DOG ASIDE: The 1958 New York Yankees season was the 56th season for the team in New York….and its 58th season overall. The team finished with a record of 92–62….winning their 24th pennant….finishing 10 games ahead of the Chicago White Sox. In the 1958 World Series….they defeated the Milwaukee Braves in 7 games. New York was…Details
DOG ASIDE: The 1957 New York Yankees season was the 55th season for the team in New York….and its 57th season overall. The team finished with a record of 98–56……winning their 23rd AL pennant…..finishing eight games ahead of the Chicago White Sox…..and being managed by Casey Stengel. The Yankees played their home games at Yankee Stadium. …Details
DOG ASIDE: Power lifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts…squat, bench press and dead lift. As in the sport of Olympic weightlifting….it involves lifting weights in three attempts. Power lifting evolved from a sport known as “odd lifts”….which followed the same three-attempt format but used a wider…Details
Bone Daddy has been a resident of Austin, Texas since he went to college at the University of Texas in 1965….where he has attended many sporting events including high school, college, regional playoffs, state playoffs, university, intramurals and city league…..and these pieces represent only a few of those type events.
DOG ASIDE: In 1968, after hanging up initially on University of Texas football coach & athletic director, Darrell Royal…..as Coach Gus thought it was a prank phone call….he took a pay cut to coach the baseball team at The University of Texas at Austin.While there, he led the Longhorns to twenty-two Southwest Conference Championships….a record seventeen…Details
DOG ASIDE: This post is a continuation of providin a significant amount of UT men’s basketball video pieces and memorabilia collection pieces….but Bone Daddy’s story really centers around the period when Legendary Coach Abe Lemons was at the helm. I know this for a fact….Abe was a friend and business associate of BD’s…..but even more…Details
DOG ASIDE: I cannot even begin to tell you how many UT football games that Bone Daddy saw live and in color at Texas Memorial Stadium during his college years….sitting in the Student Section….where the tickets were much much cheaper than general admission. The University of Texas football program was then and still is today…..a…Details
DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy attended The University of Texas in Austin from 1965 through 1970….attaining a Bachelor’s Degree from dean George Kozmetsky’s College of Business Administration….as BD was a finance major in one of the top business schools…..not just in Texas, but across the country in the mid-to-late 1960’s. George Kozmetsky was an American technology…Details