MLB – Special – 5th Old Timers Game Classic – Joe DiMaggio Willie Mays Warren Spahn Bill Mazeroski

DOG ASIDE: Talk about a rare treasure….this video of the 5th Annual National Old Timers Game Classic is laced with baseball history from every perspective….as the game was played at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C…..and was hosted by legendary baseball broadcasters Ernie Harwell…..who broadcasted live MLB games from 1943 to 2002 and was a Ford…

Bonne Daddy´s New York Yankees Baseball Card History Series Collection Pieces

DOG COMMENTARY: I am going to give all my readers their first Imasportsphile pop quiz…..as I figure the ones who answer this are probably at least Yankees Sportsphiles ….so, you pop quiz is to name as many of the cards that are not already labeled….the year, players name and position of each of the New…

Bonne Daddy´s 1959 New York Yankees Baseball Card Colleccion Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1959 New York Yankees season was the 57th season for the team in New York and its 59th overall.  The team finished in third place in the American League with a record of 79–75….15 games behind the Chicago White Sox.  The Yanks were managed by Casey Stengel….playing their home games at Yankee…

Bonne Daddy´s 1961 New York Yankees World Series Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1961 World Series matched the New York Yankees (109–53) against the Cincinnati Reds (93–61)….with the Yankees winning in five games to earn their 19th championship in 39 seasons. This World Series was surrounded by Cold War political puns pitting the “Reds” against the “Yanks”. But the louder buzz concerned the “M&M” boys….Roger…

Bonne Daddy´s 1962 New York Yankees World Series Baseball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1962 World Series matched the defending American League and World Series champions New York Yankees against the National League champion San Francisco Giants….who had won their first NL pennant since 1954….and first since moving from New York in 1958….defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-game playoff.  This World Series was closely…

Bonne Daddy´s 1964 New York Yankees World Series Baseball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1964 World Series pitted the National League champion St. Louis Cardinals against the American League champion New York Yankees….with the Cardinals prevailing in seven games.  St. Louis won their seventh world championship….while the Yankees….who had appeared in 14 of 16 World Series since 1949….did not play in the Series again until 1976.…

Bonne Daddy´s 1965 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy was a graduating senior at Midland High School when the 1965 NY Yankees season started….with plans of heading to Austin, TX to attend The University of Texas in the fall of ’65….where he would watch his 1st World Series as a college freshman…..but he would not be watching his beloved Yankees…

Bone Daddy’s New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection -1956

  DOG ASIDE: I wrote and posted a story about the 1956 New York Yankees being Bone Daddy’s favorite Yankee team ever…..and this post is just an extension of that story. In 1956, Bone Daddy’s favorite all time Yankees “The Mick” Mickey Mantle had a breakout season….after showing progressive improvement each of his first five…

Bone Daddy’s New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection – 1954

DOG ASIDE: After winning 5 World Series in a row from 1949 to 1953….the New York Yankees won 103 games in the 1954 Season on their way to their 6th Championship…..but the Cleveland Indians got in their way by winning an incredible 111 games to take the American League Title. The Bronx Bombers were just…