1984 in Sports Part 1
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by Sports History Network
1d ago
We travel back 40 years to revisit 1984 in sports. In Part 1 we talk about a number of sports including hockey, the Olympics, and even pro wrestling. But the heart of this episode is basketball: from Patrick Ewing's Georgetown Hoyas to Bobby Knight's Gold Medical Olympic Team, to Bernard King's suprising Knicks. And of course, the classic '84 Finals between Magic's Lakers and Bird's Celtics. Enjoy and check out Part 2 soon! Books to compliment this episode are almost too many to name. We mention several in the course of the episode, feel free to contact us if you'd like to know more! Hello Old ..read more
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The Yankee Firings of Billy Martin
Hello Old Sports
by Sports History Network
2w ago
Most baseball fans know that George Steinbrenner fired Billy Martin as Yankee manager 5 times in just over a decade. But every firing has its own unique story. In this episode we delve into each of the five firings and tell the story behind them. Books to complement this episode: Billy Martin: Baseball's Flawed Genius by Bill Pennington The Bronx Zoo by Sparky Lyle and Peter Golenbock Steinbrenner's Yankees by Ed Linn Doc, Donnie, the Kid, and Billy Brawl: How the 1985 Mets and Yankees Fought for New York's Baseball Soul by Chris Donnelly Steinbrenner: The Last Lion of Baseball by Bill Madden ..read more
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SHN Presents: This Day in Sports History - SHN Trailers
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by Sports History Network
3w ago
When Football Is Football is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Sports Yesteryear. HIGHLIGHTED SHOW: THIS DAY IN SPORTS HISTORY Relive the greatest moments in sports every day of the year. From the triumphs to the tragedies, the first to do it to the last time it happened, the unbelievable to the strange, This Day in Sports History is a 365-day journey remembering those significant events that made a lasting impact.  HOST: STEVE WHITE Steve White has spent most of his life behind a microphone. As a kid, he realized the power of the spoken word, hanging out with ..read more
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"Last Comiskey" with Ken Smoller
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by Sports History Network
1M ago
Andrew and Dan are joined this week by author and photographer Ken Smoller whose book "Last Comiskey" chronicles the 1990 Chicago White Sox, a surprisingly good team playing their last season in historic Comiskey Park. This was an exciting conversation that branched off into a bunch of fun stadium-related topics, and we hope you all enjoy listening to it as much as we enjoyed recording it. Check out the book at Ken's website: https://www.stadiumvagabond.com/lastcomiskey, and the original documentary the book was based on at https://lastcomiskey.com/. Contact the show at HelloOldSports@gmail.co ..read more
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The Dark Years: The 1990's Lakers
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by Sports History Network
1M ago
It's the next in our series on the "dark years" the years before (or between) a franchise's legendary dynasty years. Last time we covered the 1980's Steelers, this time it's the 1990's Lakers. From the end of "Showtime" to the dawn of the Shaq-Kobe-Phil years. We cover the Cedric Ceballos disappearance, the many Magic Johnson returns, and the coaching tenure of Del Harris, among many other stories. Books to complement this episode: "Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s" by Jeff Pearlman "Three-Ring Circus: Kobe, Shaq, Phil, and the Crazy Years of the ..read more
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Great Teams That Didn't Win Championships
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by Sports History Network
2M ago
Hello Old Sports is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear. EPISODE SUMMARY Our latest episode takes us all over the place as we talk about some of the great teams in sports history that should have won championships but didn't! Some choked, some were unlucky, but all were disappointing. From the 2004 Lakers to the 1906 Cubs to the 2018 Penguins to the 1990 49ers. We cover these and many more! Thanks to our listener, Lawrence Richards, for the suggestion. Check out his book, "Sports & Boomers: The History of Sports Through a Boomer's Eyes ..read more
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Random Team Challenge: 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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by Sports History Network
3M ago
Hello Old Sports is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear. EPISODE SUMMARY Another in our random team challenges, this time the 2002 Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers! Contact the show at HelloOldSports@gmail.com and find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HelloOldSports ..read more
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2023 In Memoriam Part 3
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by Sports History Network
5M ago
Hello Old Sports is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear. EPISODE SUMMARY Join us for the final of three episodes of the 2023 Hello Old Sports In Memoriam. In this episode we commemorate the lives and legacies of Brooks Robinson, Russ Francis, Tim Wakefield, Dick Butkus, Frank Howard, Bobby Knight, Willie Hernandez, Frank Wycheck, and George McGinnis. As in previous years we were glad to be joined by several of our Sports History Network colleagues for our In Memoriam special. For Part 3 we'd like to thank Bob Swick (Gridiron Greats Podcast ..read more
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2023 In Memoriam Part 2
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by Sports History Network
5M ago
Hello Old Sports is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear. EPISODE SUMMARY Join us for the second of three episodes of the 2023 Hello Old Sports In Memoriam. In this episode we commemorate the lives and legacies of Dave Wilcox, Dick Groat, Vida Blue, Joe Kapp, Denny Crum, Don Denkinger, Jim Brown, Roger Craig, Bob Brown, and Johnny Lujack. As in previous years we were glad to be joined by several of our Sports History Network colleagues for our In Memoriam special. For Part 2 we'd like to thank Darin Hayes (Pigskin Dispatch), Dana Auguster ..read more
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2023 In Memoriam Part 1
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by Sports History Network
6M ago
Hello Old Sports is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear. EPISODE SUMMARY This week on Hello Old Sports we begin our look back at some of the sports figures who lost their lives in 2023. Join us for the first of three episodes of the 2023 Hello Old Sports In Memoriam. In this episode we commemorate the lives and legacies of  Art McNally, Sal Bando, Billy Packer, Bobby Hull, Bobby Beathard, Ted Lerner, Tim McCarver, Bud Grant, Joe Pepitone, and Willis Reed. As in previous years we were glad to be joined by several of our Sports His ..read more
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