L E’s Stories “A 5 Tool Player On The Field…And A 5 Star Human Being Off The Field” – Tribute To HOF Legend Roberto Clemente

Bone Daddy has told me the story about the day that he got his 1956 Topps Roberto Clemente baseball card more times than you can shake a stick at it…..and every time, the facts and events of that day are always the exact same as the story has been told….which simply means that this was…

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L E’s Stories – “He Was Magic For The Lakers Long Before Magic For The Lakers” – The Story Of NBA Legend Elgin Baylor

Bone Daddy grew up a huge Boston Celtics fan….which meant there was no way that he could ever admit that he liked any player that wore purple and gold for the Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers….so, it wasn’t  until he was a teenager that he admitted to really liking Lakers Hall of Fame Forward Elgin Baylor….for this…

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L E’s Stories – “The Button-Down Mind Of A Comic Genius” – Tribute To Comedian Bob Newhart

It seems to me that the period from 1950 to 1990 was the Golden Age of Comedy….for this was a time that created so many legends of comedy….and like the myriad of things that really took root during this era….all had the same catalyst that projected them into to legendary status….and that was the television.  Growing…

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L E’s Stories – “The Country Gentleman Who Was Mr. Guitar” – The Story of Chet Atkins

If you grew up in West Texas, the is a really good chance that you like guitar music….and a pretty good chance that you picked up a guitar at some time in you life….as you began to play…..when if you wanted to get better, there is a good chance that you were a fan of…

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L E’s Stories – “Put A Little Sugar On It And What Do You Get? NO MAS NO MAS” – Tribute To Sugar Ray Leonard

Throughout the 17+ years that Bone Daddy recorded videos of sports, music and comedy at his sports bar Madison Square Garden, The Sports Place at 302 E. 6th St. in downtown Austin, Texas…..while acquiring our 2300 hours of video content that we are in process of posting here at ImaSportsphile…. where we are able to showcase some…

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L E’s Stories – “The Dean Of Counterculture Comedians” – Salute To George Carlin

There were two things that were slow to develop out in West Texas…..rock n roll music, as Pops (Bone Daddy’s father) said about the music that “it is like cat gut being pulled through your ears”…..which simply meant that there was not going to be any rock n roll music played at the house on 1802…

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L E’s Stories – “Voice Of A Tiger” – The Ernie Harwell Story

One of the many things that we are proud of here at ImaSportsphile is our ability to showcase the many broadcasting / sportscasting legends that have evolved since radio and television have been involved in sports broadcasts during the post-World War II years…..as we delightfully pay homage to the folks that have brought the world…

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L E’s Stories – “The Houdini Of The Hardwoods….We Love You, Cooz!!” – Salute To Celtics PG Bob Cousy

Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, grew up in a family of 3 boys….who were exactly 18 months apart,  talk about “planned parenthood”…..as a family who loved and lived sports, as Pops (BD’s Dad) believed that the environments of sports would provided the best lessons for his 3 boys to grow into men….and it obviously worked….cuz Lil…

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L E’s Stories – Good Looks + Great Voice + Funny + Master Of Entertainment = Dean Martin “The King Of Cool”

Dean Martin (June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, actor, recording artist and comedian…..who was one of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century….as he was nicknamed “The King of Cool” for his seemingly effortless charisma and self-assurance.  Martin gained his career breakthrough together with comedian Jerry Lewis, billed as Martin…

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