100 Sports Moments of the 20th Century in the US

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

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