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VIDEO: Satchel Paige pitching in Los Angeles in 1948

February 21, 2014 No Comments »

The date is November 7, 1948, and the World Series champion Cleveland Indians are playing an exhibition game in Los Angeles at Wrigley Field. On the mound is Satchel Paige, one of the greatest pitchers in the history of the ... Read More »

VIDEO: Tom Seaver strikes out the side in 1973 World Series action

VIDEO: Tom Seaver strikes out the side in 1973 World Series action
December 6, 2012 2 Comments »

No other player in baseball history was quite like Tom Seaver, who earned the highest vote total in the history of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Seaver used his powerful legs to drive himself toward home plate, and with his ... Read More »

VIDEO: Jackie Robinson on The Ed Sullivan Show

VIDEO: Jackie Robinson on The Ed Sullivan Show
December 6, 2012 No Comments »

In this clip from the popular Ed Sullivan Show in May of 1962, 43-year old Jackie Robinson talks baseball with the host. Robinson was more than five years removed from his last game in the major leagues. Just four months ... Read More »

VIDEO: Introductions before Game One of the ’81 World Series, DiMaggio throws first pitch

VIDEO: Introductions before Game One of the ’81 World Series, DiMaggio throws first pitch
October 18, 2012 No Comments »

There’s so much to enjoy about this video from ABC Sports’ broadcast of Game One of the 1981 World Series on October 20, 1981 from Yankee Stadium. There’s the network programming message that includes clips from Happy Days and Laverne ... Read More »

VIDEO: Chambliss’s homer ends Yankees 12-year pennant drought in ’76

VIDEO: Chambliss’s homer ends Yankees 12-year pennant drought in ’76
October 17, 2012 No Comments »

It only took one pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game Five of the 1978 ALCS for Chris Chambliss to end the suspense. On the first offering he saw from Kansas City reliever Mark Littell, the Yankee ... Read More »

VIDEO: Johnny Bench and The Baseball Bunch recreate The Pine Tar Incident

VIDEO: Johnny Bench and The Baseball Bunch recreate The Pine Tar Incident
September 15, 2012 No Comments »

From 1980 to 1985, The Baseball Bunch¬†was a television show airing on Saturdays during the baseball season. It starred Johnny Bench as the host teaching a group of kids about baseball fundamentals and history, with special appearances from The Famous ... Read More »

VIDEO: O’s and Pirates play first World Series night game in ’71

VIDEO: O’s and Pirates play first World Series night game in ’71
September 6, 2012 No Comments »

This video shows the pre-game (with analyst Sandy Koufax and others), as well as the game introductions for the first night game in the World Series, in Read More »

VIDEO: Jackson’s monster blast at Tiger Stadium in 1971 All-Star Game

VIDEO: Jackson’s monster blast at Tiger Stadium in 1971 All-Star Game
September 6, 2012 No Comments »

The 1971 All-Star Game is considered by many to be the greatest in Midsummer Classic history. It had great stars, great moments, lots of home runs. The biggest shot that night came off the bat of Oakland’s Reggie Jackson. Not ... Read More »

VIDEO: Satchel Paige on “I’ve Got A Secret” in 1965

VIDEO: Satchel Paige on “I’ve Got A Secret” in 1965
August 18, 2012 No Comments »

We can’t be sure exactly how old Satchel Paige was when he made this appearance on the popular TV show I’ve Got A Secret in 1965, but he was close to 60 and had appeared in a major league game ... Read More »

VIDEO: Members of ’83 White Sox remember the playoffs vs. the Orioles

VIDEO: Members of ’83 White Sox remember the playoffs vs. the Orioles
July 18, 2012 No Comments »

When a team loses in the playoffs, they are usually forgotten. Not so with the 1983 Chicago White Sox, who had a great season, winning 99 games and the AL West Division title. Behind a talented pitching staff that featured ... Read More »