L E’s Stories – “The Wee Iceman From Cowtown” – Salute To Golf Legend Ben Hogan

Our Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile was born in 1947 in Ft. Worth, Texas….which is better known as “Cowtown”…..as a result of the huge operation of the Ft. Worth Stockyards….and the equally large Swift meat processing plant….which was a place that most cattle from ranches all over Texas would end up at to be processed into…

Golf – 1954 – Highlights Of The Masters Tournament 18 Hole Playoff Between Ben Hogan Vs Sam Snead

The 1954 Masters Tournament was the 18th Masters Tournament….which was held April 8–12 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia…..where Sam Snead defeated defending champion Ben Hogan by one stroke in an 18-hole Monday playoff to win his third Masters tournament…..which was Snead’s seventh and final major victory. Both Snead and Hogan were age 41….and they had won the previous three Masters….with Snead in 1952 and Hogan…