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Wednesday, November 19, 2003
Classic Philadelphia


ESPN Classic will celebrate Philadelphia sports with a nine-hour tribute on Saturday from noon-9 p.m. ET. ESPN Classic will look back at some of the greatest moments by the Phillies, Eagles and Flyers. The tribute will also highlight classic Philadelphia athletes such as the 76ers Dr. J and Darryl Dawkins. Here is Saturday's schedule:
All times Eastern

  • Noon - College Basketball: Villanova @ Temple (1995)
    Kerry Kittles scores five of his 10 points in the game's final two minutes as the No. 2 Wildcats rally, but fall short, suffering a 62-56 upset to their cross-town rivals.

  • 2 p.m. - 1980 World Series, Game 6: Kansas City Royals @ Philadelphia Phillies
    Mike Schmidt drives in two runs, and Tug McGraw gets out of a bases-loaded jam to preserve a 4-1 victory, bringing the Phillies their first World Series championship in club history.

  • 4 p.m. - 1960 Eagles - A season re-cap of the 1960 NFL champion Eagles.

  • 4:30 p.m. - 1980 Eagles - A season re-cap of the 1980 Eagles' road to the Super Bowl.

  • 5 p.m. - Vintage NBA: Darryl Dawkins
    The show focuses on such aspects as his love of nicknames and naming his dunks, his musical preferences, his Planet Lovetron, and footage of his NBA action.

  • 6 p.m. - Vintage NBA: Julius Erving
    The show examines how Erving took the game above the rim, his stature as an ambassador of the game, his famous Afro hairstyle, and footage of Game 4 of the 1983 NBA Finals, when he led the 76ers past the Lakers for his first NBA title.

  • 7 p.m. - College Basketball - 1985 NCAA Men's National Championship: Villanova vs. Georgetown
    Villanova shoots 79% from the floor and wins 66-64 in "one of the greatest upsets in tournament history."

  • 9 p.m. - NHL Saturday Night
    1975 Stanley Cup Finals, Game 6: Philadelphia Flyers @ Buffalo Sabres
    The Flyers, led by Finals MVP goaltender Bernie Parent, win 2-0 and take the series as the "Broad Street Bullies" win back-to-back Cup titles.





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