Jack Tatum ("The Assassin") | Oakland Raiders (Sends Sammy White’s helmet flying during Super Bowl XI).

Jack Tatum ("The Assassin") | Oakland Raiders (Sends Sammy White’s helmet flying during Super Bowl XI).

The Heidi Game.  On November 17, 1968, the Raiders scored two touchdowns in the last minute of a tense, penalty-ridden game to overturn a 32-29 Jets lead and win 43-32.  But nobody watching the game at home on TV saw the exciting conclusion, because at 7:00 pm Eastern, right on schedule, NBC switched to a made-for-TV movie of the classic children’s story “Heidi,” directed by Delbert Mann.

The Heidi Game. On November 17, 1968, the Raiders scored two touchdowns in the last minute of a tense, penalty-ridden game to overturn a 32-29 Jets lead and win 43-32. But nobody watching the game at home on TV saw the exciting conclusion, because at 7:00 pm Eastern, right on schedule, NBC switched to a made-for-TV movie of the classic children’s story “Heidi,” directed by Delbert Mann.

Ted Hendricks-Baltimore Colts/Oakland Raiders...NFL Hall of Fame!

Ted Hendricks-Baltimore Colts/Oakland Raiders...NFL Hall of Fame!

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