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

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