On this day: September 27

Published On: Sep 27 2012 12:14:33 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 27 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The first Ford Model T rolls out of the factory, the Warren Commission concludes Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, Ben Johnson is stripped of his Olympic gold medal, and Mark McGwire makes history, all on this day.

OTD September 27 - Nolan Ryan
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1973: Nolan Ryan strikes out 16 over 11 innings, setting a new live-ball era (1920–present) season record of 383 strikeouts, breaking Sandy Koufax's old record by one.

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