By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Sep 19, 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. 

Austin Hays EPIC HR Robbery

Leonard Fournette breaks one loose

Mariota to Sharpe.. Dime

Corey Davis 1-handed snag

Carpenter comes through in the clutch

Minshew to Chark for 6

Youngest 40/30 season ever

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[Player of the Day] DH Nelson Cruz, MIN (v.KC): 2-4, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 2 R; 3rd 39-year-old w/ 39 HRs 

SP Jack Flaherty, STL (@CHC): 8 IP, 1 ER, 3 H, 8 K, 1 BB, ND

SP Eduardo Rodriguez, BOS (v.SF): 6 IP, 0 ER, 2 H, 10 K, 2 BB, W


EDGE Calais Campbell, JAX (v.TEN): 7 TKL, 3 SK, 4 TFL, 5 QBH

QB Gardner Minshew, JAX (v.TEN): 20-30 CMP (66.7%), 204 PASS YDS, 2 TD, 0 INT

WR Adam Humphries, TEN (@JAX): 6 REC, 93 YDS, 0 TD, 15.5 YPR

NBA: PG Trae Young, Atlanta Hawks (turns 21)

NBA: PG Dejounte Murray, San Antonio Spurs (22)

NBA: SG CJ McCollum, Portland Trail Blazers (28)

NFL: CB Stephon Gilmore, New England Patriots (29)

MLB: OF George Springer, Houston Astros (30)

NBA: SG Tyreke Evans, Indiana Pacers (30)

MLB: SP Gio Gonzalez, Milwaukee Brewers (34)

MLB: 2B Joe Morgan, Hall of Fame (76)

MLB: OF Duke Snider, Hall of Fame (93)

1999: Sammy Sosa became the first player in MLB history to hit 60 home runs twice in his career

1997: Mark McGwire became the first player in MLB history to hit 20 home runs for two teams in the same season

1993: After converting 6 field goals to beat the Houston Oilers 18-17, Chargers kicker John Carney also set a new NFL record by making 29 consecutive field goal attempts

1984: Pete Rose reached 100 hits on the season, giving him a record 22 consecutive years with 100 or more hits

1947: Jackie Robinson was officially named Rookie of the Year

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