MLB – 1987 – ALCS Game 5 Tigers Vs Twins PostGame Show + Interviews With Tom Kelley + Kirby Puckett

In what would turn out to be the last postseason game ever played at Tiger Stadium….the Twins would send future Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven to the mound to face the Tigers’ seasoned vet ace Doyle Alexander. Minnesota drew first blood in the top of the 2nd….when Tom Brunansky doubled home Gary Gaetti and Randy Bush….but was thrown out trying to stretch…

MLB – 1987 – NLCS Game 4 Cardinals Vs Giants PreGame Show With Marv Albert + Joe Morgan + Vin Scully

The Giants knotted the series at 2 – 2….mostly by the longball…..along with another complete-game pitching performance….with this time being by Giants P Mike Krukow…..as he was touched for two runs in the 2nd on RBI singles by opposing pitcher Danny Cox and Vince Coleman….but then pitched shutout ball the rest of the way….then Giants’ Robby Thompson hit a homer…

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 – 1988 – World Series Dodgers vs Athletics Game 4 PreGame Show – With Bob Costas + Vin Scully

Without injured sluggers Kirk Gibson (25 HR) and Mike Marshall (20)….the Dodgers started the game with what was statistically one of the weakest hitting World Series teams since the Dead-ball era.  During the regular season the Game 4 starting line up of Steve Sax (2B), Franklin Stubbs (1B), Mickey Hatcher (LF), Mike Davis (RF), John Shelby (CF), Danny Heep (DH), Jeff Hamilton (3B), Mike Scoscia (C) and Alfredo Griffin (SS) combined for a total of just 36 home…

NCAAF – 1988 – Orange Bowl – # 1 Oklahoma Vs # 2 Miami PostGame Show With Bob Trumpy + Don Criqui

This 1988 Orange Bowl Classic not only feature the # 1 and # 2 teams in college football in the country during the 1987 season….but it also featured two opposing head coaches that were both college players for the Arkansas Razorbacks in the 1960’s….who both won NCAA national championship….with Switzer at Oklahoma University and Johnson…

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 – 1988 – World Series Dodgers Vs A s Gme 5 PreGame Show Thru 1st Inning With Scully + Garagiola

Orel Hershiser capped one of the greatest seasons ever by a starting pitcher….and one of the most improbable World Series wins in history by pitching a complete game….while allowing only four hits, two runs and striking out nine. In addition to Hershiser’s performance, the Dodgers won because Mickey Hatcher stepped in for the hobbled Kirk Gibson in left field and provided spark, enthusiasm and…

MLB – April 29th 1986 – NESN Sports Highlights – Red Sox Roger Clemens 20 Strikeout Game Vs Seattle

In baseball, a strikeout occurs when a pitcher throws three strikes to a batter during his time at bat….as twenty different pitchers have struck out at least 18 batters in a single nine-inning Major League Baseball (MLB) game as of 2016….with the most recent being Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals on May 11, 2016….as four players have accomplished the feat more than once in their career….with no player having ever struck…

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…