100 Sports Moments of the 20th Century in the US

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

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