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Monday, April 21, 2014

Deadspin: Here is a Chicken Playing Baseball

British Pathé, apparently seeking a permanent end to workplace productivity, recently uploaded an enormous amount of material, much of it previously unseen by the public, to Youtube.

Some 85,000 old newsreel clips have been posted to their Youtube channel. Feel free to use this space to posts your finds of any sports or poultry-related material.


Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Home Run Derby: Mathews v Aaron

Not much to it, and not really news, but I just realized that a bunch of the old “Home Run Derby” programs, which were first aired in the 50s and 60s, and then re-aired in ESPN back in the 80s, are available in their entirety on YouTube.

This one sees the Braves’ sluggers go up against one another. It’s interesting to see Eddie’s smooth, left-handed uppercut, and its contrast to Hank’s lunging, shoulder-heavy right-handed slash.

Infinite Joost (Voxter) Posted: February 19, 2014 at 09:31 PM | 13 comment(s)
  Beats: braves, classic baseball, home run derby, old school, video

Monday, November 25, 2013

Youtube: 1988 World Series, Game One

I know this isn’t news, but did you guys know that there are whole games from the past on Youtube?

Infinite Joost (Voxter) Posted: November 25, 2013 at 05:41 PM | 77 comment(s)
  Beats: athletics, dodgers, history, video, youtube

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Watch: Key moments of ALCS/NLCS re-enacted by toys

It’s not quite as good as Batgirl’s Legovision, but the reenactment of Ortiz’s grand slam is well done.

Good cripple hitter Posted: October 22, 2013 at 09:08 PM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: legovision, playoffs, video

 

 

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