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The Sun Remembers: Sept. 15-21
The Sun Remembers: Sept. 15-21

Sept. 21, 2008: In the final game played at 85-year-old Yankee Stadium, the last-place Orioles lose, 7-3, to New York before an announced crowd of 54,610. After Brian Roberts grounds out to end the game, several Orioles run onto the field and grab handfuls of dirt for keepsakes. Sept. 15, 2003: A day after ripping the Cleveland Browns for an NFL-record 295 rushing yards, the Ravens' Jamal Lewis is asked how long that mark will stand. "Until I break it again," he says. In 2007, the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson runs for 296 yards in one game. Sept. 15, 1997: "It made me teary-eyed a little bit," Orioles outfielder Eric Davis says of the standing...

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