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This Day in Sports History — November 13

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Here are just some of the notable sports moments that happened on November 13:

1875 — Harvard and Yale played their first college football game against one another. (More info.)

1964 — Bob Pettit of the St. Louis Hawks became the first NBA player to score 20,000 career points. (More info.)

1979 — Darryl Dawkins of the Philadelphia 76ers broke the fiberglass backboard when dunking on Bill Robinzine of the Kansas City Kings at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City. (More info.)

1992 – Riddick Bowe decisioned Evander Holyfield in 12 rounds in Las Vegas to win the heavyweight boxing title. (More info.)

1993 — Second-ranked Notre Dame beat No. 1 Florida State, 31-24, at South Bend, Ind. (More info.)

1995 — Greg Maddux of the Atlanta Braves won his fourth consecutive National League Cy Young Award. (More info.)

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