Richmond Times-Dispatch

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1904 — Fullback Sam McAllester is thrown for a touchdown to give Tennessee a 7- 0 victory over Alabama. McAllester, wearing a wide leather belt with handles sewn on the side, is repeatedly thrown by two teammates over the line of scrimmage, including the only touchdown of the game.

1927 — The “Golden Egg Trophy,” is presented for the first time at the Egg Bowl played on Thanksgivi­ng Day. Mississipp­i beats Mississipp­i State ( then Mississipp­i A& M) 20- 12.

1957 — Cleveland Brown rookie

Jim Brown rushes for 232 yards and scores four touchdowns in a 45- 31 victory over the Los Angeles Rams.

1960 — Wilt Chamberlai­n of the Philadelph­ia Warriors sets an NBA record with 55 rebounds in a 132- 129 loss to the Boston Celtics.

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