Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Baseball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: In 1968, after hanging up initially on University of Texas football coach & athletic director, Darrell Royal…..as Coach Gus thought it was a prank phone call….he took a pay cut to coach the baseball team at The University of Texas at Austin.While there, he led the Longhorns to twenty-two Southwest Conference Championships….a record seventeen…

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Men’s Basketball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: This post is a continuation of providin a significant amount of UT men’s basketball video pieces and memorabilia collection pieces….but Bone Daddy’s story really centers around the period when Legendary Coach Abe Lemons was at the helm.  I know this for a fact….Abe was a friend and business associate of BD’s…..but even more…

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Football Collection Pieces

 DOG ASIDE: I cannot even begin to tell you how many UT football games that Bone Daddy saw live and in color at Texas Memorial Stadium during his college years….sitting in the Student Section….where the tickets were much much cheaper than general admission.  The University of Texas football program was then and still is today…..a…

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Track & Field Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy attended The University of Texas in Austin from 1965 through 1970….attaining a Bachelor’s Degree from dean George Kozmetsky’s College of Business Administration….as BD was a finance major in one of the top business schools…..not just in Texas, but across the country in the mid-to-late 1960’s.  George Kozmetsky was an American technology…

NCAA Football Tribute To Coach Bear Bryant On The Day He Died

DOG ASIDE: Paul William “Bear” Bryant (September 11, 1913 – January 26, 1983) was an American college football player and coach.  He was best known as the longtime head coach of the University of Alabama football team.  During his 25-year tenure as Alabama’s head coach….he amassed six national championships and thirteen conference championships. Upon his…

BONE DADDY’S FAVORITE COLLECTION PIECES

DOG ASIDE: When considering thousands upon thousands of pieces of sports memorabilia in Bone Daddy’s collection…it is difficult for this lil ole Chiweenie to narrow it down to the top 12 pieces….especially when having to take into  consideration the stories that go along with each piece….but here goes:              …

1969 a Magic Year in Sports

DOG ASIDE: America 1969 provided a year full of magic in sports….for during the year of the launch of Apollo 11 and man’s 1st walk on the moon…sports provided a meteor shower of magic moments with Stanley Cup Champ Montreal Canadians  vs St Louis Blues; Heisman Winner Steve Owens of Oklahoma University; Joe Namath in…

1941 A Magic Year In Sports

DOG ASIDE: 1941 featured many magical moments in sports with highlights of Heavyweight Fight Louis vs Conn, Cotton Bowl with Fordham vs Texas A&M, US Open Tennis Finals w/ Women’s Sarah Cook vs Pauline Betts and Men’s Bobby Riggs vs Frank Kovacks, WhirlAway in horse racing, NHL Bruins vs Red Wings, NIT Winner Ohio University vs…

DOG COMMENTARY – I AM THE SHOWDOG HERE!!!!!

 SHOWDOG here at Imasportsphile…..I am the one who inherited Bone Daddy’s entire sports and video collection. I was given the task of fulfilling his last request….he’s not dead or anything….it was just his last request of me….as he wants me to share his life’s passion with anyone interested in viewing all or part. Therefore, I…