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OK - I'm trying an ambitious poll - Top 10 Events All Time

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by 93Devil, Oct 11, 2007.

  1. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    I have always loved the debate about which sportsing events would I have attended/covered if I had the chance. A lot of times I will say, "that would have made my ten" when thinking watching a sporting event. Honestly, I do not even know what makeup my "10."

    So I want to try and do a huge poll to decide this. I think there is an unlimited number to the amount of possible choices in a poll, so that will work well for this undertaking.

    Here is a very quick possible list of choices.

    I know I have not listed every possible sporting event that could go in this poll.

    Soccer, horse racing, auto racing, Olympics, baseball I'm sure is woefully lacking. I'm sure I misspelled some names, also. Any additions are welcome.

    That is what I am asking the collective membership of this board to add to this list with posts. I will do my best to add the responses to the master list.

    One request, please try to keep the additions to something that you think two or three other people at least would like to see in their top 10.

    Once I feel I have enough to do complete poll, then I will, of course, create the poll.

    Hopefully this will be a nice poll. If no one feels like doing it, well at least I tried.

    Pro Football
    Ice Bowl
    Jets - Colts - Broadway Joe
    Immaculate Reception
    Steelers - Cowboys SB X
    Redskins - Broncos - Doug Williams
    Chargers - Dolphins - Winslow
    Rams - Patriots - Brady's first
    49ers - Cowboys - The Catch

    Pro Basketball
    Wilt's 100
    Bird vs. Nique game seven
    Jordan's jumper vs. Jazz
    Jordan's 63 vs. Celtics
    Magic's 42 as a rook vs Sixers
    Suns - Celts 3 OT
    Havlichek Stole The Ball
    Bird steals the pass, underneath to DJ...
    Reed's one good leg

    Ali - Foreman I
    Ali - Foreman II
    Ali - Foreman III
    Hearns - Leonard
    Hearns - Hagler
    Tyson - Douglas
    Tyson - Spinks
    Schmelling - Louis II
    Ali - Foreman

    Pro Baseball
    Maris 61
    Larsen's perfecto
    Bucky Dent
    Bill Buckner
    Nolan Ryan's seventh no hitter
    Pete Rose passes Ty
    Bonds passes Ruth
    Ruth's called shot
    Lou G.'s speach - Luckiest Man
    Maz walks off the Yanks
    Gibson off Eck
    Ripkin passes Lou
    Reggie, three swings, three jacks
    Mantle hits facade
    Joe Carter
    Kirby Puckett wins it for the Twins
    Ted gets .400 in double header

    Mac - Borg

    College hoops
    Duke - Kentucky
    IU - Syracuse
    NCState - Houston
    GTown - Villanova
    Chaminade - Virginia
    UNC - GTown
    Duke - UNLV
    UCLA wins one more for Wooden
    Walton's near perfect game
    George Mason - UConn

    College Football
    OU - Nebraska - Rogers
    Ohio State - Miami
    Stanford Band
    Flutie - Miami
    Boise State - OU
    Nebraska goes for two
    Tie one for the Gipper - Notre Dame Mich State

    Tiger's first Master's win
    Tiger shreds Pebble Beach
    Jack in 86 at the Master's
    Watson's chip at Pebble Beach
    Van De Velde's collapse at the Open

    Strug nails the landing
    Jessie Owens in front of Hitler
    Ben Johnson
    USA Hockey, Lake Placid, USSR
  2. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    You should probably add the Sampras-Courier match right after Sampras' coach was diagnosed with cancer (or maybe it was right after he died). Sampras was crying on court, still pulled out a 5-set win. Also the last Davenport-Venus Williams Wimbledon final. Best women's match I've watched as an adult.

    And why's the only hockey from the Olympics?
  3. Ali-Frazier? no?

    Colorado FB Kordell to Westbrook

    Kobe's 82-pt game?
  4. Lester Bangs

    Lester Bangs Active Member

    Bobby Thomson
  5. Idaho

    Idaho Active Member

    Where's Bear Lake High School's upset of Marsh Valley in the 1987 Fifth District tournament championship game? There was a backup forward that scored four of the most underrated points in the history of high school basketball.

    Or three years earlier, when that same player became the first player in the history of Idaho high school basketball to make a 3-pointer?
  6. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    In Soccer, I think that you could add to the mix:

    Maradona-England in 1986
    Zizou's headbutt
    Man United - Bayern Munich in 1999
    Liverpool-AC Milan in 2006
  7. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    "Miracle on Manchester"!!!
  8. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Colts/Giants OT game in '57
  9. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Game 7, 1991 World Series.
  10. rallen13

    rallen13 Member

    Baseball--Bobby Thompson 1951
    Football--Houston Oilers vs Dallas texans 7 quarter Championship game
    Basketball--Wilts's 100 points
    Hockey--Wayne Gretzky's 90+ goal season
    Winter Olympics--Miracle on Ice, Lake Placid
    Summer Olympics--Mark Spitz' seven gold medals
    Soccer--U.S. Women vs China shootout
    Golf--Byron Nelson's tournament winning streak
    Tennis--Billy Jean vs Bobby at the Astrodome
    Racing--A.J.'s four Indy wins
    Anything on Skis--Vingko Bogatai's fall off the ski jump on Wide World of Sports
    Horse Racing--Secretariat's 31-length victory in the 1973 Belmont Stakes
  11. txsportsscribe

    txsportsscribe Active Member

    your failure to include any jv, cross country, cheerleading, etc. shows just how unprofessional you are as a journalist.
  12. rallen13

    rallen13 Member

    OOPS! I missed
    boxing--the three Patterson-Johannsen fights.
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