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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
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
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