Cartoon published on Dec. 18, 1970. Bradley University in
Peoria, Illinois, announced it was discontinuing the sport of football in
December 1970. Football had been played for decades with a
record of 308 wins, 240 losses and 32 ties.
Sept. 16, 1969
On August 29th, 1977, Lou Brock stole his 893rd
base, breaking Ty Cobb's record of 892.
On a sad note a massacre occurred in
Munich, Germany, during the Summer Olympics in 1972, when a group called the
Black September took hostage, members of the Israeli team. The
terrorists, who were tied to the Fatah organization, killed eleven Israeli
athletes and coaches along with a German policeman. A Star of David in
blood depicts the massacre.
Original dated December 21, 1982
New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in 6 games
in 1977 World Series. Original dated Oct. 19, 1977.
Published October 21, 1975