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Jan. 13, 1969: Jets and Broadway Joe Namath Win Super Bowl

    Jan. 13, 1969: The first Super Bowl – and it doesn’t make Page 1 of the Los Angeles Times. Kicked back to sports. I would love to have been sitting in the news meeting that day… Jim Murray … Continue reading

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Keith Thursby: Dodgers Wrap It Up at the Coliseum

Sept. 21, 1961 The Dodgers ended their fourth and final season in the Coliseum with a 3-2, 13-inning victory over the Chicago Cubs. According to the Times’ coverage before and after the game, the Dodgers left their first Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Jim Murray, March 17, 1961

There have been a great many heroes of Irish ancestry in the world of sport. But I suppose the one who always comes to mind first is John L. Sullivan. John L., pounding on the bar with his great fist and shouting “When John L. Sullivan drinks, everybody drinks” and “I can lick any man in the house” has become part of the legend of sport, Jim Murray says.
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The Astrodome

I ran across this Jim Murray column and thought I’d share it. As published in The Times, April 29, 1965:  

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Bill Walsh in The Times

Bob Oates on Bill Walsh rebuilding the 49ers, Oct. 1, 1980; and Jim Murray on Bill Walsh, Jan. 10, 1982: Bob Oates, Part 1 Bob Oates, Part 2 Bob Oates, Part 3 Jim Murray, Part 1 Jim Murray, Part 2

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