By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Oct 09, 2019

‘Today in Sports’ is a continuously updated daily article showcasing the real headlines only (none of the noise), all of the top highlights, interesting facts from around the NFL, NBA, & MLB, as well as the main games worth watching, the best performances of the day (posted at the end of the day), significant birthdays, and a quick recap of notable events on this day in sports history. 

Nats fans go crazy after 1st playoff series W

Not a bad way to end it

Kendrick hits GRAND SLAM in extras

BACK-TO-BACK on Kershaw in the CLUTCH

Bellinger flashes the leather

0 HR allowed in Playoffs until 2 HRs in 1st 2 IP

Kike robs Soto of a hit

Cards dominated the 1st inning

St. Louis is heading to the NLCS!

Breaking down Jones’ big game

Best plays from every team in Week 5

Dalvin Cook looking unstoppable

1 of Kirk Cousins’ best performances

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No Facts to Know found for this day.

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MLB

5:02 PM: St. Louis Cardinals (NL#3) vs. Atlanta Braves (NL#2) [ALDS Game 5 | Tied 2-2]

8:37 PM: Washington Nationals (NL#4) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (NL#1) [NLDS Game 5 | Tied 2-2]

*All game times listed are in Eastern Standard Time (EST)*

[Player of the Day] 3B Anthony Rendon, WAS (@LAD): 3-5, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 3 R, 2 2B incl. back-to-back HR in 8th

OF Juan Soto, WAS (@LAD): 2-4, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB incl. back-to-back HR in 8th

2B Howie Kendrick, WAS (@LAD): 1-5, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 R, 2 K incl. GW-HR in 10th inning

2B Kolten Wong, STL (@ATL): 2-3, 2 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB

SS Paul DeJong, STL (@ATL): 2-4, 2 RBI, 1 R, 1 BB

NFL: WR KeeSean Johnson, Arizona Cardinals (turns 23)

NFL: WR Anthony Miller, Chicago Bears (25)

NFL: TE George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers (26)

MLB: OF Starling Marte, Pittsburgh Pirates (31)

MLB: RP David Phelps, Chicago Cubs (33)

NFL: LB Mike Singletary, Hall of Fame (61)

1989: Los Angeles Raiders head coach Art Shell, the first African-American head coach in NFL history, debuted with a 14-7 victory over the Jets on Monday Night Football

1988: Athletics pitcher Dennis Eckersley became the first in MLB history to record a save in each game of a Championship Series

1961: Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford broke Babe Ruth’s World Series record of 29.2 consecutive scoreless innings pitched

1958: New York Yankees secure their 7th World Series victory in 10 years

1916: Red Sox pitcher Babe Ruth pitched 14 innings and allowed only 1 run to the Brooklyn Robins in Game 2 of the World Series

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