MLB – 1986 All Star Game – Astrodome – AL Roger Clemens & NL Dwight Gooden – Part 2

DOG COMMENTARY: The Houston Astrodome was the world’s first multi-purpose domed sports stadium….which is located in Houston, Texas….as construction on the stadium began in 1962…..and it officially opened in 1965. It served as home to the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB) from its opening in 1965 until 1999….along with the home to the Houston Oilers…

MLB – 1980 All Star Game – J R Richards & Rod Carew & Pete Rose et al imasportsphile com

DOG COMMENTARY: The starting pitcher for the National League in the 1980 MLB All Star Game was Houston Astros J. R. Richards…..a “flame throwing” righthander who was one of the first pitchers in Major League Baseball to throw consistantly over 100 mph….and by the time that he teamed-up with MLB’s all time strikeout leader, Nolan…

MLB – 1986 All Star Game – Astrodome – Al Michaels & Jim Palmer & Tim McCarver

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 57th playing of the mid-summer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL)….as the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 15, 1986, at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas….which is the home of the Houston…

MLB – 1980 All Star Game – Howard Cosell & Bob Ueker & Jim Palmer & Al Michaels

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1980 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 51st mid-season classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and the National League (NL)….the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was played on July 8, 1980, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California….which is home of the Los Angeles Dodgers of…

MLB – 1980 All Star Game – Dodger Stadium – Howard Cosel & Jim Palmer & Al Michaels – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: In this 1980 MLB All Star Game from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles….the AL and NL were locked in a scoreless duel for four innings….including P Steve Stone’s perfect performance for 3 complete innings….as Fred Lynn would break the deadlock in the top of the fifth with a two-run homer off Bob Welch.  The…

MLB – 1980 All Star Game – J R Richards & Rod Carew & Reggie Jackson & Johnny Bench – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1980 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 51st midseason exhibition between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and the National League (NL)….with the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball.  The game was played on July 8, 1980 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California….which was home of the Los Angeles Dodgers…

MLB – 1986 NLCS – New York Mets vs Houston Astros – Game 5 – Shea Stadium

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1986 NLCS is the sole reason for one of Bone Daddy’s greatest “sports road trip” that he ever took in his 50 years of going to live sporting events from amateur…to high school….to college/university….to pro….and every one was a building block image of the original Sportsphile. As the story goes….Bone Daddy had…

MLB – 1985 All Star Game – Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome – Innings 1 – 8

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

MLB – 1986 All Star Game – WP Roger Clemens & LP Dwight Gooden – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 57th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL)…as the two leagues comprised Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 15, 1986 at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas….the home of the Houston Astros of…