins NHL's 500-goal club

    Larry Schwartz

    Blackhawks center Stan Mikita becomes the eighth member of the NHL's 500-goal club when he scores during a 4-3 loss to the Canucks in Chicago.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 26, 2001
  15. Golden Jet scores 500th goal

    Larry Schwartz

    Bobby Hull becomes the third player to score 500 goals (Rocket Richard and Gordie Howe are the first two) in the Blackhawks' 4-2 win over the Rangers at Chicago Stadium.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 20, 2001
  16. Wilt first to score 30,000 points

    Larry Schwartz

    Wilt Chamberlain becomes the first in NBA history to score 30,000 points.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 14, 2001