1984 Olympics Mens Swimming 4 x 100m Medley Relay Qualifying & Water Polo imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: The 1984 US Olympic men’s swim team was incredibly powerful…..evidence by the members of the 4 x 100m medley relay members….Rick Carey of University of Texas fame….Steve Lungquist, Pablo Morales and Rowdy Gaines….whew, you talk about a line up….I am not so sure that this four might be the best 4 x 100m…

1984 Olympics – Men’s Sailing – 470 Class & Tornado Class & Flying Dutchman Class

DOG ASIDE: Sailing/Yachting is an Olympic sport starting from the Games of the 1st Olympiad (1896 Olympics in Athens, Greece). With the exception of 1904 and possibly 1916….sailing was always a part of the Olympic program. The Sailing program of 1984 consisted of a total of seven sailing classes (disciplines).  For each class seven races…

Olympics – 1984 L A Games Day 15 – Men’s Volleyball Finals – USA vs Brazil

DOG ASIDE:

The 1984 Olympics brought the first ever gold medal to the United States team….consisting of Dusty Dvorak, Dave Saunders, Steven Salmons, Paul Sunderland, Rich Duwelius, Steve Timmons, Craig Buck, Marc Waldie, Chris Marlowe, Aldis Berzins, Patrick Powers and 
Karch Kiraly….as the Americans defeated Brazil in the finals.

1984 Olympics – Men’s Freestyle Wrestling – USA Bruce Baumgardner & USA Joe Gonzalez

DOG ASIDE: Bruce Robert Baumgartner (born November 2, 1960) is a retired American amateur wrestler….who ranked as one of the top super-heavyweight freestyle wrestlers for more than a decade. Winning his first World Championship medal, a bronze, in 1983….he won the World Championship in Los Angeles. He confirmed his status with the Communist Bloc (Eastern European)…

Olympics -1984 L A Games Day 4 – Women’s Swimming 200m Backstroke & 200m Butterfly

DOG ASIDE: Jolanda de Rover (gold) from the Netherlands defeated USA Amy White (silver) in the women’s 200m backstroke…..but the real winner on this day was none other than “Madame Butterfly”….USA Mary T. Meagher….the world’s best women’s butterfly swimmer for many years. Mary T. was surely one of those swimmers worth watching every time she entered…

Bone Daddy’s 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics Official Magazines & Publications Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics was a 15 day spectacle of sporting events…..with news and media coverage from every sports publication of any import in the United States of America….as evidenced by these pieces of collection of official magazines and publications in and around the L A  Games….and Bone Daddy was able…

Bone Daddy’s 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics Official Los Angeles Times Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The Los Angeles Times provided 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic fans with wonderful coverage of the day by day developments throughout the Games….with insightful articles written about event competitions and athletes who competed…..as sports writers like Sports Editor Bill Dwyre, Jim Murray, Bill Plaschke and Ken Hively displayed their talents in print…..with the…

Bone Daddy’s 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics Odds and Ends Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Once Bone Daddy’s got in the swing of gathering collectibles at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….it appears to me that he kept dang near every little piece of anything that crossed his path that had a direct connection to the Games….like a parking ticket….the calendar that Los Tres Amigos used to plan and…