On this Day in Sports History September 27
On this day in 1905, Bill Dinneen of the Boston Americans threw a no-hitter, defeating the White Sox, 2-0.
On this day in 1914, Nap Lajoie became just the third major league player to record 3,000 career hits.
On this day in 1940, the Detroit Tigers clinched the American League pennant by beating the Indians, 2-0.
On this day in 1952, Braves rookie third baseman Eddie Mathews became the first rookie to hit three home runs in a game.
On this day in 2005, the Atlanta Braves clinched their division for the 14 straight season.
On this day in 2012, Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney set a franchise record with his 46th save of the season.
On this day in 2009, the Detroit Lions beat the Washington Redskins 19-14 to end their 19-game losing streak.