MLB – 1969 – Baseballs Greatest Hits – World Series Game 2 – Baltimore Orioles Vs New York Mets

The 1969 World Series was played between the New York Mets and the Baltimore Orioles….with the Mets prevailing in five games to accomplish one of the greatest upsets in Series history….as the ’69  Orioles squad was considered to be one of the finest ever…..so, this World Series win earned the New Yorkers the moniker “The Miracle Mets”….as they had risen from the depths…

Horse Racing – 1984 – Highlights – Breeders Cup Mile 1st Royal Heroine + Profile Of Northern Dancer

 The Breeders’ Cup Mile is a 1-mile (1.6 km) Grade 1 Weight for Age stakes race for thoroughbred racehorses three years old and up….which is run on a grass course….and has been conducted annually as part of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships since the event’s inception in 1984…to which this video seen herewith is related….wherein the winner was Royal Heroine.       Royal Heroine (1980–2002) was a Thoroughbred Champion racehorse foaled in Ireland….who raced in England and France….and…

Music – 1978 – Sergio Mendez + Brazil 66 – Fool On A Hill + The Look Of Love + Going Out Of My Head

Sérgio Mendes (born February 11, 1941) is a Brazilian musician…..who has over 55 releases in albums and singles…..while playing bossa nova heavily crossed with jazz and funk.  He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song in 2012 as co-writer of the song “Real in Rio” from the animated film Rio. Mendes is a unique example of a Brazilian musician primarily known in the United States,…

Music – 1979 – The Patti Smith Group – G L O R I A GLORIA

Patti Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet and visual artist….who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses. Called the “punk poet laureate”….Smith fused rock and poetry in her work. Her most widely known song is “Because the Night” ….which was co-written with Bruce Springsteen…..while reaching # 13…

MLB – 1969 – Baseballs Greatest Hits – Highlights – World Series Game 5 – Orioles Vs Mets – The Mets Shine

Orioles P Dave McNally shut out the Mets through five innings….and helped himself with a two-run homer in the third inning….then teammate Frank Robinson homered in the inning as well….and the Orioles looked to be cruising with a 3–0 lead. The Mets, however, benefited from two questionable umpire’s calls…..with one In the top of the sixth inning….when…

Horse Racing – 1987 – Kentucky Derby Special – Promenade Of Field To Starting Gate – With Jim McKay

The is just something about the elegance and eloquence of ABC’s Jim McKay’s voice that lends itself to such a simple moment…..as when the entire field of 113th running of the Kentucky Derby is in single file promenading in front of the Churchill Downs grandstand…..while McKay introduces each horse, their track record and their odds…

NBA – 1985 – East Semis Game 7 – Bucks Vs 76ers – 3rd Qtr – With Brent Musburger + Billy Cunningham

The 1986 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association’s 1985–86 season. The tournament concluded with the Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics defeating the Western Conference champion Houston Rockets by 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals….as Larry Bird was named NBA Finals MVP for the second time.    The 1986 playoffs marked the third time in four years that the Milwaukee Bucks advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals….but it…

Horse Racing – 1986 – Breeders Cup Steeplechase – 1st Census + 2nd Kesslin + 3rd Pont Du Loop

For several years, the “Grand National Steeplechase” ….now run as the Grand National Hurdle Stakes was known as the Breeders’ Cup Grand National Steeplechase under a licensing agreement between the National Steeplechase Association and Breeders’ Cup. However, the Grand National was never an official part of the Breeders’ Cup series. The Grand National Hurdle Stakes is an American National Steeplechase Association sanctioned steeplechase race run each…

NBA – 1984 – HSE Gme Of Week Halftime Show Rockets Vs Mavs – With Norm Hitzges + Allen Stone

Fox Sports Southwest originally launched on January 4, 1983 as Home Sports Entertainment (HSE), a unit of Warner-Amex Cable….aAs one of the first regional sports networks in North America….when it served as the cable television home of professional and collegiate sports teams throughout Texas and surrounding states. In 1988, HSE became an affiliate of Prime Sports Networks….and like many Prime…