10 minutes | Oct 5, 2021

The Cowboys' First Lombardi (Super Bowl 6) Part 2

Yesterday's Sports is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Sports Yesteryear.NETWORK SPONSORSRow One - the vintage shop for sports history fans!THRIVE FANTASY - a daily fantasy sports app for player props. Use promo code SHN or this link when you sign up today and you will receive a 100% instant first deposit match up to $100!EPISODE SUMMARYThe date was January 16, 1972.I was about two months shy of turning 10 years old. My brother and I had a favorite football team, the Dallas Cowboys. That day the Cowboys were playing the Miami Dolphins in Superbowl VI. The game was played at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans. The temperature was 39 degrees, which is still the coldest Superbowl ever.The Cowboys had just won nine games in a row, including a 20–12 win over the powerful Minnesota Vikings in the playoffs and a 14–3 win over the SF 49ers in the NFC Championship game. We knew Dallas was a very good football team and they were favored to defeat the Dolphins.We were still pretty nervous, though. Would 1972 finally be the year?You can read the full blog post here.Get a FREE 1-Week Trial to Newspapers.com to learn about this topic and much more!!!YESTERDAY'S SPORTS BACKGROUNDHost Mark Morthier grew up in New Jersey just across the river from New York City during the 1970s, a great time for sports in the area. He relives great moments from this time and beyond, focusing on football, baseball, basketball, and boxing. You may even see a little Olympic Weightlifting in the mix, as Mark competed for eight years. See Mark's book below.No Nonsense, Old School Weight Training: A Guide For People With Limited TimeRunning Wild: (Growing Up In The 1970s)
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