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  • Mark The Bird Fidrych #3

    Mark The Bird Fidrych #3

    Raw interview footage with Mark–the Bird–Fidrych, former pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, for the TNT special Once a Star. Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw : Floyd Patterson #7]

    [Once a Star raw : Floyd Patterson #7]

    This tape features raw footage of boxing legend Floyd Patterson (1935-2006) in Atlantic City, shot for the 1985 TV series “Once A Star.” Patterson, his son Tracy, and many other fighters, including Evander Holyfield, go through an orientation meeting in preparation for fighting in the state of New Jersey. Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #1 Dallas]

    [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #1 Dallas]

    This tape features footage from the NBA Legends basketball game during the 1986 All Star Weekend. Shot for the TV special “Once A Star.” Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #18 Dallas]

    [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #18 Dallas]

    Raw footage for the 1986 television special “Once a Star” from the 1986 NBA Legends basketball game during the All-Star weekend. This tape is b-roll of the NBA legends game, and cuts frequently. Notable moments are below: Continue reading

  • Mark The Bird Fidrych #4

    Mark The Bird Fidrych #4

    Raw interview footage with Mark–the Bird–Fidrych, former pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, for the TNT special Once a Star. Includes his experience of watching the 1984 World Series, Lance Parrish, the differences between A, AA, AAA, and major league baseball, and an anecdote about psychological intimidation with Claudell Washington.  Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw : Floyd Patterson #9]

    [Once a Star raw : Floyd Patterson #9]

    This tape features raw footage of an interview with boxing legend Floyd Patterson (1935-2006) for the television series “Once A Star,” in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Patterson is asked about some of his more famous fights with Ingemar Johansson and Cassius Clay a.k.a. Muhammad Ali, his love for the sport, and his eventual retirement. Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #2 Dallas]

    [Once a Star raw: NBA Legends #2 Dallas]

    This tape covers the NBA Legends game during the 1986 All Star weekend, shot for the television special 1986 “Once A Star.” Mostly b-roll of basketball practice. Continue reading

  • Bowie Kuhn in NYC #5

    Bowie Kuhn in NYC #5

    00:00 Bars and tone, with some background conversation. 01:10 Former baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn talks about night games, specifically the World Series, and “what is best for baseball.” He says local fans in Chicago don’t like it, but national fans should have a chance to see the World Series. 03:00 Tom Weinberg challenges Kuhn, asking what he means by “what’s best for baseball” and who gets to make that call. Kuhn says you need to look at a wide range … Continue reading