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  1. Chamberlain sets MSG record with 73 points

    Larry Schwartz

    Wilt Chamberlain scores 73 points in San Francisco's 127-111 victory over the Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 11, 2001
  2. Miracle Mets: From Worst to World Champs

    Larry Schwartz

    In just their eighth season of existence, the Mets win the World Series. Jerry Koosman defeats the favored Orioles, 5-3, at Shea Stadium in the clinching Game 5.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 14, 2001
  3. Liston pounds Patterson for heavyweight title

    Larry Schwartz

    Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in the first round at Comiskey Park to win the heavyweight championship.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 21, 2001
  4. Cheney strikes out a record 21 -- in 16 innings

    Larry Schwartz

    Tom Cheney of Washington strikes out a record 21 batters in a 16-inning game, a 2-1 win over the Orioles in Baltimore.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 10, 2001
  5. Musial breaks Cobb's record for total bases

    Larry Schwartz

    The Cardinals' Stan Musial breaks Ty Cobb's record for the most total bases with two hits in the same inning against the Phillies. He has 5,866 total bases, three more than Cobb, after the doubleheader in Philadelphia.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 20, 2001
  6. Nicklaus trumps the "king" in his own court

    Larry Schwartz

    Jack Nicklaus wins the U.S. Open when he defeats hometown favorite Arnold Palmer in a playoff at the Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 15, 2001
  7. Stan The Man becomes NL's all-time hits leader

    Larry Schwartz

    Stan Musial gets his 3,631st hit to pass Honus Wagner as the National League hit king in the Cardinals' 6-1 win over the Dodgers in Los Angeles.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 17, 2001
  8. Baylor pockets an NBA Finals record 61 points

    Larry Schwartz

    Elgin Baylor scores an NBA Finals record 61 points in the Lakers' 126-121 Game 5 victory in Boston.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 11, 2001
  9. Arnold Palmer rallies to win in playoff

    Larry Schwartz

    Arnold Palmer shoots a 68 to win his third Masters by defeating Gary Player and Dow Finsterwald in a playoff.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 06, 2001
  10. Bearcats top Buckeyes, again

    Larry Schwartz

    Cincinnati tops Ohio State in the NCAA final for the second straight year as Paul Hogue outplays an injured Jerry Lucas.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 23, 2001
  11. Deserving of an Oscar

    Larry Schwartz

    The Cincinnati Royals' Oscar Robertson finishes the season averaging a "triple double," the only time it's been accomplished.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 12, 2001
  12. Chamberlain reaches century mark

    Larry Schwartz

    Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points in Philadelphia's 169-147 victory over the Knicks in Hershey, Penn.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 01, 2001
  13. Golden Jet scores 500th goal

    Larry Schwartz

    Bobby Hull becomes the third player to score 500 goals (Rocket Richard and Gordie Howe are the first two) in the Blackhawks' 4-2 win over the Rangers at Chicago Stadium.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 20, 2001
  14. Wilt sets another scoring record with 73 points

    Larry Schwartz

    Philadelphia's Wilt Chamberlin scores 73 points against the Chicago Packers, the most in a regulation game at the time.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 11, 2001
  15. Baker's 99-yard run serves Liberty for OSU

    Larry Schwartz

    Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Terry Baker runs 99 yards for a touchdown to give Oregon State a 6-0 win over Villanova in the Liberty Bowl.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 11, 2000
  16. A revolutionary force

    Larry Schwartz

    Signature game March 2, 1962 -- In a season in which Chamberlain averaged a mind-boggling 50.4 points, the third-year center of the Philadelphia Warriors added to his growing legend by becoming the only player to score three digits in an NBA game....

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 30, 2000