The SportsLifer Top 50 Countdown

This week, the SportsLifer continues his countdown of memorable events he has witnessed. In the initial installment last week, events 41-50 were featured.

40. Ron Hassey long home run helps Yankees Beat Blue Jays 7-5, September, 1985

39. The Boston Massacre, game two, Yanks beat Red Sox 13-2, September, 1978

38. Mickey Mantle makes final appearance at Yankee Stadium, Old Timers Day, 1994

37. Lew Alcindor, right, later known as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and NCAA champion UCLA beat Providence at Madison Square Garden, 1968

36. Phil Esposito scores four goals against the Bruins, Rangers win 7-4 at Boston Garden, 1979

35. Miami Hurricanes crush Notre Dame 37-13 at the Orange Bowl, 1981

34. Giants defense dominates Dolphins 20-3 on way to second Super Bowl title, 1990

33. Yanks’ Ron Blomberg becomes first DH in history, Fenway Park, 1973

32. Alex Johnson home run in 12th inning helps Yankees beat Red Sox 2-1, September, 1974

31. Big East semifinals feature four Top 20 teams (UConn, St. John’s, Miami, Syracuse) 1999

Special Category

Bill Rodgers beats Jeff Wells by two seconds; Randy Thomas claims fifth place, Boston Marathon, 1978

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One Comment on “The SportsLifer Top 50 Countdown”

  1. […] Second installment, 31-40. stars Lew Alcindor, The Mick, and the Boston Marathon […]


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