MLB – 1981 – Special – Hilites 1st 100 Years Of MLB Put To HOF Terry Cashman Song Talkin Baseball

“Talkin’ Baseball (Willie, Mickey & The Duke)” is a 1981 song written and performed by Terry Cashman….. as the song describes the history of American Major League Baseball (MLB) from the 1950’s to the beginning of the 1980’s. The song was originally released during the 1981 Major League Baseball strike…. and was inspired by the fact that Cashman grew…

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Alpine Skiing – 1978 – World Cup Championships – Mens Downhill – ITA Giuliano Giardini – From Aspen

In the 1978 Men’s Downhill World Cup, the winner was decided by the best 5 results count…..as four racers had a point deduction, which are given in brackets…..and for the very first time there was a shared win during the World Cup season….when Josef Walcher and Sepp Ferstl tied in the second race at Kitzbühel.  During this Aspen, Colorado stop…

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Animation – 1984 – Comedian George Carlin – Its No Bullshit

We here at ImaSportsphile feel so fortunate to have the video footage that we have of comedian George Carlin…..for in this man was not only comedic genius….which was delivered in a very intellectual and thought provoking way….and low and behold….up pops this Carlin animation piece titled  Its No Bullshit….cuz in our opinion….this video seen herewith…

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Alpine Skiing – 1978 – Mens World Cup Downhill In Aspen – AUS Petre Wirnsberger + SUI Peter Mueller

The 1978 World Cup Alpine Skiing Championships were held in Aspen, Colorado between January 29 and February 5…..and televised on ABC’s Wide World of Sports with hosts Jim McKay and Bob Beattie behind the mikes…..with alpine skiing competitions in downhill, special slalom, giant slalom and combined for men and women….as the combined was only a “paper race”.   The 1978…

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Music – 1979 – Billy Joel – Only The Good Die Young – Performed Live On Saturday Night Live In 1979

Billy Joel is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist…..who is commonly known as the “Piano Man” after his first major hit and signature song of the same name…..as he has led a commercially successful career as a solo artist since the early 1970’s….who has released twelve studio albums from 1971 to 1993….as well as one studio album in…

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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…

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TV Ads – 1976 – Pepsi Soda + Dentyne Gum + Dr Pepper Soda + TX Folklife Festival + Public Service

Pepsi is a carbonated soft drink manufactured by PepsiCo…..which was originally created and developed in 1893 by Caleb Bradham….while being introduced as Brad’s Drink….and was renamed as Pepsi-Cola on August 28, 1898…..and then as Pepsi in 1961. Dentyne is a series of brands of chewing gum available in several countries globally…..when in 1899, a New York City druggist Franklin V. Canning formulated a chewing gum which he promoted as an aid…

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TV Ads – 1977 – Actress Gilda Radner For Hey You – The Perfume For One Night Stands

The original cast of Saturday Night Live was known as the Not Ready For Prime Time Players…..which consisted of Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Jane Curtin, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Laraine Newman, Garrett Morris and Gilda Radner…..who as a group were fabulous comedy…..while each one were even on their own, nothing short of comedic genius…..and sadly enough,…

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TV Ads – 1976 – The Try Hard 111 Pacemaker Battery

The Try Hard 111 Pacemaker Battery which is advertised in this hilarious video is one of the best Saturday Night Live commercial skits of all time…..unless you are one of the geriatric actors in the video….who stood all night while there pacemaker was left on to prove the value of the product.  Since we at ImaSportsphile have the largest…

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