The Sixties in Pictures, Videos, Sounds and Music
Associated Press Athlete of 1966: Frank Robinson, Major League Baseball Kathy Whitworth, LPGA golf
Professional Sports 1966
World Series: World Series: Baltimore Orioles vs.
NFL Championship: Green Bay Packers won 34-27 over the Dallas Cowboys
AFL Championship: Kansas City Chiefs won 31-7 over the Buffalo Bills
Super Bowl I
Green Bay Packers won 35-10 over the Kansas City Chiefs
NBA: Boston Celtics vs. LA Lakers Series: 4-3
The Masters - Jack Nicklaus
US Open - Billy Casper
US Women's Open - Sandra Spuzich
In 1966 Muhammad Ali successfully defended his title five times. Counting another defense of the crown in November of 1965 against Floyd Patterson, and one each in February and March of 1967 against Ernie Terrell and Zora Folley, respectively, Ali made eight successful defenses of the title in 16 month.
NHL - Hockey
Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens vs.Detroit Red Wings Score: 4-2
Bobby Hull of the Chicago Blackhawks sets the NHL single season scoring record against the New York Rangers with his 51st goal.
College Sports 1966
Heisman Trophy: Steve Spurrier, Florida, QB points: 1,679
NCAA Football: Notre Dame & Michigan State record: 9-0-1 & 9-0-1
ORANGE BOWL: #4 Alabama Crimson Tide 39 #3 Nebraska Cornhuskers 28
NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Texas Western wins 72-65 over Kentucky
The Texas Western Miners defeat the Kentucky Wildcats with 5 black starters, ushering in desegregation in athletic recruiting.
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The Sixties through the years in pictures, videos, sound and music
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