MLB – Music Special – Talking Baseball With Willie Mickey & The Duke – HOF Songwriter Terry Cashman

DOG COMMENTARY: Terry Cashman is a record producer and singer-songwriter from New York City….who is best known for his 1981 hit “Talkin’ Baseball.”….for while the song is well recognized today….it was all but ignored by typical Top 40 radio during its chart life….while making only the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. Cashman was the lead singer for a band…

Bonne Daddy´s 1963 New York Yankees Baseball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1963 New York Yankees season was the 61st season for the team in New York….and its 63rd season overall.  The team finished with a record of 104–58….winning their 28th pennant…..finishing 10½ games ahead of the Chicago White Sox.  New York was managed by Ralph Houk….the Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.  In the…

Bonne Daddy´s 1961 New York Yankees World Series Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1961 World Series matched the New York Yankees (109–53) against the Cincinnati Reds (93–61)….with the Yankees winning in five games to earn their 19th championship in 39 seasons. This World Series was surrounded by Cold War political puns pitting the “Reds” against the “Yanks”. But the louder buzz concerned the “M&M” boys….Roger…

Bonne Daddy´s 1962 New York Yankees World Series Baseball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1962 World Series matched the defending American League and World Series champions New York Yankees against the National League champion San Francisco Giants….who had won their first NL pennant since 1954….and first since moving from New York in 1958….defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-game playoff.  This World Series was closely…

Bonne Daddy´s 1960 New York Yankees World Series Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1960 World Series was played between the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League (NL) and the New York Yankees of the American League (AL)….played from October 5 to 13, 1960.  It is most notable for the Game 7….when a ninth-inning home run hit by Bill Mazeroski….winning the game for the Pirates 10–9….and also…

Bone Daddy NCAA Men’s Basketball 1982 Final Four Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1982 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament involved 48 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men’s NCAA Division I college basketball.  It began on March 11, 1982….and ended with the championship game on March 29 in New Orleans, Louisiana….as a total of 47 games were played.  North Carolina…

Bone Daddy’s 1957 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection

DOG ASIDE: The 1957 New York Yankees season was the 55th season for the team in New York….and its 57th season overall. The team finished with a record of 98–56……winning their 23rd AL pennant…..finishing eight games ahead of the Chicago White Sox…..and being managed by Casey Stengel. The Yankees played their home games at Yankee Stadium. …

Bone Daddy’s New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection -1956

  DOG ASIDE: I wrote and posted a story about the 1956 New York Yankees being Bone Daddy’s favorite Yankee team ever…..and this post is just an extension of that story. In 1956, Bone Daddy’s favorite all time Yankees “The Mick” Mickey Mantle had a breakout season….after showing progressive improvement each of his first five…

Bone Daddy’s New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection – 1954

DOG ASIDE: After winning 5 World Series in a row from 1949 to 1953….the New York Yankees won 103 games in the 1954 Season on their way to their 6th Championship…..but the Cleveland Indians got in their way by winning an incredible 111 games to take the American League Title. The Bronx Bombers were just…