L E’s Stories – Under West Texas Skies At Night:  “You Ain’t Nuthin But a Popped Corn Fart in This Whole Deal”

Legendary University of Texas Head Football Coach Darrell Royal was quoted as saying….“The only difference between dreams and reality….Is time and effort”.….which is a perfect segway to our webpage here at ImaSportsphile…..cuz the reality of this dream started some 65 years back when Bone Daddy was laying on the grass in his front yard in…

L E’s Stories – Tag Up Games….Baseball Cards….. & Bubble Gum: “Forging The Cornerstones of Success”

Before I get started on today’s story…..I want to remind our readers / viewers that in our L E’s Stories Section here at ImaSportsphile….I will always share videos that I particularly like as some of my favorites out of the 5500 videos currently posted on our webpage here in June 2020…..as I am very fond…

L E’s Stories – Wahoo…..Wahoo…..Wahoo: West Texas Legend Inducted into Midland Sports Hall of Fame

There is an old saying by the folks who have lived in Midland, Texas for many years that goes like this….“You can take the boy out of West Texas…..but you can’t take West Teas out of the boy.”….which conjures up a story that Bone Daddy has shared with me on many occasions from his time growing…

L E’s Stories – Can You Say Chiweenie?….Cuz That’s What I Am…..Plus A Sportsphile Too

It has been said  that “behind every good city dog is a man on a leash” ….and this is a story about one of those “good city dogs”…..Howdy, Hola & Guten Tag…..if you didn’t notice….I speak three languages sufficiently….German, thanks Dad Hans….Spanish, thanks Mom, Angela….and Texan, thanks Bone Daddy….who is the original Sportsphile and my life…

L E’s Stories – A Father’s Gift Of A Lifetime Love Of All Sports

This story tells of the beginning of the tale of “Pops and Los Tres Hermanos”….which is about a father’s gift of a lifetime love of sports to his three sons….as the sage known as Pops (Bone Daddy’s Dad) would always say “There are far more lessons to be learned while pulling oneself up by the bootstraps…

L E’s Stories – Jim McKay:  A Career of Expressed Eloquence and Elegance

Today I am going to give you a very special gift….in a very special way……cuz I get to do something that I know will bring a smile to BD’s face…..and that makes me happy.  On many occasions, I have heard BD express his opinion of who he thinks were the best sports media (be it…

L E’s Stories – Yankees In The Hall Of Fame: Incomparable With 43 Players / 11 Managers & Executives

The quote “There’s winning……and there’s everything else”….which was so aptly spoken by the legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers Vince Lombardi…..defines the New York Yankees more than any other franchise in the history of professional sports……not just for their wins…..but for the aurora that goes with the boys who wear the pinstripes…..for if you know…

L E’s Stories – It All Began In West Texas In The 1950’s

While reading my writings….keep in mind and understand that dogs live by the very good philosophy that SIPMLER IS BETTER. This is a philosophy that HUMANS have absolutely no concept of….for if you look at virtually everything that HUMANS have done or had a part in doing….or touched…..throughout the history of time that they’ve been…

L E’s Stories – Old Timers Day Game – Yankee Stadium – June 27, 2011

  Being a longtime Yankees fan, Bone Daddy always said that “Old Yankees never die….. and their fans won’t let them fade away”…..which is evidenced by their “tried and true” annual tradition that is shared with their team in honor of the boys of summers past…..and unlike any other professional sports franchise….the Yankee fans celebrate the…