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

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