L E’s Stories – 1956 New York Yankees – Mantle MVP + Larsen Perfection + Yanks Beat Dodgers In 7 + More

Famous New York Yankee OF Tommy Henrich was quoted as saying….“No matter how long a man remains in baseball, he always hankers and looks forward to opening day.”…..which speaks volumes here in 2020….when the Corona Virus Covid-19 totally shut down not only Opening Day of the 2020 MLB season…..but surprisingly, this pandemic shut down most of the world….so, baseball…

L E’s Stories – Old Timers Day Game – Yankee Stadium – June 27, 2011

  Being a longtime Yankees fan, Bone Daddy always said that “Old Yankees never die….. and their fans won’t let them fade away”…..which is evidenced by their “tried and true” annual tradition that is shared with their team in honor of the boys of summers past…..and unlike any other professional sports franchise….the Yankee fans celebrate the…

MLB – 1951 To 1968 – Special – The Legend Of Mickey Mantle

DOG COMMENTARY: Bone Daddy grew up in West Texas in the 1950’s and 1960’s as a die-hard Yankees fan….and an especially huge Mickey Mantle fan….as evidenced by his 11 original Mickey Mantle baseball cards that he has in his wonderful memorabilia collection seen herewith. Mantle was invited to the Yankees instructional camp before the 1951…

MLB – 1930 To 1950 – Baseball Greatest Hits – Sultan Of Swat + Gas House Gang + Stars Of The Era

DOG ASIDE:  We have often brought it to the attention of our viewers and readers how much we at ImaSportsphile enjoy ESPN’s Baseball’s Greatest Hits series….of which we consider “nuggets of gold” in our treasure chest of vintage videos….cuz the highlights footage from these programs are priceless in the annals of sports fandoms….as in this case….baseball…

MLB – Special – 1st Annual Cracker Jack’s Old Timers Classic – With Red Barber & Jack Brickhouse

DOG COMMENTARY: Between 1982 and 1990….an annual old timers game was played…..first in Washington, D.C. and then in Buffalo, New York….which an event that drew national attention from its very first inning….for it was known as the Cracker Jack Old Timers Baseball Classic….and it was the brainchild of former Atlanta Braves Vice President Dick Cecil, who…

Bonne Daddy´s New York Yankees Baseball Card History Series Collection Pieces

DOG COMMENTARY: I am going to give all my readers their first Imasportsphile pop quiz…..as I figure the ones who answer this are probably at least Yankees Sportsphiles ….so, you pop quiz is to name as many of the cards that are not already labeled….the year, players name and position of each of the New…

Bonne Daddy´s 1959 New York Yankees Baseball Card Colleccion Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1959 New York Yankees season was the 57th season for the team in New York and its 59th overall.  The team finished in third place in the American League with a record of 79–75….15 games behind the Chicago White Sox.  The Yanks were managed by Casey Stengel….playing their home games at Yankee…

Bonne Daddy´s 1962 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1962 New York Yankees season was the 60th season for the team in New York….and its 62nd season overall. The team finished with a record of 96–66….winning their 27th pennant….finishing 5 games ahead of the Minnesota Twins. The Yanks were managed by Ralph Houk….and they played at Yankee Stadium.  In the World…

Bonne Daddy´s 1963 New York Yankees Baseball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1963 New York Yankees season was the 61st season for the team in New York….and its 63rd season overall.  The team finished with a record of 104–58….winning their 28th pennant…..finishing 10½ games ahead of the Chicago White Sox.  New York was managed by Ralph Houk….the Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.  In the…