100 Sports Moments of the 20th Century in the US

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

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