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Sports

This day in NY sports history: Aug. 28, 1977

THIS DAY IN NY SPORTS HISTORY

Sunday, Aug. 28, 1977

Cosmos win second NASL title

Rookie Steve Hunt scored in the 20th minute and set up Giorgio Chinaglia's header in the 77th minute as the Cosmos defeated the Seattle Sounders, 2-1, in the North American Soccer League's Soccer Bowl before 41,270 in Portland, Ore. The victory made the Cosmos the only two-time champion in NASL history and was the final notch in the celebrated career of Brazilian superstar Pele.

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