Harvard Beats Yale 29-29

Harvard Beats Yale 29-29

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When Harvard came back from a 16-point deficit with less than a minute to go to tie Yale in their now-famous 1968 gridiron tilt, the headline in the Harvard Crimson the following Monda proudly boasted, qHarvard Beats Yale, 29-29.q This and nineteen other improbable comebacks are the subjects of Wilner and Rappoport's latest volume of extraordinary achievements from the world of sports, and include the 1914 qmiracleq Braves, Billy Casper's incredible rally to beat Arnold Palmer in the 1966 U.S. Open, the New York Giants' magical playoff run in 1951, and others. Also included are sidebars on individual athletes whose qcombacksq included overcoming disease (i.e. Lance Armstrong) and reviving a career (i.e. Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali).That feeling soon changed when Dowling saw all the great talent that surrounded him at Yale. a€œWe had a ... Dowling was in the middle of a football revival at Yalea€” one reason why the Yale Bowl bulged with 68, 000 fans for the 1967 game with Harvard. All right ... All of a sudden, normally sober students usually more concerned with the stock market and the devaluation of the British currency were holdinganbsp;...

Title:Harvard Beats Yale 29-29
Author:Barry Wilner, Ken Rappoport
Publisher:Taylor Trade Publishing - 2007-10-04


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