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  1. January Moments

    January Moments

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2005
  2. Babe Sold to New York

    Larry Schwartz

    In 1920, the Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to the Yankees.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2005
  3. ESPN Classic remembers Ted Williams

    ESPN Classic will pay a special 24-hour tribute to former Red Sox slugger and Hall of Famer Ted Williams on Wednesday-Thursday, July 10-11.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 08, 2002
  4. Babe adds to his legacy with 14-inning gem

    Larry Schwartz

    In the longest World Series game, Babe Ruth of the Red Sox pitches all 14 innings and beats Brooklyn, 2-1, in Boston.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 08, 2001
  5. Classic Boston moments

    ESPN Classic looks back at some of the most memorable moments in Boston sports history.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 15, 2001
  6. 61st homer in game 162

    Nick Acocella

    More Info on Roger Maris

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 09, 2000
  7. Great Series moments involving New York teams

    Larry Schwartz

    From the Babe's homer in Wrigley to Willie's catch through the Miracle Mets in '69, New York teams and players have a unique place in World Series lore.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 19, 2000
  8. September Moments

    September 1 Chess: 1972: Bobby Fischer shows that his game is as grand as his ego as he becomes the first American to win the world chess championship. Fischer gains the title when defending champion Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union, in a losing p...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  9. October Moments

    October 1 Baseball: 1961: Bye-bye, Babe. One Yankee right-fielder replaces another as the player to hit the most home runs in a season. Thirty-four years after Babe Ruth belted 60 homers, Roger Maris passes Ruth's mark with No. 61 on the season's...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  10. April Moments

    April 1 College basketball 1985: Defending national champion Georgetown, top-ranked in the country, is favored by 9.5 points to defeat No. 8-seeded Villanova in the NCAA final. The first two games, though, were tight, with Georgetown winning 52-50 i...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  11. May Moments

    May 1 Horse Racing 1948: With only six horses, the Kentucky Derby has its smallest field since 1907. Few believe Citation can be beaten. There is only straight betting on the race, and Citation and Calumet Farm stablemate Coaltown are the 2-5 favor...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  12. January Moments

    January 1 College football 1925: In the final ride of the Four Horsemen, unbeaten national champion Notre Dame gallops to a 27-10 victory over Ernie Nevers-led Stanford in the Rose Bowl. Fleet-footed Elmer Layden is the top horseman as he scores th...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  13. July Moments

    July 1 NFL 1974: 1974: With negotiations having broken off over what NFL players term "freedom issues," they go on strike. The players are seeking a bigger voice in trades and switching to other teams when their contracts expire. The owners said th...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  14. June Moments

    June 1 Golf 1986: When Pat Bradley bogies the 17th hole and Patty Sheehan birdies the 18th, the two are tied for the LPGA Championship lead. Bradley, though, can avoid a playoff if she makes a 12-foot birdie putt on 18. Shaking off her doubts, Bra...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  15. More Info on Babe Ruth

    Nick Acocella

    Signature Game Sept. 30, 1927 - When Ruth hit his 50th homer on September 11 he talked of breaking his 1921 record of 59, even though there were just 17 games left in the season. With nine contests remaining, Babe still needed seven. With four games...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 18, 2000
  16. Lovable Ruth was everyone's Babe

    Larry Schwartz

    Babe Ruth, who was the first MLB player to hit 60 homers in a season and the player who single-handedly changed the strategy of baseball, will be profiled on Thursday at 4 p.m. ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 18, 2000