America 1960-1969: Sports Research Article from American Decades

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Alphonse Bielevich catches a world record 98-pound 12-ounce Atlantic cod off the Isle of Shoals in New Hampshire on 8 June 1969.

Three professional football quarterbacks throw for seven touchdowns in a game during the 1960s. George Blanda of the Houston Oilers against the New York Titans (19 November 1961), Y. A. Tittle of the New York Giants against the Washington Redskins (28 October 1962), and Joe Kapp of the Minnesota Vikings against the Baltimore Colts (28 September 1969).

Philadelphia Warrior basketball player Wilt Chamberlain scores a record 4,029 season points in 1961-1962, including seven games played between 16 and 19 December 1961, in each of which he scores over 50 points.

Washington Senators pitcher Tom Cheney strikes out a record twenty-one batters in a sixteen-inning game on 12 September 1962.

Atlanta Braves pitcher Tony Cloninger hits two grand slams on 3 July 1966.

Michael Eufemia reportedly pockets a run of 625 balls at Logan's Billiard Academy in Brooklyn on 2 February 1960.

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