Comedian George Burns At Age 91 Pitching Batteries For Ray O Vac

DOG ASIDE: Comedians George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen were at the top of the food chain of comedians from the mid-1920’s until the mid- 1960’s….when the better half of this comedic partnership, Gracie, passed away….and broke up a team that was unsurpassed in the world of comedy and entertainment. However, being a comedian…

Tribute To Hank Williams – Kris Kristofferson Sings I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry

DOG ASIDE: There is an old saying when folks and dogs gather around the campfire that the good die young…..with names like Tim Richmond, Janis Joplin, Jimmie Hendricks, Jim Morrison, Len Bilas, Salvador Sanchez and many others…..for in the case of Singer / Songwriter Hank Williams….this saying could never be more true. Hank wrote many…

New York Yankee Highlights Of 1930’s With Babe Ruth, Lou Gerhig, Bill Dickey, Joe DiMaggio

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In the decade of the 1930’s, the New York Yankees won 5 World Series Championships…..specifically due to player like C Bill Dickey, OF Babe Ruth, 1B Lou Gehrig and CF Joe DiMaggio….as these were special players during a special decade…..as Major League Baseball will forever be indebted to these players during these times.

Sonny Werblin’s Sports Dynasty At The Meadowlands And Madison Square Garden

              DOG ASIDE: New York City resident David “Sonny” Werblin bought the American Football League New York Titans franchise in 1963. He parlayed this purchase into the building of The Meadowlands Complex in East Rutherford, NJ in 1971….becoming the head of Madison Square Garden and it properties….the NHL’s New…

Bob Hope Christmas Tours with Anne Margaret & 1958 Berlin Air Lift & General Jimmie Doolittle

    DOG ASIDE: Bob Hope left a legacy of love and hope with American soldiers and servicemen / women all over the world with his annual Christmas Tours to USA military facilities for more than 25 years. Hope always brought top name entertainers, musicians and beautiful women along with him to put on a…

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…