Army hears speech, tops Navy

Terps rout Mids in men’s basketball opener, 86-64

Baltimore Sun - - NFL - By Mike Klinga­man mike.klinga­man@balt­ twit­­man

DEC. 3, 1988: Army’s foot­ball team lis­tens to a 1958 record­ing of a speech by Gen. Dou­glas MacArthur, then storms out and de­feats Navy, 20-15, in Philadel­phia.

NOV. 28, 1980: Fourth-ranked Mary­land opens its men’s basketball sea­son with an 86-64 rout of Navy be­fore an an­nounced sell­out of 14,200 at Cole Field House. Buck Wil­liams gets 27 points and 18 re­bounds for the Terps, who win their 17th straight home game while giv­ing coach Lefty Driesell his 400th ca­reer vic­tory.

NOV. 29, 1970: Af­ter throw­ing five in­ter­cep­tions, Johnny Uni­tas passes 54 yards to John Mackey for the gamewin­ning touch­down with four min­utes left as the Colts (8-2-1) de­feat the vis­it­ing Chicago Bears, 21-20.

NOV. 27, 1969: A 118-116 vic­tory over the War­riors in San Fran­cisco gives the Bul­lets their ninth straight NBA win, ty­ing a team record. Earl Mon­roe scores 29 points and Jack Marin 28.

NOV. 28, 1966: The world cham­pion Ori­oles raise some ticket prices — box seats jump 35 cents to $3.25 — and trim oth­ers, in­clud­ing lower re­serve seats (from $2.20 to $2).

DEC. 1, 1959: Bobo Brazil, one of the first suc­cess­ful black pro wrestlers, de­feats two op­po­nents — broth­ers Ed and Dane Miller — in the fea­ture match at the Coli­seum.

DEC. 2, 1952: Mary­land quar­ter­back Jack Scar­bath is named South­ern Con­fer­ence Player of the Year. Scar­bath (Poly), who led the Terps to a 7-2 record, also ap­pears on Ed Sullivan’s TV show, “Toast of the Town,” as part of Col­lier’s Al­lAmer­i­can team.

DEC. 3, 1914: Friends de­feats Park, 39-2, in its basketball sea­son opener. Evan Matthews scores 20 points for the Quak­ers, who lead 25-0 at half­time.


NOV. 27, 1961: Randy Mil­li­gan, one­time Ori­oles first base­man who, on April 17, 1992, hit the first grand slam at Cam­den Yards.

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