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Yes, it's been a great season. But as great as the season we had 50 years ago?

Originally Published: September 27, 2012
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Fifty years ago, John Glenn orbited the earth, the Rocket entered the world and a New York baseball team burned up on re-entry to the National League.

That summer, Americans could hear Elvis Presley rock at Seattle's new Space Needle, Dodgers fans shout "Go, Go, Go!" to Maury Wills at brand new Dodger Stadium, and -- best of all -- Vin Scully broadcast a Sandy Koufax no-hitter on the radio. While Peace Corps volunteers traveled to Africa, Gene Conley went AWOL from Yankee ...

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