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January 10, 1960

Baseball's greatest hitters slug it out in a champ-against-champ duel on a match play basis.

August 22, 1964

BBC's football highlights and analysis.

"The longest-running football television programme in the world" as recognised by Guinness World Records in 2015.

Since its opening on April 20, 1912, generations upon generations of fans have flocked to this baseball sanctuary to experience the magic of Fenway Park, and the essence of baseball. From its renowned Green Monster, single-level seating, and hand-operated scoreboard, to its neighborhood setting, and timeline of history-making moments, Fenway Park is unique, beloved and bedazzling. Fenway Park speaks Boston. Fenway Park glows with baseball.

Essential Games of Fenway Park spans five decades of promise, heart-ache, jubilation, and Boston baseball, and salutes the legends that defined these moments which are etched in Red Sox history. Each game of this treasured set was selected by the Red Sox Nation® itself, and the six remarkable games in this set are nothing short of spectacular.

September 6, 1969
April 1, 1970

Joe Yabuki is a troubled youth, whose only solution to problems is throwing punches at them. What he lacks in manners and discipline, he makes up for with his self-taught fighting skills.

One day, while wandering the slums of Doya, Joe gets into a fight with the local gang. Although greatly outnumbered, he effortlessly defeats them, drawing the attention of Danpei Tange—a former boxing coach turned alcoholic. Seeing his potential, he offers to train Joe into Japan's greatest boxer. At first, Joe dismisses Danpei as a hopeless drunk; but after the trainer saves his life, he agrees to live with him and learn the art of boxing. Unfortunately, Joe's personality makes him an unruly student, and he often falls back to his old ways.

To survive the harsh world of his new career, Joe needs to trust his mentor and master the techniques taught to him. However, the road to becoming a professional boxer is rife with struggles that will test his mettle to the end.

October 5, 1973
September 15, 1976

Miniseries based upon the autobiographical novel by sport jounalist Kléber Haedens.

September 22, 1976

Ball Four is a 1976 American situation comedy that aired on CBS in 1976. The series is inspired by the 1970 book of the same name by Jim Bouton. Bouton co-created the show with humorist and television critic Marvin Kitman and sportswriter Vic Ziegel. Bouton also starred in the series.

Ball Four followed the Washington Americans, a fictitious minor league baseball team, dealing with the fallout from a series of Sports Illustrated articles written by Americans player Jim Barton. Like the book, the series covered controversial subjects including womanizing players, drug use, homosexuality in sports and religion. The series included a gay rookie ballplayer, one of the earliest regular gay characters on television. The trio began developing the series in 1975, looking to other series like M*A*S*H and All in the Family as models. CBS expressed interest and the creative team developed a script. CBS shot the pilot episode and ultimately bought the series.

Ball Four aired at 8:30 PM Eastern time, which was during the Family Viewing Hour, an FCC-mandated hour of early evening "family-friendly" broadcasting. Consequently the writers had some trouble with the network's Standards and Practices in their attempt to portray realistic locker room scenes, especially the language used by the players. Pseudo-profanity such as "bullpimp" was disallowed, while "horse-crock" and "bullhorse" were approved.

April 4, 1977

A group of high school girls who love to play volleyball form a team. Although it starts out as a weak and unorganized sport club, over time the girls’ extraordinary passion and endeavor enables their team to become one of the best organized and highly recognized teams at the school. Now they aim to win the championship in the National High School Volleyball League.

May 20, 1977
December 31, 1977

Athletes compete for a place in the World Finals.

April 24, 1978

The Roller Girls is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from April 24, 1978 to May 10, 1978.

September 7, 1978

The Waverly Wonders is a short-lived TV sitcom, starring retired pro football star Joe Namath, that lasted less than a month on NBC in 1978.

November 27, 1978

The White Shadow is an American drama television series that ran on the CBS network from November 27 1978, to March 16 1981.

March 24, 1979

The Bad News Bears is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from March 24, 1979 until July 26, 1980, consisting of 26 episodes. It was based on the 1976 hit movie of the same name, that was followed by two sequels in 1977 and 1978.

May 4, 1979

Darts tournament in which 16 of the world's top darts players compete for the BBC2 Bullseye trophy.

September 16, 1979

Sport Billy is a 1979 animated television cartoon made by Filmation Associates, initially for broadcast in Germany. In 1982, Filmation carried the show over to the United States for syndication, and as a summer replacement in NBC's Saturday morning children's programming. It was the last first-run series produced by Filmation Associates to air on NBC.

May 26, 1980

Phyl and Mikhy is a short-lived comedy that aired on CBS from May 6, 1980 to June 30, 1980. The series stars Murphy Cross as Phyllis Wilson, the star of the track team at Pacific Western University, Rick Lohman as Mikhail Orlov, a Russian track star who comes to California for a track meet, falls in love with Phyl and marry her, and Larry Haines as Max Wilson, Phyl's father and team coach.

September 29, 1981

The Sophisticated Gents is a TV miniseries that aired on three consecutive nights from September 29 to October 1, 1981, on NBC. Its ensemble cast featured a number of African-American stage and film actors, many of whom were customarily seen in Soul Cinema Classic motion pictures in the 1970s. The miniseries is based upon the novel The Junior Bachelor Society by John A. Williams. Although production of the project ended in 1979, NBC did not air the miniseries until almost two years later.

January 10, 1983

The original is an impressive sports manga featuring not heroes, but common boys, and the story depicts the growth of Sumiya 2 junior high school baseball team (the successive captains and players) in downtown Tokyo. Takao Taniguchi, who was a substitute player of the second team of Aoba Gakuin, a prestigious junior high school in the baseball world, but he transferred to Sumiya 2 and he became the captain of the baseball club. After steady training, the team try to do a final game in the regional preliminaries, against Aoba Gakuin.

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