2019: Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson pulled off an incredible GWD in just 2 plays to DeAndre Hopkins and Kenny Stills to take the lead in New Orleans with 0:40 left but the Saints would kick the 58-yd GW-FG as time expired

2012: Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson passed Robert Smith for the most career RUSH YDS (6,818) in franchise history during his MVP season where he recorded a franchise-record 2,097 RUSH YDS. Peterson played 10 years with the Vikings and finished with 11,747 RUSH YDS which still stands as the franchise record today

2006: OF Alfonso Soriano set a Washington Nationals/Montreal Expos single-season record with his 45th HR, surpassing Vladimir Guerrero‘s mark of 44 from 2000. Soriano finished 2006 with 46 HR during his only season in DC that still stands as the record

2002: Arizona Diamondbacks SP Randy Johnson extended his own MLB record with 300 strikeouts for the 5th consecutive season

1989: Los Angeles Angels OF Devon White reached base on a single and then proceeded to steal 2nd, 3rd, and home for a Run 

1987: Houston Astros SP Nolan Ryan became the very 1st pitcher to record 4,500 career strikeouts in MLB history

1984: Chicago Bears RB Walter Payton became the NFL’s leader in career Yards From Scrimmage (15,517), breaking Jim Brown’s all-time record. Payton has since been surpassed by Emmitt Smith and Jerry Rice

1981: New York Yankees RP Dave LaRoche thew an epic eephus pitch that reached over 15 feet in height to strikeout Milwaukee Brewers All-Star OF Gorman Thomas

1965: Los Angeles Dodgers SP Sandy Koufax pitched his MLB record 4th career no-hitter, this time a perfect game against the Cubs. Only Nolan Ryan would go on to pitch more career no-hitters (7) in MLB history

1922: St. Louis Browns OF William “Baby Doll” Jacobson set an MLB record by hitting 3 triples in a 16-0 victory over the Tigers. 25 other players have since tied Jacobson’s record but none have surpassed it

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