Sports in America, 1960-1969
Sports in America, 1960-1969
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Series: Sports In America   

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Annotation: Covers historical sports milestones in the United States in the 1960s, including records, championships, and scandals, and describes how sports impacted culture, race relations, and world events during the decade.
Catalog Number: #49527
Format: Library Binding
No other formats available
Publisher: Chelsea House
Copyright Date: 2010
Edition Date: 2010
Pages: 96 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-604-13453-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-604-13453-7
Dewey: 796.097309046
LCCN: 2009043274
Dimensions: 25 cm.
Language: English
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reading Level: 6.0
Interest Level: 7-12
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.

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 19601969, 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.


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