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Today In Sports History

...dominate the Miami Dolphins, setting a Super Bowl record of 252 yards rushing en route to a 24-3 victory.1974 - Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Mantle is elected in his first year of eligibility and Ford...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-16/today-sports-history
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Jerry Coleman's wit and humility made him unique

...where-have-you-gone-Joe DiMaggio sunset and the dawn of Mickey Mantle, about this play or that from the six World Series...Most Valuable Player of the 1950 World Series was not Mickey Mantle, but Jerry Coleman. He was Rookie of the Year in 1949...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-10/jerry-colemans-wit-and-humility-made-h
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Sports Shorts

...season1993 Michael Jordan scores 64 points, but loses to Orlando 128-124 ? Shaq had 29 points and 24 rebounds1974 Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford elected to Hall of Fame ? Mantle: .298 average, 536 HRs, 1,509 RBI, 3 time MVP, 16 time...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-01-16/sports-shorts
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Today In Sports History

...heavyweight title defense.1949 - Miss Tilly, driven by Fred Egan, wins the Hambletonian Stakes in straight heats.1957 - Mickey Mantle became the first player to clear the center-field hedge at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium when his 460-foot homer...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-09/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...players hit safely. 1953 - Helicopter, driven by Harry Harvey, wins the Hambletonian Stakes in the third heat.1964 - Mickey Mantle hit a home run both left- and right-handed in a 7-3 win over the Chicago White Sox. It was the 10th time in his...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-12/today-sports-history
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Sports Quote

"During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played seven years without ever hitting the ball."MICKEY MANTLE

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-12/sports-quote
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Judge's ruling challenges US transplant system

...thousands of people awaiting new organs.Over and over, the nation debates the fairness of transplant policies, from Mickey Mantle's liver in the 1990s to people today who cut their wait times by moving to another city where the list is shorter...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-06-07/judges-ruling-challenges-us-transplant-sy
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Around The Bases II

...The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3.1969 - The New York Yankees' No. 7 was retired on Mickey Mantle Day. A crowd of 60,096 came to Yankee Stadium to honor Mantle and watched the Yankees sweep the Chicago White Sox...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-06-08/around-bases-ii
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Cabrera, Posey win MVP

...Cabrera would have fallen short of the Triple Crown. The last four Triple Crown winners have been voted MVP, including Mickey Mantle in 1956 and Frank Robinson in 1966."I think winning the Triple Crown had a lot to do with me winning this honor...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-11-16/cabrera-posey-win-mvp
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Tackling turkey and football

...modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne1956 - Bill Sharman (Boston) begins NBA free throw streak of 55 games1957 - Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP1959 - AFL's 1st draft - NY Titans choice George Izo, QB, Notre Dame1959 - Boston Patriots enters AFL1961...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-11-22/tackling-turkey-and-football
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