NCAAF – 1986 – Rose Bowl Halftime Show With Dick Enbeg + Bob Costas – Featuring UCLA + Iowa Bands

The weather was overcast and 71 degrees. The UCLA Bruins wore white visitor jerseys, and the Iowa Hawkeyes wore their black home jerseys. Both teams wore Rose Bowl patches on their uniforms. The Iowa Hawkeye helmets bore a sticker with the letters “ANF” for “America Needs Farmers”. Coach Hayden Fry had the players wear these…

MLB – 1986 – ALCS – Red Sox Vs Angels – Game 5 – 11th Inning – With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer

Heading into Game 5, California looked set to earn their first-ever trip to a World Series…..as Rich Gedman’s two-run home run in the 2nd put the Red Sox up 2 – 0….but Angels Bob Boone’s home run off Bruce Hurst in the 3rd cut the lead to 2 – 1….then the previous night’s hero, Bobby Grich, hit a two-run…

NCAAF – 1987 – Rose Bowl Michigan Vs Arizona State PreGame Show – With Dick Enberg + Merlin Olsen

The 1987 Rose Bowl was a college football bowl game played on January 1, 1987, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California…..which was the 73rd Rose Bowl Game. …as the Arizona State Sun Devils, champions of the Pacific-10 Conference…..defeated the Michigan Wolverines, champions of the Big Ten Conference….by a score of 22 – 15…..as Arizona State QB Jeff Van Raaphorst was named the Rose Bowl Player of the Game…..in what was…

MLB – 1986 – NLCS Mets Vs Astros Game 1 PreGame Show – With Keith Jackson + Tim McCarver

The 1986 Major League Baseball Game 1 kickoff to the National League Championship Series between the New York Mets verses the Houston Astros brings back some “mighty fine” memories of Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile….who was responsible for recording the entire 2300 hour video library seen here at ImaSportsphile….cuz Bone Daddy saw the entire 6 game series…..which…

MLB – 1986 – World Series Game 4 Mets Vs Red Sox PreGame Show – With Bob Costas + Vin Scully

This NBC Sports pregame show featuring the New York Mets verses the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the 1986 MLB World Series encompasses the best two minutes of photos covering Major League Baseball’s history of the World Series from 1903 to 1985 is the best “photo op” ever put together regarding the American tradition of The Fall…

NCAAF – 1986 – 50th Cotton Bowl Auburn Vs A & M PreGame Show – With Brent Musburger + Ara Parseghian + Jim Nance

The 1986 Cotton Bowl Classic was an American college football bowl game played on January 1, 1986 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. It was the 50th Cotton Bowl Classic held. The game featured the Texas A&M Aggies and the Auburn Tigers. Coach Jackie Sherill was in his fourth year with A&M….as in his previous three years where he finished with a combined 16 – 16…

MLB – 1985 – World Series Game 3 Cardinals Vs Royals Introduction Of The Players Coaches + Managers

The Royals got back into the series by riding ace Bret Saberhagen to a 6–1 victory against twenty-game winner Joaquín Andújar…..as Saberhagen flashed messages on the television screen to his pregnant wife….who was due to give birth any day…..which she eventually gave birth on October 26 during Game 6. The Royals went up 2–0 in the fourth on Lonnie…

NCAAF – 1986 – Special – Prelude To Turkey Day With Texas Longhorns Vs Texas A & M Aggies

The Texas–Texas A&M football rivalry was an American college football rivalry between the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies…..which was played every year between 1915 and 2011, until A&M left the Big 12 Conference to join the Southeastern Conference….where in Texas leads the series 76–37–5. The first meeting was in 1894….and by 1911, Texas led the series 15 – 4 – 2…..as the…

NCAAF – 1986 – Rose Bowl Iowa Vs UCLA PreGame Show – With Dick Enberg + Merlin Olsen + Bob Costas

The 1986 Rose Bowl matched the winners of the Big Ten Conference and the Pacific-10 Conference. Each conference had tie-breaker rules in place should there be conference co-champions. After much consideration, Chuck Long delighted Iowa Hawkeye fans by declaring that he would return for his senior season. He became an instant Heisman Trophy candidate….and Iowa was a pre-season…