The Most Unbelievable Moments In Sports
WRIGLEY FIELD - HOME OF THE CHICAGO CUBS - THE FIRST RECORDED PHOTO EVER - DATE UNKNOWN
CUBS WIN! … CUBS WIN!
Chicago April 22, 1920
Chewing Gum magnate William Wrigley purchased the remaining shares of the Cubs from Charles Weeghman in the off season and renamed Weeghman Park, Cubs Park on the corner of Clark and Addison Streets. Today in the opening day of the season in front of 10,000 fans, the Cubs beat Cincinnati 4 – 3. Barber’s triple against the right-field screen scored Herzog from first to break up the extra inning affair.
BILL WALTON DOMINATES THE 1973 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
On March 26, 1973, Bill Walton had one of the most memorable single game performances in college basketball history. The UCLA Bruins, coached by the legendary John Wooden, had won 6 consecutive championships, and were going for lucky # 7 in St. Louis, as they faced Memphis State in the 1973 title game. UCLA’s Bill Walton miraculously made 21 out of 22 field goal attempts and led all scorers with 44 points. Walton also grabbed 13 rebounds in the game. His heroics led UCLA to an 87-66 victory, completing an undefeated season. Bill Walton was named the NCAA Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.