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Alabama quarterback Joe Namath (12) and his teammates sit on the bench during a 1962 game against Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. (Neil Leifer/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Joe Namath

Alabama quarterback Joe Namath (12) and his teammates sit on the bench during a 1962 game against Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. (Neil Leifer/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Joe Namath

SI photographer Neil Leifer captures the action at the 1962 Indianapolis 500. The race, which was the last to feature all U.S.-born participants, was won by Rodger Ward with an average speed of 150.37 mph. (Neil Leifer/SI)

SI photographer Neil Leifer captures the action at the 1962 Indianapolis 500. The race, which was the last to feature all U.S.-born participants, was won by Rodger Ward with an average speed of 150.37 mph. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Giants shortstop Harvey Kuenn bats against Dodgers pitcher Ed Roebuck during the 1962 National League tiebreaker to determine which team goes to the World Series. The teams finished with identical 101-61 records to necessitate the tiebreaker. The Giants would win the game but eventually lose to the Yankees in the World Series. This year’s Giants squad has fought back from a 3-1 deficit and in their best-of-seven series against the Cardinals. The deciding game is tonight. (Neil Leifer/SI)

VERDUCCI: It’s Game 7, the greatest day in sports
CORCORAN: Cain vs. Lohse - if weather cooperates

Giants shortstop Harvey Kuenn bats against Dodgers pitcher Ed Roebuck during the 1962 National League tiebreaker to determine which team goes to the World Series. The teams finished with identical 101-61 records to necessitate the tiebreaker. The Giants would win the game but eventually lose to the Yankees in the World Series. This year’s Giants squad has fought back from a 3-1 deficit and in their best-of-seven series against the Cardinals. The deciding game is tonight. (Neil Leifer/SI)
VERDUCCI: It’s Game 7, the greatest day in sportsCORCORAN: Cain vs. Lohse - if weather cooperates

Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax poses in locker room next to a chalkboard showing his no-hitter against the Mets. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)

GALLERY: Prominent Jewish Athletes

Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax poses in locker room next to a chalkboard showing his no-hitter against the Mets. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)
GALLERY: Prominent Jewish Athletes

Giants outfielder Harvey Kuenn grounds out against Dodgers pitcher Ed Roebuck during Game 3 of the teams’ three-game tiebreaker playoff to determine the 1963 NL pennant winner. The Giants would win the game and advance to their first World Series since moving to San Francisco, but would lose in seven games to the Yankees. In his latest piece for SI.com, Cliff Corcoran discusses why the Giants-Dodgers is not only this season’s best rivalry, but the oldest rivalry in sports. (Neil Leifer/SI)

CORCORAN: Dodgers-Giants once again this year’s best rivalry and best race

Giants outfielder Harvey Kuenn grounds out against Dodgers pitcher Ed Roebuck during Game 3 of the teams’ three-game tiebreaker playoff to determine the 1963 NL pennant winner. The Giants would win the game and advance to their first World Series since moving to San Francisco, but would lose in seven games to the Yankees. In his latest piece for SI.com, Cliff Corcoran discusses why the Giants-Dodgers is not only this season’s best rivalry, but the oldest rivalry in sports. (Neil Leifer/SI)
CORCORAN: Dodgers-Giants once again this year’s best rivalry and best race

SI photographer Neil Leifer uses a 4000mm lens to capture the action at a 1962 Senators-White Sox game. (SI Photo Archives)

SI photographer Neil Leifer uses a 4000mm lens to capture the action at a 1962 Senators-White Sox game. (SI Photo Archives)

Wilma Rudolph of the US wins the Women’s 100M race at a 1962 exhibition between US and USSR at Stanford Stadium in Palo, Alto, Calif. Rudolph, who won three gold medals at the 1960 Olympic Games, retired soon after at the age of 22. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Wilma Rudolph of the US wins the Women’s 100M race at a 1962 exhibition between US and USSR at Stanford Stadium in Palo, Alto, Calif. Rudolph, who won three gold medals at the 1960 Olympic Games, retired soon after at the age of 22. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Tommy Davis barely avoids the outstretched arms of Green Bay defenders while attempting a field goal during a 1962 49ers-Packers game. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Tommy Davis barely avoids the outstretched arms of Green Bay defenders while attempting a field goal during a 1962 49ers-Packers game. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Members of the Packers special teams unit tries to block a short field goal by 49ers kicker Tommy Davis during a 1962 game between the two teams. (Neil Leifer/SI)

GALLERY: Classic NFL Photos

Members of the Packers special teams unit tries to block a short field goal by 49ers kicker Tommy Davis during a 1962 game between the two teams. (Neil Leifer/SI)
GALLERY: Classic NFL Photos