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Sept. 30

1972 — Roberto Clemente hits a double against New York Mets left-hander Jon Matlack during Pittsburgh's 5-0 victory at Three Rivers Stadium. The hit is the 3,000th and last for the Pirates star, who dies in a plane crash during the offseason.

1984 — The Los Angeles Rams set an NFL record with three safeties in a 33-12 victory over the New York Giants. Two of the safeties are on blocked punts in the end zone.

1992 — George Brett becomes the 18th player to get 3,000 hits in the Kansas City Royals' 4-0 win over the California Angels.

1995 — Prairie View A&M sets the college football record for consecutive losses with a 64-0 loss to Grambling State. It is their 51st straight defeat, an NCAA record for any level.

1995 — Albert Belle of the Cleveland Indians hits his 50th home run to become the only player to hit 50 homers and 50 doubles in the same season.

2000 — In Sydney, Australia, Marion Jones wins gold with the U.S. women's 1,600-meter relay and bronze with the 400-meter squad — making her the only person to win five track medals at one Olympics.