MLB – 1986 – NLCS Mets Vs Astros Game 1 PreGame Show – With Keith Jackson + Tim McCarver

The 1986 Major League Baseball Game 1 kickoff to the National League Championship Series between the New York Mets verses the Houston Astros brings back some “mighty fine” memories of Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile….who was responsible for recording the entire 2300 hour video library seen here at ImaSportsphile….cuz Bone Daddy saw the entire 6 game series…..which…

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 – 50th Cotton Bowl Auburn Vs A & M PreGame Show – With Brent Musburger + Ara Parseghian + Jim Nance

The 1986 Cotton Bowl Classic was an American college football bowl game played on January 1, 1986 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. It was the 50th Cotton Bowl Classic held. The game featured the Texas A&M Aggies and the Auburn Tigers. Coach Jackie Sherill was in his fourth year with A&M….as in his previous three years where he finished with a combined 16 – 16…

NCAAF – 1986 – Special – Prelude To Turkey Day With Texas Longhorns Vs Texas A & M Aggies

The Texas–Texas A&M football rivalry was an American college football rivalry between the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies…..which was played every year between 1915 and 2011, until A&M left the Big 12 Conference to join the Southeastern Conference….where in Texas leads the series 76–37–5. The first meeting was in 1894….and by 1911, Texas led the series 15 – 4 – 2…..as the…

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…

MLB – 1986 – George Grande + Chris Berman Interview All Star Starters Dwight Gooden + Roger Clemens

This video features two of the best pitchers of the decade of the 1980’s in Major League Baseball in New York Mets Dwight Gooden and the Red Sox Roger Clemens…..who happened to play the game during a time when cocaine was the “drug of choice” in America, including athletes in all sports….while PED’s and steroids” were being…

MLB – 1986 – ALCS Angels Vs Red Sox Gme 6 PreGame Show With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer + Tim McCarver

This 1986 ALCS Boston Red Sox verses California Angels Game 6 pregame show features ABC’s Al Michaels and Jim Palmer behind the mikes setting up the impending game…..while starting off with Michaels narrating highlights from Game 5….which was an extremely tough “lead changing back and forth” game that went into the 12 innings before it was…

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…

NCAAF – 1985 – Special – The Bonfire An Aggie Tradition – History Of A & M Bonfire Before Texas Game

Aggie Bonfire was a long-standing annual tradition at Texas A&M University….as part of the college rivalry with the University of Texas at Austin.  For 90 years, Texas A&M students, known as Aggies, built and burned a bonfire on campus each autumn….which is known to the Aggie community simply as “Bonfire”….in which this annual autumn event symbolized Aggie students’ “burning desire to beat the hell outta…