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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
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
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