It has been 30 years since 'The Play' became history | October 19, 2012 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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Sports - October 19, 2012

It has been 30 years since 'The Play' became history

This Saturday's 115th annual Big Game marks anniversary of one of the game's most iconic moments when Cal beat Stanford with a 57-yard, five-lateral play

by Keith Peters

Only four seconds showed on the scoreboard clock as Mark Harmon's 35-yard field goals sailed through the uprights. The Big Game implausible had happened again: Stanford had found a way to score in the waning seconds, overcoming a 19-17 deficit to take the lead.

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