100 Sports Moments of the 20th Century in the US

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

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