Back in Time: January 16
Mickey Mantle becomes the highest paid baseball player when he signs a $75,000 contract for the 1961 season.
Roger Staubach completes 12 of 19 passes with a pair of touchdowns to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 24-3 victory over the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl VI.
CBS fires Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder for making racist remarks on the air.
The Milwaukee Bucks retire Sidney Moncrief's No. 4 jersey.
Michael Jordan scores 64 points in an 128-124 overtime loss to Orlando. The Magic were led by rookie center Shaquille O'Neal, who posted 29 points and 24 rebounds.
Dave Winfield and Kirby Puckett
In their first year of eligibility, Dave Winfield and Kirby Puckett are elected to the Hall of Fame. The former Twins are the fourth pair of teammates selected by the BBWAA in the same year.
Born on this Day
Jack McDowell (1966) Roy Jones Jr. (1969) Don MacLean (1970) <br>Ron Villone (1970) <br>Junior Bryant (1971) <br>Joe Horn (1972) <br>Mario Bates (1973) <br>Marlon Anderson (1974) <br>Jeff Foster (1977) <br>Albert Pujols (1980, pictured)<br>