Cycling – 1986 – Tour De France – Stage 18 – Briancon To L’Alpe D’Huez – Featuring USA Greg LeMond

In the 18th stage of the 1986 Tour de France….FRA Benard Hinault attacked several times….but every time he was rejoined by USA Greg LeMond and others….when after an attack on the Col du Télégraphe….as SUI Urs Zimmermann was unable to follow.  LeMond and Hinault only had CAN Steve Bauer and ESP Pello Ruiz-Cabestany with them….but on the climb of…

TV Ads – 1979 – Yellow Rose Gentlemen Club ATX + Nissan Cars + KTVV Ch 36 Austin + NBC Promo Dallas

Our Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, went made Olympic fan history at the 1984 Los Angeles Games …..when he and his two friends attended a live event in EVERY sport (26) that was competed at the L A Games, which is a fan record that can never be broken…..and can ONLY be tied.  One of…

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,…