MLB – Highlights – 1986 New York Mets – National League Champions

DOG ASIDE: The 1986 New York Mets season was the Mets’ 25th season in the National League….when they improved from a 98–64 record in 1985 to finish the season with a franchise record 108–54 record….which gave them the division title. They went on to defeat the Houston Astros in six incredibly close games in the…

MLB – 1986 NLCS – Game 5 – Shea Stadium – New York Mets VS Houston Astros – 12th Inning

DOG ASIDE: The game stayed tied until the 12th when with one out Wally Backman got an infield single off Kerfeld. Backman then took second on Kerfeld’s errant throw on a pick-off attempt. Houston manager Hal Lanier opted to intentionally walk Keith Hernandez and pitch to Gary Carter, who had been just 1-for-21 in the…

MLB – 1987 ALCS – Game 2 – Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome – Twins VS Tigers – 8th & 9th Inning

DOG ASIDE: The 1987 American League Championship Series pitted the American League West champion Minnesota Twins against the the American League East champion Detroit Tigers….in a series in which Detroit came into as a heavy favorite….after posting the best win/loss record in MLB in 1987….after posting a 98 – 64 record. Entering Game 2 already being…

MLB – 1986 NLCS – Game 2 – 7th Thru 9th Inning – Astrodome – New York Mets VS Houston Astros

DOG ASIDE: If you just finished watching the first six innings of the 1986 NLCS between the Mets vs Astros on the prior post on Ima…..of course you want to watch the last 2 1/2 innings….even though the all the runs in this game have been scored…..so, I want to tell you about why this…

Comedy – Special – Comic Relief USA – Jerry Lewis & Benson & The Shmenges Brothers & Howie Mandel & Paul Rodriquez

DOG ASIDE: Comic Relief USA was a project whereby some of the greatest comedians during the 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s would get together and conduct a comedy telethon for the purpose of raising money for help to the homeless folks in America. Billy Crystal, Whoopie Goldberg and Robin Williams were the “BIG THREE” of Comic…

Comedy – Comic Relief – Harry Anderson & Robin Williams & Billy Crystal & Gilda Radner & Wierd Al

DOG ASIDE: This Comic Relief video clip features some of the best comedic talent of the 1980’s including Whoopie Goldberg, Harry Anderson, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Gilda Radner and Weird Al Yankovic…..as they entertain audiences around the world in an effort called Comic Relief….whereby these comedians along with many others gave their time and talents to…

NBA – 1984 All Star Game – Denver McNichols Arena – Dick Stockton & Tom Heinsohm & Brett Musberger

DOG ASIDE: The 34th National Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on January 29, 1984 at McNichols Sports Arena in Denver, Colorado….the home of the Denver Nuggets…..with the East squad being coached by Boston Celtics K. C. Jones….and the West squad was coached by Utah Jazz Frank Layden.  Starters for the East were the Celtics…

Music – Paul Simon – One Trick Pony & Swallowed By A Song & 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

DOG ASIDE: Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and actor….whose fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel….which was formed in 1964 with musical partner Art Garfunkel. Simon wrote nearly all of the pair’s songs….including three that reached No. 1 on the U.S.…

Comedy – Special – Chevy Chase Hosts Young Comedians – Irv Burton & Denny Johnson

DOG ASIDE: This vintage comedy video features two comedians who have long been forgotten in the annals of comedic history….but Irv Burton and Denny Johnson were both very funny guys…..as Irv Burton does a hillarious King Kong comedy portrayal….followed by some really great physical comedy and music comedy stuff….for this guy was highly energetic and full…