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Highlights of the 1958 baseball all-star game played at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore.
Apparently this is pretty rare, because I cannot find anything about it on the Internet. Panasonic, the up-and-coming electronics company of the day, sponsors this look at the art of bullpen work and some of the pre-eminent firemen of the late '60s and early '70s (Tug McGraw, Ron Perranoski, Hoyt Wilhelm, Ted Abernathy, et al). Also some great footage of some classic ballparks, including a beautiful shot looking down the leftfield line at Crosley Field's outfield terrace. Enjoy.
Here's a rare full game broadcast of legendary Detroit Tigers play-by-play men Ernie Harwell and George Kell, teamed together to bring fans the last game of the 1963 season. This was Kell's last game as a radio play-by-play announcer for the Tigers. George took a year off from the mic and then returned in 1965 for about 30 years as the lead guy from the Tigers' TV booth. Ernie went on from here to give Tigers' fans 30+ more years of folksy and professional radio play-by-play work that earned him a place in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. What these two fine gentlemen taught a couple of generations of Tigers fans not only about baseball but also about how to talk to people will long be appreciated.
Chronological highlights of the 1964 Major League Baseball season. I realize our friend, ClassicMLB1, has already uploaded this, but I think my upload has better resolution.
Soundcheck opens in the top of the 1st inning with the Reds' leadoff man, Leo Cardenas, at bat. Mets' legendary broadcast team of Lindsey Nelson, Bob Murphy, and Ralph Kiner. This is a wild one! My favorite part is how loudly into the game are the young people in the stands of the old Polo Grounds.