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Monday, January 24, 2011

Happy Annviersary Boss!

Today is the 20th anniversary of one of Mike Bossy's greatest feats -- his 50th
goal in 50 games.

How big a story was it? So big that Sports Illustrated dedicated a significant
amount of space in its next issue, with a story written by Larry Brooks.

Enjoy.
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1124163/1/index.htm

Bossy, by the way, did not make the cover of SI that week. Rod Martin did.
Martin had 3 interceptions in a football game that was played the day after
50-in-50: Super Bowl XV.


Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home
telecasts since 1982. Visit my blog: forever1940.blogspot.com and follow me on
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