MLB – 1978 – NBC Special – 1978 Baseball Season In Review – With Curt Gowdy

Legendary sportscaster Curt Gowdy covers the 1978 Major League Baseball season in this video seen herewith for NBC Sports 1978 Year in Sports program….which is certainly another “nugget of gold” in our treasure chest of vintage baseball memories here at ImaSportsphile. The 1978 Major League Baseball season saw the New York Yankees defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers to win their second consecutive World Series….and…

MLB – 1969 – Highlights – The Amazing Mets Run To The World Series Title – With P Tom Seaver

The 1969 New York Mets season was the team’s eighth as a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise….which culminated when they won the World Series over the Baltimore Orioles….as they played their home games at Shea Stadium….and were managed by Gil Hodges. The team is often referred to as the “Amazin’ Mets” ….which was a nickname coined by Casey Stengel….who managed the team from their inaugural season to 1965…..or…

Music – 1982 – Night Flight Special – Grace Jones – Music + Modeling

Grace Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican-American supermodel, singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. Born in Jamaica, she moved when she was 13, along with her siblings, to live with her parents in Syracuse, New York. Jones began her modelling career in New York state….then in Paris….while working for fashion houses such as Yves St. Laurent and Kenzo….and appearing on the covers of Elle and Vogue.…

MLB – 1969 – Baseballs Greatest Hits – World Series Game 4 – Baltimore Orioles Vs New York Mets

Game 4 was mired in controversy. First, Tom Seaver’s photograph was used on some anti-war Moratorium Day literature being distributed outside Shea Stadium before the game….although the pitcher claimed that his picture was used without his knowledge or approval. Another controversy that day involved the flying of the American flag at Shea Stadium….as New York City Mayor John Lindsay had…

NBA – 1987 – All Star Game Slam Dunk Contest Semifinals – With Michael Jordan + Clyde Drexler

The NBA reintroduced the Slam Dunk Contest in 1984 at its birthplace in Denver…..as Phoenix’s Larry Nance defeated the original Dunk contest winner Julius Erving in the final round….then Hawks Dominique Wilkins won the contest the following year….whereas in 1986 his Atlanta  teammate Spud Webb made history when he defeated Wilkins in the final….and preventing him from retaining his title….while standing a mere 5 feet…

MLB – 1969 To 1982 – Strohs Circle Of Sports – The Story Of MLB P Bill Spaceman Lee With Lisa Bowd

Bill Lee (born December 28, 1946), nicknamed Spaceman, is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher…..who played for the Boston Red Sox from 1969 – 1978….and the Montreal Expos from 1979 – 1982…..when on November 7, 2008….Lee was inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame….as the team’s record-holder for most games pitched by a left-handed pitcher with 321….and the third-highest win total of 94…

NBA – 1986 – Finals Game 2 – Rockets Vs Celtics Halftime Show With Brent Musburger + Magic Johnson

In this video herewith….CBS’s Brent Musburger and guest host Magic Johnson man the mikes for At the Half of Game 2 of the 1986 NBA Finals…..which was played on May 29, 1986 before 14,890 fans at Boston Garden…..when the third quarter again proved decisive for the Celtics….who outscored the Rockets 34-19 in the quarter….in a game…

MLB – 1964 – Baseballs Greatest Hits – Highlights – World Series Game 7 -NY Yankess Vs StL Cardinals

“Something had to give” in Game 7….as the Yankees had lost back-to-back World Series only once in their history to the New York Giants in 1921–22….and were in danger of doing so again….after having lost to the Dodgers in 1963….and the Cardinals had never lost a World Series Game 7. Bob Gibson pitched his third start…

Horse Racing – 1986 – 112th Kentucky Derby PreRace Show – With Al Michaels + Bill Hartack

This video features ABC’s Al Michaels and Bill Hartack providing all the trimmings for setting the table at the 112th running of the Kentucky Derby….including overview of the upcoming race….along with interviews with key trainers….plus a rundown of the entire field and what each horse brings to the table….along with the singing of My Old Kentucky…