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  1. The Shot That Changed the World

    Eric Neel

    The "Shot heard 'round the world" still resonates 50 years later. It reminds us of a shocking swing and a blissful romp around the bases that brought a nation together.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 03, 2001
  2. Robinson traded to rival Giants

    Larry Schwartz

    Brooklyn trades Jackie Robinson to the New York Giants for journeyman pitcher Dick Littlefield and cash. But the 37-year-old Robinson will never play a game for the Giants.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 10, 2000
  3. December Moments

    December 1 Baseball 1924: St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Rogers Hornsby bats .424, the highest mark recorded in the 20th century, and doesn't even win the National League MVP. The award goes to Brooklyn right-hander Dazzy Vance, who leads the...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. 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
  8. Jackie changed face of sports

    Larry Schwartz

    Jackie Robinson broke major league baseball's color barrier in 1947 and two years later won the NL MVP award. SportsCentury: Jackie Robinson airs Thursday at 6 pm ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 29, 2000