Bonne Daddy´s 1965 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy was a graduating senior at Midland High School when the 1965 NY Yankees season started….with plans of heading to Austin, TX to attend The University of Texas in the fall of ’65….where he would watch his 1st World Series as a college freshman…..but he would not be watching his beloved Yankees…

Bonne Daddy´s 1967 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1967 New York Yankees season was the 67th season for the Yankees franchise….65th in New York.  The team finished ahead of only the Kansas City Athletics (who moved to Oakland after the season ended) in the American League final standings….with a record of 72–90….finishing 20 games behind the Boston Red Sox.  New…

Bonne Daddy´s 1960 New York Yankees World Series Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1960 World Series was played between the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League (NL) and the New York Yankees of the American League (AL)….played from October 5 to 13, 1960.  It is most notable for the Game 7….when a ninth-inning home run hit by Bill Mazeroski….winning the game for the Pirates 10–9….and also…

Bonne Daddy´s 1961 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1961 New York Yankees season was the 59th season for the team in New York….and its 61st season overall. The team finished with a record of 109–53….which were eight games ahead of the Detroit Tigers….as they won their 26th American League pennant.   New York was managed by Ralph Houk….while the Yankees…

Strohs Circle of Sports – Run For Liberty & Red Sox Pitcher Spaceman Lee

DOG COMMENTARY: There have definitely been characters in Major League Baseball…..Pitcher Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd of the Red Sox…..who had more in your face antics on the mound than you could shake a stick at….then there was Detroit Tiger Pitcher Mark “The Bird” Fidrych…who talked to his balls before he threw a pitch….and if one…

Special – HBO Sports – Fenway Park -Boston Red Sox Legendary Ballpark

DOG ASIDE: As host for USA Network’s Stroh’s Circle of Sports….Robert Conrad gets to pay tribute to 104 year old Fenway Park….home of the Boston Red Sox….and a true iconic stadium in the world of sports….as Fenway Park was the 1st American stadium to surpass 100 years in operation.  The ole ball park deserves all…

Special – Profile of Mark Fidrych – The Bird Soars And Dives

DOG ASIDE: Mark Steven Fidrych (August 14, 1954 – April 13, 2009) who was nicknamed “The Bird”….was a Major League Baseball pitcher….who pitched his entire career for the Detroit Tigers (1976–1980).  In 1976, Fidrych led the major leagues with a 2.34 ERA….won the AL Rookie of the Year award….and finished with a 19–9 record.  Shortly after, injuries…

Special – Profile Of Pete Rose & Scrapbook Of NFL Pictures & Beano Cook Piece

DOG ASIDE: This video leads off with a great piece on Charlie Hustle….Pete Rose….who to some people’s thinking is the greatest hitter of all time in Major League Baseball…..as this piece focuses on the remarkable career of Pete Rose…..followed by commentary from sports columnists Dick Young of the New York Times regarding how money has…

Special – MLB Salary Comparison Of 1963 and 1983 & Al Oerter On Steroids

DOG ASIDE: This video provides a really interesting look at the highest paid MLB players in 1963…..and how that compares with the highest paid player salaries of 1983….and do you know what grew that salary base?…..the boob tube….that’s television folks…..for this reason for growth has escalated beyond belief since 1983 to 2016.  This video then…