NCAAF – 1986 – Rose Bowl – Iowa Vs UCLA – PreGame Show With Dick Enberg + Merlin Olsen

College football Hall of Fame Coach Hayden Fry of the University of Iowa….as seen in this video herewith….was on the field at the 1986 Rose Bowl featuring the Iowa Hawkeyes vs. UCLA Bruins….who had a really incredible group of assistant coaches on the field with him….including College Hall of Fame Coaches Bill Snyder (of Kansas…

TV Ads – 1986 – Dean Witter Investments + CBS Promo For TV Program MARY With Mary Tyler Moore

Dean Witter Reynolds was founded in 1978 as the merger of Dean Witter & Co. and Reynolds Securities…with Dean Witter acquiring Reynolds….which was then the biggest merger in the history of Wall Street….then the company was acquired by Sears in 1981….and was renamed Dean Witter, Discover & Co….when in 1993, Sears spun off the company.  The company served over 3.2 million clients primarily…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian Team 3 Day Event Show Jmp – GBR Lucinda Green + Regal Realm

Lucinda Green MBE is a British equestrian and journalist….who competed in eventing….. as she is the 1982 World Champion….and twice European Champion from 1975 to 1977. She also won the World team Gold in 1982….three European team golds in 1977, 1985 and 1987….as well as an Olympic silver medal in the team event in 1984 at the Los Angeles Games while riding Regal Realm.  

Pool – 1980 – Trick Shot Extravaganza – Featuring 1977 World Champ Allen Hopkins With Howard Cosell

Allen Hopkins is an American professional pocket billiards (pool) player….professional billiards color commentator….and BCA Hall of Fame inductee….who promotes multiple annual pool events and still competes as a professional contender. At seven years old….after watching many tournaments on television….Allen began to play pool on a small table his parents bought for him….and as an amateur at the age of 12….Hopkins “ran” a prodigious 110 balls…

Music – 1979 – ACL – Doug Sahm + Sir Douglas Quintet Who Is The Next In Line + Down On The Border

Doug Sahm was an American musician and singer-songwriter from Texas….who was born in San Antonio, Texas….and was a child prodigy in country music….but became a significant figure in roots rock and other genres.  Sahm is considered one of the most important figures in what is identified as Tex-Mex music….who was proficient on multiple instruments….and the founder and leader of the 1960’s + 1070’s rock and roll band,…

Music – 1979 – Delbert McClinton – Take It Easy Loving Me + Victim Of Life Circumstances – Live ACL

Delbert McClinton is an American blues rock and electric blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist.  From his first professional stage appearance in 1957 to his most recent national tour in 2018….he has recorded albums for several major record labels….and singles that have reached the Billboard Hot 100….Mainstream Rock Tracks….and Hot Country Songs charts His highest-charting single was “Tell Me About It”….which was a 1992…

MLB – September 1983 – This Week In Baseball – The Milwaukee Brew Crew Pitching Carries The Club

The 1983 Milwaukee Brewers season was guided by Manager Harvey Kuenn….and led by “Harvey’s Wall Bangers”….which included Robin Yount, Paul Molitor, Cecil Cooper and Gorman Thomas….with a pitching staff that included Hall of Famers Bob Gibson and Don Sutton….along with Moose Haas, Tom Candiotti and Pete Vukovich….in which all were  involved the Brewers finishing 5th in the American League East with a…

Special – 1980 – Sports Afield – The Bald Eagles Of Glacier Park Wyoming

Sports Afield magazine was the “Journal for Gentlemen” ….which promised “To be devoted to hunting, fishing, rifle and trap shooting, the breeding of thorough-bred dogs, cycling, and kindred sports.”  The subscription price was $1.50 per year….with single copies selling for 15 cents. The magazine expounded on the philosophy that “Sports Afield has an ambition above that of simply…

MLB – 1947 – Interviews With Red Barber + Joe Black + Al Gionfriddo About Dodgers Jackie Robinson

In 1997, MLB retired Jackie Roosevelt Robinson’s uniform number 42 across all major league teams….which made him the first professional athlete in any sport to be so honored….plus, MLB also adopted a new annual tradition of “Jackie Robinson Day”….when for the first time on April 15, 2004 that every player on every team wears No. 42…..which is still recognized…