Special – 1954 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 3

DOG ASIDE: The year was 1954…..the Maryland Terrapins lose 7 – 0 to Oklahoma Sooners and still awarded NCAA Championship….with UCLA Bruins winning the Coaches Poll as # 1…..USA Hayes Alan Jenkins wins World Figure Skating Championships…..with Slammin Sammy Snead wins Masters Tournament….while Arnold Palmer won the US Amateur…..and Babe Zaharias won the Women’s US…

Special – 1954 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 2

DOG ASIDE: During the year 1954…..the Russians ruled the world of gymnastics with Victor Chukarin & Galina Rud’ko….Real Madrid won La Liga….Internmazionale Milano won Serie A….and Hannover 96 won the German football league…..FIBA World Championship was won by USA….Lasalle won the NCAAM over Bradley…..and the Mineapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals to win the NBA….this…

Special – 1954 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: The ¬†year 1954 provided lots of exciting events in the world of sports….the Cleveland Browns defeat the Detroit Lions to win the NFL…..West Germany beat Hungary 3 -2 to win the FIFA World Cup….Roger Bannister breaks the four-minute mile barrier with a time of 3:59.4….Yankee great Joe DiMaggio marries actress Marilyn Monroe….while the…

Special – 1947 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: The year was 1947….and athletes and fans returned home from the war and started a whole new world of sports….as television was just around the corner. 1947 saw NFL Champs Chicago Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Eagles 28 – 21 to win the NFL….Jackie Robinson became the 1st black to play MLB….the NY Yankees…

Special – 1947 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 2

DOG ASIDE: The year 1947 holds very special meaning to me….cuz Bone Daddy was born in 1947….talk about coming home from the war and making babies….yep, BD is a Baby Boomer baby….and you know what….I am happy to be posting video history of the Baby Boomer generation….cuz they had a tremendous impact on the direction…

1984 Sports Illustrated Sportsman Of The Year Prt 2 – Host Merlin Olsen imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Stan Musial leads off Part 2 of Sports Illustrated’s 1985 Sportsman of the Year Award Show introduces the Detroit Tigers…who led MLB from the first day of the season to the last game of the World Series….with individual highlights of Dan Quisenberry, Don Mattingly, Tony Gwynn, Steve Garvey, Rick Sutcliffe, Bruce Sutter and…

1984 Sports Illustrated Sportman Of The Year Prt 1 – Host Merlin Olsen

DOG ASIDE: Part 1 of Sports Illustrated’s 1985 Sportman of the Year show with Host Merlin Olsen provides awesome highlights of great athletic achievement in the year 1985….including Chicago Bears Walter Payton breaking the NFL All Time rushing record…..Miami Dolphins QB Dan Marino….Charlie Joyner of the San Diego Chargers…..DE Mark Gastineau of the NY Jets….Lawrence…

NBC SportsWorld – 1984 Womens World Gymnastics Championships From Sofia, Bulgaria

DOG ASIDE: There is absolutely no question in my lil ole Chiweenie brain that the folks associated with NBC SportsWorld, ABC Wide World of Sports and CBS Sports Saturday/Sunday….were all Sportsphiles….cuz their programs covered all types of sports in all types of places…..for they sent their television crews to far away places….just to bring sports…