Back in Time: December 11
The Yankees trade Hank Bauer, Marv Throneberry, Don Larsen and Norm Siebern to the Kansas City A's for outfielder Roger Maris (left, with Mickey Mantle) and two other players.
Baltimore quarterback Johnny Unitas fails to throw a touchdown pass in a 10-3 loss at Los Angeles, snapping his NFL record streak of 47 consecutive games with a scoring toss.
The Chicago Bears Shufflin' Crew release the hit song, "Superbowl Shuffle."
The National Hockey League Board of Governors name Gary Bettman, the NBA's Senior Vice President and General Counsel, the first Commissioner of the NHL.
Florida State's Charlie Ward wins the Heisman Trophy, beating out Tennessee's Heath Shuler, Alabama's David Palmer and San Diego State's Marshall Faulk.
Tom Hicks purchases the Dallas Stars for $84 million.
Born on this Day
Stu Jackson (1955) <br>Derek Bell (1968) <br>Errict Rhett (1970) <br>Willie McGinest (1971, pictured) <br>Francisco Rodriguez (1972) <br>Daniel Alfredsson (1972) <br>Shareef Abdur-Rahim (1976)