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  • Time Out, episode 134

    Time Out, episode 134

    This tape features a 1984 episode of “Time Out,” a weekly sports program that is hosted by a number of Chicago area journalists and sportscasters. This week’s commentators are award winning sports columnist John Schulian, WBMX Sportscaster and Assistant Coach for DePaul University’s Men’s Basketball team Kenny McReynolds, WIND reporter Fran Spielman, and former NBA star John Mengelt. Continue reading

  • Fats #4

    Fats #4

    Famed pool player Rudolf “Minnesota Fats” Wanderone is interviewed, telling about the most recent tribulations in his life, including his recent divorce and move to Nashville. Fats shares his feelings on his divorce trial, which he believes was unfair to him, as well as the people he’s helped that he feels have been ungrateful. This is followed by two clips of Fats playing his rival Willie Mosconi in a televised pool match. Continue reading

  • [Once A Star raw: Holtzman #1]

    [Once A Star raw: Holtzman #1]

    Part one of an interview with Ken Holtzman, retired Major League pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees, for the television special, “Once A Star.” The interview, conducted by Roger Wallenstein, focuses on Holtzman’s career after baseball as an insurance administrator. Holtzman discusses how being an ex-ballplayer is sometimes a disadvantage in his career, and comments in-depth on “dumb jock syndrome.” Timecode onscreen. Continue reading

  • The Chicago Cubs: Summer of ’83

    The Chicago Cubs: Summer of ’83

    Highlights from the Chicago Cubs 1983 season Continue reading

  • WMVP


    Skip Blumberg visits the WMVP radio station and talks to two of the hosts there, while they broadcast, for the TV show Radio Faces. There is also a clip at the beginning of Chet doing a segment for Radio Faces. Continue reading

  • [George Blanda raw #2]

    [George Blanda raw #2]

    This is the continuation of an interview with former NFL and AFL player George Blanda, who played for 26 years for the Chicago Bears, the Houston Oilers, and the Oakland Raiders. He played quarterback and placekicker. The video was shot for the series “Once A Star.” Continue reading

  • Harlem Globetrotters

    Harlem Globetrotters

    Miscellaneous footage, including a black and white broadcast of a Harlem Globetrotter’s game, laughter, marching band music, the themes to Batman and the Pink Panther, and brief footage of a White Sox game. Audio cuts out eight and a half minutes in for about forty seconds. Continue reading

  • [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #25]

    [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #25]

    Raw footage for the documentary “Veeck: A Man For Any Season.” In this video, Veeck is interviewed in Assembly Hall at the Illinois high school basketball championship tournament in Champaign, IL. Continue reading

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