NCAAM Basketball – 1978 – N.I.T. Semifinals – Texas Longhorns VS Rutgers Knights – 2nd Half

DOG ASIDE:   This 1977-78 Texas Longhorns mens basketball team….coached by legendary Coach Abe Lemons….featuring a starting five of G Johnny Moore, G Jim Krivacs, F Ron Baxter, F Tyrone Branyon and C Gary Goodner….was a really outstanding basketball team that deserved to be in the NCAA tournament…but were not because they were in the…

MLB – Highlights – 1981 All Star Game & Bob Uecker Is Mr Baseball

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1981 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 52nd playing of the midsummer classic between the National League (NL) All Stars verses the American League (AL) All Stars of Major League Baseball….as the game was played on August 9, 1981, at Cleveland Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio….which was at the time the home of the Cleveland…

MLB – 1980 All Star Game – J R Richards & Rod Carew & Pete Rose et al imasportsphile com

DOG COMMENTARY: The starting pitcher for the National League in the 1980 MLB All Star Game was Houston Astros J. R. Richards…..a “flame throwing” righthander who was one of the first pitchers in Major League Baseball to throw consistantly over 100 mph….and by the time that he teamed-up with MLB’s all time strikeout leader, Nolan…

Bonne Daddy´s 1983 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1983 New York Yankees season was the 81st season for the Yankees….as the team finished in third place in the American League Eastern Division with a record of 91-71….finishing 7 games behind the Baltimore Orioles….as the Yankees were managed by Billy Martin….playing their home games at Yankee Stadium. During the off-season prior to…

Bonne Daddy´s 1982 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The New York Yankees’ 1982 season was the 80th season for the Yankees….as the team finished in fifth place in the American League Eastern Division with a record of 79-83….finishing 16 games behind the AL Champion Milwaukee Brewers….resulting in the Yankees enduring their first losing season since going 80-82 in 1973….the team’s final…

Bonne Daddy´s 1981 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1981 New York Yankees season was the 79th season for the Yankees….finishing the season at 59 – 48 and two games back of the Milwaukee Brewers….whom they beat 3 – 2 in the ALDS….then they swept the Oakland Athletics in the ALCS….for their only pennant of the 1980’s….however, they lost in the World…

Bonne Daddy´s 1978 Topps New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1978 New York Yankees season was the 76th season for the Yankees….as the team finished with a record of 100-63….finishing one game ahead of the Boston Red Sox to win their third American League East title in a row….for the two teams were tied after 162 games….leading to a one-game playoff….which the Yankees won.…

Bonne Daddy´s 1979 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1979 New York Yankees season was the 77th season for the franchise in New York and its 79th season overall. The season was marked by the death of their starting catcher, Thurman Munson, on August 2. The team finished with a record of 89-71….finishing fourth in the American League East….13.5 games behind…

Bonne Daddy´s 1978 SSP New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Leading up to the 1978 World Championship season….the New York Yankees made some off-season moves that help them win their 2nd World Series in a row…..featuring the signing of Goose Gossage as a free agent on November 22, 1977…..then on December 12, 1977, the Yanks traded Stan Thomas and Ed Ricks to the…