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  1. Mathewson throws three Series shutouts in six days

    Larry Schwartz

    The Giants' Christy Mathewson six-hits the Athletics, 2-0, in the clinching Game 5 in New York for his record third straight World Series shutout in six days.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 10, 2001
  2. Giant killer Ott hits homer to win World Series

    Larry Schwartz

    The New York Giants wins the World Series in five games. Mel Ott's homer defeats the Senators, 4-3, in 10 innings in Game 5 in Washington.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 05, 2001
  3. Dizzy gets 30th win on day Cards win pennant

    Larry Schwartz

    Dizzy Dean shuts out the Reds, 9-0, in St. Louis for his 30th win. The Cardinals had clinched the pennant minutes before when the second-place Giants lost.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 28, 2001
  4. A-Mays-ing catch Wertz a World Series ring

    Larry Schwartz

    In Game 1 of the World Series, Willie Mays make his great catch on Vic Wertz in the Polo Grounds. The Giants defeat the Indians, 5-2, in 10 innings.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 27, 2001
  5. O'Rourke returns to help Giants win pennant

    Larry Schwartz

    The Giants clinch the N.L. pennant with 54-year-old Jim O'Rourke behind the plate. Out of the majors for 11 years, O'Rourke comes back for one game, going 1-for-4 with a run in a 7-5 win over the Reds in the first of two games.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 20, 2001
  6. Brown, Lombardi, five others inducted into Hall

    Larry Schwartz

    Jim Brown and Vince Lombardi are among the seven inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 25, 2001
  7. The Giants win the pennant!

    Larry Schwartz

    Bobby Thomson's "shot heard 'round the world" gives the Giants the NL pennant over the Brooklyn Dodgers.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 09, 2001
  8. Mathewson reaches 300-win milestone

    Larry Schwartz

    Christy Mathewson becomes the first pitcher to win 300 games all in the 20th century.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 09, 2001
  9. Dodgers, Giants head West to California

    Larry Schwartz

    The Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants get permission from the other National League owners to move to the West Coast.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 25, 2001
  10. What A Relief: Hubbell wins 24th straight

    Larry Schwartz

    An infrequent relief appearance, in which he retires all six Reds batters he faces, gives Giants pitcher Carl Hubbell his 24th straight victory, 3-2 in Cincinnati.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 24, 2001
  11. Hall of Fame selects charter members

    Larry Schwartz

    Seventeen men are named as charter members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame under construction in Canton, Ohio.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 27, 2001
  12. Steelers pick Bradshaw No. 1

    Larry Schwartz

    The Steelers, who previously won a coin flip with the Bears, select Louisiana Tech quarterback Terry Bradshaw with the first pick in the NFL draft.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 24, 2001
  13. Burt, Giants knock out Montana, 49ers

    Larry Schwartz

    The Giants rout San Francisco, 49-3, in East Rutherford, N.J., in an NFC divisional playoff game. Jim Burt knocks out Joe Montana with a devastating hit.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 02, 2001
  14. Dec. 29, 1963: Bears batter Y.A. and the Giants

    Larry Schwartz

    The Bears batter Y.A. Tittle and the Giants to claim the NFL championship with a 14-10 win.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 28, 2000
  15. The Greatest Game Ever Played

    Larry Schwartz

    In what has become know as the "Greatest Game Ever Played," Johnny Unitas leads the Colts to a 23-17 overtime victory over the Giants at Yankee Stadium. Baltimore fullback Alan Ameche scores the winning touchdown, bulling over from the one-yard line.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 27, 2000
  16. Lakers set major pro sports win record

    Larry Schwartz

    The Lakers set a major league professional sports record of 27 consecutive victories with a 127-120 win over the Bullets in Baltimore. They will go on to win 33 straight before losing to the Milwaukee Bucks.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 19, 2000