NORTHWESTERN VS. MINNESOTA IN FOOTBALL Minnesota returns a Northwestern kick-off all the way at the opening of a college football game, but the touchdown is retracted on a penalty. The Minnesota Gophers end up beating Northwestern 6-0. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
TEXAS DOWNS OKLAHOMA At Dallas, undefeated Texas racks up another win in a tough battle with the once-beaten Sooners of Oklahoma. After an early Sooner touchdown run is called back on a penalty, the Longhorns rally and rampage to their fourth straight win of the season. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
WILDCATS TOPPLE MINNESOTA At Evanston, Illinois, Northwestern stages a story-book scoring drive in the final quarter, sparked by a fourth string, 147-pound quarterback to topple Minnesota, 6-0, in one of the Big Ten classics. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
JOHN GAVIN AT MICHIGAN STATE FOOTBALL GAME A special appearance by John Gavin at the Notre Dame versus Michigan State football game held in Michigan in 1959. The fans were recorded for use in the film Spartacus. Michigan's Spartans beat the Fighting Irish 19-0.
BOILER-MAKERS HAMMER NOTRE DAME At Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue's Boiler-makers hammer Notre Dame with a hard-driving, powerhouse game that even the Irish' gallant second half rally can't match. The final score in the gridiron thriller--28-7.
S.M.U. TRAMPLES NAVY IN COTTON BOWL At the Cotton Bowl in Dallas rain drenches 46 thousand fans but onfield, S.M.U.'s Mustangs run rampant overcoming an early 7-7 tie, and then in the closing minutes score a clincher with a sensational 95 yard interception.
Date: January 1, 1959 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:45:00, With Audio
WHITE SOX WIN AMERICAN LEAGUE PENNANT RACE In Cleveland, the Indians face the White Sox in the American League Pennant Race. Chicago wins its first championship since 1919. The players dance and celebrate in the locker room.
1959 ROSE BOWL 45,000 college football fans see the California Golden Bears and the Iowa Hawkeyes compete in California Memorial Stadium for the Rose Bowl Tournament Game. The Hawkeyes win the game 42 to 12.
Date: January 1, 1959 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:37:00, With Audio
GAME ONE OF 1959 WORLD SERIES The World Series comes to Chicago's Comiskey Park for the first time in 40 years in 1959. Over 48,000 fans come to watch the series opener. Managers Al Lopez and Walt Alston shakes hands and the game begins. The hero of the day is Ted Kluszewski with 2 home runs resulting in 5 R.B.I.s and a Chicago win.
Date: October 1, 1959 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:06:00, With Audio
COLTS TRAMPLE GIANTS FOR CHAMPIONSHIP Battling in Baltimore's Memorial Stadium, with Richard Nixon watching from the stands, the New York Giants make it a close contest against the defending champs, the Baltimore Colts. The fourth quarter turns into a rout with Johnny Unitas quarterbacking the Colts to a staggering final score of 31-16 making the Colts the pro champions again. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
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