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October 13, 1967 |
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The 23-year-old athlete out of Northeast Louisiana State College — now known as University of Louisiana Monroe — completed his record-breaking vault using a fiberglass pole, while most other vaulters were still using wooden poles.
Mays’ other career milestones include being named National League Rookie of the Year in 1951 and winning 12 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards as an outfielder — tied for most all-time with the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Roberto Clemente.
The more than 67,000 fans who attended the game were also treated to pop concerts, parachutists and fireworks at the event.
While NFL highlights were shown on television in Great Britain starting in 1982, the game was the first chance fans of the league had to see the sport played on British soil.
True or false: Each colour of the Olympic rings represents a particular continent
Can you name all 5 events in the Modern Olympic Pentathon?
All grand slams were recorded in the final four innings of the game, bringing the Yankees from a six-run deficit to a lead the A’s couldn’t overcome.
Prior to joining Nashville, Trotz played junior hockey in the Western Hockey League.
The last baseball Olympics event was last played in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Lewis got halfway there on Aug. 6, 1984, by winning gold in the men’s long jump event.
Márta Károlyi, the U.S. team coordinator, questioned the age of some of China’s athletes, while the media reported online records showing two of the Chinese gymnasts were younger than the 16-year-old age requirement necessary to compete.
How Vonetta Flowers did make history at the 2002 Winter Olympics?
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