Baseball – 1984 – S I Sportsman Of The Year Award Show – Candidates From Baseball With Stan Musial

The 1984 Sports Illustrated “Sportsman of the Year Award” show was hosted by NFL / NFL broadcast great Merlin Olsen…..who introduced Stan The Man Musial to cover the candidates for the award from the world of MLB by a highlights review of Musial’s 1957 season…..for which he was selected by Sports Illustrated as the Sportsman of the Year…..as…

Music – 1983 -Rapper Mel Allen – Baseball Is The Place To Be And MLB Is The Place For Me

Talk about a video “pearl”….could it get any better than this video…..as legendary sportscaster Mel Allen becomes a music rapper long before rap became the rage of a generation…..albeit Mel did more      “rhyming” than “rapping”…..be it as it may, it is still a rare treasure…..which brings back lots of memories of playing “stickball” in the streets”….and…

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 – NLCS Mets Vs Astros Game 1 PreGame Show – With Keith Jackson + Tim McCarver

The 1986 Major League Baseball Game 1 kickoff to the National League Championship Series between the New York Mets verses the Houston Astros brings back some “mighty fine” memories of Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile….who was responsible for recording the entire 2300 hour video library seen here at ImaSportsphile….cuz Bone Daddy saw the entire 6 game series…..which…

MLB – 1986 – George Grande + Chris Berman Interview All Star Starters Dwight Gooden + Roger Clemens

This video features two of the best pitchers of the decade of the 1980’s in Major League Baseball in New York Mets Dwight Gooden and the Red Sox Roger Clemens…..who happened to play the game during a time when cocaine was the “drug of choice” in America, including athletes in all sports….while PED’s and steroids” were being…

MLB – 1985 – 56th All Star Game – Introduction Of Players + Coaches + Mangers – With Bob Costas

 The 1985 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 56th playing of the game….which is annually played between the All-Stars of the National League and the All-Stars of the American League. The game was played on July 16, 1985, in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota, home of the Minnesota Twins. The National League won the game 6–1, with…

MLB – 1984 – Sports Illustrated Sportsman Of Year Award – Stan Musial Introduces Baseball Nominees

Each year Sports Illustrated Magazine presents its Sports Person of the Year  award show with candidates from nearly every genre of sports highlighted by category…..baseball, football, boxing, baseball etc.  This 1984 version of the awards show was produced by HBO and features host Merlin Olsen….who introduces famous stars and past winners of the award that turn…

MLB – 1986 – ABCs Don Drysdale PostGame Interview With All Star NL Starting Pitcher Dwight Gooden

DOG ASIDE: Dwight Eugene “Doc” Gooden (born November 16, 1964), also nicknamed “Dr. K”…. is an American former professional baseball pitcher….who played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Mets from 1984 to 1994…..and from 1996 to 2000 for the New York Mets, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, and Tampa Bay Devil Rays.  In a career spanning 430 games, he pitched…

MLB – Special – Baseball 1985 – A Look Ahead At The Season – Host Johnny Bench

DOG ASIDE: In this vintage MLB video special taking a look at the upcoming 1985 season, the viewer is given a team by team evaluation by Reds fiture Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench….as he travels throughout the major league ballclubs’ spring training camps for the 1985 season….as he gives an inside look at the…