By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Sep 03, 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 SCORE 7 IN THE 9TH FTW

Jared Goff, highest paid QB

Mike Trout rockets No.44

Jorge Soler sets KC franchise record

Pete Alonso blasts No.44

Russell Martin plays hero in the 7th

Top 50 3’s of the 2018-19 Season

Gerrit Cole dominating as usual

Vintage Aaron Rodgers

Trae Young’s outstanding performance

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[Player of the Day] SP Jack Flaherty, STL (v.SF): 8 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 8 K, 1 BB, W; Lowered 2nd half ERA to 0.90

SP James Paxton, NYY (v.TEX): 7 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 12 K, 1 BB, W

SP Merrill Kelly, ARZ (v.SD): 7 IP, 0 ER, 3 H, 9 K, 2 BB, W

SP Jon Lester, CHC (v.SEA): 6 IP, 0 ER, 6 H, 9 K, 4 BB

OF Eloy Jimenez, CHW (@CLE): 3-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, 1 2B

NFL: MLB Myles Jack, Jacksonville Jaguars (turns 24)

NFL: CB Bene Benwikere, Minnesota Vikings (28)

NFL: K Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers (35)

NFL: DT Casey Hampton, Retired in 2013 (42)

NFL: DE Jevon Kearse, Retired in 2010 (43)

MLB: OF Luis Gonzalez, Retired in 2008 (52)

2007: OF Ichiro Suzuki becomes the 3rd player ever to collect 200+ hits in 7 consecutive seasons 

2000: Kenny Lofton tied an MLB record by scoring a run for the 18th consecutive game

1995: The Carolina Panthers and Jacksonville Jaguars both played their inaugural games

1990: White Sox reliever Bobby Thigpen set a new MLB record by recording his 47th save of the season

1974: Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson announced his retirement from the NBA

1972: Hank Aaron earned his 6,135th total base to break Stan Musial’s career record

1932: Jimmie Foxx hit his 50th and 51st home runs of the season, becoming just the third player in MLB to reach the mark

1928: Coming into the game as a pinch-hitter, Ty Cobb recorded his 4,191st and final career hit

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