Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Sailing – Yachting USA Robbie Haynes & Olympic Advertisers

DOG COMMENTARY: There is a distinct reason that from a financial standpoint….the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics were the most successful Olympics in the history of the Olympic Games…it simply made more money!…..and to this lil ole sportsphiles opinion….the man directly responsible for it’s success was USOC President Peter Ueberroth….and his brilliant guidance of Olympics into…

Bonne Daddy´s 1983 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1983 New York Yankees season was the 81st season for the Yankees….as the team finished in third place in the American League Eastern Division with a record of 91-71….finishing 7 games behind the Baltimore Orioles….as the Yankees were managed by Billy Martin….playing their home games at Yankee Stadium. During the off-season prior to…

Bonne Daddy´s 1982 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The New York Yankees’ 1982 season was the 80th season for the Yankees….as the team finished in fifth place in the American League Eastern Division with a record of 79-83….finishing 16 games behind the AL Champion Milwaukee Brewers….resulting in the Yankees enduring their first losing season since going 80-82 in 1973….the team’s final…

Bonne Daddy´s 1981 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1981 New York Yankees season was the 79th season for the Yankees….finishing the season at 59 – 48 and two games back of the Milwaukee Brewers….whom they beat 3 – 2 in the ALDS….then they swept the Oakland Athletics in the ALCS….for their only pennant of the 1980’s….however, they lost in the World…

Bonne Daddy´s 1978 Topps New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1978 New York Yankees season was the 76th season for the Yankees….as the team finished with a record of 100-63….finishing one game ahead of the Boston Red Sox to win their third American League East title in a row….for the two teams were tied after 162 games….leading to a one-game playoff….which the Yankees won.…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Sailing & Yachting – Highlights – All Classes With Bill Fleming

DOG ASIDE: ABC’s Bill Fleming covers the highlights of every class in the sailing and yachting competitions at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….including Windglider (Surfboard)….Finn, 470 and Flying Dutchman (Dinghy)….Tornado (Catamaran)….and the Star and Soling (Keelboats)….as the Americans posted the most successful team sailing competition in the history of Olympics sailing at the 1984 Los…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Synchronized Swimming Figures – USA Tracey Ruiz & CAN Sharon Hambrook

DOG ASIDE: Ester Williams and Donna de Varona bring the synchronized swimming figures competition….which also serves as the solo and duet scores for the entire competition. Featured in this video is USA Tracey Ruiz….who not only wins gold in the solo competition….but also in the duet competition with teammate Candy Costie…..as Ruiz is followed by…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – News Brief – ABC Peter Jennings

DOG COMMENTARY: In this video clip of an ABC News Brief with Peter Jennings….the first piece of news is regarding the 1984 campaign for US President between Walter Mondale and Ronald Reagan….as Mondale accuses the President of “vodoo economics”….with the 2nd story being about unrest in Egypt and Saudi Arabia regarding attacks on ships in…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Kayak – Womens 500 m Singles Semi-Finals – USA Shelia Conover

DOG ASIDE:

Although this video sounds like it was recorded under water (sorry for the disfunction)…this semifinals heat featuring USA Shelia Conover, GBR Leslie Smithers and CAN Lucy Gay….it ends in a photo finish between the three kayaks….a heat that brought the crowd to it’s feet for the last 50 m….in a truly great race.