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  1. Yearbook, Dec. 7: Three special birthdays

    Patrick Dorsey

    Dec. 7, 1947/1956/1973: Three sports, three Hall of Famers (probably), one birthday -- this day, which 65, 56 and 39 years ago brough Johnny Bench, Larry Bird and Terrell Owens into the world. Their credentials, in case you need to review: Be...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  2. Yearbook, Sept. 20: Battle of the Sexes

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 20, 1973: A woman couldn't beat a man in tennis, could she? Nowadays we know the answer to be an obvious "yes." But this day 39 years back? Some needed Billie Jean King to beat Bobby Riggs on national TV in order to think that way. So she d...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  3. Yearbook, July 21: Hank hammers No. 700

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 21, 1973: On this day 39 years ago, Hank Aaron did what only one other baseball player (Babe Ruth) had done and only one (Barry Bonds) has done since: Hit a 700th career home run, his in the Atlanta Braves' game against the Philadelphia Phillies...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
  4. Yearbook, July 7: All-American Wimbledon

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 7, 1973: On this day 39 years ago, 29-year-old Billie Jean King met 18-year-old Chris Evert in the Open era's first all-American women's singles final at Wimbledon. King won in straight sets -- her fifth of six Wimbledon titles -- while Evert ha...

    Blog | July 07, 2012