MLB – 1951 To 1968 – Special – The Legend Of Mickey Mantle

DOG COMMENTARY: Bone Daddy grew up in West Texas in the 1950’s and 1960’s as a die-hard Yankees fan….and an especially huge Mickey Mantle fan….as evidenced by his 11 original Mickey Mantle baseball cards that he has in his wonderful memorabilia collection seen herewith. Mantle was invited to the Yankees instructional camp before the 1951…

TV Ads – 1984 – William Devane For Chrysler Vans + Yogi Berra For Lite Beer

DOG COMMENTARY: The first-generation Chrysler minivans are a series of minivans produced and marketed by the Chrysler Corporation in North American and Europe from 1984 to 1990….which were sold in both passenger and cargo configurations….as this series in this ad is the first of six generations of Chrysler minivans….which makes this video just another piece of American history.  These Chrysler minivans were…

MLB – 1930 To 1950 – Baseball Greatest Hits – Sultan Of Swat + Gas House Gang + Stars Of The Era

DOG ASIDE:  We have often brought it to the attention of our viewers and readers how much we at ImaSportsphile enjoy ESPN’s Baseball’s Greatest Hits series….of which we consider “nuggets of gold” in our treasure chest of vintage videos….cuz the highlights footage from these programs are priceless in the annals of sports fandoms….as in this case….baseball…

MLB – Music Special – Talking Baseball With Willie Mickey & The Duke – HOF Songwriter Terry Cashman

DOG COMMENTARY: Terry Cashman is a record producer and singer-songwriter from New York City….who is best known for his 1981 hit “Talkin’ Baseball.”….for while the song is well recognized today….it was all but ignored by typical Top 40 radio during its chart life….while making only the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. Cashman was the lead singer for a band…

MLB – Special – The Old Ball Game – Host Commissioner Branch Rickey imasportsphile.com

DOG COMMENTARY: Talk about an absolute treasure of video baseball footage….for this video is very special to Bone Daddy….cuz it features some of the oldest video footage of any sport that Imasportsphile has in its 2300 hours of vintage sports, comedy and music that is continually being posted almost every day to Imasportsphile….and after posting…

Bonne Daddy´s 1973 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1973 New York Yankees season was the 71st season for the team in New York….and its 73rd season overall. The Yankees finished with a record of 80-82….finishing 17 games behind the Baltimore Orioles. The Yankees were managed by Ralph Houk….playing their home games at old Yankee Stadium on the south side of 161st Street.  This…

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…