DOG ASIDE: I wrote and posted a story about the 1956 New York Yankees being Bone Daddy’s favorite Yankee team ever…..and this post is just an extension of that story. In 1956, Bone Daddy’s favorite all time Yankees “The Mick” Mickey Mantle had a breakout season….after showing progressive improvement each of his first five…Details
Every Official Olympic Sport T-shirt shown in this collection was purchased by Bone Daddy at a live event at each Olympic Sport Venue as depicted on each t-shirt at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games.
DOG ASIDE: In the summer of 1984…..Bone Daddy, Prince of Pleasure and Sky Pilot headed west for the Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games….and little did they know that what would happen to their communal psyche after watching their 1st Olympic competition…..sending them spiraling into a mission from God. During their 13 days at the L…Details
DOG ASIDE: Muhammad Ali refused induction into the US Military on April 27, 1967….eventually going to court and being sentenced to 3 years in jail. During the time of his incarceration and exile from boxing….The Greatest never said a harsh word or anything negative about those US officials who put him there. It was at…Details
DOG ASIDE: The Heavyweight Championship Title Fight on October 30, 1974 between Champ George Foreman vs Muhammad Ali…..was billed as “The Rumble in the Jungle”…but became “The Hope of the Rope A Dope”…..as Ali laid back against the ropes for the first 6 rounds letting Foreman hit him with big bombs that did nothing but…Details
Welterweight Boxing Champ Sugar Ray Leonard appeared in many commercials throughout his career…..but none were more popular than this 7-UP commercial with his son Ray Leonard Jr. in the boxing gym together.
DOG ASIDE: After the heyday of boxing’s welterweight division reigns of Champions Wilfred Benitez, Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns and Roberto Duran from 1977 to 1984 ended…..came along two pretty darn good fighters in their own right…..Donald “The Cobra” Curry and Milton McCrory. This video shows Curry in his battle against England’s Colin Jones in…Details
DOG ASIDE: Two storied NFL franchises….the Miami Dolphins with Coach Don Shula and QB Dan Marino squared off at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, CA in Super Bowl XIX against the San Francisco 49’ers with Coach Bill Walsh and QB Joe Montana…..and Bone Daddy was there. After buying scalper tickets outside the stadium….BD and his Sportsphile…Details
DOG ASIDE: Now, I’ve got to tell you this….it is really difficult for me to post anything about the Pittsburgh Steelers…..cuz they have been long-time rivals of my Dallas Cowboys….but a true Sportsphile must give credit where credit is due….and the 4 x Super Bowl Champion Steelers of the decade of the 1970’s deserve that…Details