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  1. Berwanger won first Heisman, was first NFL pick

    Jay Berwanger, who won the first Heisman Trophy and became the first player ever drafted by the NFL, died of lung cancer after a long illness. He was 88.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 27, 2002
  2. Eagles pick Berwanger No. 1

    Larry Schwartz

    In the first NFL draft, the Philadelphia Eagles choose Heisman Trophy winner Jay Berwanger of the University of Chicago. Berwanger will decline to play in the NFL and becomes a millionaire businessman.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 05, 2001
  3. November Moments

    November 1 Horse Racing: 1938: War Admiral, the 1937 Triple Crown winner, is the 1-4 favorite over Seabiscuit in their mile and three-sixteenths race for $15,000 in Baltimore. The following is famed sportswriter Grantland Rice's reporting: "A littl...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  4. 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