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Played in first bowl game in 45 yearsLost Cotton Bowl 21-17 to national champion Texas
Win Super Bowl IVLast game for American Football League
Lost Super Bowl IVMore Super Bowl losses to come...
#1 pick in NFL draftSteelers select franchise player
NCAA men's basketball championFourth straight title
Lost NCAA men's basketball finalBowed 80-69 at College Park, Md.
Center who led school named above to NCAA finalAll-Star in ABA and NBA
This MLB team movedMLB returned to city in 1977
New name for MLB team which moved in answer aboveCity returns to MLB after four-season hiatus
Won Masters in playoffLast 18-hole playoff at Augusta National
NBA MVPInspiration for NBA champions
NBA championThird champion for city in 16 months
Lost NBA championship seriesWould have to wait two years for title
Won Stanley CupFirst Cup since 1941
Lost Stanley Cup finalFell to 0-12 in Cup finals
Won FIFA World CupThird title in four tournaments
Lost FIFA World Cup finalWon World Cup in 1982 and 2006
First legendary ballpark to close during 1970 MLB seasonReplaced by doughnut clone on Ohio River
Second legednary ballpark to close during 1970 MLB seasonReplaced by doughnut clone on Ohio River
Victim of Pete Rose's headfirst dive in All-Star GameNL won 5-4 in 12 innings
Legendary football coach diesSuccumbed to colon cancer at 57
Winner of first Monday Night Football gameDefeated Jets 31-21
First Monday Night Football play-by-play announcerOne-year fill-in played straight man to Meredith and Cosell
College football team's plane crashes in Colorado, 31 deadDropped football in 1986
Won World SeriesBrooks Robinson Show
Lost World SeriesGlory came later in decade
AL MVP35 HR, 114 RBI for AL champions
NL MVP45 HR, 148 RBI for NL champions
Kicked 63-yard field goal to set NFL recordBorn with deformed right foot and right hand
75 die in plane crash involving this university's football teamFlying back from 17-14 loss at East Carolina
Posted three consecutive shutouts during NFL seasonBlanked Houston, Boston and Dallas
Heisman Trophy winnerAndrew Luck broke most of his records at Stanford
NFL MVP3rd greatest QB in 49ers history
Won women's tennis grand slamFellow Aussie Rod Laver won 1969 men's slam

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