MLB – 1910 To 1950 – The Story Of Black Baseball + The Negro League – With Host Audrey Kates

We at ImaSportsphile are just “tickled pink” to have these excerpts from the 1980 made for TV special The Boys In The Field….cuz it provides the very best footage of highlights from action in The Negro Professional Baseball Leagues from 1910 to 1950….for these video clips are nothing less than “pure gold” in our treasure chest of vintage memories…

MLB – 1980 – Boys In The Field – Audrey Kates Addresses The Trend Of Fewer Blacks Involved In MLB

While growing up as a boy in West Texas during the 1950’s and 1960’s…..baseball was definitely KING when it came to popularity of sports…..with football running a fairly close 2nd…..while all other sports were a distant 3rd…..so, this was the period when the most numbers of blacks came into MLB…..especially considering that Jackie Robinson was…

MLB – 1980 – Audrey Kates Interview Red Sox Jim Rice On What Its Like Being Only Black On MLB Roster

Jim Rice is a former Major League Baseball left fielder and designated hitter….who played his entire 16-year baseball career for the Boston Red Sox….when in the late 1970’s….he was part of one of the sport’s great outfields along with Fred Lynn and Dwight Evans….who was his teammate for his entire career….as Rice continued the tradition of his predecessors Ted Williams and Carl Yastrzemski….as a power-hitting left…

Special – 1990 – NBCs Marv Albert Interviews With Whitey Herzog + Jim Rice + President George H Bush

DOG ASIDE: Marv Albert is truly a legend in his own time….for he has brought sports to fans all over the world in many venues throughout the spectrum of sports…..where he has excelled in each….be it boxing (40 Title Fights)…or basketball (12 NBA Finals)….or football (8 Super Bowls)….or hockey (7 Stanley Cups)….or tennis (2 Wimbledon)….or…

MLB – 1990 – NBCs Gayle Gardner Showcases Three Of Her Favorite Marv Albert Interviews

DOG ASIDE: Marv Albert (born June 12, 1941) is a legendary American sportscaster….who has been honored for his work as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame….as he is commonly referred to as “the voice of basketball”.  From 1967 to 2004….he was also known as “the voice of the New York Knicks”….and currently Albert currently works for Turner Sports….while serving as lead announcer for NBA games on TNT.   In…

MLB – 1975 – NBC Special – World Series Highlights – Game 6 – Cincinnati Reds Vs Boston Red Sox

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1975 World Series of Major League Baseball was played between the Boston Red Sox (AL) and Cincinnati Reds (NL)….which was ranked by ESPN in 2003….as the second-greatest World Series ever played…..in which Cincinnati won the series in seven games. This Game 6 would go down as one of the greatest games not only in World Series and postseason history….but in baseball history…

MLB – Special – ESPN 1983 All Star Salute – From The Houston Astrodome

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1983 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 50th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL)….as the game was held on Wednesday, July 6, 1983, at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois….the home of the Chicago White Sox of the American League. The…

MLB – 1986 Season – Red Sox VS Angels – Roger Clemens VS Mike Witt – Innings 1 – 4

DOG ASIDE: This 1986 Major League Baseball Game of the Week between the Boston Red Sox and the California Angels featuired two of the most dominating pitchers in the 1986 MLB season…..as Clemens led the Boston club with 24 wins and 4 losses, a 2.48 earned run average with 238 strikeouts on his way to…

MLB – 1986 Game – Mariners VS Red Sox – P Roger Clemens Sets 20 K Record – 5th Thru 9th Inning

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy has known Roger Clemens for nearly 36 years now….as he began following this incredible baseball pitcher’s career while he was pitching for the University of Texas Longhorns….as “Rocket Roger” had begun his college career by pitching for San Jacinto College North in 1981….where he posted a 9–2 record….causing the New York Mets…