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CLASSIC SPORTS MOMENTS

CLASSIC SPORTS MOMENT

Take a walk down memory lane and relive some of the most exciting moments in sports history! We'll serve up a different nugget every week. Let's hear your favorites too. Email Dave!

“Mr. Clean” Steve Garvey

By Dave Carney | Jun 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

6/7/2021 On “This Day in Sports History” 1982 Steve Garvey played his 1,000th consecutive game for the Dodgers, becoming just the 5th Major League player to do so at that time. Take a look back at the career highlights of “Mr. Clean” Steve Garvey and enjoy the by-gone era of baseball when shifts weren’t on, […]

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Mr. Baseball: Bob Uecker

By Dave Carney | Jun 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 6/1/2021 In 2014 the MLB Network did a fantastic job looking back at the life and (still going) career of Bob Uecker. While we still have Bob in the booth for Brewers games, we all know the end of the line is nearer than farther, and with that, it’s time time to take […]

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’68 Canadiens win their 23rd NHL Stanley Cup

By Dave Carney | May 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 5/24/2021 On “This Day in Sports History” the Montreal Canadiens won their 23rd NHL Stanley Cup Championship. Take a look back to when hockey was, “no-helemt no-problem”, and fights were supposed to be part of the game in this incredible NHL film chronicling the Canadiens remarkable 23rd Stanley Cup Championship. Related posts: Today […]

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Hank Aaron get’s his 3,000th hit

By Dave Carney | May 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 5/14/2021  It was on This Day in Sports History (1970) that “Hammering” Hank Aaron notched his 3,000th career hit. Take a look back at this incredible feat in today’s “Classic Sports Moment”! Related posts: Joe Dimaggio makes his Major League debut on-this-day (1936) Rodgers vs Brady (I) Today in sports history: USA beats […]

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The AFL & NFL merger

By Dave Carney | May 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 5/10/2021 Today in 1969 the league managers in the American Football League, and the National Football League agreed to merge forces and create what is today’s NFL starting in the 1970-1971 season. Take a look back, and watch how the merger came to be in an incredible piece from NFL Film’s in today’s […]

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Joe Dimaggio makes his Major League debut on-this-day (1936)

By Dave Carney | May 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 5/3/2021 Today in sports history (1936) Joe Damaggio made his Major League debut with the New York Yankees. Famous for being Marilyn Monroe’s first husband, and immortalized in the Simon & Garfunkel’s classic “Mrs. Robinson”, some folks forget (it has been a while) just how good of a ball-player he was. In today’s […]

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On this date: Lemieux calls it a career for the FIRST time

By Dave Carney | Apr 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 4/26/2021 On this date in sports history Mario Lemieux (Pittsburgh Penguins) played what was billed as his last NHL game. He later came out of retirement to play for the Penguins as an owner/player. Take a look back at what an appreciative crowd the Flyers are (surprising for a Philly team) and just […]

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Cal Ripken’s final at bat

By Dave Carney | Apr 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 4/19/2021 Today in our Classic Sports Moment we’re going back to 2001 to watch Cal Ripken Jr.’s final MLB at bat. Cal Ripken was the definition of “Iron Man” having gone nearly 17 full years (or 2,632 games) without missing a single game, en route to smashing the once considered “unbreakable” streak of […]

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Remembering: Mike Kearns and The Swing Crew

By Dave Carney | Apr 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 4/13/2021 Mike Kearns, legendary broadcaster apparently had un-tapped potential as a song-bird as evidenced in this now decade old video from the 25th Anniversary Charlie Kearns Memorial Golf Tournament. Mike who passed away last week has left a hole in the hearts of many people in La Crosse and surrounding areas, and in […]

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An instant classic: Jalen Suggs breaks the Bruins’ heart

By Dave Carney | Apr 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 4/5/2021 On Saturday Jalen Suggs became an NCAA Tournament legend, a potential number one overall NBA Draft pick, and a Gonzaga hero all at once in the Zags 93-90 OT win over UCLA. Jalen’s shot also became an INSTANT CLASSIC! With just 3.3 seconds left, no time-outs, and the game tied at 90 […]

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