L E’s Stories – 1956 New York Yankees – Mantle MVP + Larsen Perfection + Yanks Beat Dodgers In 7 + More

Famous New York Yankee OF Tommy Henrich was quoted as saying….“No matter how long a man remains in baseball, he always hankers and looks forward to opening day.”…..which speaks volumes here in 2020….when the Corona Virus Covid-19 totally shut down not only Opening Day of the 2020 MLB season…..but surprisingly, this pandemic shut down most of the world….so, baseball…

L E’s Stories – Fenway Park Celebrates Her 100th Birthday As The 1ST Constant In MLB Baseball

Now I want to tell all you HUMANS who read this….that Bone Daddy will probably never forgive me for writing about this subject….cuz he hates the Red Sox….as his Yankees are their arch rivals….and I’m here to tell you that they have been arch rivals since today’s subject story first opened her gates…. Fenway  Park…

L E’s Stories – Dateline October 8, 1956: Black & White TV…..Rabbit Ears…..and World Series = PERFECTION !!!

                                                                         QUOTE OF THE DAY             “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder…..but perfection was at Yankees Stadium in…

L E’s Stories – Jim McKay:  A Career of Expressed Eloquence and Elegance

Today I am going to give you a very special gift….in a very special way……cuz I get to do something that I know will bring a smile to BD’s face…..and that makes me happy.  On many occasions, I have heard BD express his opinion of who he thinks were the best sports media (be it…

NFL – 1979 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks In The NFL – Narrated By John Facenda

Man, what an awesome video this one is…..as NFL Films present NFL’s Best Ever Quarterbacks….with the greatest NFL narrator ever, John Facenda, providing a continuous array of  “poetic masterpiece descriptions” of the best ever quarterbacks from the mid-1950’s to the start of the 1980’s….with such legendary NFL quarterbacks as the Cowboy’s Don Meredith…..the Raider’s Ken Stabler….the…

NFL – 1979 – NFL Films – The Best Ever Teams In The NFL – Narrated By John Facenda

In our opinion here at ImaSportsphile….we believe that Ed Sabol and son, Steve, of NFL Films fame set  the “gold standard” for all sports films that have ever been produced….only rivaled to some degree by such pieces as Bud Greenspan’s Olympiad production……Mel Allen’s This Week In Baseball…..ESPN’s 30 for 30 series….HBO’s Boxing Best series….NFL Network’s A Football Life…..but any way you…

NFL – 1980 – NFL Films – Super Bowl XIV – Pittsburgh Steelers Vs Los Angeles Rams – With John Facenda

Super Bowl XIV was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Los Angeles Rams and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1979 season….as the Steelers defeated the Rams by the score of 31 – 19….while becoming the first team to win four Super Bowls. The game was played on January 20, 1980, at the Rose…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Super Bowl XVI – San Francisco 49ers Vs Cincinnati Bengals With Harry Kalas

Super Bowl XVI was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion San Francisco 49ers and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Cincinnati Bengals to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1981 season….as the 49’ers defeated the Bengals by the score of 26–21 to win their first Super Bowl. The game was played on January 24, 1982, at the Pontiac Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan….which is a suburb of…

MLB – 1986 – NBC Sports Special – World Series 1903 To 1985 – Pictorial Collage Of The World Series

Every now and then….an absolutely incredible video rolls up to be posted….one of those that is riveting and totally enjoyable to watch….and this video seen herewith is one of those times….as NBC Sports provides this rare treasure via host Bob Costas prior to Game 4 of the 1986 MLB World Series between the Boston Red…