NBA – 1985 – Special – Tribute To Celtics Red Auerbach – With Roy Firestone + Stu Black

Red Auerbach (September 20, 1917 – October 28, 2006) was an American basketball coach of the Washington Capitols, the Tri-Cities Blackhawks and the Boston Celtics.  As a coach, he won 938 games…which was a record at his retirement….plus he won nine National Basketball Association (NBA) championships in ten seasons….which Phil Jackson surpassed with 11 titles in eighteen seasons. As general manager and team president of the Celtics, he won…

Wide World Of Sports – 1986 – Jim McKay Hosts Kentucky Derby Prelude + Running Of Kentucky Oaks

In this video, the host for ABC’s Wide World of Sports is the one of the most elegant and eloquent sportscasters to ever grace a microphone….Jim McKay….as he provides a most enjoyable prelude to the 1986 Kentucky Derby….which was the 112th running of the famous race taking place on May 3, 1986 at Churchill Downs, Kentucky…..plus…

Horse Racing – 1984 – Breeders Cup Distaff – Dick Enberg + Dave Johnson Call Win By Princess Rooney

This video features NBC’s coverage of the 1984 Breeders Cup Distaff race for fillies and mares….as Dick Enberg and Dave Johnson make the call of the “inaugural race for the girls” at the Breeders Cup.  The Breeders’ Cup Distaff is a Weight for Age Thoroughbred horse race for fillies and mares, 3 years old and up…..which is known as the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic between…

Horse Racing – 1984 – Bob Costas + Pete Axthelm Provide Prelude To The Breeders Cup Classic Race

Wild Again (foaled May 22, 1980 in Kentucky – December 5, 2008) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse by Icecapade out of Bushel-N-Peck (by Khaled)….who was broken by Tommy Akin….but for the majority of his career was trained by Vincent Timphony.  Bred by W Paul Little and owned by Black Chip Stables….he is most famous for winning the inaugural Breeders’ Cup Classic in 1984 over Slew o’ Gold and Gate…

Music – 1987 – John Davidson – Star Spangled Banner – Performed At The 73rd Rose Bowl Classic

John Davidson (born December 13, 1941) is an American actor, singer and game-show host known for hosting That’s Incredible!, Time Machine, and Hollywood Squares in the 1980’s….and a revival of The $100,000 Pyramid in 1991. Davidson has recorded 12 albums….of which none have charted on Billboard’s Hot 100…..a failure he has attributed to his not being a good studio singer….and performed in various musicals. His album CD John…

Music – 1987 – Huey Lewis And The News – Star Spangled Banner – At World Series Gme 3 Twins Vs Cards

Huey Lewis and the News is an American rock band based in San Francisco, California. They had a run of hit singles during the 1980’s and early 1990’s….and eventually achieving 19 top ten singles across the Billboard Hot 100….Adult Contemporary….and Mainstream Rock charts. Their most successful album, Sports, was released in 1983. The album, along with its videos being featured on MTV….which catapulted…

Music 1987 Sandi Patty The Star Spangled Banner At The Start Of The Indy 500

Sandi Patty (born July 12, 1956) is an American Christian music singer….who is known for her wide vocal range and expressive flexibility which has led music critics to dub her “The Voice”. Patty recorded her first album, For My Friends, an independent effort….which landed in the hands of executives at Singspiration! records…..where in 1979, she was signed and released…

Boxing – 1986 – Jim Lampley + Alex Wallau – In Studio Review Heavywt Title Fight – Tyson Vs Berbick

Trevor Berbick vs. Mike Tyson, billed as “Judgment Day“, was a professional boxing match contested on November 22, 1986 for the WBC Heavyweight Championship. In 1986, the three major boxing organizations….the World Boxing Council (WBC), the World Boxing Association (WBA) and the International Boxing Federation (IBF)….teamed with HBO to create a heavyweight championship tournament in an effort to crown the first…

Music – 1986 – Smokey Robinson – Star Spangled Banner – Sung At World Series Game 5 Mets Vs Red Sox

Smokey Robinson (born February 19, 1940) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and former record executive….who was the founder and front man of the Motown vocal group The Miracles….for which he was also chief songwriter and producer….as Smokey led the group from its 1955 origins as “the Five Chimes” until 1972 when he announced a…