Music – 1986 – Glenn Close – Star Spangled Banner At World Series Game 1 With Red Sox Vs Mets

Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is an American actress, singer and producer….who is the recipient of numerous accolades including three Tony Awards….three Golden Globe Awards….three Primetime Emmy Awards….and two Screen Actors Guild Awards….and as a seven-time Academy Award nominee…. she has more nominations without a win than any other living actor….while holding the record for being the actress with the most nominations without winning. …

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Music – 1985 – Lou Rawls – The Star Spangled Banner – At World Series Game 3 – Royals Vs Cardinals

 This rendition of The Star Spangled Banner is performed by singing legend Lou Rawls at start of Game 3 of the 1985 MLB World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals verses the Kansas City Royals. Lou Rawls (December 1, 1933 – January 6, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, actor, voice actor, and record producer…..who released more than 60…

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Boxing – 1986 – Barry Tompkins + Larry Merchant Wrap Up Of Witherspoon Vs Tubbs Heavywt Title Fight

Tony Tubbs (born February 15, 1958) is an American former professional boxer….who competed from 1980 to 2006….while holding the WBA heavyweight title from 1985 to 1986….after on April 29, 1985, Tubbs challenged Greg Page for the WBA Heavyweight Championship…..which Tubbs won by a fifteen-round unanimous decision. On January 17, 1986, Tubbs made his first title defense against former WBC Heavyweight Champion Tim Witherspoon….a fight…

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Boxing – 1986 – Marv Albert + Dr Ferdie Pacheco Profile Buster Drayton + Davey Moore Before Fight

Buster Drayton (born March 2, 1952) is an American former boxer….who won the IBF world title at junior middleweight (154lb)….after Drayton had turned pro in 1978….he won the vacant IBF title with a decision win over Carlos Santos in 1986….after which he defended the belt twice before losing it to Matthew Hilton the following year.  In 1988 he took on WBA junior middleweight titleholder Julian Jackson….but…

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Boxing – 1985 – 6 Rnd Lightwt Bout – Mike Goudeau Vs Allen Gay – With Randy Gordan + Termite Watkins

This six round lightweight fight between Mike Doudeau verses Allen Gay….feature boxers who didn’t have much of a professional career….as Gay would fight a total of two professional rounds….after deciding the TKO beating he took from Goudeau, that he just didn’t feel like boxing was going to be a good career path.   And in the…

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Music – 1985 – Larry Gatlin – Star Spangled Banner – Sung At Stanley Cup Finals – Oilers Vs Fyersl

Larry Gatlin (born May 2, 1948) is an American country and Southern gospel singer and songwriter. As part of a trio with his younger brothers Steve and Rudy.  He achieved considerable success within the country music genre….while performing on 33 top-40 singles by combining his solo recordings and those with his brothers.  As their fame grew, the band became known…

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Music – 1986 – Isaac Hayes – Star Spangled Banner – Sung At Heavywht Title Of Witherspoon Vs Tubbs

Isaac Hayes (August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, voice actor and producer….who was one of the creative forces behind the Southern soul music label Stax Records….where he served both as an in-house songwriter and as a session musician and record producer….while teaming with his partner David Porter during the mid-1960’s. Hayes and Porter, along with Bill Withers,…

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Comedy – 1985 – Smothers Brothers Young Comedian Show – Featuring Maureen Murphy

Maureen Murphy, also known as Mauro Murphy, is an Australian comedian, actress, and celebrity who was popular in the United States during the 1980’s….when she appeared on HBO’s Young Comedians Show with the Smothers Brothers….as seen in this video herewith….as this performance was Mauro’s first live television appearance in the US.  Maureen Murphy also appeared on The Tonight…

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Boxing – 1985 – 15 Rnd IBF Heavywt Title – Spinks Vs Holmes Fight 1 Decision + Post Fight Interviews

Every time that we here at ImaSportsphile see anything having to do with the first Michael Spinks verses Larry Holmes heavyweight title fight…..smoke comes out of our ears, cuz the outcome of this fight really lights a fire in our bellies.  You see, we live by a standard operating procedure around here being that there…

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