MLB – 1988 – World Series Dodgers vs Athletics Game 4 PreGame Show – With Bob Costas + Vin Scully

Without injured sluggers Kirk Gibson (25 HR) and Mike Marshall (20)….the Dodgers started the game with what was statistically one of the weakest hitting World Series teams since the Dead-ball era.  During the regular season the Game 4 starting line up of Steve Sax (2B), Franklin Stubbs (1B), Mickey Hatcher (LF), Mike Davis (RF), John Shelby (CF), Danny Heep (DH), Jeff Hamilton (3B), Mike Scoscia (C) and Alfredo Griffin (SS) combined for a total of just 36 home…

MLB – 1987 – All Star Game Special – Introduction Of The Players + Coaches + Managers

To a baseball fan, there is nothing more enjoyable than the introduction of the players, coaches and managers of the annual MLB All Star Game…..and this introduction of the 1987 All Stars is no exception….as there are a total of 20 Hall of Fame Members introduced in this 1987 All Star Classic….which includes Gary Carter,…

MLB – 1988 – World Series Dodgers Vs A s Gme 5 PreGame Show Thru 1st Inning With Scully + Garagiola

Orel Hershiser capped one of the greatest seasons ever by a starting pitcher….and one of the most improbable World Series wins in history by pitching a complete game….while allowing only four hits, two runs and striking out nine. In addition to Hershiser’s performance, the Dodgers won because Mickey Hatcher stepped in for the hobbled Kirk Gibson in left field and provided spark, enthusiasm and…

MLB – 1984 – Baseballs Greatest Hits – World Series Game 1 – Padres Vs Tigers – With Mel Allen

The 1984 World Series began on October 9 and ended on October 14, 1984. The American League champion Detroit Tigers played against the National League champion San Diego Padres….with the Tigers winning the series four games to one. This was the city of Detroit’s first sports championship since the Tigers themselves won the 1968 World Series.    The Tigers struck first in Game…

MLB – 1984 – Baseballs Greatest Hits – World Series Game 2 Highlights – Detroit Tigers Vs San Diego Padres

The 1984 World Series began on October 9 and ended on October 14, 1984….when the American League champion Detroit Tigers took on the National League champion San Diego Padres….which ended with the Tigers winning the series four games to one….for the city of Detroit’s first sports championship since the Tigers themselves won the 1968 World Series. This was the first World Series that Peter Ueberroth presided…

MLB – 1984 – Baseball Greatest Hits – World Series HIghlights – San Diego Padres Vs Detroit Tigers

DOG ASIDE:  We’ve probably said this before….but the truth is that we who are responsible for posting each post here at ImaSportsphile….have grown very fond of the ESPN program Baseball’s Greatest Hits which was hosted by George Grande….who is one of our all-time favorite sports broadcasters.   Baseball’s Greatest Hits brought our library more vintage video from the 1890’s…

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…