MLB – 1969 – World Series Memory – Mets OF Ron Swaboda Catch In Right Field Against The Orioles

Ron Swoboda is an American former professional baseball player….who played as an outfielder in Major League Baseball (MLB), most notably as a member of the 1969 “Miracle Mets”. Swoboda did not appear in the Mets’ 1969 National League Championship Series three-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves to reach the World Series. The Mets were heavy underdogs heading into the 1969 World Series against the Baltimore Orioles…..when in Game 4, Swoboda….who was not known…

Comedy – 1946 – Scene From Movie Monsieur Beaucaire – With Bob Hope + Reginald Owen + Joan Caulfield

Monsieur Beaucaire is a 1946 comedy film starring Bob Hope as the title character….who was the barber of King Louis XV of France…..which is loosely based on the novel of the same name by Booth Tarkington. It is a remake of the 1924 Rudolph Valentino silent film of the same name Monsieur Beaucaire. King Louis XV of France is invited by his rival King Philip…

NFL – 1978 – Special – Miracle At The Meadowlands – Giants QB Pisarcik Fumbles On Last Play Of Game

The Miracle at the Meadowlands was a fumble recovery by cornerback Herman Edwards that he returned for a touchdown at the end of a November 19, 1978, National Football League (NFL) game against the New York Giants in Giants Stadium. It is considered miraculous because the Giants were ahead and could easily have run out the final seconds….when they had the ball and the Eagles had no timeouts left…..as everyone watching…

Speed Skating – 1985 – World Sprint Chamionships Mens All Around – Featuring USA Dan Jansen

Dan Jansen is a retired American speed skater….who was a multiple world champion in sprint….while having won the bronze medal at Heerenveen, Holland in 1985…..as seen in this video herewith….and then won the silver medal at Karuizawa, Japan in 1986….followed by winning the gold at West Allis, Wisconsin USA in 1988…then again Jansen won silver at Oslo,…

Cycling 1985 Tour De France John Tesh Reports On FRA Bernard Hinault Ride On The Champs-Elysee In Stage 22

The 1985 Tour de France was the 72nd Tour de France….which took place between June 28th and July 21st….and covered a 4,109 km (2,553 mi) course in 22 stages and a prologue…..as France’s Bernard Hinault would attempt to equal the records of Jacques Anquetil and Eddy Merckx….who had each won the Tour de France five times. Hinault was unable to compete due to tendinitis in 1983….and in 1984 had…

Animation – 1984 – Comedy Special – George Carlin Hosts The Universe Of News Sports Put To Animation

George Carlin was surely blessed with the ability to make people laugh….with an uncanny ability to make you think before you laughed…..which was evidence of his true comedic genius…..and it didn’t matter whether he was doing a stand-up routine….or as seen in this video herewith….in his animation of the Universe of New Sports.  We here at…

Body Building – 1986 – Ms Olympia Special – Interview Of I F B B Pres Ben Weider On Steroids Testing

Ben Weider was the co-founder of the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness (IFBB) along with brother Joe Weider….who were Canadian businessman from Montreal….that were well known in two areas…. body building and Napoleonic history. Since the early 1980’s, a significant number of athletes in a wide range of sports have take a form of steroids….which is known as anabolic steroids….which is used to increase their muscle mass…

Animation – 1954 – Cartoon – Wile E Coyote + Road Runner In Anxiety And Ulcers

Road Runner is an American cartoon character who is a speedy, slender, blue and purple bird who continually frustrated the efforts of a coyote (Wile E. Coyote) to catch him….where in a series of animated short films…..the fleet-footed Road Runner races along the highways of the American Southwest….with his legs and feet moving so fast that they…

Cycling – 1987 – Tour De France – Stage 3 – 137 Miles – Karlsruhe To Stuttgart – With Phil Liggett

Stage 3 of the 1987 Tour de France covered the 137 miles from Karlsruhe, Germany to Stuttgart, Germany….and was known as a “plains stage”…..due to the fact that there were no mountains to traverse ….which amounted to a very flat course for the riders…..which a two riders, SUI Erich Maechler and POR Acacio da Silva,…