MLB – Highlights – 1981 NLCS – Houston Astros VS Los Angeles Dodgers

DOG ASIDE: Nolan “The Ryan Express / Big Tex” Ryan signed a lucrative free-agent contract with the Houston Astros after the 1979 season. The normally light-hitting Ryan got his Houston years started with a bang in a nationally televised game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 12, 1980….when he hit a three-run home run off…

Boxing – 1985 – 15 Round IBF Heavyweight Title Fight – Larry Holmes VS Carl Williams – Rounds 1 – 9

DOG COMMENTARY: Larry “The Easton Assassin” Holmes was truly a legendary heavyweight boxing champion during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….who was agressively stalking the heavyweight champion career record of 49 – 0….as he entered the ring in his 20th title defense against Carl “The Truth” Williams. Holmes signed to fight Gerrie Coetzee,…

Boxing – 1987 – 12 Round NABF Lightweight Title – Pernell Whitaker VS Roger Mayweather

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1987 12 round NABF lightweight title fight featured two outstanding boxers who fought during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)…..with one being a super great to legendary in Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker…..and the other being a truly great boxer….as each are too soon being forgotten in the world of boxing…

MLB – Special Preview – 1981 NL West Division Series – Houston Astros VS Los Angeles Dodgers

DOG ASIDE: This HBO special takes a look at the 1981 MLB pennant race…..as seen through the eyes and minds of such outstanding baseball minds as former Baltimore Orioles Manager Earl Weaver….along with Hall of Fame Orioles OF Frank Robinson….with additional insight from former Cardinals catcher and longtime TV broadcaster Tim McCarver….teamed with well renowned…

Movie – Walt Disney Animation – The Prince and The Pauper – Starring Mickey Mouse

DOG ASIDE: The Prince and the Pauper is an animated short film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and directed by George Scribner….which features a voice cast including Wayne Allwine as Mickey Mouse and the Prince….Arthur Burghardt as Captain Pete, Tony Anseimo as Donald Duck….Bill Farmer as Goofy, Pluto, Horace Horsecollar and Weasel # 1…..Elvia…

Boxing – 1989 – 12 Round WBC Heavyweight Title – Iron Mike Tyson VS Carl The Truth Williams

DOG COMMENTARY: This WBC Heavyweight Title Fight took place on July 21, 1989 at the Convention Hall in Atlantic City, NJ….which featured Iron Mike Tyson, one of the truly legendary heavyweight champions during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)….as Iron Mike was pitted against Carl “The Truth” Williams….who was a very good heavyweight…

Boxing – 1985 – 10 Round Lightweight Bout – Edwin Rosario VS Frankie Randall

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1985 lightweight bout featured in the video below…..was a match between two super great boxers of the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995) who won world championship titles on three different occasions throughout their careers…..as Puerto Rican ledendary boxer Edwin “Chapo” Rosario faced off against 23 – 0 future 3-time light…

Horse Racing – 1986 Breeders Cup – Santa Anita Park – Host Dick Enberg – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: In the very 1st race of the 1986 Breeders Cup at Santa Anita Park was the Juvenile…which is a race for 2 year olds that is kinda like a “debutant coming out party”….and in a race that featured Capote at 2 – 1 betting odds with Gulch at 3 – 1 and Demons…

Boxing – 1985 – 15 Round Undisputed Light Heavyweight Championship – Michael Spinks VS David Sears

DOG ASIDE: Michael Spinks was a super great professional boxer during the golden age of boxing (1964 – 1995)…..who dominated the light heavyweight division from 1983 – 1985…..and then holding the lineal heavyweight title from 1985 – 1988….who went undefeated in his first 31 professional fights….while beating such opponents as Dwight Muhammad Qawi, Eddie Mustafa Muhammad,…