In 1870, baseball's first spring training camp was held in
The New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Browns, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees, and even the Boston Red Sox have all called
Since 1970, there have been 16 separate years where a champion of some sort has been crowned in
See how many of these football gems you remember.
Super Bowl IV January 12, 1970 Tulane Stadium
The Chiefs, then still part of the AFL, were led by Len Dawson's 12-of-17 passing day. In addition to limiting the Vikings to 67 yards rushing,
A record crowd of 80,562 watched the game, which produced gross receipts totaling $3,817,872.69.
Super Bowl VI January 17, 1972 Tulane Stadium
The Cowboys rushed for 252 yards and held a team without a touchdown for the first time in Super Bowl history.
Larry Csonka's first fumble of the season led to a field goal for
Super Bowl IX January 13, 1975 Tulane Stadium
At halftime, the Steelers led 2-0, thanks to Dwight White's sack of Fran Tarkenton with 7:49 to go in the second quarter.
Franco Harris caught three consecutive passes on the Steelers' ensuing drive, including a 9-yard toss for a touchdown, but the Vikings would soon after block a punt and recover in the Pittsburgh end zone to pull within three. Terry Bradshaw led an 11-play, 66-yard drive to build on the Steelers' advantage, and Harris would finish the day with 34 carries for 158 yards.
Super Bowl XII January 16, 1978 Superdome
The Cowboys improved their Super Bowl record to 2-2 in front of a crowd of 75,583 in the Dome and another 102,010,000 television viewers, the largest audience ever to watch a sporting event.
Super Bowl XV January 26, 1981 Superdome
Jim Plunkett threw three touchdown passes, including an 80-yard bullet to Kenny King to mark the first time a wild-card team won the Super Bowl. The Raiders held a 14-0 lead at the end of the first period.
The Eagles simply couldn't rally after falling so far behind so fast and mustered only a field goal and a Ron Jaworski touchdown pass to Keith Krepfle.
Super Bowl XX January 27, 1986 Superdome
The Bears shuffled on through, won their first NFL title since 1963, and scored a then-Super Bowl record 46 points.
New England actually took the lead just 1:19 into the game courtesy of a Larry McGrew fumble, but
Super Bowl XXIV January 29, 1990 Superdome
The 49ers broke the Super Bowl scoring record set by
Joe Montana was named MVP after completing 22 of 29 passes for 297 yards and a Super Bowl-record five touchdowns. On the other side of the field, John Elway was intercepted on
Super Bowl XXXI January 27, 1997 Superdome
Brett Favre passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, while Desmond Howard returned a kickoff 99 yards to lead the Packers to their first Super Bowl win in 29 years.
Down 27-14, the Patriots pulled within a score when Curtis Martin rushed into the end zone from 18 yards out with 3:27 to go in the third quarter. Unfortunately for
Reggie White netted a Super Bowl-record three sacks and Drew Bledsoe was intercepted four times.
Super Bowl XXXVI February 4, 2002 Superdome
New England 20,
Adam Vinatieri kicked a 48-yard game-winning field goal as time expired to hand the Patriots their first Super Bowl victory, despite the fact they were outgained by the Rams offensively, 427-267.
BCS National Championship Games
1999 Season January 4, 2000 Superdome
Peter Warrick had six catches for 163 yards and three touchdowns for the Seminoles as
Chris Weinke, the Seminoles' 27-year-old quarterback, completed 20 of 34 passes for 329 yards and four touchdowns. Vick threw for 225 yards and a touchdown and ran for an additional 97 yards and a score.
2003 Season January 4, 2004 Superdome
Marcus Spears intercepted a pass from Heisman Trophy winner Jason White and returned it 20 yards for a score on the second play of the third quarter to give the Tigers a 21-7 lead. The Sooners would not relent, however, and mounted a comeback that pulled them within seven points with over 11 minutes remaining in regulation.
The final play of the game was a Donnie Jones punt that ran the last nine seconds off of the clock.