DOG ASIDE: It is December 27, 2015…..known by all Sportsphiles as Week 15 of the 2015 NFL Season. Going into today….the Carolina Panthers led by QB Cam Newton were taking dead aim on the 1972 Miami Dolphins…..the only team in the NFL to ever go undefeated in an entire season. Many have tried to tie…Details
DOG ASIDE: There is an old saying when folks and dogs gather around the campfire that the good die young…..with names like Tim Richmond, Janis Joplin, Jimmie Hendricks, Jim Morrison, Len Bilas, Salvador Sanchez and many others…..for in the case of Singer / Songwriter Hank Williams….this saying could never be more true. Hank wrote many…Details
In the decade of the 1930’s, the New York Yankees won 5 World Series Championships…..specifically due to player like C Bill Dickey, OF Babe Ruth, 1B Lou Gehrig and CF Joe DiMaggio….as these were special players during a special decade…..as Major League Baseball will forever be indebted to these players during these times.
Paul Simon Sings Me And Julio Down By The School Yard & Still Crazy After All These Years & I’m Your Ace In The Hole
Paul Simon was hugely successful as a songwriter, musician and entertainer in his own right….even after reaching the spiritual stratosphere singing with Art Garfunkel during the 1960’s and 1970’s. In this clip he performs “Me and Julio Down by the School Yard”, “Still Crazy After All These Years” and “Ace in the Hole”.
DOG ASIDE: The Philadelphia Eagles are a storied franchise in the NFL….one significant part of this long lasting story was spent as lovable losers from the early 1949’s to 1978…OK Eagle fans….there was 1960…..the year the Eagles won the NFL Championship (prior to Super Bowl 1)….and then came Coach Dick Vermeil in 1976…..and the long…Details
Scoring 4 runs in the top of the 9th….the Yankees P Mel Stottlemyre take a commanding lead over the St Louis Cardinasl and P Bob Gibson in Game 2 of the 1964 World Series. Seldom used infielder Yankees SS Phil Linz hits a home run to lead the his team to victory.
Bob Hope Christmas Tours with Anne Margaret & 1958 Berlin Air Lift & General Jimmie Doolittle & Conn
DOG ASIDE: It is Christmas Season….which is my favorite time of the year….and probably not another HUMAN on this Earth brought more Christmas cheer than did Bob Hope….with his Christmas Tours. The memories of just one day of Hope….got many of the soldier audience through the war….at least, his tours at Christmas were very special…Details
DOG ASIDE: When a Sportsphile thinks about the teams which had the most impact on drawing fans to the NFL….it would be the Cowboys, Packers, Raiders and Steelers….and Bone Daddy’s collection and video library has ample evidence that indeed they were the teams….and the NFL as we know it in 2015 is absolute evidence of…Details
DOG ASIDE: Although Julius Erving aka Dr. J is a member of the NBA Hall of Fame and the NBA’s 50 Best Players of All Time List….it is the “slam dunk” that he will always be remember by this lil ole Sportsphile ….cuz he brought the practice into the…Details