MLB – 1986 – ESPNs Chris Berman Highlights The AL Starting Team For The All Star Game In Houston

DOG ASIDE: The 1986 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 57th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL)….which are the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 15, 1986, at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas….the home of the Houston Astros of the National League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the…

MLB – 1986 – Mel Allen T.W.I.B Notes With Highlights Of Indians OF Pat Tabler + Twins Kirby Puckett

DOG ASIDE: Patrick Sean Tabler (born February 2, 1958) is an American former Major League Baseball player and currently a color analyst for the Toronto Blue Jays on the Canadian sports television network Rogers Sportsnet and formerly with TSN.  In 1983, Tabler was traded to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for Jerry Dybzinski….and became their starting first baseman. That year he hit .291 in 124 games….as he became quickly known as…

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 – 1987 ALCS – Game 1 – The Metrodome – Detroit Tigers VS Minnesota Twins

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1987 American League Championship Series pitted the American League West champions Minnesota Twins against the Detroit Tigers….the American League East champions….who finished the 1987 regular season with the best record in all of baseball, at 98–64 (.605)….as they won the American League East by two games in thrilling fashion over the Toronto Blue…

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 – 1987 ALCS – Game 2 – Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome – Detroit Tigers VS Minnesota Twins – 4th Thru 7th Inning

DOG COMMENTARY: The Detroit Tigers finished the 1987 regular season with the best record in all of baseball, at 98–64 (.605)….as they won the American League East Division by two games in thrilling fashion over the Toronto Blue Jays by overcoming a  3 1⁄2-game deficit with a week to go….and clinching the division on the last day…

MLB – 1987 ALCS – Game 2 – Detroit Tigers VS Minnesota Twins – Innings 1 Thru 4

DOG COMMENTARY: Game 2 of the 1987 ALCS between the Minnesota Twins vs.Detroit Tigers was played at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Thursday, October 8, 1987….as the Twins ace pitcher and future Hall of Fame Member, Bert Blyleven toed the mound against Tigers ace pitcher Jack Morris      HR’s by Chet…

MLB – 1986 All Star Game – Astrodome – AL Roger Clemens & NL Dwight Gooden – Part 2

DOG COMMENTARY: The Houston Astrodome was the world’s first multi-purpose domed sports stadium….which is located in Houston, Texas….as construction on the stadium began in 1962…..and it officially opened in 1965. It served as home to the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB) from its opening in 1965 until 1999….along with the home to the Houston Oilers…

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…