100 Sports Moments of the 20th Century in the US

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

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