NCAA Volleyball – 1979 – Mens National Championship Finals – USC Vs UCLA – Game 3

The 1979 NCAA Men’s Volleyball Tournament was the 10th annual tournament to determine the national champion of NCAA men’s college volleyball. The tournament was played at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California during May 1979. UCLA defeated USC in the final match, 3–1 (12–15, 15–12, 15–11, 15–7), to win their seventh national title. Coached by Al Scates, the Bruins finished the season undefeated at 30 – 0. UCLA’s Sinjin Smith was…

MLB – 1987 – World Series Game 1 Cardinals Vs Twins PreGame Show With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer

The 1987 World Series was notable in several regards…..as It featured the first World Series games played in an indoor stadium at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome…..and, to date, the last World Series game to start earlier than prime time in the eastern United States….when Game 6 would start at 4:00 p.m. ET/3:00 p.m. CT….and it was the first World Series in…

MLB – 1987 – World Series – St Louis Cardinals Vs Minnesota Twins – Game 2 – Top Of 1st Inning

Game 2 of the 1987 World Series between the St Louis Cardinals verses the Minnesota Twins took place on Sunday, October 18, 1987 at 7:25 pm (CT) at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota….and featured Twins future Hall of Fame P Bert Blyleven against the Cardinals big right-hander Danny Cox. While improving on their game one…

MLB – 1987 – World Series Game 3 Cards Vs Twins Pregame With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer + Tim McCarver

Traveling down the Mississippi to the open air of Busch Stadium from the confines and the cold of the Metrodome for Game 3 of the 1987 World Series saw a tense pitching duel between Twins starter Les Straker and John Tudor of the Cardinals…..as Les Straker was the first Venezuelan to pitch in the World Series. After five scoreless innings by both teams, the Twins…

MLB – 1986 – NLCS Mets Vs Astros Game 1 PostGame Show – With Tim McCarver Interview With Mike Scott

Game 1 featured a pitching duel between eventual NLCS Most Valuable Player Mike Scott of the Astros and Mets young ace Dwight Gooden…..as Scott allowed just five hits and walked one while striking out 14 in a complete-game effort as the host Astros prevailed 1–0…..in a game that Mets pitcher Dwight  Gooden only allowed one run in his seven…

MLB – 1986 – ALCS Red Sox Vs Angels Game 6 Innings 8 + 9 – With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer

Still reeling from their Game 5 loss, the Angels struck first in the top of the first off Oil Can Boyd on back-to-back two-out RBI doubles by Reggie Jackson and Doug DeCinces after a one-out walk….but the Red Sox tied the game in the bottom of the inning off Kirk McCaskill without a hit….when with runners on second and third and one out…

MLB – 1987 – World Series Cards Vs Twins Game 6 Pregame Show – With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer + Tim McCarver

The Series returned to the Metrodome with the Twins facing elimination…..which is the same position they would find themselves in once more four years later against the Atlanta Braves….as ABC allowed the game to be played at 3 p.m. CT (4 p.m. ET) on Saturday afternoon…..whereby, it was the only day game of the series….and the last World Series game to date…

MLB – 1986 – NLCS Mets Vs Astros Game 2 PreGame Show – With Keith Jackson + Tim McCarver

Game 2 saw the Mets knot the series at one game apiece as New York scored two runs in the fourth inning….and then got three more in the fifth against Astros’ starter Nolan Ryan en route to a 5 – 1 victory. Lefty Bob Ojeda went the distance on a ten-hitter for the Mets….who were aided by an RBI double…

MLB – 1986 – ALCS Angels Vs Red Sox Game 7 PreGame Show With Al Michaels + Jim Palmer + Tim McCarver

The 1986 American League Championship Series was a back-and-forth battle between the Boston Red Sox and the California Angels for the right to advance to the 1986 World Series to face the winner of the 1986 National League Championship Series. The Red Sox came in with a 95–66 record and the AL East division title….while the Angels went 92–70 during the regular season to win…