By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Sep 27, 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. 

2-run walk off HR

Yankees’ 305th HR sets MLB record

Mariners walk it off

Pete Alonso ties rookie HR record

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MLB

7:05 PM: Cleveland Indians (93-64) vs. Washington Nationals (88-69)

NBA

10:00 AM: NBA Media Day

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

[Player of the Day] SP Tyler Glasnow, TB (@TOR): 4.1 IP, 0 ER, 0 H, 4 K, 2 BB, ND

SP Dakota Hudson, STL (v.CHC): 5 IP, 0 ER, 2 H, 10 K, 5 BB, ND

SP Asher Wojciechowski, BAL (@BOS): 6 IP, 0 ER, 4 H, 6 K, 1 BB, W

SS Kevin Newman, PIT (v.CIN): 2-4, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB

OF Gerardo Parra, WAS (v.CLE): 3-3, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 R

NFL: RB Dion Lewis, Tennessee Titans (turns 29)

NBA: HC Steve Kerr, Golden State Warriors HC (54)

MLB: 3B Mike Schmidt, Hall of Fame (70)

1998: On the season’s final day, Mark McGwire hit his 69th and 70th home runs against the Montreal Expos

1973: With his 383rd strikeout of the season, Nolan Ryan set a new MLB record

1953: Colts kicker Bert Rechichar converted a 56-yard field goal, an NFL record that would stand for 17 years until Tom Dempsey’s 63-yard kick

1942: The New York Giants beat the Washington Redskins 14-7 without making a single first down

1914: Cleveland’s Nap Lajoie recorded his 3,000th career hit against the Yankees

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