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 – Old Timers Day Game – Yankee Stadium – June 27, 2011

  Being a longtime Yankees fan, Bone Daddy always said that “Old Yankees never die….. and their fans won’t let them fade away”…..which is evidenced by their “tried and true” annual tradition that is shared with their team in honor of the boys of summers past…..and unlike any other professional sports franchise….the Yankee fans celebrate the…

L E’s Stories – Growing Up Loving Pinstipres And The Boys From The Bronx

Bone Daddy has always said….”There is no lore in sport greater than Yankee lore….for it covers the globe…..with fans of all race and color….who live and die Yankee pinstripes every year”….so while writing about the New York Yankees is really easy and fun for me to do….cuz BD had a 38 year run of being…

MLB – 1920 To 1990 – Inside Baseball – World Series Legends – With Barry Tompkins + Tim McCarver

This video clip from HBO’s Inside Baseball is another “nugget of gold” in our treasure chest of vintage memories here at ImaSportsphile….as co-hosts Barry Tompkins and Tim McCarver take a look at legendary figures from World Series past…..when they start with Yanks Babe Ruth hitting 3 HR’s in two different World Series wins…..then come highlights of Giants…

MLB – 1947 – Highlights – The 1947 Season + World Series + Jackie Robinson As 1st Black Player

The 1947 Major League Baseball season, on opening day, the New York Giants were at the Phillies….the Yankees were home in the Bronx against the Philadelphia A’s….and the Brooklyn Dodgers were home to open against the Boston Braves at Ebbets Field…..while Jackie Robinson was in the Dodgers lineup, playing first base….which began a new chapter in Major League Baseball….for it was the first time an African American had been allowed…

MLB – 1939 – Highlights – Cleveland Indians Bob Feller + N Y Yanks Joe Dimaggio Take Season By Storm

Bob Feller (November 3, 1918 – December 15, 2010) who was nicknamed “The Heater from Van Meter“, “Bullet Bob“, and “Rapid Robert“….who was an American baseball pitcher who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cleveland Indians….where Feller pitched from 1936 to 1941 and from 1945 to 1956….which was interrupted only by a four-year engagement in the Navy. In a career…

MLB – 1941 – Special Highlights – New York Yankees OF Joe Dimaggio Hits Safely In 56 Straight Games

DOG ASIDE: New York Yankees centerfielder Joe DiMaggio’s most famous achievement is his MLB record-breaking 56-game hitting streak in 1941…..as seen in this video herewith. The streak began on May 15, 1941, a couple of weeks before the death of Lou Gehrig….when DiMaggio went one-for-four against Chicago White Sox pitcher Eddie Smith….as the major newspapers began to write about…