By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Sep 16, 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. 

Myles Garrett, absolute beast


2019 AL HR King: Jorge Soler

Ozuna does it all for STL

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7:45 PM: Washington Nationals (81-64) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (82-64)


8:15 PM: Cleveland Browns (0-1) vs. New York Jets (0-1)

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


[Player of the Day] WR Odell Beckham Jr., CLE (@NYJ): 6 REC, 161 YDS, 1 TD, 89 LNG

EDGE Myles Garrett, CLE (@NYJ): 3 SK, 5 TKL, 3 TFL, 5 QBH, 0 INT, 0 FF

RB Le’Veon Bell, NYJ (v.CLE): 21 RSH, 68 YDS; 10 REC, 61 YDS


OF Marcell Ozuna, STL (v.WAS): 2-4, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 R

SP Jose Berrios, MIN (v.CHW): 7.1 IP, 2 ER, 5 H, 8 K, 2 BB, W

SP Robbie Ray, ARZ (v.MIA): 6 IP, 1 ER, 1 H, 7 K, 4 BB, ND

NBA: PF Aaron Gordon, Orlando Magic (turns 24)

NFL: RB Chris Carson, Seattle Seahawks (25)

MLB: OF Tim Raines, Hall of Fame (60)

MLB: SS Robin Yount, Hall of Fame (64)

NBA: SF Elgin Baylor, Hall of Fame (85)

2007: Jim Thome hit his 500th career home run, a walk-off against the Angels

1996: Paul Molitor recorded his 3,000th career hit

1993: Dave Winfield recorded his 3,000th career hit off of fellow Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley

1988: Reds pitcher Tom Browning threw the 12th perfect game in MLB history; he went on to retire 40 consecutive batters over 3 games, one shy of the MLB record

1973: OJ Simpson set a then single-game NFL record with 250 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns against the Patriots

1924: Jim Bottomley collected a then-record 12 RBI for the St. Louis Cardinals 

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