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    5 days ago

    L E’s Stories – “The Great One Was Born To Be A Hockey Legend” – Tribute To Wayne Gretsky

    Growing up as a kid Sportsphile in West Texas, winter sports were very foreign to Bone Daddy, except for snow…
    1 week ago

    L E’s Stories – “Baseball’s Perfect Warrior Is Baseball’s Perfect Knight.” – Tribute To “Stan The Man” Musial

    While putting the magnifying glass on the Louisiana Street Whiffleball League in Midland, Texas from 1953 to 1963….any observer would find…
    1 week ago

    L E’s Stories – “An Unprecedented Achievement That Has Almost Been Forgotten” – Tribute To Long Track Speed Skater Eric Heiden

    When the subject of the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics comes up in conversation….dang near every person involved in the…
    2 weeks ago

    L E’s Stories – “The Comedic Genius Of The Master Of Spontaneity And King Of Ad Libs” – Salute To Jonathan Winters

    If you were to tie Bone Daddy down and strap him to a chair….while refusing to let him go until…
    3 weeks ago

    L E’s Stories – “From Humble Beginnings To Being The Marvelous One” – The Story Of Marvin Hagler

    From 1975 to 1991, Bone Daddy recorded over 750 boxing championship title fights during an era that we refer too…
    3 weeks ago

    L E’s Stories – “The King That Died On A Throne Of Porcelain” – Salute To Elvis Presley

    While Bone Daddy was growing up in West Texas during the 1950’s…..which was a place that was founded by ranch…
    March 11, 2021

    L E’s Stories -“Hercules, Hulk And Superman All Rolled Into One” – Salute To Browns FB Jim Brown

    When I told Bone Daddy that I was doing a story about Cleveland Browns Hall of Fame fullback Jim Brown….that…
    February 27, 2021

    L E’s Stories – “Mr. Television Uncle Miltie Ruled Television In The 1950’s” – The Life And Times Of Milton Berle

    Every Tuesday night from 1948 to 1956, you could find Bone Daddy and his entire family (Pops, Granny, Lil Wally,…
    February 21, 2021

    L E’s Stories – “Hooks Was The Invincible One Of Spahn & Sain And Pray For Rain” – Tribute To Warren Spahn

    When Bone Daddy tells stories about the many “whiffleball games” that he played with his two brothers and the neighborhood…
    February 15, 2021

    L E’s Stories – “The Original Sugar Was Pure Sweetness” – The Story Of Sugar Ray Robinson

    Bone Daddy is a huge longtime boxing fan….but his intense interest did not start until the early 1960’s when network…
    February 5, 2021

    L E’s Stories – “Oh God And Gracie: A Match Made In Heaven” – Tribute To George Burns & Gracie Allen

    Standard operating procedure (SOP) during the decade of the 1950’s around Bone Daddy’s house every Monday night after dinner was…
    February 3, 2021

    L E’s Stories – “Mr. Celtic” Is Only Person To Be With The Team For All 17 NBA Titles And 21 NBA Finals – Salute To Tommy Heinsohn

    Our Bone Daddy grew up a “dyed in the wool” Boston Celtics fan….who loved dang near every player from 1957 to 1969….when…
    February 3, 2021

    L E’s Stories – “Could One Man Ever Be Loved More By So Many ?…. For All The Joy He Brought To The World” – Salute To The Fiddlin’ Man Johnny Gimble

    There is an old saying in Texas that goes something like this….“If you’re gonna play music in Texas….you better have…
    February 1, 2021

    L E’s Stories – “Well!….If It Isn’t A $30,000 Stradivarius, I’m Out $120” – Reflections Of Jack Benny: “The Undisputed Master Of Comedic Timing”

    During the years from 1932 to 1974, at the top of the ladder of the most popular comedians and entertainers…
    January 27, 2021

    L E’s Stories – “A Kid Called Pork Chop Becomes A Beloved And Revered Legend Of The Highest Order Called Hammerin’ Hank” – The Story Of Henry Aaron

    Bone Daddy grew up in an era when baseball was king from 1947 to 1965…and there were three crowned princes…
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