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Special – 1947 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 1


The year was 1947….and athletes and fans returned home from the war and started a whole new world of sports….as television was just around the corner. 1947 saw NFL Champs Chicago Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Eagles 28 – 21 to win the NFL….Jackie Robinson became the 1st black to play MLB….the NY Yankees beat the NY Dodgers in 7 games to win the World Series….Heavyweight Champ Joe Louis defeated challenger Jersey joe Walcott….while Rocky Graziano defeated Tony Zale is a classic grudge fight to retain the Middleweight Championship….Jimmy Demaret won The Masters…..and so much more.

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