Distance Running – 1987 – Highlights – Strohs Run For Liberty – To Restore The Statue Of Liberty

In the 99th year of The Statue of Liberty in the USA….Strohs Brewing Company….the maker of Strohs beer….held a series of distance running competitions around the country to raise money for the restoration of Lady Liberty…..a project that in May of 1982, President Ronald Reagan appointed Lee Iacocca to head up a private sector effort to restore the Statue of Liberty…..as…

Cycling – 1987 Tour De France Tim Ryan + John Dockery At St Tropez As The Race Enters The Alps

CBS sportscasters Tim Ryan and John Dockery set the stage for the 1987 Tour de France as it is about to enter The Alps for five Stages in the mountains…..as seen in this video herewith…..when the Tour has a rest day at the internationally known resort town of Saint-Tropez. Saint-Tropez, familiarly called St-Trop, is a town on the French…

Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Stage 10 – Individual Time Trial – 54 Miles From Saumur To Futurosco

CBS sportscaster John Dockery provides the commentary for this video seen herewith….which covers Stage 10 of the 1987 Tour de France on the 54 mile course from Saumur to Futurosco in France….which features USA Andy Hampsten, FRA Charly Mottet and eventual Stage 10 winner IRE Stephen Roche. Saumur is a community in the Maine-et-Loire region in western France….which is a historic town…

MLB – 1969 – World Series Memory – Mets OF Ron Swaboda Catch In Right Field Against The Orioles

Ron Swoboda is an American former professional baseball player….who played as an outfielder in Major League Baseball (MLB), most notably as a member of the 1969 “Miracle Mets”. Swoboda did not appear in the Mets’ 1969 National League Championship Series three-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves to reach the World Series. The Mets were heavy underdogs heading into the 1969 World Series against the Baltimore Orioles…..when in Game 4, Swoboda….who was not known…

Comedy – 1946 – Scene From Movie Monsieur Beaucaire – With Bob Hope + Reginald Owen + Joan Caulfield

Monsieur Beaucaire is a 1946 comedy film starring Bob Hope as the title character….who was the barber of King Louis XV of France…..which is loosely based on the novel of the same name by Booth Tarkington. It is a remake of the 1924 Rudolph Valentino silent film of the same name Monsieur Beaucaire. King Louis XV of France is invited by his rival King Philip…

NFL – 1978 – Special – Miracle At The Meadowlands – Giants QB Pisarcik Fumbles On Last Play Of Game

The Miracle at the Meadowlands was a fumble recovery by cornerback Herman Edwards that he returned for a touchdown at the end of a November 19, 1978, National Football League (NFL) game against the New York Giants in Giants Stadium. It is considered miraculous because the Giants were ahead and could easily have run out the final seconds….when they had the ball and the Eagles had no timeouts left…..as everyone watching…

Speed Skating – 1985 – World Sprint Chamionships Mens All Around – Featuring USA Dan Jansen

Dan Jansen is a retired American speed skater….who was a multiple world champion in sprint….while having won the bronze medal at Heerenveen, Holland in 1985…..as seen in this video herewith….and then won the silver medal at Karuizawa, Japan in 1986….followed by winning the gold at West Allis, Wisconsin USA in 1988…then again Jansen won silver at Oslo,…

Cycling 1985 Tour De France John Tesh Reports On FRA Bernard Hinault Ride On The Champs-Elysee In Stage 22

The 1985 Tour de France was the 72nd Tour de France….which took place between June 28th and July 21st….and covered a 4,109 km (2,553 mi) course in 22 stages and a prologue…..as France’s Bernard Hinault would attempt to equal the records of Jacques Anquetil and Eddy Merckx….who had each won the Tour de France five times. Hinault was unable to compete due to tendinitis in 1983….and in 1984 had…

Animation – 1984 – Comedy Special – George Carlin Hosts The Universe Of News Sports Put To Animation

George Carlin was surely blessed with the ability to make people laugh….with an uncanny ability to make you think before you laughed…..which was evidence of his true comedic genius…..and it didn’t matter whether he was doing a stand-up routine….or as seen in this video herewith….in his animation of the Universe of New Sports.  We here at…