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The Sports Archives History Lesson – Red Auerbach and Basketball’s Sixth Man

One of the greatest moments in sports archives history was the application of the ‘Sixth Man’ in basketball.  The strategy of the ‘Sixth Man’ is credited to Red Auerbach who coached the NBA Boston Celtics. Auerbach surmised that his team … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives History Lesson – Super Bowl’s Youngest Winning Quarterbacks

As of January 20, 2011, the sports archive for the youngest winning quarterback in Super Bowl sports history goes to Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Roethlisberger was 23 years old when he led the Steelers over the Seattle Seahawks, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives History Lesson – Rocket Richard Riot

The anglophone and the francophone have shared a history in Canadien hockey.  Perhaps in the 1950s, there was more of a rivalry then one cared to notice.  The francophone Maurice “The Rocket” Richard did more than score goals, he also … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives History Lesson – Boxing Legend Henry Armstrong

Henry Jackson Jr., better known as Henry Armstrong, was one of the greatest fighters of all times.  He won titles in three divisions (Featherweight, Lightweight, and Welterweight)  during the years 1937-1940 when there weren’t many weight divisions. He won over … Continue reading

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