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

DOG ASIDE: Leading up to the 1978 World Championship season….the New York Yankees made some off-season moves that help them win their 2nd World Series in a row…..featuring the signing of Goose Gossage as a free agent on November 22, 1977…..then on December 12, 1977, the Yanks traded Stan Thomas and Ed Ricks to the…

Bonne Daddy´s 1977 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1977 New York Yankees season was the 75th season for the Yankees in New York and the 77th season overall for the franchise…..culminating in the 21st World Series championship in franchise history….and its first under the ownership of George Steinbrenner. The season was brought to life years later in the book, turned…

Bonne Daddy´s 1976 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1976 New York Yankees season was the 74th season for the Yankees in New York….and the 76th season overall for the franchise. The team finished with a record of 97-62….finishing 10½ games ahead of the Baltimore Orioles to win the American League East title.  In the ALCS, the Yanks defeated the Kansas City…

Bonne Daddy´s 1973 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1973 New York Yankees season was the 71st season for the team in New York….and its 73rd season overall. The Yankees finished with a record of 80-82….finishing 17 games behind the Baltimore Orioles. The Yankees were managed by Ralph Houk….playing their home games at old Yankee Stadium on the south side of 161st Street.  This…

Bonne Daddy´s 1974 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1974 New York Yankees season was the 72nd season for the team in New York….nd its 74th overall dating from its origins in Baltimore. The team finished with a record of 89-73….finishing 2 games behind the Baltimore Orioles. New York was managed by Bill Virdon….playing their home games at Shea Stadium (home…

Bonne Daddy´s 1975 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1975 New York Yankees season was the 73rd season for the Yankees in New York… as the team finished with a record of 83-77….finishing 12 games behind the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees played at Shea Stadium due to the ongoing renovation of Yankee Stadium….which would re-open in 1976.  Bill Virdon opened…

Bonne Daddy´s New York Yankees Baseball Card History Series Collection Pieces

DOG COMMENTARY: I am going to give all my readers their first Imasportsphile pop quiz…..as I figure the ones who answer this are probably at least Yankees Sportsphiles ….so, you pop quiz is to name as many of the cards that are not already labeled….the year, players name and position of each of the New…

Bonne Daddy’s 1971 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1971 New York Yankees season was the 69th season for the franchise in New York….and its 71st season overall….as the team finished fourth in the American League East with a record of 82-80….just a mere 21 games behind the Baltimore Orioles.  New York was managed by future Hall of Fame Manager Ralph Houk….playing their…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – USA Sprinter Evelyn Ashford

DOG ASIDE: Evelyn Ashford (born April 15, 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American retired track and field athlete….and the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic champion in the 100-meter dash….as she ran under the 11-second barrier over 30 times….becoming the first to run under 11 seconds in an Olympic Games.  As a 19-year-old, Ashford finished 5th in the…