Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Womens 100 m – 1st Round – USA Evelyn Ashford

DOG ASIDE: The legendary USA women’s sprinter Wilma Rudolph provides color commentary along side ABC’s Al Michaels….for this the 1st heat in the women’s 100 meter dash at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.  Wilma Glodean Rudolph (June 23, 1940 – November 12, 1994) was an American track and field sprinter…who competed in the 100 and…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Womens 200 m – 2nd Rnd – Valerie Brisco-Hooks

DOG ASIDE: Valerie Briscoe-Hooks won three gold medals as an Olympic track and field athlete at the 1984 Olympics at Los Angeles, California….making her the first Olympian to win gold medals in both the 200 meter and the 400 meter races at a single Olympics. Her 400 meters time of 48.83….set while winning the 1984 Olympics….was at…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Mens 200 m Heats – ITA Pietro Mennea & CAN Desai Williams

DOG ASIDE: Pietro Mennea was an Italian sprinter and politician….as he was most successful in the 200 m event….in which he won a gold medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics….and set a world record at 19.72 seconds in September 1979. This record stood for almost 17 years….he longest duration in the event history….and it s still…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Decathlon – Broad Jump

DOG ASIDE: In this the final jump of the three (3) broad jumps that the competitors get in the Olympic decathlon….both Jurgen Hingsen of Germany and Daley Tompson of Great Britain….set personal best on this phase of the men’s decathlon…..to keep the race for the gold medal close and competitive between these two outstanding athletes.…

Bonne Daddy´s 1983 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1983 New York Yankees season was the 81st season for the Yankees….as the team finished in third place in the American League Eastern Division with a record of 91-71….finishing 7 games behind the Baltimore Orioles….as the Yankees were managed by Billy Martin….playing their home games at Yankee Stadium. During the off-season prior to…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Womens 100m Semis & Mens 110m Hurdles Heats

DOG ASIDE: In the first heat of the women’s 100 m semi-finals….USA Evelyn Ashford, JAM Merlene Ottey-Page, JAM Grace Jackson and CAN Angella Taylor all moved on to the finals…..and in the 2nd heat of the women’s 100 m semi-finals….USA Alice Brown, USA Jeanette Bolden, FRA Rose Aimee Bacoul and CAN Angela Bailey moved on…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Womens 100m – Heat 2 – USA Alice Brown

DOG ASIDE: Alice Regina Brown (born September 20, 1960) is a retired American sprinter….who was a silver medalist in the 1984 Olympics in the women’s 100 m final in a time of 11.13 seconds. Noted for her fast start….she was the 1st leg runner in two US Olympic 4×100 Relay teams 1984–88….with both teams winning the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Womens 100m – Heat 1 – USA Evelyn Ashford

DOG ASIDE: Evelyn Ashford (born April 15, 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American retired track and field athlete….and the 1984 Olympic champion in the 100-meter dash….having run under the 11-second barrier over 30 times in her career…..and was the first to run under 11 seconds in an Olympic Games.  Ashford was ranked #1 in the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Womens 100m Finals – Evelyn Ashford & Alice Brown

DOG COMMENTARY: Sunday, August 5, 1984 proved to be one of the greatest days in sports that Bone Daddy had ever seen live…..as he sat in the stands with 95,000 other Olympic sports fans….who all inclusively were to be anointed by the oils of greatness being painted into legend on this historic day.  There were…