From SportsCentury: George Steinbrenner, who bought the Yankees in 1973, is the most prominent owner in sports.
Evander Holyfield won his first 28 professional bouts.
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Dean Smith, whose 879 wins are the most in men's college basketball history, will be profiled on SportsCentury: Dean Smith Sunday at 8 am ET.
Dick Vermeil was the oldest coach to win a Super Bowl. Don't miss the premiere of SportsCentury: Dick Vermeil on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 8 pm ET.
Don Shula's 347 wins as a coach in the NFL are the most in history. SportsCentury: Don Shula airs Wednesday at 4 pm ET.
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Justin Leonard sinks a 45-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass., helping bring the Ryder Cup back to the U.S. with the most improbable comeback in the competition's history.
Dennis Eckersley was named MVP of the ALCS after earning the save in a 4-1 victory over the Red Sox in Game 4 in Oakland. Eckersley, running on fumes, set a record with his fourth save in the series.
Dennis Eckersley was the 1992 MVP and Cy Young Award winner who finished his Hall of Fame career with 390 saves and 197 victories.
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