MLB – 1986 NLCS – New York Mets vs Houston Astros – Game 5 – Shea Stadium

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1986 NLCS is the sole reason for one of Bone Daddy’s greatest “sports road trip” that he ever took in his 50 years of going to live sporting events from amateur…to high school….to college/university….to pro….and every one was a building block image of the original Sportsphile. As the story goes….Bone Daddy had…

MLB – 1985 ALCS – Kansas City Royals VS Toronto Blue Jays – Game 3

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 American League Championship Series was played between the Kansas City Royals and the Toronto Blue Jays….as Major League Baseball decided to extend the Championship Series in both leagues from its best-of-five (1969–1984) to the current best-of-seven format starting with this year….and it proved pivotal in the outcome of the 1985 ALCS. The…

MLB – 1985 Game Of Week – Angels VS Rangers – P Don Sutton Wins # 300

DOG COMMENTARY: Donald Howard “Don” Sutton (born April 2, 1945) is an American former professional baseball player….who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a right-handed pitcher for 23 seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, and California Angels….as he won a total of 324 games….58 of them shutouts and five…

MLB – 1985 All Star Game – Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome – Innings 1 – 8

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 56th playing of the game….which is played annually between the All-Stars of the National League and the All-Stars of the American League….as this game was played on July 16, 1985, in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota…..home of the Minnesota Twins. The National…

MLB – 1985 All Star Game – Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome – 9th Inning

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 MLB All Star Game was aired on NBC with broadcast legends Vin Scully & Joe Garagiola & Bob Costas on the mikes….as the game was held at the Hubert h. Humphrey Metrodome….home of the Minnesota Twins in midtown Minneapolis….with a radio audience of  17,400,400….and a television viewing audience of 28,210,000….as MLB…

MLB – 1986 ALCS – Red Sox VS Angels – Game 7 – Featuring 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 – 1985 Pizza Hut All Star Softball Game – Host Bob Costas

DOG ASIDE: During the 1980’s….Pizza Hut sponsored a two different events….“The Pizza Hut Old Timers Classic” and the “Pizza Hut All Star Softball Game”….and both were more than interesting to watch….as the baseball game with the old timers was always a wonderful walk down memory lane….which features feats like the HR by 72 yr. old Luke Appling…..as…

MLB – 1986 All Star Game – Houston Astrodome – Al Michaels & Jim Palmer & Tim McCarver – Part 2

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1986 MLB All Star Game was a game of historic proportions giving the fact that it was played in the 8th Wonder of the World….the Houston Astrodome….a place where Bone Daddy saw the Houston Astros play many times, especially when Nolan Ryan toed the rubber….a place where he saw Mick Jagger and…

MLB – 1986 ALCS – Boston Red Sox VS California Angels – Game 4

DOG COMMENTARY: Game 4 of the 1986 American League Championship Series between the Boston Red Sox vs the California Angels was played on Saturday, October 11, 1986, at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California….the home of the Angels….as the game was won by California by a score of 1 – 0 in a serious pitching duel…