CBS Sports Saturday – Hilites of 1987 MLB Season imasportsphile

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The 1987 Major League Baseball season ended with the American League Champion Minnesota Twins winning the World Series over the National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals….four games to three….as all seven games were won by the home team….and we call that exciting around here where Sportsphiles live.

1987 NBA Playoffs – Nuggets VS Lakers – CBS At The Half

DOG ASIDE: At some point in the development of halftime shows on network sports television….the halftime became almost as important to viewers as the actual game….and in my lil ole Chiweenie humble opinion…..that point in time in the world of televised sports…..that halftime became a genre of its own….and to my way of thinking….that just…

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1984 Sports Illustrated Sportsman Of The Year Prt 2 – Host Merlin Olsen imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Stan Musial leads off Part 2 of Sports Illustrated’s 1985 Sportsman of the Year Award Show introduces the Detroit Tigers…who led MLB from the first day of the season to the last game of the World Series….with individual highlights of Dan Quisenberry, Don Mattingly, Tony Gwynn, Steve Garvey, Rick Sutcliffe, Bruce Sutter and…

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1984 Sports Illustrated Sportman Of The Year Prt 1 – Host Merlin Olsen

DOG ASIDE: Part 1 of Sports Illustrated’s 1985 Sportman of the Year show with Host Merlin Olsen provides awesome highlights of great athletic achievement in the year 1985….including Chicago Bears Walter Payton breaking the NFL All Time rushing record…..Miami Dolphins QB Dan Marino….Charlie Joyner of the San Diego Chargers…..DE Mark Gastineau of the NY Jets….Lawrence…

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1979 NBC SportsWorld – Muhammad Ali Indoor Track Meet – With Dick Enberg & Ali

DOG ASIDE: This video of the 1979 Muhammad Ali Indoor Track Meet features a world class 60m Dash line-up with Harvey Glance, Steve Williams, Clancy Edwards, Charlie Wells, Dwayne Evans, Steve Riddick, Houston McTear and Donald Quarrie…..with a new world indoor record of 6.74 seconds. Also on this video is the 800m with Mike Boyt,…

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1985 SportsWorld – Host Dick Enberg – Fan Violence In Sports

DOG ASIDE: As with everything in life….you can’t have a top….without having a bottom…..which proves to be true in sports also….for all the good that sports does in the world….for all the people who live and thrive because of the universe of sports…..there are also those who use sports as a venue to manifest the…

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1979 SportsWorld – Muhammad Ali Indoor Track Meet – Mens High Jump Dwight Stones

DOG ASIDE: Known as ‘The Ali’ by Track & Field enthusiasts of the day. The Muhammad Ali Invitational Track Meet started in 1979 in Long Beach, CA. The highlight was an 800-meter race that featured high-jumper Dwight Stones, former WBA heavyweight champ Jimmy Ellis, jockey Angel Cordero, and U.S. Senator Alan Cranston. Ali got involved in…

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1985 SportsWorld – Muhammad Ali Invitational Indoor Track & Field Meet – Ali and Dick Enberg

DOG ASIDE: During the mid-1980’s….Muhammad Ali was sponsoring the Muhammad Ali Invitational USA Indoor Track and Field Meet….and NBC SportWorld covered it for several years.  In the 1985 Ali Invitational Meet…..many USA competitors at the top of the food chain in their particular track and field discipline would compete in this indoor event….as 1985 showcased…

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