MLB – 1986 NLCS – Game 5 – Shea Stadium – Mets VS Astros – Innings 5 thru 12

DOG COMMENTARY: As I have said before….this 1986 NLCS Game 3, 4 and 5 are very special to me because Bone Daddy attended all three of these games at Shea Stadium in New York City…..thanks to the extreme kindness of Mr. Dwight Berube…..the General Manager for Harry M. Stevens of all concession and souvenir stands…

MLB – 1986 ALCS – Game 4 – Angels VS Red Sox – P Don Sutton & P Roger Clemens

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 American League Championship Series was a back-and-forth battle between the Boston Red Sox and the California Angels for the right to advance to the 1986 World Series to face the winner of the 1986 National League Championship Series. The Red Sox came in with a 95–66 record and the AL East…

MLB – 1986 NLCS – Game 2 – 7th Thru 9th Inning – Astrodome – New York Mets VS Houston Astros

DOG ASIDE: If you just finished watching the first six innings of the 1986 NLCS between the Mets vs Astros on the prior post on Ima…..of course you want to watch the last 2 1/2 innings….even though the all the runs in this game have been scored…..so, I want to tell you about why this…

MLB – 1986 NLCS – Game 2 – 1st Thru 7th Inning – Astrodome – New York Mets VS Houston Astros

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 National League Championship Series was a best-of-seven in Major League Baseball postseason series between the NL East champion New York Mets and NL West champion Houston Astros….for this is the lone MLB playoff series in which the opponents were two “expansion” teams that had begun play in the same season (1962)….and was…

MLB – 1986 All Star Game – Astrodome – AL Roger Clemens & NL Dwight Gooden – Part 2

DOG COMMENTARY: The Houston Astrodome was the world’s first multi-purpose domed sports stadium….which is located in Houston, Texas….as construction on the stadium began in 1962…..and it officially opened in 1965. It served as home to the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB) from its opening in 1965 until 1999….along with the home to the Houston Oilers…

MLB – 1980 All Star Game – J R Richards & Rod Carew & Pete Rose et al imasportsphile com

DOG COMMENTARY: The starting pitcher for the National League in the 1980 MLB All Star Game was Houston Astros J. R. Richards…..a “flame throwing” righthander who was one of the first pitchers in Major League Baseball to throw consistantly over 100 mph….and by the time that he teamed-up with MLB’s all time strikeout leader, Nolan…

MLB – 1986 All Star Game – Astrodome – Al Michaels & Jim Palmer & Tim McCarver

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 57th playing of the mid-summer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL)….as the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 15, 1986, at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas….which is the home of the Houston…

MLB – 1980 All Star Game – Howard Cosell & Bob Ueker & Jim Palmer & Al Michaels

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1980 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 51st mid-season classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and the National League (NL)….the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was played on July 8, 1980, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California….which is home of the Los Angeles Dodgers of…

Boxing – 1983 Lightweight Bout – Rockin Robin Blake VS J C Kim

DOG ASIDE: This 1983 Lightweight Bout between Rockin Robin Blake from Levelland, TX verses Korean J. C. Kim was fought on May 26, 1983 at The Showboat Casino in Las Vegas…..as Blake was an up and coming lightweight with an 18 – 0 record coming into this fight….who would eventually fight IBF lightweight champion Jimmie…