DOG ASIDE: Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Chuck Noll built a dynasty that encompassed 4 Super Bowls from 1975 – 1980 with a team that played in the image of their hard-nosed coach and the Steel City in which they played….for this was when the Terrible Towel first came to Pittsburgh. Coach Noll had a bevy of…Details
In 1979 an infomercial was put on cable television….whereby a video cassette could be bought featuring Babe Ruth…..which could be bought for $14.95….containing highlights of Babe’s career. Folks, this was some 45 years after his retirement…..as I guess that goes to show you just how popular Babe Ruth was 38 years ago.
Professional Wrestling reached such huge popularity throughout the decade of the 1970’s that NBC introduced in on national television….as Bob Costas leads off NBC’s promo about the impending entertainment.
DOG ASIDE: It is December 27, 2015…..known by all Sportsphiles as Week 15 of the 2015 NFL Season. Going into today….the Carolina Panthers led by QB Cam Newton were taking dead aim on the 1972 Miami Dolphins…..the only team in the NFL to ever go undefeated in an entire season. Many have tried to tie…Details
DOG ASIDE: There is an old saying when folks and dogs gather around the campfire that the good die young…..with names like Tim Richmond, Janis Joplin, Jimmie Hendricks, Jim Morrison, Len Bilas, Salvador Sanchez and many others…..for in the case of Singer / Songwriter Hank Williams….this saying could never be more true. Hank wrote many…Details
In the decade of the 1930’s, the New York Yankees won 5 World Series Championships…..specifically due to player like C Bill Dickey, OF Babe Ruth, 1B Lou Gehrig and CF Joe DiMaggio….as these were special players during a special decade…..as Major League Baseball will forever be indebted to these players during these times.
Paul Simon Sings Me And Julio Down By The School Yard & Still Crazy After All These Years & I’m Your Ace In The Hole
Paul Simon was hugely successful as a songwriter, musician and entertainer in his own right….even after reaching the spiritual stratosphere singing with Art Garfunkel during the 1960’s and 1970’s. In this clip he performs “Me and Julio Down by the School Yard”, “Still Crazy After All These Years” and “Ace in the Hole”.
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