Music – 1987 – The Four Tops – Star Spangled Banner – Performed At The 1987 MLB All Star Game

The Four Tops are a vocal quartet from Detroit, Michigan…. who helped to define the city’s Motown sound of the 1960’s. The group’s repertoire has included soul music, R&B, disco, adult contemporary, doo-wop, jazz and show tunes….OH…..and as evidenced by this video herewith….patriotic music….when the performed the Star Spangled Banner beautifully….with harmonic tones only The Four Tops could construct….at the 1987 Major League Baseball All Star Game. Founded as the Four Aims, lead…

Music – 1988 – Andy Williams – Star Spangled Banner – Sung At Heavywt Title Fight Of Tubbs Vs Tyson

Andy Williams (December 3, 1927 – September 25, 2012) was an American singer….who recorded 43 albums in his career….of which 15 have been gold-certified….and three platinum-certified.  He was also nominated for six Grammy Awards…and hosted The Andy Williams Show, a television variety show, from 1962 to 1971….along with numerous TV specials…..while The Andy Williams Show won three Emmy awards.  The Moon River…

Music – 1988 – Trumpeter Herb Alpert – Start Spangled Banner – At Super Bowl XXII Skins Vs Broncos

This rendition of The Star Spangled Banner is beautifully played by world famous trumpeter Herb Albert at the start of Super Bowl XXII between the Washington Redskins verses the Denver Broncos….which was play on January 31, 1988 at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, CA.  Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935) is an American jazz musician most associated with the group…

Boxing – 1987 – Highlights – Middlewt Bout – Michael Nunn Vs Charles Campbell – With Ryan + Clancy

Michael Nunn (born April 14, 1963) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 2002….and was a two-weight world champion….after having held the IBF middleweight title from 1988 to 1991….and the WBA super middleweight title from 1992 to 1994. During both those reigns, he also held the lineal championship. Nunn turned professional in 1984….and after winning his first 30 fights….he fought…

Boxing – 1987 – Jim Lampley + Alex Wallau In Studio Review Mike Tyson Vs Pinklon Thomas Title Fight

Mike Tyson vs. Pinklon Thomas, billed as “Hard Road to Glory“….was a professional boxing match contested on May 30, 1987, for the WBA and WBC heavyweight championships. Tyson was the aggressor for nearly the entire fight….while constantly getting the better of Thomas with his power punches. Tyson was nearly able to get the victory in the first round….as with about…

Boxing – 1989 – Jim Lampley + Larry Merchant Wrapup Heavywt Title Fight Carl Williams Vs Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson vs. Carl Williams was a professional boxing match contested on July 21, 1989, for WBA, WBC, IBF and Lineal Heavyweight championships. After Tyson’s dominating victory over Frank Bruno five months prior….negotiations for a potential bout with Carl Williams began….and on June 15, 1989, the fight was made official.  Four years earlier, Williams had challenged then-IBF Heavyweight champion Larry Holmes for the title….only to narrowly lose by…

Music 1987 113th US Army Band From Ft Knox Kentucky The Star Spangled Banner With Jim McKay

In this video, the 113th Army Band from Ft. Knox, Kentucky plays the Star Spangled Banner at the 113th running of the Kentucky Derby…..as brought to you by ABC’s Jim McKay….which is a bit confusing to us here at ImaSportsphile.  The reason for our confusion is that we posted another video of the 112th running of the…

Music – 1987 – Guy Belanger – Star Spangled Banner – Sung At Rendez Vous 87 – NHL All Stars Vs USSR

Guy Bélanger (born 24 November 1946) is a Canadian tenor, opera director, composer and conductor….who in 2004 was awarded the Medal of the National Assembly of Quebec.  Guy Bélanger is the brother of string player and composer Marc Bélanger….and the son of conductor Edwin Bélanger….who began his professional education at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Québec in the 1965/1966 school year….where he was a…

Boxing – 1990 – Jim Lampley + Larry Merchant Preview Heavywts Adilson Rodrigues Vs George Foreman

This June 16, 1990 ten round heavyweight bout between George Foreman verses Adilson Rodrigues at Caesers Palace in Las Vegas….was Big George’ 3rd fight up to that point 1990….after defeating Gerry Cooney by 4th round KO in January….then defeating Mike Jaimeson by a 4th round TKO in April 1990….as Foreman would go on to fight two more time…