NCAAF – 1984 – Texas Vs Oklahoma Halftime Show – With UT Band + Story Of ColoSt RB Tom Southall –

For the first time since 1965, the Texas Longhorns (3-0) entered the Red River Rivalry game in Dallas as the top-ranked team in the country on October 13, 1984 at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas before 75,587 fans.  Under eighth-year head coach Fred Akers, the Horns were the defending Southwestern Conference champions….but a…

MLB – 1986 – All Star Game Special – Profile + Interview Of Red Sox Starting Pitcher Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962), nicknamed “Rocket”, is an American former baseball pitcher….who played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for four teams including the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Houson Astros and Toronto Blue Jays.  Clemens was one of the most dominant pitchers in major league history….while tallying 354 wins….a 3.12 earned run average (ERA)….and 4,672 strikeouts, which is the third-most all…

MLB – 1985 – Special – Player Interviews Regarding Potential Strike + Scores & Highlight – With Bill Macatee

NBC’s Bill Macatee provides a rundown of the scores and highlights from the slate of MLB games on this particular night during the 1985 season….and then conducts a series of interviews with current players regarding the potential strike that is looming during the 1985 season…..which is really quite interesting to hear the opinions about the…

MLB – 1985 – Baseball Behind The Seams Profiles Braves Bruce Benedict + Bob Watson + Terry Forster

Actor Kirk Douglas spins a wonderful tale about what baseball meant to kids all over America in 1985 in his introduction to this WTBS Sports program, Baseball Behind The Seams…..for you can tell from the very start that although Douglas had not played a lot of the game…..he still had that “glow in his eye” and…

MLB – 1985 – Highlights Of ALCS 7 Game Series – K C Royals Vs Toronto Blue Jays With George Grande

The Kansas City Royals were on a “mission from God” in 1985….although they didn’t know this at the time…..for their beloved manager, Dick Houser, would be dead as a result of a brain tumor a short 18 months after winning the 1985 World Series for the 1st time in Kansas City baseball history….so, winning this championship…

MLB – 1986 – NLCS Game 5 Astros Vs Mets PreGame Show – With Keith Jackson + Tim McCarver

This ABC Sports pregame show for Game 5 of the National League Championship Series between the New York Mets verses the Houston Astros took place a day after it was originally scheduled on October 13, 1986 due to rain delay.  The 1986 NLCS was carried live on ABC Sports with Keith Jackson and Tim McCarver…

MLB – 1986 – World Series Game 3 Red Sox Vs Mets – 9th Inninng – With Vin Scully + Joe Garagiola

The Mets bounced back from their early-series sluggishness in the top of the first inning….when Lenny Dykstra led off with a home run to give the Mets an early lead…..then after two singles, Gary Carter followed with an RBI double….and Danny Heep drove in two runners with a single to give the Mets a 4–0 lead in the first inning. After…

MLB – 1985 – World Series Game 7 Cards Vs Royals Postgame Show – Al Michaels + Tim McCarver

One night after becoming a father, Bret Saberhagen tossed a five-hitter….while getting all the offense he needed when Darryl Motley homered to left off John Tudor in the second inning with Steve Balboni on 1st after a walk….then In the third inning, Lonnie Smith led off with a walk….and with one out George Brett hit an accidental infield single….when after a double steal….Cards John Tudor issued…

MLB – 1985 – Baseball Behind The Seams – The Braves Vs Their Rival Cubs + Padres With Kirk Douglas

The 1985 Atlanta Braves season was the 20th in Atlanta….and the 115th season in franchise history. The Braves failed to qualify for the postseason for the third consecutive season.  Joe Torre had managed the Braves to the 1982 National League West Division title….then to a second-place 1983 finish….but his 1984 Braves fell below the .500 mark…..and 12 games behind the division-champion San Diego Padres….so, Torre was fired…