By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Sep 17, 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. 

Twins walk-off walk in the 12th

Another Yaz, another HR in Fenway

Moose comes up big in the 7th

MVP went out of the 🐐 year w/ a bang

Best dunks by rookies in Summer League

Best rookie blocks in Summer League

KC completes 9th Inn comeback on A’s

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[Player of the Day] 2B Cavan Biggio, TOR (@BAL): 4-5, 2B, 3B, HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, 2 SB; 3rd cycle in TOR history

SP Marcus Stroman, NYM (@COL): 7 IP, 0 ER, 4 H, 7 K, 1 BB, W

SP Justin Verlander, HOU (v.TEX): 6 IP, 0 ER, 4 H, 8 K, 2 BB, W

SP Chris Paddack, SD (@MIL): 5 IP, 1 ER, 1 H, 9 K, 1 BB, ND

SP Patrick Corbin, WAS (@STL): 6 IP, 0 ER, 5 H, 11 K, 4 BB, W

NFL: QB Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs (turns 24)

MLB: 3B Jose Ramirez, Cleveland Indians (27)

MLB: SS Marcus Semien, Oakland Athletics (29)

NBA: PF Rasheed Wallace, Retired in 2013 (45)

NBA: HC Phil Jackson, Hall of Fame (30)

2004: Barry Bonds became just the 3rd player in MLB history to hit 700 career home runs

1988: Jeff Reardon became the first pitcher to record 40+ saves in both the AL and NL

1984: Reggie Jackson hit his 500th career home run on the anniversary of his very first

1967: The New Orleans Saints lost their NFL debut to the Los Angeles Rams

1961: The Minnesota Vikings became the first and only (until 2002) expansion team to win their NFL debut

1937: Playing their first game in Washington, D.C., the Redskins beat the Giants 13-3

1920: The American Pro Football Association was formed in Canton, Ohio

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