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My Vintage Video: Jackie Robinson Mini Biography

It certainly wasn’t the best week in baseball, especially for A-Rod So let’s end the week to a brighter time in the game’s history; the legendary and successful career of Jackie Robinson. Enjoy this week’s My Vintage Video.
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My Vintage Video: Secretariat wins the Kentucky Derby in 1973

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 […]
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1979 NCAA Final Four: Indiana State vs. DePaul

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 […]
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NFL Top 10 Super Bowl Plays

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.
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London Olympics 1948: Lighting of the Cauldron

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!
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Tour de France Video from 1938

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.
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Colt Disco Roller Skates in the 1970s

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 […]
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Fenway Park: Home to Boston Red Sox Turns 100

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 […]
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NFL New England Patriots Minuteman Logo Design

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 […]
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Harlem Globetrotters Cartoon TV Theme

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.
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