Though it varies from person to person if you look at a wide range throughout, all over the world people feel about sports in a bigger distinct. Studies have shown that people want to be identified by their favorite team moreover to be identified by their work and job and moreover their religion too.
Here we have arranged some beautiful, stranged, and outstanding sports events by reading them you can relate them with your visions and fonding of too. Many strange memories and events had occurred in the kingdom of sports and we are here with some of them to share with you.
Here Are The Top 20 Best Sports Moments Of All Time
1. Babe Ruth “Live Ball Era” (1920)
Do you know the greatest all-rounder player in the history of Baseball? Then you can definitely come up the name with Babe Ruth. In the time of his ” Live Ball Era,” he not only did his fans amazed but cross over his own runs with a career total of 714 HR and a record what stayed for 39 years.
2. Bob Beamon Shatters Long Jump World Record (1968)
Bob Beamon a 24-year-old athlete from New York had done an outstanding event during October 18, 1968, when he was playing Olympic and made a world record in the long jump by nearly 2 feet more than the previous one. This was unbroken til Mike Powell broke this in 1991.
3. Cassius Clay Defeats Sonny Liston for Heavyweight Championship (1964)
On February 25, 1964, in Miami, Florida a one-night event holds the records for witnessing one of the most upsets in the annals of sports when a fast-talking, brash, 22 years old Olympic champion named as Caussis Clay held his ground against a menacing heavyweight champion Sony Liston. And can you guess who the boy was? “Muhammad Ali“.
4. Immaculate Reception (1972)
It was a game between Pittsburgh Steelers and the Oakland Raiders, which has started the decades of playoff wins for the Steelers as well as with their four super bowls and 22 seconds remaining in the game. They had won the math with the 6-7.
5. Jackie Robinson’s Major League Contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers (1945)
Jackie Robinson was the first black player who has broken the barriers of colors in the world of baseball and he was the first African American player who has played the major leagues.
6. Jesse Owens Debunks Aryan Myth (1936)
Jesse Owens, an African American athlete who had created three world records in the summer Olympics of 1936 in Berlin. His record was unbeaten for 48 years. He had a world record of 10.3 seconds in the 100-meter dash and 20.7 in 200 meters.
7. Lynn Swann’s Juggling Catch (1975)
Lynn Swann’s performance during the Super Bowl X brought him at the light as the year’s most valuable player on that time. On that match, he managed himself to catch the ball and his team Steelers took the Cowboys 21-17.
8. Michael Jordan Drafted by the Chicago Bulls (1984)
This was a perfect decision for Chicago Bulls to draft Michel Jordan on 1984 and this was the time when the God of basketball was in his highest form and he gave all in all to this team and Chicago Bulls had him averaging 37 ppg to lead the bulls to three back to back NBA championship.
9. Montana to Taylor (1989)
the Cincinnati Bengals were in a lead with San Fransisco over three minutes. The player named as “Joe Cool” led 49ers on a 92-yard scoring drive to beat Cincinnati at the last minute with a pas of John Taylor with just 39 seconds left on the clock.
10. Nadia Comaneci Becomes the First Gymnast to Achieve Perfect 10 (1976)
Nadia Comaneci was one of the best gymnasts who received a perfect score 10 in the Olympic and she was the youngest gold medalist winner ever in the history of Olympics because she was only 16. She has a record of her own to hit 10 for six times.
11. Roger Bannister Breaks Four-Minute Mile (1954)
The man who has completed a mile by running in less than 4 minutes. On May 6, 1954, Roger Bannister became the first man to have this record. He was a 25-year British medical student and done this unbelievable job in 3 minutes and 59.4 seconds like the wind.
12. The Catch (1954)
Newyork’s giant outfielder Willie Mays made the name “Play” during the 1954 world series. It is considered one of the most memorable catches in the history what prevented the Indians from scoring any more runs and the Giants win the game in overtime to keep up on the series.
13. The Goal of the Century (1986)
The Goal was voted as the “Greatest Goal in the history of the world ” on the website of FIFA. The match changed by the eclipse of Diego Maradona’s “Hand of God” goal during the quarter-final against England and this goal arrived as a mysterious gift for Argentina and they had won the world cup on that tournament as well.
14. The Hand of God Goal (1986)
Diego Maradona was the all-time favorite player of Argentina and in the quarter finals against England in 1986 world cup he made this goal and gave a win to his team by beating England on 2-1. He used his left fist to bat the ball into the goal without the noticing of the referee.
15.The Play (1982)
The game was named as “Big Game” was held between University of California’s Golden Bears and the Stanford University. It was their 85th rivalry game and the Stanford University team was thinking they are going to have the game with a 20-19 lead and suddenly the Golden Bears made a move and back on the business!
16. The Rumble in the Jungle (1974)
It was considered one of the famous boxing matches which were held on 30th October 1974 between world heavyweight champion George Foreman and Muhammad Ali. This was the time Ali was rising on the world of Boxing and the champion has received a defeat by him with powerful punches.
17. The Shot (1989)
It was 1989 NBA playoff and Michael Jordan was playing for his team “Chicago Bulls” and they were behind 100-99 with 3.2 seconds remaining. The shot was taken by him and this named game-winning basket what leads his team to win up the series.
18. The Thrilla in Manila Ali vs. Frazier III (1975)
It was the first official fight between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier and named “Fight of the Century” in 1971. The third and last match in Manila, Philipines was considered as most memorable because of the pressure and brutality. Ali won the fight and the referee was supposed to stop the match to protest Ali’s opposition!
19. USA Hockey Team Defeats Soviet Juggernaut 4-3 (1980)
The game was politically influenced and social implications were raised by this game. It was in 1980 USA hockey team hailed one of the greatest sporting events of all time against Soviet Invasion. The game named “Miracle on Ice” what made history to America’s sports history.
20. Mike Jones Tackle (1990)
St. Louis Rams were leading the game 23-16 against the Tennessee Titans with 10 seconds left and a magical thing happened. The image of “The Tackle” where you can see Dyson was reaching out the ball as Jones drags him down. This movement has considered one of the crucial back then.