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Your Simplest Life Pleasure?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by qtlaw, Feb 17, 2020.

  1. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    So is this a memory you had and went looking for? Or just a random google search of Gary Redus highlights? FWIW: I have no memory of Super Slam...seemed very cool.
  2. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    No, I wanted to see if there were any Gary Redus videos on YouTube. The '80s of MLB was right in my wheelhouse.

    It's funny that Gary Redus beat 2-time MVP Dale Murphy in a home run contest.
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  3. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    ESPN ran old "Home Run Derby" episodes in the 80's where you saw Mickey Mantle v. Aaron (maybe), etc. That was cool.
  4. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    i remember watching those and then trying to recreate them with a whiffle ball and bat.
  5. ChrisLong

    ChrisLong Well-Known Member

    Those shows were awesome, filmed at Wrigley Field, 42nd and Avalon in South Central L.A. That's where the Angels played their first year, 1961. Hank Aaron just hanging out with Willie McCovey, etc. Dick Stuart sharing the microphone. A few neighborhood kids shagging balls in the outfield.
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  6. justgladtobehere

    justgladtobehere Well-Known Member

    I remember Mickey Mantle being as dull as dirt during the interview portion.
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