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Jets win Super Bowl, 16-7, January 13, 1969

January 13, 2009 |  6:00 am
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1969_0113_runover The New York Jets upset the Baltimore Colts, 16-7, to win the Super Bowl and become one of the most surprising champions in modern sports history.

How surprising was it? Here's the game according to Jim Murray: "On Sunday afternoon, the canary ate the cat. The mailman bit the police dog. The minnow chased the shark out of its waters. The missionaries swallowed the cannibals. The rowboat rammed the battleship. The mouse roared, and the lion jumped on the chair and began to scream for help."

-- Keith Thursby

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