100 Sports Moments of the 20th Century in the US

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

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