MLB – 1987 – World Series Game 1 Cardinals Vs Twins PreGame Show With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer

The 1987 World Series was notable in several regards…..as It featured the first World Series games played in an indoor stadium at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome…..and, to date, the last World Series game to start earlier than prime time in the eastern United States….when Game 6 would start at 4:00 p.m. ET/3:00 p.m. CT….and it was the first World Series in…

MLB – 1987 – World Series – St Louis Cardinals Vs Minnesota Twins – Game 2 – Top Of 1st Inning

Game 2 of the 1987 World Series between the St Louis Cardinals verses the Minnesota Twins took place on Sunday, October 18, 1987 at 7:25 pm (CT) at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota….and featured Twins future Hall of Fame P Bert Blyleven against the Cardinals big right-hander Danny Cox. While improving on their game one…

MLB – 1987 – World Series Game 3 Cards Vs Twins Pregame With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer + Tim McCarver

Traveling down the Mississippi to the open air of Busch Stadium from the confines and the cold of the Metrodome for Game 3 of the 1987 World Series saw a tense pitching duel between Twins starter Les Straker and John Tudor of the Cardinals…..as Les Straker was the first Venezuelan to pitch in the World Series. After five scoreless innings by both teams, the Twins…

MLB – 1986 – ALCS Red Sox Vs Angels Game 6 Innings 8 + 9 – With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer

Still reeling from their Game 5 loss, the Angels struck first in the top of the first off Oil Can Boyd on back-to-back two-out RBI doubles by Reggie Jackson and Doug DeCinces after a one-out walk….but the Red Sox tied the game in the bottom of the inning off Kirk McCaskill without a hit….when with runners on second and third and one out…

MLB – 1987 – World Series Cards Vs Twins Game 6 Pregame Show – With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer + Tim McCarver

The Series returned to the Metrodome with the Twins facing elimination…..which is the same position they would find themselves in once more four years later against the Atlanta Braves….as ABC allowed the game to be played at 3 p.m. CT (4 p.m. ET) on Saturday afternoon…..whereby, it was the only day game of the series….and the last World Series game to date…

MLB – 1986 – ALCS Angels Vs Red Sox Game 7 PreGame Show With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer + Tim McCarver

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 division title….while the Angels went 92–70 during the regular season to win…

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…

MLB – 1986 – ALCS Angels Vs Red Sox Gme 6 PreGame Show With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer + Tim McCarver

This 1986 ALCS Boston Red Sox verses California Angels Game 6 pregame show features ABC’s Al Michaels and Jim Palmer behind the mikes setting up the impending game…..while starting off with Michaels narrating highlights from Game 5….which was an extremely tough “lead changing back and forth” game that went into the 12 innings before it was…

MLB – 1985 – World Series Game 7 Cards Vs Royals Postgame Show – Al Michaels + Tim McCarver

One night after becoming a father, Bret Saberhagen tossed a five-hitter….while getting all the offense he needed when Darryl Motley homered to left off John Tudor in the second inning with Steve Balboni on 1st after a walk….then In the third inning, Lonnie Smith led off with a walk….and with one out George Brett hit an accidental infield single….when after a double steal….Cards John Tudor issued…