Category Archives: Sports
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: May 3, 2013
It’s deemed the most thrilling two minutes in sports — the Kentucky Derby. The 139th horse racing event takes place this weekend. This week’s My Vintage Video is a look back at one of greatest horses to ever run the Kentucky Derby. His name is Secretariat and in 1973 he set a race record by [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: April 4, 2013
The NCAA basketball tournament is down to the Final Four this weekend. There have been some great games, upsets and comebacks, through the years. Here’s one highlight from a game between Indiana State and DePaul in 1979. Larry Bird (future Boston Celtic) was the star of the game, but the win didn’t come easy for [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: February 1, 2013
It’s Super Bowl Sunday (weekend, week!). And no matter which team you’re rooting for in this year’s big game, let’s take a look at a Top 10 list of plays from Super Bowl’s past. Enjoy this week’s My Vintage Video.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: July 26, 2012
The Summer Olympics begin in London. The opening ceremony is always a highlight and sets the scene for the next two weeks. This week’s My Vintage Video is a look back at the lighting of the Olympic cauldron in 1948. The ’48 games were also held in London. Let the Games begin!
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: July 13, 2012
The Tour de France is underway! The three-week bicycle race has been going strong since 1903. This week’s My Vintage Video is a look at footage from the race in 1938.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: July 9, 2012
Here’s a groovy little item from the local flea market! A pair of vintage roller skates made by the Colt Company in 1970s and 80s. Roller Skating was huge in during these decades. Skating below a disco ball to the tune “Good Times” by Chic! Roller Skating even hit Hollywood studios and the Broadway stage [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: April 19, 2012
On April 20, 1912, Fenway Park became the new home of the Boston Red Sox. The team opened the park with their first home game of the season by playing the New York Highlanders (soon to become the Yankees). John F. Fitzgerald, Boston’s then-mayor, threw out the first pitch. The Sox went on to win [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: January 30, 2012
Super Bowl XLVI is this Sunday in a match-up between the New York Giants and New England Patriots. An early logo of the Patriots is a Revolutionary War minuteman known as “Pat Patriot.” It was designed by Phil Bissell and was used as the team’s logo from 1962-1993. It’s rather fitting they were given a [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 16, 2011
Christmas is coming; the NBA lockout is over. The season finally gets underway next week! To celebrate I thought it would be fun to feature a team that takes basketball to an entirely different level. Here’s the theme to the 1970s cartoon starring The Harlem Globetrotters.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: October 21, 2011
The 2011 World Series is underway between the St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers. Let’s revisit one of the greatest (and controversial) moments in baseball. It was the first game of the 1955 World Series between the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Yankees. The Dodgers were trailing with two outs in the eighth when Jackie [...]