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Friday, March 02, 2012

Retrontario: CBC Baseball Disco outro 1980

Hang on until 0:29, and then just hang on.

J. Lowenstein Apathy Club Posted: March 02, 2012 at 12:29 AM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Rants Mulliniks Posted: March 02, 2012 at 07:52 AM (#4072584)
Ahhhh, the memories. The CBC sportscasters wore those pastel orange sportsjackets until the mid 80's.
   2. Weekly Journalist_ Posted: March 02, 2012 at 08:17 AM (#4072591)
Was there ever a French version of Take Me Out to the Ballgame?
   3. RMc is Fairly Irrefutable Posted: March 02, 2012 at 08:32 AM (#4072595)
April 18, 1980. Expos beat the Phillies, 7-5, thanks to a five-run fifth inning, keyed by a three-run HR by...

I'll let you look it up.
   4. fra paolo Posted: March 02, 2012 at 09:02 AM (#4072614)
Disco was well out-of-fashion by 1980. What were they thinking? Or had the outro hung around since 1977?
   5. Gone Fishing Posted: March 02, 2012 at 09:10 AM (#4072623)
Disco was well out-of-fashion by 1980.

Disco Demolition Night -- June 12, 1979 -- actually matched up well with the historical trend and is a reasonable historical endpoint.(*)

Disco was dead as disco in 1980.

(*) E.g., Sister Sledge, He's the Greatest Dancer -- the straw that stirred the drink on the soundtrack to The Last Days of Disco -- peaked on the Billboard charts in May 1979.
   6. Erix Posted: March 02, 2012 at 09:46 AM (#4072644)
April 18, 1980. Expos beat the Phillies, 7-5, thanks to a five-run fifth inning, keyed by a three-run HR by...


You guessed it... Octavio Dotel.
   7. J. Lowenstein Apathy Club Posted: March 02, 2012 at 09:53 AM (#4072648)
I have ripped the music. What a version.
   8. winnipegwhip Posted: March 02, 2012 at 10:16 AM (#4072672)
Ahhhh, the memories. The CBC sportscasters wore those pastel orange sportsjackets until the mid 80's.


I see those and I think of Ernie Afaganis saying, now lets go to Steve Armitage in Edmonton for the World University Diving Championships.
   9. Rants Mulliniks Posted: March 02, 2012 at 10:26 AM (#4072680)
Hahaha, CBC Sportsweekend was a mainstay at my place! Unfortunately, it also brings back bad memories of how utterly awful Brian Williams was as a baseball broadcaster. He was great with Olympic sports, but I wanted to punch the TV when he talked about baseball.

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