DOG ASIDE: As you will see….Bone Daddy loved the New York Yankees….his extensive baseball card collection spans some 40+ years …..from when he got his first baseball card as a boy of 5 years in 1952 until the late 1980’s. This first group of cards are of players on the 1949 New York Yankees…..with Earl…
In 1979 an infomercial was put on cable television….whereby a video cassette could be bought featuring Babe Ruth…..which could be bought for $14.95….containing highlights of Babe’s career. Folks, this was some 45 years after his retirement…..as I guess that goes to show you just how popular Babe Ruth was 38 years ago.
In the decade of the 1930’s, the New York Yankees won 5 World Series Championships…..specifically due to player like C Bill Dickey, OF Babe Ruth, 1B Lou Gehrig and CF Joe DiMaggio….as these were special players during a special decade…..as Major League Baseball will forever be indebted to these players during these times.
Scoring 4 runs in the top of the 9th….the Yankees P Mel Stottlemyre take a commanding lead over the St Louis Cardinasl and P Bob Gibson in Game 2 of the 1964 World Series. Seldom used infielder Yankees SS Phil Linz hits a home run to lead the his team to victory.
God’s Country & Baseball Provides Fertile Ground For Success To Grow Today’s commentary will be a source of insight into how this whole virtual sports museum and video library got started…cuz back in 1950 it was Bone Daddy the boy and his God given talents who was significantly influenced by the place and time…
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.
The undeniable voice of Mel Allen bringing one of the first raps ever recorded in Major League Baseball in “Baseball Dreams”….one of Mel Allen’s special features on his long standing program….This Week in Baseball. There are many notable baseball broadcasters….but none more notable and distinguishable than the great Mel Allen.
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…
DOG ASIDE: When considering thousands upon thousands of pieces of sports memorabilia in Bone Daddy’s collection…it is difficult for this lil ole Chiweenie to narrow it down to the top 12 pieces….especially when having to take into consideration the stories that go along with each piece….but here goes: …