b. In retirement, Woodie re-counts Lombardi's quest that players overachieve.
c. From mid-1969: Vince Lombardi returns to the coaching ranks with the Red-skins.
d. From 1969: Fordham makes an attempt at nonscholarship football.moreless
b.From Jan. 16, 1971: The Cowboys prepare for Super Bowl V against the Baltimore Colts.
c. Woodie reflects on Tom Landry's coaching style.
d. From Jan. 1971: Woodie recounts Dallas's loss in Super Bowl V.
e. From Jan. 16, 1972: Woodie recounts Dallas's win in Super Bowl VI.
f. From Dec. 1974: Clint Longley, the surprise quarterback who engineered Dallas's surprise victory back on Thanksgiving Day, is profiled.moreless
b. From 1971: Doris Lorini teaches football analysis for housewives.
c. From 1973: Robert Marella, a.k.a. Gorilla Monsoon, takes up wrestling after teaching.
d. From May 4, 1974: The annual Cajun crawfish festival in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, features myriad contests.moreless
b. From 1968: The hockey helmet creeps into the NHL, with all the Chicago Black Hawks wearing them on a visit to Boston Garden. But it catches on quickly in the NCAA, as Boston University designs its own helmet prior to a Cornell game.
c. From 1970: Woodie also profiles Bobby Orr in the wake of the 1970 NHL All-Star Game.
d. From 1971: The American Hockey League pulls off a major miracle as its Boston Braves draw as many fans to the Boston Garden as the NHL Bruins.moreless
b. From 1972: Paul Pettit, a failed $100,000 bonus baby, teaches baseball skills to son Mark, now signed to the Orioles.
c. From 1970: LSU coach Press Maravich governs the direction of Pete Maravich, on the verge of the NCAA career scoring record, just one month away.
d. From 1969: Hollywood Park Race Track reveals a free-range atmosphere toward the animals that help the horses and trainers.moreless
b. From 1973: The late Chris Taylor, at 455 pounds, is in defense of the NCAA wrestling championship for his Iowa State alma mater with a record of 28-2, tuning up against Washington.
c. From 1973: Jimmy Piersall, long after his turbulent MLB career, is now manager of a minor-league team in Orangeburg, S.C.
d. From 1974: The 150-pound college football league is at its peak in West Point, ever mindful of beating Navy.moreless
b. From 1970: Twenty-nine tournament wins under her belt, Carol Mann challenges Doug Ford, and loses.
c. From 1971: The minor-league Pittsfield Senators, in their final season, sign Jackie Jackson (she doesn't make it).
d. From 1974: Denise Long, late of the Iowa Lady Hawkeyes, is now teaching at the Sam Jones Basketball School.moreless
b. From 1968: Sterling Moss, following his retirement, is involved with the Can-Am racing series at Bridgehampton, N.Y.
c. From mid-1974: Already with 30 steals on the season, Lou Brock is on his way to an MLB steals record.
d. From 1967: The simpler Boston Marathon attracts a mere 700 participants.moreless
b. From 1968: Frazier duels Buster Mathis.
c. From 1969: Frazier tunes up on Times Square before a bout with Jerry Quarry.
d. From Mar. 8, 1971: Woodie's late-night summary of Ali/Frazier I.
e. From 1973: Joe Frazier has a network office after his January defeat to George Foreman.
f. From Aug. 1973: Woodie eulogizes for Yancy Durham.moreless
b. From 1972: One week into the players' strike, Hank Aaron sounds off as the player with the most to lose.
c. From Feb. 1974: Henry Aaron on the banquet circuit.
d. From April 6, 1974: Hank's 714th home run.
e. From April 1975: Hank returns to Milwaukee, this time as the designated hitter on the Brewers, who beat Frank Robinson's Cleveland Indians in the County Stadium opener.moreless
b. From April 1969: The Mets' famous signmaker Karl Ehrhardt is profiled.
c. From Sept. 13, 1969: The Mets assume first place for the first time ever.
d. From Oct. 15, 1969: Woodie recounts the fourth game of the World Series.
e. From Oct. 16, 1969: The original CBS Evening News account of the final World Series game, replete with Wall Street celebrations.
f. From Feb. 1970: Some of the champion Mets take their act to Caesar's in Las Vegas.moreless