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

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