100 Sports Moments of the 20th Century in the US

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

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