Jim McKay And Jackie Stewart Bring The Time Trials At 1978 Indy 500

DOG ASIDE: One of my favorite sportscaster of all time was Jim McKay…..who hosted the popular sports program ABC’s Wide World of Sports….for he was surely a true Sportsphile long before I coined the phrase after living with one for the whole of my 115 years on this Earth. In this clip….McKay works with auto…

Highlights Of Muhammad Ali Winning Heavyweight Title 3 Times – Boxing’s Best

DOG ASIDE: Since Muhammad Ali is Bone Daddy’s all time favorite athlete….he has quite a lot of video footage of The Greatest…..from complete fight programs to pieces about his life and his career…..and none is more valuable than HBO’s Boxing’s Best special done on him late in his boxing career….as you will see in this…

World Series Highlights Of 1970 Baltimore Orioles & 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates

 

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The 1970 World Champion Baltimore Orioles and the 1971 World Champion Pittsburgh Pirates provided baseball talent, savvy and chemistry of the highest order.  Both teams were loaded with talent with multiple Hall of Famers with Orioles Brooks and Frank Robinson and Pirates Willie Stargell, Bill Mazeroski & Jim Bunning.

Highlights Of Triple Crown Rivalry Between Affirmed VS Alydar – The Greatest Rivalry In Horse Racing

   DOG ASIDE: Triple Crown winner Affirmed ridden by rookie sensation jockey Stevie Cauthern had a historic and well documented battle with Alydar in each of their triple crown races….Kentucky Derby / Preakness / Belmont Stakes.  This video displays just how close the talent, strength and speed that each horse had in this epic battle.…

New York Yankee Highlights From Early 1950’s Featuring Joe DiMaggio & Mickey Mantle

DOG ASIDE: The decade of the 1950’s for the New York Yankees would prove to be the passing of the torch from center fielders Joe DiMaggio to Mickey Mantle….the blossoming of three key young players in Catcher Yogi Berra, CF Mantle and P Whitey Ford….who would all in up in the Hall of Fame following…

1984 Olympics Men’s 100m Competition With Carl Lewis – Broadcasters Al Micheals And O J Simpson

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy’s trip to the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics prove to be one of the greatest achievements of this Sportsphile’s career…..as he and his two travelling companions accomplished a feat that can never be broken….only tied….as they were able to attend live and in person a sporting event in each of the…

Highlights Of Al Oerter’s 4 Gold Medal Wins In Men’s Discus In 4 Successive Olympic Games

 DOG ASIDE: One of the greatest feats ever accomplished throughout the history of the Olympic Games was achieved in the Men’s Discus Competition by USA Al Oerter….when he won 4 Gold Medals in 4 consecutive Summer Olympics. Oerter proved to be the best discus thrower in Olympic competition covering 16 years in a row. This…

1990 World Cup Semi-Final Match – Toto Schillaci’s Italy VS Diego Maradona’s Argentina

DOG ASIDE: The first semi-final match of the 1990 World Cup featured the host nation, Italy, and the world champion, Argentina at Stadio San Paulo in Naples. ‘Toto’ Schillaci scored yet again to put Italy ahead in the 17th minute, but Claudio Cannigia equalized midway through the second half, breaking Walter Zenga’s clean sheet streak…