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
DALLAS COTTON BOWL Syracuse, national champions, and the Texas Longhorns clash in the hardest fought of the post season classics. The Orangemen's power tells, despite mid-game fireworks that nullify one TD and a second half Texas scoring drive. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
Date: January 1, 1960 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:21:00, With Audio
NEW ORLEANS SUGAR BOWL The Rebels of Ole Miss avenge their only defeat of the season in this post-season rematch with L.S.U. 83,000 fans see the slashing brilliant play that clearly establishes Mississippi as number 2 team in the nation. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
Date: January 1, 1960 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:49:00, With Audio
ATLANTIC FLEET MANEUVERS The Atlantic Fleet's crack sub-killers go through their paces in three days of spectacular maneuvers, unleashing the latest and most deadly missile weapons in their arsenal during a 3-day visit by the Secretary of the Navy. Afterwards he takes the helm of the A-Sub Skipjack.
KANSAS CITY GASOLINE BLAST In Kansas City, Kansas, firemen in a desperate 6-hour battle with a raging gasoline fire that starts at a bulk service station, and touches off huge storage tanks, sending flames hundreds of feet in the air and rocking the city. Blazing gasoline deluges firefighters. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
IOWA VERSUS PURDUE Homecoming Day for the Hawkeyes in Iowa City, who delight the fans by blasting out a 25-0 lead over Purdue by the halt and staving off the Boilermakers' desperate drive to win 25-14.
STEEL STRIKERS GO BACK TO WORK Across the nation, steel mills idle since the beginning of a 116 day strike rouse into activity as workers return to the job following the upholding by the Supreme Court of a Taft-Hartley Act injunction. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
BOWLING MAKES SPORTS NEWS In Chicago, 192 top bowlers compete in the World's International Match-Game Championships. And in Wilton Manor, Florida, Don Newport makes history with a 5 day and night kegling marathon, playing a skein of 1,000 games for the new endurance championship. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
OHIO STATE VERSUS NORTHWESTERN Homecoming day for Northwestern--pitted against favored Ohio State. It looks like an upset in store at first but Buckeye power blasts the Wildcat's hopes with a 14-7 final score for Ohio.
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