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 – We’ve Done So Much With So Little….We Can Almost Do Anything Without Nuthin’ 

Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, has always said that“The true beauty of the coaching profession is the ability of a Coach who understands the power of teaching valuable life lessons to his players…..and not just how to win a game.”…..as this statement certainly applies to my story today. Now don’t get me wrong here….I said…

Music – 1986 – Unknown Singer – Look For Champions – A CBS Sports TV Events Promo

CBS Sports is the sports division of the American television network CBS…..with Its headquarters being in the CBS Building on West 52nd Street in midtown Manhattan, New York City….while having programs produced out of Studio 43 at the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th Street.  Its premier sports properties are professional basketball including BIG3 and the WNBA, NFL, Southeastern Conference (SEC) football, NCAA basketball….which includes telecasts of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament),…

Music – 1986 – Steven Frumholz – Explore Texas – Ad Campaign For Visiting Texas As A Tourist

Austin, Tx has had the reputation of being a “Laid Back” kinda place since back when Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile went to school at The University of Texas….and became a “burnt Orange” in his blood kinda person….for as BD puts it….the University of Texas campus already had lots “hippies” around town and around campus….when he got there in 1965…..and “hippies” loved…

TV Ads – 1986 – WTBS Promo For The NBA – With NBA Highlights Put To Music Let’s Go To The Hoops

The Superstation Network, WTBS, was a major carrier of NBA games throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s with sportscasters Marv Albert and Hubie Brown behind the mikes…..so, the network would always come up with really good promotions for their NBA package of products….and the promo seen in this video herewith is one of our favorites here…

Music – 1988 – So Hot Together – The NBA It Is FANtastic!!! – TV Ad To Promote The NBA

One of the wonderful aspects of ImaSportsphile is the fact that our Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, took “hours on end” to breakdown his entire 2300 hours of vintage videos to there smallest common denominator….which in the case of this video seen herewith was 30 seconds…..and we are glad that he did….cuz we end up…

Music – 1987 – I Read It Everyday – Jane Byrne +Charles Schwab + Willard Scott + Sey Hey + The Mick

As seen in this video herewith….this little jingle “I read it everyday”…..while being sung by celebrities like Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne having her morning cup of coffee with her USA Today newspaper….followed  by young famous investment broker Charles Schwab…..then comes the Today Show national weatherman Willard Scott…..who just happened to be the first Ronald McDonald ever….as he was…

TV Ads – 1979 – Yellow Rose Gentlemen Club ATX + Nissan Cars + KTVV Ch 36 Austin + NBC Promo Dallas

Our Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, went made Olympic fan history at the 1984 Los Angeles Games …..when he and his two friends attended a live event in EVERY sport (26) that was competed at the L A Games, which is a fan record that can never be broken…..and can ONLY be tied.  One of…

TV Ads – 1977 – Firestone Tires Sweepstakes + Revlon Milk Plus 6 Shampoo + Bold Laundry Detergent

Firestone Tire and Rubber Company is an American tire company founded by Harvey Firestone in 1900….which was initially for the purpose of supplying solid rubber side-wire tires for fire apparatus….and later, pneumatic tires for wagons, buggies, and other forms of wheeled transportation common in the era. Firestone soon saw the huge potential for marketing tires for automobiles….as the company was a pioneer in the mass…