Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Sports History

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Sports History

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Dec. 15

1964 - San Francisco's Wilt Chamberlain scores 58 points, including nine in overtime, to give the Warriors a 134-132 victory over the New York Knicks. 1973 - Tennessee beats Temple 11-6 in the lowest scoring NCAA basketball game since 1938. With 11:44 left in the first half and Tennessee leading 7-5, Temple holds the ball without a shot. Tennessee doesn't take a shot in the second half, but manages four free throws by John Snow.

1973 - Sandy Hawley becomes the first jockey to win 500 races in a year, riding Charlie Jr. to victory in the third race at Laurel Race Course.

1974 - Oakland's Jim "Catfish Hunter is ruled a free agent by arbitrator Peter Seitz when A's owner Charles O. Finley fails to live up to the terms of Hunter's contract.

1984 - Edmonton's Wayne Gretzky has five goals and an assist to lead the Oilers to an 8-2 triumph over the St. …

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