Sports Special – 1979 – 1st 25 Years Of Sports Illustrated Sportsmen Of The Year – Host James Caan

DOG COMMENTARY: Actor James Caan hosts this television special in tribute to the 1st 25 years of Sports Illustrated Sportsman/Sportsperson of the Year winners….which basically boils down to a Who’s Who of Sports from the first year of the award in 1954 to this 25th Anniversary program in 1979.  This video is absolutely priceless….as it has live footage of…

Special – 1987 – Stroh’s Circle Of Sports – Walter Payton + Fenway Park + O J Simpson + Pete Rose

DOG ASIDE:  During the decade of the 1980’s….Stroh’s beer would try to compete with the Anheiser-Busch and Miller beers in the world of sports….not only by advertising on sports programs….but also in sponsoring and producing sports programs….and this Stroh’s Circle of Sports production featuring Robert Conrad as host was their signature program….and it was really quite good….especially…

PGA Golf – 1986 – Masters Tournament – Final Round – Part 1

DOG ASIDE:     The 1986 Masters Tournament was the 50th Masters Tournament….which was held April 10–13 at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia….where Jack Nicklaus won his record 18th professional major with a historic one-stroke victory….when he shot a final round 65 (−7)….with a back nine of 30 (−6)….for a total score of 279 (−9)….and at age 46….he became the oldest winner…

Golf – 1984 Skins Game – Tom Watson & Gary Player & Jack Nicklaus & Arnold Palmer

DOG COMMENTARY: In the nearly five (5) years that it took me to transfer Bone Daddy’s 2300 hours of vintage sports, comedy and music video library from Sony Betamax cassette to digital….I have never seen an event that featured four legends of their sport…..competing head to head for a ton of money at the time…

Golf – 1985 Skins Game – Day 1 Front 9 – Nicklaus & Palmer & Watson & Zoeller

DOG COMMENTARY: After posting over 1500 vintage sports, comedy and music videos here at Imasportsphile…..when it comes to golf…..I have absolutely loved watching these old PGA Skins Game videos…..cuz the viewer gets to watch four (4) of the best professional golfers of all time in a head-to-head competition for big bucks on each hole…..for this was…

Golf – PGA – 1986 Skins – Back 9 – Jack Nichlaus & Fuzzy Zoeller & Lee Trevino & Arnold Palmer

DOG COMMENTARY: The Skins Game was an unofficial-money event on the PGA Tour from 1983 to 2008….which took place in November or December of each year after the end of the official PGA Tour season. It was recognized by the PGA Tour but did not count towards the official money list. The Skins Game differed…

Golf – PGA – 1985 Skins Game – Front 9 – Nicklaus & Palmer & Watson & Zoeller

DOG ASIDE: It doesn’t matter when or where….if you could watch any foursome play professional golf in any format….it is this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion that you would be hard-pressed to field any four better players to play heads-up in a Skins format like this 1985 Skins Game featuring Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom…

Golf – PGA – 1985 Skins Game – Back 9 – Jack Nicklaus & Arnold Palmer & Tom Watson & Fuzzy Zoeller

DOG COMMENTARY: During the course of posting over 1400 videos and some 5,000 pieces of sports memorabilia to this webpage over the past year….I have come to the conclusion that there are simply some videos and have a significantly greater draw by the viewing public….and this particular PGA golf video featuring the 1985 Skins Game…