Today in Sporting History

Posted: November 27, 2007 in Today in history

welcome to today highlights in sporting history. On this day in 1940 world greatest marital artist Bruce Lee was born San Francisco CA, karate star/actor (Green Hornet) and in 1970 Pope Paul VI wounded in chest during a visit to Philippines by a dagger-wielding Bolivian painter disguised as a priest
In 1870, NY Times dubs baseball “The National Game”

In 1947,  Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote

In 1960, Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills make a late comeback to tie Broncos at 38-38
In 1961 Gordie Howe becomes 1st to play in 1,000 NHL games

In 2004, New Zealand’s All Blacks thump Six Nations Rugby Union Champions France 45-6 at their backyard in Paris.

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