SUMMER OLYMPICS END In Rome's Olympic Stadium, solemn torchlight ceremonies bring to an end the 17th modern Olympiad, one of the most thrilling and achievement--filled international sports competitions of modern time. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
Date: September 11, 1960 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:50:00, With Audio
MOTORCYCLE NATIONALS ON DAYTONA BEACH Motorcycle maniacs gather for the Nationals--a thrill-packed event with spills a-plenty. Competitors race for miles along the sand, in the sport's top event of the year.
STOCK CAR RACES Stock cars tear round a hundred mile course in Atlanta and they scorch the dirt track at a near-suicidal pace. No fatalities, but there's one serious injury--and two others walk away from crashes that might have been fatal. Herb Thomas comes out the winner.
MAZEROSKI'S HOME RUN WINS WORLD SERIES The Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series on Bill Mazeroski's home run in the bottom of the ninth inning. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
Date: October 13, 1960 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:33:00, With Audio
GOLDEN GLOVES SEMI-FINALS At Sunnyside Gardens on Long Island, the Golden Gloves semi-finals, with 135-pounder Vince Shomo showing style and power in his win over James Brown, and heavyweight Jimmy Howard beating Lee Carr on sheer blasting power. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
DODGERS WIN WORLD SERIES At Comiskey Park, Chicago, the sixth and final game of one of the most exciting World Series ever. The Los Angeles Dodgers erupt with home run blasts by Duke Snider, Wally Moon and Larry Essegian to crush the White Sox' first chance for a diamond championship in 40 years. In a wild fourth inning the Dodgers score 6 of their 9 runs--and the White Sox collect 3.
Date: October 8, 1959 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:35:00, With Audio
ALPINE SLALOM In Switzerland, one hundred top skiers from 14 countries warm up for the Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley on a savagely difficult slalom course, tackling 72 gates in a 200 foot drop during a snow storm. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
JOHANSSON WINS HICKOCK BELT At the Annual Charity Dinner in Rochester, New York, sports writers and broadcasters, Ingemar Johansson receives the 10,000 Hickock Belt as
Professional Athlete of the Year. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
WEST COAST HAILS FIRST WORLD SERIES Diamond history is made as the West Coast sees its first World Series with the greatest crowd in Series history, over 92 thousand, filling the huge Los Angeles Coliseum for the third, tie-breaking game. The Dodgers down the White Sox, and move on to a commanding lead in the next game.
Date: October 4, 1959 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:31:00, With Audio
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