MLB – 1981 – Special – Road To The World Series – ALDS Yanks Vs Brewers + ALCS Yanks Vs Athletics

The New York Yankees’ 1981 season was the 79th season for the Yankees….when in the ALCS, the Yankees swept the Oakland Athletics for their only American League pennant of the 1980’s….however, they lost in the World Series in six games to the Los Angeles Dodgers….as New York was managed by Gene Michael and Bob Lemon…..while playing at Yankee Stadium.   The 1981 American League Division Series (ALDS)….which was the opening round of…

MLB – 1954 – The Season And World Series In Review – Featuring Willie Mays Historic Catch in Game 1

The 1954 World Series matched the National Leaguechampion New York Giants against the American League champion Cleveland Indians. The Giants swept the Series in four games to win their first championship since 1933, defeating the heavily favored Indians, who had won an AL-record 111 games in the regular season; it has since been broken by the 1998 New York Yankees (114) and again by the 2001 Seattle…

MLB – 1986 – ABC Al Michaels Introduces Angels Starting Lineups For NLCS Game 7 With Red Sox

DOG ASIDE: The California Angels’ 1986 season was the franchise’s 26th season….which ended with the Angels losing the American League Championship Series in dramatic fashion.  The regular season ended with the Angels finishing 1st in the American League West with a record of 92-70….thus earning the franchise’s third division title in a row….for this was a really good baseball team with good pitching…

MLB – 1930 To 1950 – Baseball Greatest Hits – Sultan Of Swat + Gas House Gang + Stars Of The Era

DOG ASIDE:  We have often brought it to the attention of our viewers and readers how much we at ImaSportsphile enjoy ESPN’s Baseball’s Greatest Hits series….of which we consider “nuggets of gold” in our treasure chest of vintage videos….cuz the highlights footage from these programs are priceless in the annals of sports fandoms….as in this case….baseball…

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 – 1986 ALCS – Game 4 – Angels VS Red Sox – P Don Sutton & P Roger Clemens

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 American League Championship Series was a back-and-forth battle between the Boston Red Sox and the California Angels for the right to advance to the 1986 World Series to face the winner of the 1986 National League Championship Series. The Red Sox came in with a 95–66 record and the AL East…

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…