MLB – Special – 1st Annual Cracker Jack’s Old Timers Classic – With Red Barber & Jack Brickhouse

DOG COMMENTARY: Between 1982 and 1990….an annual old timers game was played…..first in Washington, D.C. and then in Buffalo, New York….which an event that drew national attention from its very first inning….for it was known as the Cracker Jack Old Timers Baseball Classic….and it was the brainchild of former Atlanta Braves Vice President Dick Cecil, who…

Bonne Daddy´s New York Yankees Baseball Card History Series Collection Pieces

DOG COMMENTARY: I am going to give all my readers their first Imasportsphile pop quiz…..as I figure the ones who answer this are probably at least Yankees Sportsphiles ….so, you pop quiz is to name as many of the cards that are not already labeled….the year, players name and position of each of the New…

Bonne Daddy´s 1959 New York Yankees Baseball Card Colleccion Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1959 New York Yankees season was the 57th season for the team in New York and its 59th overall.  The team finished in third place in the American League with a record of 79–75….15 games behind the Chicago White Sox.  The Yanks were managed by Casey Stengel….playing their home games at Yankee…

Bonne Daddy´s 1962 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1962 New York Yankees season was the 60th season for the team in New York….and its 62nd season overall. The team finished with a record of 96–66….winning their 27th pennant….finishing 5 games ahead of the Minnesota Twins. The Yanks were managed by Ralph Houk….and they played at Yankee Stadium.  In the World…

Bonne Daddy´s 1963 New York Yankees Baseball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1963 New York Yankees season was the 61st season for the team in New York….and its 63rd season overall.  The team finished with a record of 104–58….winning their 28th pennant…..finishing 10½ games ahead of the Chicago White Sox.  New York was managed by Ralph Houk….the Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.  In the…

Bonne Daddy´s 1961 New York Yankees World Series Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1961 World Series matched the New York Yankees (109–53) against the Cincinnati Reds (93–61)….with the Yankees winning in five games to earn their 19th championship in 39 seasons. This World Series was surrounded by Cold War political puns pitting the “Reds” against the “Yanks”. But the louder buzz concerned the “M&M” boys….Roger…

Bonne Daddy´s 1962 New York Yankees World Series Baseball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1962 World Series matched the defending American League and World Series champions New York Yankees against the National League champion San Francisco Giants….who had won their first NL pennant since 1954….and first since moving from New York in 1958….defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-game playoff.  This World Series was closely…

Bonne Daddy´s 1964 New York Yankees World Series Baseball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1964 World Series pitted the National League champion St. Louis Cardinals against the American League champion New York Yankees….with the Cardinals prevailing in seven games.  St. Louis won their seventh world championship….while the Yankees….who had appeared in 14 of 16 World Series since 1949….did not play in the Series again until 1976.…

Bonne Daddy´s 1964 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1964 New York Yankees season was the 62nd season for the Yankees….as the team finished with a record of 99–63….winning their 29th pennant…..and finishing 1 game ahead of the Chicago White Sox. The Yanks were managed by Yogi Berra….playing at Yankee Stadium.,,,where in the World Series….they were defeated by the St. Louis…