DOG ASIDE: The Philadelphia Eagles are a storied franchise in the NFL….one significant part of this long lasting story was spent as lovable losers from the early 1949’s to 1978…OK Eagle fans….there was 1960…..the year the Eagles won the NFL Championship (prior to Super Bowl 1)….and then came Coach Dick Vermeil in 1976…..and the long…Details
Scoring 4 runs in the top of the 9th….the Yankees P Mel Stottlemyre take a commanding lead over the St Louis Cardinasl and P Bob Gibson in Game 2 of the 1964 World Series. Seldom used infielder Yankees SS Phil Linz hits a home run to lead the his team to victory.
Bob Hope Christmas Tours with Anne Margaret & 1958 Berlin Air Lift & General Jimmie Doolittle & Conn
DOG ASIDE: It is Christmas Season….which is my favorite time of the year….and probably not another HUMAN on this Earth brought more Christmas cheer than did Bob Hope….with his Christmas Tours. The memories of just one day of Hope….got many of the soldier audience through the war….at least, his tours at Christmas were very special…Details
DOG ASIDE: When a Sportsphile thinks about the teams which had the most impact on drawing fans to the NFL….it would be the Cowboys, Packers, Raiders and Steelers….and Bone Daddy’s collection and video library has ample evidence that indeed they were the teams….and the NFL as we know it in 2015 is absolute evidence of…Details
DOG ASIDE: Although Julius Erving aka Dr. J is a member of the NBA Hall of Fame and the NBA’s 50 Best Players of All Time List….it is the “slam dunk” that he will always be remember by this lil ole Sportsphile ….cuz he brought the practice into the…Details
DOG ASIDE: Austin’s own Asleep At The Wheel have been performing live in Austin since back in the late 1960’s al places like Soap Creek Saloon and the Roam Inn. The are considered to be an Austin original….an like all Texas bands….where you just gotta have a fiddle in the band. Asleep at the Wheel…Details
Popular Country and Western Singer Michael Murphy sings “This Is Hard Country Out Here” in Midland, TX….and Michael knows because he lived in West Texas a significant part of his life….especially growing up. This song tells what it is like to live out in God’s Country….much like the photography of Wyman Meizner.
God’s Country & Baseball Provides Fertile Ground For Success To Grow Today’s commentary will be a source of insight into how this whole virtual sports museum and video library got started…cuz back in 1950 it was Bone Daddy the boy and his God given talents who was significantly influenced by the place and time…Details
DOG ASIDE: One of my favorite sportscaster of all time was Jim McKay…..who hosted the popular sports program ABC’s Wide World of Sports….for he was surely a true Sportsphile long before I coined the phrase after living with one for the whole of my 115 years on this Earth. In this clip….McKay works with auto…Details