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  1. Decades-old passion, rivalry lasts

    ESPN Classic hosted a 32-team tournament to determine the greatest team of all time Wednesday night, and as the 1939 Yankees, the 1905 Giants, the '07 Cubs, the '63 Dodgers, the '98 Yankees and the '12 Red Sox got knocked out, there was much debate o...

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2006
  2. Classic Boston moments

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

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 15, 2001
  3. From the big time to the big house

    Nick Acocella

    Denny McLain is the last MLB pitcher to win 30 games in a season.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 02, 2000
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. March Moments

    March 1 Baseball: 1969: The Mick calls it quits. Mickey Mantle, the 37-year-old slugger for the New York Yankees, announces his retirement with a total lack of emotion. He has neither a lump in his throat nor a tear in his eye at his press conferen...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  9. 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
  10. More Info on Ty Cobb

    Larry Schwartz

    More info on Ty Cobb

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 30, 2000