What’s Happening in Sports: September 3, 2022

2020: On the brink of a 3- series deficit, Toronto Raptors PG Kyle Lowry inbounded the ball over the outstretched hands of 7’5″ Tacko Slide to OG Anunoby who drained an legendary go-ahead buzzer-beating 3PT to hold Toronto’s season alive, primary to a 7-video game series

2019: The eventual World Series Winner Washington Nationals pulled off a miraculous comeback to defeat the New York Mets that was capped off by Kurt Suzuki‘s wander-off HR despite trailing by 6 operates in the 9th inning. MLB teams ended up previously -274 when trailing by 6+ operates in 2019

2019Jorge Soler set the Kansas Town Royals franchise single-time HR document with his 39th dinger (immediately after totaling 38 from 2014-18). He went on to ultimately assistance KC be the final staff to have a 40+ HR season in MLB record. Two several years later, C Salvador Perez tied Soler’s franchise file with 48 HR

2015: During the NFL preseason, Buffalo Payments CB Ron Brooks had 1 of the craziest select-6’s ever by catching a bobbled ball mid-air and using it 80+ yards to the home

1977: Japanese celebrity 1B Sadaharu Oh strike his 756th occupation HR, passing Hank Aaron as the world HR leader in specialist baseball record. Oh finished with 868 profession HR which however stands as the all-time report

1974: Following 12 All-Star appearances, 3 All-Star MVPs, an NBA Championship, and an MVP Award about 14 seasons with the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks, HOF PG Oscar Robertson declared his retirement from the NBA

1974: San Francisco Giants RP John Montefusco had an all-time MLB debut as he strike a HR through his 1st AB and pitched 9 innings of reduction right after SP Ron Bryant begun the match with 4 operates and no outs, serving to San Francisco defeat the Dodgers 9-5

1972: Atlanta Braves OF Hank Aaron broke Stan Musial’s job MLB Full Bases record with his 6,135th TB for the duration of a victory over the Phillies. Aaron nevertheless owns the MLB report today with 6,856 profession Whole Bases

1928: Coming into a 6-1 loss to the Senators as a pinch-hitter, Philadelphia Athletics OF Ty Cobb recorded his 4,191st and last vocation strike that stood as the MLB report until finally Pete Rose surpassed him on September 11, 1985