MLB – 1987 – NLCS Game 4 Cardinals Vs Giants PreGame Show With Marv Albert + Joe Morgan + Vin Scully

The Giants knotted the series at 2 – 2….mostly by the longball…..along with another complete-game pitching performance….with this time being by Giants P Mike Krukow…..as he was touched for two runs in the 2nd on RBI singles by opposing pitcher Danny Cox and Vince Coleman….but then pitched shutout ball the rest of the way….then Giants’ Robby Thompson hit a homer…

MLB – 1986 – World Series – Mets Vs Red Sox – Game 4 – 1st Inning – With Vin Scully + Joe Garagiola

Game 4 of the 1986 World Series between the Boston Red Sox verses the New York Mets was played on October 22, 1986 at 7:30 pm at Boston’s fabled Fenway Park in front of 44,860 fans…..as the Mets tied the NLCS up at 2 games apiece….after losing the first two games to go 2 down. …

MLB – 1988 – World Series Dodgers vs Athletics Game 4 PreGame Show – With Bob Costas + Vin Scully

Without injured sluggers Kirk Gibson (25 HR) and Mike Marshall (20)….the Dodgers started the game with what was statistically one of the weakest hitting World Series teams since the Dead-ball era.  During the regular season the Game 4 starting line up of Steve Sax (2B), Franklin Stubbs (1B), Mickey Hatcher (LF), Mike Davis (RF), John Shelby (CF), Danny Heep (DH), Jeff Hamilton (3B), Mike Scoscia (C) and Alfredo Griffin (SS) combined for a total of just 36 home…

NCAAF – 1986 – Rose Bowl Halftime Show With Dick Enbeg + Bob Costas – Featuring UCLA + Iowa Bands

The weather was overcast and 71 degrees. The UCLA Bruins wore white visitor jerseys, and the Iowa Hawkeyes wore their black home jerseys. Both teams wore Rose Bowl patches on their uniforms. The Iowa Hawkeye helmets bore a sticker with the letters “ANF” for “America Needs Farmers”. Coach Hayden Fry had the players wear these…

MLB – 1986 – World Series Game 4 Mets Vs Red Sox PreGame Show – With Bob Costas + Vin Scully

This NBC Sports pregame show featuring the New York Mets verses the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the 1986 MLB World Series encompasses the best two minutes of photos covering Major League Baseball’s history of the World Series from 1903 to 1985 is the best “photo op” ever put together regarding the American tradition of The Fall…

NCAAF – 1986 – Rose Bowl Iowa Vs UCLA PreGame Show – With Dick Enberg + Merlin Olsen + Bob Costas

The 1986 Rose Bowl matched the winners of the Big Ten Conference and the Pacific-10 Conference. Each conference had tie-breaker rules in place should there be conference co-champions. After much consideration, Chuck Long delighted Iowa Hawkeye fans by declaring that he would return for his senior season. He became an instant Heisman Trophy candidate….and Iowa was a pre-season…

Music – 1986 – Walt Disney Presents The Living Seas – Performed At The Half Of The Orange Bowl Game

The halftime of the 1986 50th Cotton Bowl Classic between Texas A & M verses Auburn University was a wonderful Walt Disney production called The Living Seas…..which is a production that was an extension of their Disneyland exhibit The Living Seas….whichopened to the public on January 15, 1986…..and  housed the largest saltwater tank in the world at…

MLB – 1985 – ALCS Game 4 Blue Jays Vs Royals PreGame With Dick Enberg + Rick Dempsey + Tony Kubek

In Game 4, Toronto prevailed by a score of 3 – 1…..which made this the second game of the series in which the Blue Jays won after trailing going into their final at bat…..thus giving Toronto a 3–1 lead in the best-of-seven series….while putting them one win away from becoming the first team outside the…

NCAAF – 1983 – NBC Special – A Bear Of A Story – Bob Costas Tribute To Alabama Coach Bear Bryant

Paul William “Bear” Bryant (September 11, 1913 – January 26, 1983) was an American college football player and coach….who is best known as the head coach of the University of Alabama football team…..where during his 25-year tenure as Alabama’s head coach….he amassed six national championships….which is tied for the most in modern college football history….and thirteen SEC conference championships….when upon his retirement in 1982,…