MLB – 1985 – Baseball Behind The Seams Profiles Braves Bruce Benedict + Bob Watson + Terry Forster

Actor Kirk Douglas spins a wonderful tale about what baseball meant to kids all over America in 1985 in his introduction to this WTBS Sports program, Baseball Behind The Seams…..for you can tell from the very start that although Douglas had not played a lot of the game…..he still had that “glow in his eye” and…

MLB – 1986 – NLCS Game 5 Astros Vs Mets PreGame Show – With Keith Jackson + Tim McCarver

This ABC Sports pregame show for Game 5 of the National League Championship Series between the New York Mets verses the Houston Astros took place a day after it was originally scheduled on October 13, 1986 due to rain delay.  The 1986 NLCS was carried live on ABC Sports with Keith Jackson and Tim McCarver…

NCAAF – 1984 – Keith Jackson Recaps Penn State Vs Texas Highlights + Coach Akers Postgame Speech

This video is hosted by ABC’s legendary voice of college football, Keith Jackson, as he recaps the 1984 game between coach Joe Paterno’s # 4 ranked Penn State Nittany Lions verses coach Fred Akers # 2 ranked Texas Longhorns….in which the Horns stampeded the Nittany Lions by a score of 28 – 3….as Jackson summarizes…

NCAAF – 1984 – Bowl Day 84 Highlights – NBC Sports Len Berman Recap Of All The Major Bowl Games

In this January 2, 1984 NBC Sports telecast, sportscaster Len Berman recaps the day of college football’s major bowl games…..with highlights and overview of Auburn downing Michigan by a score of 9 – 7 in the Sugar Bowl……along with Georgia’s last minute 10 – 9 victory over the undefeated Texas Longhorns….plus the classic match-up in…

NCAAF – 1985 – Austin KVUE Ch 24 Steve Ross + Texas Coach Fred Akers Preview Upcoming Longhorn Season

Steve Ross was a popular sportscaster with Austin KVUE Ch 24 during this preseason interview and program covering the upcoming 1985 Texas Longhorns schedule with UT Coach Fred Akers…..as seen in this video herewith…..as he and Coach Akers discuss all things Longhorns as the 1985 season is about to kick off….including assessment of the team…

Music – 1986 – Walt Disney Presents The Living Seas – Performed At The Half Of The Orange Bowl Game

The halftime of the 1986 50th Cotton Bowl Classic between Texas A & M verses Auburn University was a wonderful Walt Disney production called The Living Seas…..which is a production that was an extension of their Disneyland exhibit The Living Seas….whichopened to the public on January 15, 1986…..and  housed the largest saltwater tank in the world at…

NCAAF – 1986 – Lindsey Nelson Provides A Walk Down Memory Lane Of The First 50 Cotton Bowl Games

This video provides a wonderful walk down memory lane of the first 50 Cotton Bowl Classic games….as told by legendary sportscaster Lindsey Nelson…..who was behind the mike for all 50….as the story of the fabled game went something like this. The Cotton Bowl Classic was founded in Dallas in 1937 at the Texas State Fair Grounds….when…

NCAAF – 1983 – NBC Special – A Bear Of A Story – Bob Costas Tribute To Alabama Coach Bear Bryant

Paul William “Bear” Bryant (September 11, 1913 – January 26, 1983) was an American college football player and coach….who is best known as the head coach of the University of Alabama football team…..where during his 25-year tenure as Alabama’s head coach….he amassed six national championships….which is tied for the most in modern college football history….and thirteen SEC conference championships….when upon his retirement in 1982,…

MLB – 1985 – Baseball Behind The Seam – Braves C Bruce Benedict Fighting His Job – With Kirk Douglas

Bruce Edwin Benedict (born August 18, 1955) is an American former professional baseball player, coach and scout….who played 12 seasons in Major League Baseball as a catcher for the Atlanta Braves from 1978 to 1989…..after being drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 5th round of the 1976 Major League Baseball Draft…..when he made his major league debut on August 18, 1978, his 23rd birthday. Benedict led National League catchers in 1981 with 73 assists and 48 base runners caught stealing….as his defensive…