> Roger Maris of the New York Yankees hits 61 home runs in a single season, 1961.
> Jack Nicklaus, at 22, becomes the youngest golfer ever to win the U.S. Open, 1962.
> Jim Ryun, age 20, sets the world record of 3:51.1 in the mile run, 1967.
>The Green Bay Packers defeat the Dallas Cowboys 21-17 for an unprecedented third straight National Football League title, 1967.
> Bob Beamon breaks the world long-jump record by almost two feet with a leap of 29 ft. 2½ in., 1968.
> The New York Jets beat the Baltimore Colts 16-7 to become the American Football League's first...