On this day: September 27

Published On: Sep 27 2012 01:14:33 AM EDT   Updated On: Sep 27 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

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 - Mark McGwire
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1998: Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Cardinals hits his record-setting 69th and 70th home runs in the last game of the season. McGwire had broken Roger Maris' single-season home run record earlier in the month, hitting his 62nd homer. His new mark of 70 would stand until Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants hit 73 in 2001.

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