MLB – 1983 – Unofficial Baseball Handbook Special – Do Not Step On That Line – Baseball Superstitions

Superstition is a pejorative term for any belief or practice that is considered irrational or supernatural….for example, if it arises from ignorance, a misunderstanding of science or causality, a positive belief in fate or magic, or fear of that which is unknown. It is commonly applied to beliefs and practices surrounding luck, prophecy, and certain spiritual beings, particularly the belief that future events can be foretold…

Music – 1987 – Huey Lewis And The News – Star Spangled Banner – At World Series Gme 3 Twins Vs Cards

Huey Lewis and the News is an American rock band based in San Francisco, California. They had a run of hit singles during the 1980’s and early 1990’s….and eventually achieving 19 top ten singles across the Billboard Hot 100….Adult Contemporary….and Mainstream Rock charts. Their most successful album, Sports, was released in 1983. The album, along with its videos being featured on MTV….which catapulted…

Music – 1986 – Smokey Robinson – Star Spangled Banner – Sung At World Series Game 5 Mets Vs Red Sox

Smokey Robinson (born February 19, 1940) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and former record executive….who was the founder and front man of the Motown vocal group The Miracles….for which he was also chief songwriter and producer….as Smokey led the group from its 1955 origins as “the Five Chimes” until 1972 when he announced a…

Music – 1987 – Starship Singer Mickey Thomas – Star Spangled Banner – Sung At Gme 4 World Series

Mickey Thomas (born December 3, 1949) is an American rock singer….who is best known as one of the lead vocalists for Jefferson Starship and Starship…..which were both famous rock bands in the 1970’s and 1980’s. While singing lead for The Jets in 1974….Thomas joined the Elvin Bishop Group as a back-up vocalist ….who eventually made it to lead vocals. He sang…

Music – 1985 – Melba Moore – The Star Spangled Banner – Sung At World Series Game 2 Royals Vs Cards

Melba Moore (born October 29, 1945) is an American singer, actress, voice actress and entertainer. Moore is the daughter of saxophonist Teddy Hill and R&B singer Bonnie Davis. In 1975 Moore signed with Buddah Records….and released the critically successful R&B album, Peach Melba, which included the minor hit, “I Am His Lady”. The following year she scored her first significant hit with the Van McCoy-penned “This Is…

Music – 1987 – The Four Tops – Star Spangled Banner – Performed At The 1987 MLB All Star Game

The Four Tops are a vocal quartet from Detroit, Michigan…. who helped to define the city’s Motown sound of the 1960’s. The group’s repertoire has included soul music, R&B, disco, adult contemporary, doo-wop, jazz and show tunes….OH…..and as evidenced by this video herewith….patriotic music….when the performed the Star Spangled Banner beautifully….with harmonic tones only The Four Tops could construct….at the 1987 Major League Baseball All Star Game. Founded as the Four Aims, lead…

Music – The Oak Ridge Boys – Star Spangled Banner – 1985 World Series Game 7 Cards Vs Royals

The Oak Ridge Boys are an American country and gospel vocal quartet….as the group was founded in the 1940’s as the Oak Ridge Quartet…..who became popular in southern gospel during the 1950’s. Their name was changed to the Oak Ridge Boys in the early 1960’s….and they remained a gospel group until the mid-1970’s….when they changed their image and concentrated on country…

Music – 1986 – Unknown Singer – Oh Canada + Star Spangled Banner – Sung At MLB All Star Game

Well, it does not happen very often…..but we have a performance of the Star Spangled Banner at the 1986 Major League Baseball All Star Game….and we have no idea who the lady singing is….albeit she has a nice voice…..so if any of our visitors here at ImaSportsphile can help us with her identification….we would be most appreciative.…

Music – 1986 – Suzyn Waldman – Star Spangled Banner – Sung At 1986 MLB NLCS Angels Vs Red Sox Game 7

Suzyn Waldman (born September 7, 1946) is a sportscaster and former musical theater actress….who since the 2005 season has been the color commentator for New York Yankees baseball….while working with John Sterling on radio broadcasts….first for WCBS-AM and currently for WFAN in New York City. Prior to her broadcasting career, Waldman worked for many years as an actress and singer in musical theater….with her most notable role being…