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Special – 1970 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 2


The year 1970 had some really outstanding magic moments in sports…..High Echelon comes from last to first to win the Kentucky Derby….Heavyweights Joe Frazier and Jimmy Ellis fight for the heavyweight championship…..Muhammad Ali returned to the ring again after three years of being stripped of his title to fight old nemesis Jerry Quarry…..while Jim Plunkett led Stanford to the to a great season winning the Heisman Trophy…..Packers legendary coach Vince Lombardi dies…..and the Purple People Eaters led the Vikings to the Super Bowl against the Kansas City Chiefs who win the Super Bowl for the 1st time by an AFC team….and the Knicks win the NBA.  There were many great magic moments in sports in 1970.

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