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1/Tonight, for the 17th time in the last 50 years, the #StanleyCup champion returns to defend their crown. This time, the #TBLightning are going for that rare feat - a three-peat and #dynasty status.
2/Three-peats and dynasties themselves are relatively rare. Below is a tour of the dynasties from the last 50 years starting with the 1974 Oakland #Athletics completing a three-peat with a 4-1 win over the #Dodgers with this home run.
3/ In 1979, the #CanadiensMTL completed their second four-peat, winning 4-1 over the New York Rangers. #StanleyCup #Dynasty
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He earned a championship ring with the Bulls in 1997, gave MJ his chair in the Flu Game but played only 12 minutes all season.

This is the true story of Matt Steigenga, who turns 49 today and owns one of the most fortuitous places in Chicago sports history.

A thread.
Matt Steigenga famously became a Bull for the final four games of the 1997 season, but his story in Chicago began four seasons earlier, when Jerry Krause drafted him out of Michigan State with the 3rd to last pick of the entire draft, #52 overall in the 2nd round.
The local press immediately jumped on the story of the (relatively) local kid making good, the Michigan native suiting up with the two-time defending champion Bulls. He was Michigan's Mr. Basketball in 1988, 3 years after Glen Rice, 3 years before Chris Webber.
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