Bone Daddy’s University of Texas & Austin Collection Pieces


Bone Daddy has been a resident of Austin, Texas since he went to college at the University of Texas in 1965….where he has attended many sporting events including high school, college, regional playoffs, state playoffs, university, intramurals and city league…..and these pieces represent only a few of those type events.

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Baseball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: In 1968, after hanging up initially on University of Texas football coach & athletic director, Darrell Royal… Coach Gus thought it was a prank phone call….he took a pay cut to coach the baseball team at The University of Texas at Austin.While there, he led the Longhorns to twenty-two Southwest Conference Championships….a record seventeen…

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Men’s Basketball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: This post is a continuation of providin a significant amount of UT men’s basketball video pieces and memorabilia collection pieces….but Bone Daddy’s story really centers around the period when Legendary Coach Abe Lemons was at the helm.  I know this for a fact….Abe was a friend and business associate of BD’s…..but even more…

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Football Collection Pieces

 DOG ASIDE: I cannot even begin to tell you how many UT football games that Bone Daddy saw live and in color at Texas Memorial Stadium during his college years….sitting in the Student Section….where the tickets were much much cheaper than general admission.  The University of Texas football program was then and still is today…..a…

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Track & Field Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy attended The University of Texas in Austin from 1965 through 1970….attaining a Bachelor’s Degree from dean George Kozmetsky’s College of Business Administration….as BD was a finance major in one of the top business schools…..not just in Texas, but across the country in the mid-to-late 1960’s.  George Kozmetsky was an American technology…

ESPN Sportscenter With Chris Berman Reporting On The NFL Before Becoming The Swami


Christopher James “Chris” “Boomer” Berman (born May 10, 1955), also known by the nickname Boomer, is an American sportscaster. He anchors SportsCenterMonday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown, U.S. Open golf, the Stanley Cup Finals and other programming on ESPN and ABC Sports. Berman calls play-by-play of select Major League Baseball games for ESPN. 

NCAA Football Tribute To Coach Bear Bryant On The Day He Died

DOG ASIDE: Paul William “Bear” Bryant (September 11, 1913 – January 26, 1983) was an American college football player and coach.  He was best known as the longtime head coach of the University of Alabama football team.  During his 25-year tenure as Alabama’s head coach….he amassed six national championships and thirteen conference championships. Upon his…

Olympics 1984 L A Games Day 9 Women’s Rowing Coxed Fours Final

DOG ASIDE: Rowing at the Summer Olympics has been part of the competition since its debut in the 1990 Summer Olympics. Rowing was on the program at the 1896 Summer Olympics….but was cancelled due to bad weather. Only men were allowed to compete until the women’s events were introduced at the 1976 Montreal Olympics….which gave national…

Animalympics Animated Special Opening With Lighting Of The Flame Starring Gilda Radner


Animalympics is a 1980 animated film produced by Lisberger Studios and released by Warner Brothers.  It was the third animated feature film presented with Dolby sound. Originally commissioned by NBC network as two separate specials….as it spoofs the Summer and Winter Olympic Games…..and features the voices of Gilda Radner, Billy Crystal, Harry Shearer and Michael Fremer.