L E’s Stories – “Growing Up With Johnny U” – Bone Daddy’s Salute To Baltimore Colts QB Johnny Unitas

As future Sportsphiles, Lil Wally + Bone Daddy + Runt, were growing up in the 1950’s with sports of all kinds as their daily menu…..they each naturally had their favorite players, teams even sports which dictated their decisions of what television sports to watch on Sundays after church….and Sunday lunch at The Blue Star Inn in Midland,…

L E’s Stories – Wahoo…..Wahoo…..Wahoo: West Texas Legend Inducted into Midland Sports Hall of Fame

There is an old saying by the folks who have lived in Midland, Texas for many years that goes like this….“You can take the boy out of West Texas…..but you can’t take West Teas out of the boy.”….which conjures up a story that Bone Daddy has shared with me on many occasions from his time growing…

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 – 1969 – Legendary Curt Gowdy Highlights His Most Memorable Call – Super Bowl III Jets Vs Colts

Curt Gowdy (July 31, 1919 – February 20, 2006) was an American sportscaster….who was well known as the longtime “voice” of the Boston Red Sox….and for his coverage of many nationally televised sporting events, primarily for NBC Sports and ABC Sports in the 1960’s and 1970’s.  His accomplishments include coining the nickname “The Granddaddy of Them All” for the Rose Bowl Game….while taking the moniker…

NFL – 1969 – Sportscasting Legend Curt Gowdy Highlights The Most Memorable Event He Ever Called

Here at ImaSportsphile…..sportscaster Curt Gowdy is the stuff that legends were made of….especially when it comes to “men behind the mike” that call a sporting event…..for he was truly with the best of the best as a sportscaster….so, to have a video clip where he relates to the viewers what his most memorable event was that he…

NFL – 1983 – Special – NFLs Best Ever Quarterbacks – Graham + Tarkenton + Staubach + Unitas

DOG ASIDE: A quarterback is a position in American and Canadian football as a member of the offensive team…. who line up directly behind the center on the offensive line. In modern American football, the quarterback is usually considered the leader of the offensive team….and is often responsible for calling the play in the huddle.  In the NFL, while the starting quarterback has no other responsibility or authority….he…

Golf – 1963 – Highlights – 1st Annual NFL Players Association Golf Tournament

DOG ASIDE: Steve Sabol of NFL FIlms provides this historic piece of video with a look-back at the 1st Annual NFL Players Association Golf Tournament played at Hollywood Beach Hotel Golf Club and Lodge in Hollywood, Florida….as players like Colts QB Johnny Unitas, Packers LB Ray Nitschke, Bears RB J C Caroline and many other “mastodons…