100 Sports Moments of the 20th Century in the US

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EventYear
'Hammerin' Hank Aaron hits 715th homer
Second MLB All-Star Game
Thurmon Munson dies in plane crash
Jesse Owens wind 4 gold in Berlin
Packers beat Cowboys in famed Ice Bowl
BYU wins National Championship
Cleveland Rams move to L.A.
Indiana beats Syracuse for Men's College Basketball Championship
Chicago Bulls win first of six titles in next eight years
Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers founded
John Heisman wins college football championship
Bears-Packers rivalry founded
Yankees shutout Pirates 4-0 in WS
Bulls complete first three-peat of the decade
Second shutout in WS history
Packers win 2nd straight NFL title
Bobsledding debuts in Olympics
First NFL Championship game
BAA is founded
Walter Payton dies
Seattle Mariners and Toronto Blue Jays debut
Milwaukee Bucks win only NBA title
Miami Dolphins have only perfect NFL season, finish 14-0
Giants beat Packers for NFL title
Roberto Clemente becomes only player to hit walk-off grand slam inside the park homerun
Bears set record for most points with 73
Baseball's NY Giants sign two blacks
Detroit Pistons shutout L.A. Lakers 4-0
Chicago Bears win 2nd straight NFL title
Cal Ripken Jr. breaks Lou Gehrig's consecutive game record
'Broadway' Joe Namath guarantees a victory in 3rd Super Bowl
Coaches Poll established
Lester Reiff is highest paid horse jockey of decade
EventYear
First NFL Pro Bowl
Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa break Roger Maris' homerun record
First Indy 500
Steve Young wins MVP, Joe Montana plays for Chiefs
World Series founded
Pittsburgh Pirates win WS 4-3
Kansas Jayhawks fieldhouse opens (Allen Fieldhouse)
Black boxer Jack Johnson beats James Jeffries
MLB Players and coaches will vote for All Star Game
Jamie Morris of Washington Redskins has 45 rushing attempts
Bulls have 72-10 record, breaks record
Yale wins college football's National Championship
Packers win first of 13 NFL titles
First Rose Bowl held
Pete Rose breaks Ty Cobb's all-time hit record
New York Mets win WS
Orlando Cepeda becomes first designated hitter
LeRoy Irvin sets NFL record 207 punt return yards
AFL play is founded
Chicago Cubs win their only World Series
MLB starts interleague play
Milwaukee Brewers go to WS, then lose to St. Louis Cardinals
First Pro Football Hall of Fame class inducted
Celtics-Lakers Finals rivalry begins with Celts winning 4-1
Yankees win their 10th WS title
Original Yankee Stadium opens
First running of the Mount Marathon race
Packers win 1st Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 35-10
NFL is founded
College Football almost ended
Jackie Robinson is first black in MLB
Baseball Hall of Fame is dedicated
Chicago Bears meet Packers in playoffs for the 1st of 2 times
EventYear
NY Giants (baseball) refuse to play in WS
Rube Foster suffers nervous breakdown
AFL is founded
Red Grange turns pro 2 days after college ends
FDR gives MLB go-ahead to play
NBA record 106 fouls
Joe DiMaggio marries Marilyn Monroe
Flu pandemic shuts down pro football
First Heisman winner is Jay Berwanger
Brooklyn Dodgers move to Ebbets Field
Jackie Robinson retires
Bobby Jones wins US Amateur Open
US wins 25 gold medals at Olympics
33 events at Olympics
Drew Bledsoe sets pass completions and pass attempts
Babe Ruth hits 11 homeruns
Rollie Fingers breaks Hoyt Wilhelm's career saves record
Nolan Ryan pitches no-hitter
Tony Dorsett sets NFL record 99 yard run from scrimmage
First NFL Pro Bowl
Wilt 'The Stilt' Chamberlain scores 100 points in single game
First Cotton Bowl held
Roger Maris hits 61 homers; breaks Babe Ruth's record of 60
First forward pass thrown
First PGA Championship held
Packers win 3rd straight NFL title
Packers win 2nd Super Bowl, beat Raiders 35-14
15 year old Joe Nuxhall is youngest to pitch in MLB
Jim Bunning pitches perfect game
Yankee Stadium is first built
Pittsburgh Steelers win another Super Bowl
Vince Lombardi dies
Wilt Chamberlain elected to NBA Hall of Fame

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