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Red Sox Carl Yastrzemski glares at the umpire after getting called out on strikes during game 1 of the 1967 World Series. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

Red Sox Carl Yastrzemski glares at the umpire after getting called out on strikes during game 1 of the 1967 World Series. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

Captains of the Packers and Chiefs shake hands before the start of Super Bowl I. (Neil Leifer/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Neil Leifer NFL Photos

Captains of the Packers and Chiefs shake hands before the start of Super Bowl I. (Neil Leifer/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Neil Leifer NFL Photos

A Kansas City cheerleader breaks down in tears after watching her beloved Chiefs fall to the Packers during Super Bowl I in Jan. 1967. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

A Kansas City cheerleader breaks down in tears after watching her beloved Chiefs fall to the Packers during Super Bowl I in Jan. 1967. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

The Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders fire their guns in the air during game the 1967 NFL Championship between Green Bay and Dallas. (Neil Leifer/SI)

The Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders fire their guns in the air during game the 1967 NFL Championship between Green Bay and Dallas. (Neil Leifer/SI)

Carl Yastrzemski (8) celebrates with teammates Jose Tartabull (12), George Scott (5) and Dalton Jones (3) after hitting a three-run home run during Game 2 of the 1967 World Series. (Neil Leifer/SI) 

SI VAULT: Yaz, Red Sox battling for pennant (8.21.67)

Carl Yastrzemski (8) celebrates with teammates Jose Tartabull (12), George Scott (5) and Dalton Jones (3) after hitting a three-run home run during Game 2 of the 1967 World Series. (Neil Leifer/SI) 
SI VAULT: Yaz, Red Sox battling for pennant (8.21.67)

USC’s Bob Seagren makes an attempt during the 1966 AAU Indoor National Championships in Albuquerque. (Neil Leifer/SI) 

SI VAULT: Seagren sizzles at the end of a swizzle stick (2.20.67)

USC’s Bob Seagren makes an attempt during the 1966 AAU Indoor National Championships in Albuquerque. (Neil Leifer/SI) 
SI VAULT: Seagren sizzles at the end of a swizzle stick (2.20.67)

Closeup portrait of Boston Red Sox outfielder Tony Conigliaro with black eye, simulating an injury after getting hit by a ball. SI photographer Neil Leifer hired a makeup artist to recreate the shiner Conigliaro suffered on an August 1967 game against the Angels. (Neil Leifer/SI)  

SI VAULT: Conigliaro is nearly blind and wanting a return to Boston (7.19.71)

Closeup portrait of Boston Red Sox outfielder Tony Conigliaro with black eye, simulating an injury after getting hit by a ball. SI photographer Neil Leifer hired a makeup artist to recreate the shiner Conigliaro suffered on an August 1967 game against the Angels. (Neil Leifer/SI)  
SI VAULT: Conigliaro is nearly blind and wanting a return to Boston (7.19.71)

Don Nelson sinks a layup during a 1967 Boston-Philadelphia game. Nelson spent 11 seasons with the Celtics and won five championship titles between 1966 and 1976. (Dick Raphael/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Celtics-76ers Rivalry

Don Nelson sinks a layup during a 1967 Boston-Philadelphia game. Nelson spent 11 seasons with the Celtics and won five championship titles between 1966 and 1976. (Dick Raphael/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Celtics-76ers Rivalry

Giants RB Joe Morrison is tackled by Eagles DE Mel Tom during a 1967 game between the longtime rivals. (Herb Scharfman/SI)

Giants RB Joe Morrison is tackled by Eagles DE Mel Tom during a 1967 game between the longtime rivals. (Herb Scharfman/SI)

Packers receiver Max McGee makes a catch on Chiefs safety Willie Mitchell during Super Bowl I. McGee caught seven passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns in leading Green Bay to a 35-10 victory. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI) 

SI VAULT: Packers turn first Super Bowl into runaway victory (1.23.67)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Green Bay Packers

Packers receiver Max McGee makes a catch on Chiefs safety Willie Mitchell during Super Bowl I. McGee caught seven passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns in leading Green Bay to a 35-10 victory. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI) 
SI VAULT: Packers turn first Super Bowl into runaway victory (1.23.67)GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Green Bay Packers

Bill Russell and John Havlicek pull down a rebound as Wilt Chamberlain looks on during a 1967 Celtics-76ers game. The two teams meet tonight in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinals series tonight. Boston has a 1-0 series lead. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Celtics-76ers Rivalry

Bill Russell and John Havlicek pull down a rebound as Wilt Chamberlain looks on during a 1967 Celtics-76ers game. The two teams meet tonight in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinals series tonight. Boston has a 1-0 series lead. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Celtics-76ers Rivalry

Maple Leafs center Wayne Carleton takes a slap shot during a 1967 game against the Rangers. Toronto would go onto win the Stanley Cup a few months later. The Maple Leafs are struggling this season and have already fired coach Ron Wilson and replaced him with  Randy Carlyle. (James Drake/SI) 

VIDEO: Michael Farber discusses the situation in Toronto
HACKEL: History is against Leafs’ coaching change
FARBER: Time simply ran out for Leafs’ coach Wilson

Maple Leafs center Wayne Carleton takes a slap shot during a 1967 game against the Rangers. Toronto would go onto win the Stanley Cup a few months later. The Maple Leafs are struggling this season and have already fired coach Ron Wilson and replaced him with  Randy Carlyle. (James Drake/SI) 
VIDEO: Michael Farber discusses the situation in TorontoHACKEL: History is against Leafs’ coaching changeFARBER: Time simply ran out for Leafs’ coach Wilson

The Kansas City Chiefs huddle up during their Super Bowl I matchup against the Green Bay Packers. The game, which was won by the Packers 35-10, took place at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

SI VAULT: After tight first half, Packers dominate and win Super Bowl (1.23.67)
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The Kansas City Chiefs huddle up during their Super Bowl I matchup against the Green Bay Packers. The game, which was won by the Packers 35-10, took place at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
SI VAULT: After tight first half, Packers dominate and win Super Bowl (1.23.67)GALLERY: Super Bowl Covers | Super Bowl Controversies | Top Halftime Shows

Montreal’s Jean Beliveau tries to squeeze between two New York defenders during a 1967 Canadiens-Rangers game. While the Rangers have started the season with an impressive 18-8-4 record, the Canadiens have struggled. Montreal is 13-13-7 on the season and ousted coach Jacques Martin just two seasons after reaching the East Finals. (James Drake/SI)

HACKEL: Five reasons the Canadiens fired Martin
PHOTO GALLERY: The NHL’s Coaching Carousel

Montreal’s Jean Beliveau tries to squeeze between two New York defenders during a 1967 Canadiens-Rangers game. While the Rangers have started the season with an impressive 18-8-4 record, the Canadiens have struggled. Montreal is 13-13-7 on the season and ousted coach Jacques Martin just two seasons after reaching the East Finals. (James Drake/SI)
HACKEL: Five reasons the Canadiens fired MartinPHOTO GALLERY: The NHL’s Coaching Carousel

A rear view of Philadelphia center Wilt Chamberlain at a 1967 Celtics-Sixers game at Boston Garden. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Rare photos of Wilt Chamberlain

A rear view of Philadelphia center Wilt Chamberlain at a 1967 Celtics-Sixers game at Boston Garden. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
GALLERY: Rare photos of Wilt Chamberlain