MLB – 1975 – Strohs Circle Of Sports Special – Reds C Johnny Bench Takes A Walk Down Memory Lane

DOG ASIDE: Johnny Lee Bench (born December 7, 1947) is an American former professional baseball catcher….who played in the Major Leagues for the Cincinnati Reds from 1967 to 1983….and is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Johnny Bench was a 14-time All-Star selection….and a two-time National League Most Valuable Player.  He was a key member of the Big Red Machine that won six division titles…. four National League pennants….and…

MLB – 1981 – Highlights Special All Star Game – Cleveland Municipal Stadium – With Mel Allen

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1981 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 52nd playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL)….as the game was held on August 9, 1981, at Cleveland Municipal Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio…which was the the home of the Cleveland Indians of the American League in 1981..   This was one of only two All-Star Games to be played…

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…

Special – 1987 – Stroh’s Circle Of Sports – Walter Payton + Fenway Park + O J Simpson + Pete Rose

DOG ASIDE:  During the decade of the 1980’s….Stroh’s beer would try to compete with the Anheiser-Busch and Miller beers in the world of sports….not only by advertising on sports programs….but also in sponsoring and producing sports programs….and this Stroh’s Circle of Sports production featuring Robert Conrad as host was their signature program….and it was really quite good….especially…

MLB – Special – Baseball 1985 – A Look Ahead At The Season – Host Johnny Bench

DOG ASIDE: In this vintage MLB video special taking a look at the upcoming 1985 season, the viewer is given a team by team evaluation by Reds fiture Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench….as he travels throughout the major league ballclubs’ spring training camps for the 1985 season….as he gives an inside look at the…

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 – Special – ESPN Salutes 1983 All Star Game – Hosts George Grande and Chris Berman

DOG COMMENTARY: The American League followed one of their worst All-Star performances with one of the greatest efforts ever by either side. It was the 50th Anniversary of the All-Star Game and the American League decided to make it a real celebration. After three decades of disappointment and eleven consecutive losses, the American League took…

MLB – Highlights – 1981 & 1983 All Star Game With Mel Allen & Mr Baseball Bob Uecker

DOG COMMENTARY: This is a wonderful video not just because it has great highlights of MLB’ 1981 and 1983 All Star Games….but also because those highlights are brought to you by two Major League Baseball legends…..in Mel Allen and Mr. Baseball Bob Uecker….as Mel Allen, the voice of Bone Daddy’s beloved New York Yankees during…

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…