SPORTS IN AMERICA: 1960 TO 1969, 2ND EDITION (Sports in America: Decade by Decade)

SPORTS IN AMERICA: 1960 TO 1969, 2ND EDITION (Sports in America: Decade by Decade)


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The 1960s, the Rock 'n' Roll Decade, saw the first televised Olympics, the first basketball player to score 100 points in a single game, and the first Super Bowl. Students, researchers, and general readers alike will be enthralled by 1960 1969, Second Edition as they learn about these major milestones in sports through a vivid presentation and handy reference features. Highlights include: Runner Wilma Rudolph wins two gold medals in the 1960 Olympics, the first Olympic Games to be broadcast to millions on television Race car driver A.J. Foyt wins his first Indianapolis 500 race in 1961, the first of four career wins In 1962 basketball star Wilt Chamberlain scores a record 100 points in one game Muhammad Ali defeats Sonny Liston to become the world heavyweight champion in 1964 The Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs in the first Super Bowl in 1967 The Miracle Mets win the 1969 World Series against the Baltimore Orioles in a stunning upset.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781604134537
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781604134537
  • ISBN10: 1604134534

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