Babe Ruth
Witnesses Confirm Legend: Babe Ruth Pointed to Centerfield


According to legend, during the 1932 World Series, Babe Ruth pointed to the spot in the stands at Wrigley Field where he would hit the next pitch for a home run. Many people think this never happened, however, his teammates who were there, Joe Sewell and Ed Wells, confirm that … Continue reading

Super Bowl
Jerry Kramer on the Legendary Vince Lombardi

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Former Green Bay Packer Jerry Kramer talks about the legend that was Vince Lombardi and the character traits that made him one of the most lauded coaches in the history of the NFL. Kramer recalls Coach Lombardi’s high expectations: “He was an incredibly demanding, difficult human being, and I think … Continue reading

Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs: Battle of the Sexes

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Billie Jean King talks about being a female professional tennis player in the early 1970s. She discusses the famous 1973 tennis match called the Battle of the Sexes in in Houston, Texas where she beat her male opponent, Bobby Riggs: “By beating him, people started to change their hearts and … Continue reading

FIFA World Cup
David Beckham Visits Desmond Tutu During 2010 World Cup

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During the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, soccer player David Beckham, a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador at the time, visited Archbishop Desmond Tutu in Cape Town to show his support for the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre. He said of the charity foundation, “As a father with three sons, I … Continue reading

Althea Gibson
Althea Gibson Reflects on Her Influential Tennis Career


In this documentary narrated by Maya Angelou, tennis player Althea Gibson reflects on her successful career in the late 1950s and beyond. Gibson describes her experience at Wimbledon in 1957, during which she became the first black woman to win the tennis tournament. She reflects on the anxiety she felt while competing … Continue reading