Sports in the 1960s

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Sports in the 1960s

Sports In The 1960s

Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999) played basketball, and set the record for most points in a single game. He scored 100 points in 1962.

Arnold Palmer (1929-Present Day) was the first golfer to make $1million playing Golf.

Olympics-In 1960, the Summer Olympics were in Rome, and the Winter Olympics were in Squaw Valley, California-In 1964, the Summer Olympics were in Tokyo, and the Winter Olympics were in Innsbruck, Austria.-In 1968, the Summer Olympics were in Mexico, and the Winter Olympics were in Grenoble, France.

Stanley Cup 1960-Montreal1961-Chicago1962-Toronto1963-Toronto1964-Toronto1965-Montreal1966-Totonto1967-Montreal1968-Montreal1969-Boston

College Football 1960-Minosota1961-Alabama1962-USC1963-Texas1964-Alabama1965-Alabama1966-Notre Dame1967-USC1968-Ohio State1969-Texas

Noteable News Stories-In the 1968 Winter Olympics, Peggy Fleming won the gold medal in Womens Figure Skating for Team USA. This was the first time USA won it since the Figure Skating Team's plane crashed in 1961.-The Winter Olympics of 1968 were the first Olympics where East and West Germany could compete seperatly.-Wilma Rudolph was the first American woman to win three gold medals in Track and Field. She was called "the fastest woman in the world."

The Ohio State Buckeyes beat The Oregon Ducks during the College Football Championships in 1968.

Peggy Fleming

The Olympic logo

Wilt Chamberlain

Arnold Palmer

Peggy Fleming's Gold Medal winning rotuine in 1968 in Grenoble, France.

Wilt Chamberlain


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