By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Sep 05, 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. 

Amos clutch INT seals in Chicago

Best shots from halfcourt

🏈 1st touchdown of 2019 🏈

1st MLB SO vs. his brother

Max Fried’s curveball is filthy

Jake Cave covers the gaps in Boston

Donaldson’s a brick wall at 3rd

Young Joc unleashed

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MLB

[Player of the Day] SP Reynaldo Lopez, CHW (@CLE): 9 IP, 1 ER, 1 H, 11 K, 3 BB, W

SP Max Fried, ATL (v.WAS): 7 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 9 K, 0 BB, W

SP Dakota Hudson, STL (v.SF): 6 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 2 K, 2 BB, W

OF Austin Nola, SEA (@HOU): 3-6, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 3 R

SP Sonny Gray, CIN (v.PHI): 6 IP, 1 ER, 4 H, 7 K, 0 BB, ND

NFL

S Adrian Amos, GB (@CHI): 1 INT, 5 TKL, 4 SOLO, 4 TFL, 1 PD 

WR Allen Robinson, CHI (v.GB): 7 REC, 102 Yds, 0 TD

CB Jaire Alexander, GB (@CHI): 5 TKL, 3 TFL, 2 PD

NBA: SF TJ Warren, Indiana Pacers (turns 26)

NFL: DT Brandon Dunn, Houston Texans (27)

NBA: SF Lance Stephenson, Free Agent (29)

NFL: QB Colt McCoy, Washington Redskins (33)

MLB: 2B Bill Mazeroski, Hall of Fame (83)

MLB: 2B Nap Lajoie, Hall of Fame (145)

1998: Mark McGwire became just the third player ever to hit 60 home runs in a season

1994: Jerry Rice surpassed Jim Brown as the NFL’s all-time touchdown leader with his 126th and 127th TD against the Raiders

1980: Ann Meyers agreed to a $50,000 tryout with the Indiana Pacers, becoming the first and only woman to ever sign an NBA contract

1955: Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe set a new NL record for pitchers by hitting his 7th home run of the season

1914: Babe Ruth hit his very first professional home run in the International League

1901: The National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, the first organized baseball league, was founded in Chicago

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