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By David Fischer

The Sixties, the Rock 'n' Roll Decade, observed the 1st televised Olympics, the 1st basketball participant to attain a hundred issues in one video game, and the 1st large Bowl. scholars, researchers, and common readers alike can be enthralled by means of 1960 1969, moment variation as they know about those significant milestones in activities via a vibrant presentation and convenient reference positive aspects. Highlights comprise: Runner Wilma Rudolph wins gold medals within the 1960 Olympics, the 1st Olympic video games to be broadcast to hundreds of thousands on tv Race automobile driving force A.J. Foyt wins his first Indianapolis 500 race in 1961, the 1st of 4 occupation wins In 1962 basketball superstar Wilt Chamberlain ratings a checklist a hundred issues in a single online game Muhammad Ali defeats Sonny Liston to turn into the area heavyweight champion in 1964 the fairway Bay Packers defeat the Kansas urban Chiefs within the first great Bowl in 1967 The Miracle Mets win the 1969 global sequence opposed to the Baltimore Orioles in a beautiful disappointed.

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His home run off St. Louis pitcher Barney Schultz in the bottom of the ninth inning to win game three gave Mantle 15 career World Series home runs, surpassing the mark set by Babe Ruth. Mantle played in 12 World Series and was on the 44 winning team eight times. He holds World Series records for home runs (18), runs scored (42), RBI (40), walks (43), extrabase hits (26), and total bases (123). 1935), who won two Series games and struck out 31 Yankees in 27 innings. The Series loss turned out to be an omen for the great Yankees’ dynasty that started in the 1920s and peaked from 1947 to 1964.

Jones was about to throw the ball into the cheering crowd—but the NFL fined players for throwing the ball into the stands. “That would have cost me $500,” says Jones. ” Soon other players started copying Jones’s celebration spike. Today, almost all touchdowns are punctuated by this scoring celebration—and more! 1943) burst into the National Football League record book on December 12 when he scored six touchdowns in his team’s 61–20 rout of the San Francisco 49ers at Wrigley Field. Sayers equaled the record first set in 1929 by the Chicago Cardinals’ Ernie Nevers and matched in 1951 by Dub Jones of the Cleveland Browns.

Lincoln had a career day, also catching seven passes for 123 yards as the Chargers showed the nation how entertaining the passing offense of the AFL could be, by rolling up 601 total yards. In the second game, to crown the 1964 champion on December 26, the Buffalo Bills beat the visiting Chargers, 20–7. The Greatest df tg. 1942)—who soon would be known to the world as Muhammad Ali—was a brash, young upstart boxer. Sonny Liston was the fearsome, hard-punching heavyweight champion of the world. Liston was heavily favored when the two squared off in the ring on February 25 in Miami Beach, Florida.

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