January 10, 2012 - 11:00am
The University of Louisville's Cardinal Bird has become a legend in his own right, acting as the school's mascot for over ninety years.
In 1913 Woodrow Wilson was sworn in as president of the United States, gas was about 8 cents a gallon and a true sports legend in the city of Louisville was born in the University of Louisville Cardinal.An athletics representative for the school the Cardinal bird quickly became a staple, the animal...
January 9, 2012 - 11:00am
If playing a major role in one of the greatest sports films of all time doesn't make you a sports legend of the Ville, I don't know what will. In this Sports legends segment I take a look at legendary actor and native Louisvillian, Ned Beatty.
Ned Beatty might not be the first name one thinks of when they think of sports in the city of Louisville, theatre certainly. Appearing in countless notable films and being a several time Oscar and Emmy Award nominee, the Louisville native who spent much of his formative years in the St. Matthews...
January 2, 2012 - 11:00am
The city of Louisville has become known for the sport of horse racing but why? I take a look at that in this Sports legend of the Ville segment.
Recently, I heard a piece of a radio broadcast from WHAS from years ago. The show was music themed, but in a break the DJ encouraged listeners to come out to the Louisville Downs, a track that’s often forgot about in town nowadays despite the local sports community that’s often very...
December 27, 2011 - 11:00am
John Deaver is a man who really put the city of Louisville on the softball map so to speak, and because of that he is the focus of this sports legends of the 'ville segment.
Recently, I took a look into the area stars that reside in the Amateur Softball Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City, among the names I was left with was commissioner John Deaver; a man with a firm grasp on the running of a modern athletics league proving this during his tenure as the commissioner for...
December 26, 2011 - 11:00am
The combination of Bill Gatti and Bud Gagel is one of the greatest softball pairings in area sports history, for this sports legend of the Ville I thought I'd take a moment to look at them.
The city of Louisville has long been associated with the sport of softball, and in the 70’s stars aligned to form quite possibly the city’s greatest softball duo.Bud Gagel is for countless area softball fans a legendary manager of Louisville’s famed Jiffy Club.A...
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