100 Sports Moments of the 20th Century in the US

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

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