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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
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
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