MLB – 1985 Pizza Hut All Star Softball Game – Host Bob Costas

DOG ASIDE: During the mid-1980’s, NBC and Pizza Hut teamed up to produce and promote a pre-spring training softball all star game between National League vs American League stars…..which brought together some of MLB’s best players in 1985….to play a “let’s have fun” slow pitch softball game for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America…

MLB – 1985 All Star Game – With Vin Scully & Joe Garagiola & Bob Costas

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 56th playing of the game….which is annually played between the All-Stars of the National League and the All-Stars of the American League. The game was played on July 16, 1985, in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota….the home of the Minnesota Twins. The…

MLB – 1980 All Star Game – Dodger Stadium – Howard Cosel & Jim Palmer & Al Michaels – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: In this 1980 MLB All Star Game from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles….the AL and NL were locked in a scoreless duel for four innings….including P Steve Stone’s perfect performance for 3 complete innings….as Fred Lynn would break the deadlock in the top of the fifth with a two-run homer off Bob Welch.  The…

MLB – 1980 All Star Game – J R Richards & Rod Carew & Reggie Jackson & Johnny Bench – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1980 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 51st midseason exhibition between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and the National League (NL)….with the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball.  The game was played on July 8, 1980 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California….which was home of the Los Angeles Dodgers…

MLB – 1986 NLCS – New York Mets vs Houston Astros – Game 5 – Shea Stadium

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1986 NLCS is the sole reason for one of Bone Daddy’s greatest “sports road trip” that he ever took in his 50 years of going to live sporting events from amateur…to high school….to college/university….to pro….and every one was a building block image of the original Sportsphile. As the story goes….Bone Daddy had…

MLB – 1985 ALCS – Kansas City Royals VS Toronto Blue Jays – Game 3

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 American League Championship Series was played between the Kansas City Royals and the Toronto Blue Jays….as Major League Baseball decided to extend the Championship Series in both leagues from its best-of-five (1969–1984) to the current best-of-seven format starting with this year….and it proved pivotal in the outcome of the 1985 ALCS. The…

MLB – 1985 Game Of Week – Angels VS Rangers – P Don Sutton Wins # 300

DOG COMMENTARY: Donald Howard “Don” Sutton (born April 2, 1945) is an American former professional baseball player….who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a right-handed pitcher for 23 seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, and California Angels….as he won a total of 324 games….58 of them shutouts and five…

MLB – 1985 All Star Game – Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome – Innings 1 – 8

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 56th playing of the game….which is played annually between the All-Stars of the National League and the All-Stars of the American League….as this game was played on July 16, 1985, in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota…..home of the Minnesota Twins. The National…

MLB – 1985 All Star Game – Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome – 9th Inning

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 MLB All Star Game was aired on NBC with broadcast legends Vin Scully & Joe Garagiola & Bob Costas on the mikes….as the game was held at the Hubert h. Humphrey Metrodome….home of the Minnesota Twins in midtown Minneapolis….with a radio audience of  17,400,400….and a television viewing audience of 28,210,000….as MLB…