Special – 1954 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 3

DOG ASIDE: The year was 1954…..the Maryland Terrapins lose 7 – 0 to Oklahoma Sooners and still awarded NCAA Championship….with UCLA Bruins winning the Coaches Poll as # 1…..USA Hayes Alan Jenkins wins World Figure Skating Championships…..with Slammin Sammy Snead wins Masters Tournament….while Arnold Palmer won the US Amateur…..and Babe Zaharias won the Women’s US…

Special – 1954 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 2

DOG ASIDE: During the year 1954…..the Russians ruled the world of gymnastics with Victor Chukarin & Galina Rud’ko….Real Madrid won La Liga….Internmazionale Milano won Serie A….and Hannover 96 won the German football league…..FIBA World Championship was won by USA….Lasalle won the NCAAM over Bradley…..and the Mineapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals to win the NBA….this…

Special – 1954 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: The ¬†year 1954 provided lots of exciting events in the world of sports….the Cleveland Browns defeat the Detroit Lions to win the NFL…..West Germany beat Hungary 3 -2 to win the FIFA World Cup….Roger Bannister breaks the four-minute mile barrier with a time of 3:59.4….Yankee great Joe DiMaggio marries actress Marilyn Monroe….while the…

Special – 1947 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: The year was 1947….and athletes and fans returned home from the war and started a whole new world of sports….as television was just around the corner. 1947 saw NFL Champs Chicago Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Eagles 28 – 21 to win the NFL….Jackie Robinson became the 1st black to play MLB….the NY Yankees…

Special – 1947 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 2

DOG ASIDE: The year 1947 holds very special meaning to me….cuz Bone Daddy was born in 1947….talk about coming home from the war and making babies….yep, BD is a Baby Boomer baby….and you know what….I am happy to be posting video history of the Baby Boomer generation….cuz they had a tremendous impact on the direction…

CBS Sports Saturday – Hilites of 1987 MLB Season imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE:

The 1987 Major League Baseball season ended with the American League Champion¬†Minnesota Twins winning the World Series over the National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals….four games to three….as all seven games were won by the home team….and we call that exciting around here where Sportsphiles live.

1987 NBA Playoffs – Nuggets VS Lakers – CBS At The Half

DOG ASIDE: At some point in the development of halftime shows on network sports television….the halftime became almost as important to viewers as the actual game….and in my lil ole Chiweenie humble opinion…..that point in time in the world of televised sports…..that halftime became a genre of its own….and to my way of thinking….that just…

1984 Sports Illustrated Sportsman Of The Year Prt 2 – Host Merlin Olsen imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Stan Musial leads off Part 2 of Sports Illustrated’s 1985 Sportsman of the Year Award Show introduces the Detroit Tigers…who led MLB from the first day of the season to the last game of the World Series….with individual highlights of Dan Quisenberry, Don Mattingly, Tony Gwynn, Steve Garvey, Rick Sutcliffe, Bruce Sutter and…