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The Drysdales ah, didn't u just love the Drysdales? Jed's greedy banker Milburn Drysdale, and Drysdale's snobbish wife Margaret Drysdale . . .
Tags: sitcom  Beverly  Hillbillies  Raymond  Bailey  Harriet  E.  MacGibbon   
Added: 26th October 2007
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Posted By: Teresa
John Wayne on The Beverly Hillbillies This is the last couple of minutes from my favorite episode of The Beverly Hillbillies (The Indians Are Coming). It's political incorrectness at its best! Granny learns that a native tribe has a territorial dispute with the Clampett land claim back in Tennessee. She expects the worst and assumes the 'Injuns' will soon be attacking. In order to prevent the Clampetts from going back to Tennessee to fight the Injuns, Mr. Drysdale arranges for some Hollywood stuntmen to simulate an Injun attack on the Clampett home in Beverly Hills! Throughout the episode Granny wishes John Wayne were present to help fight the Injuns. He shows up at the very end in a brief cameo appearance.
Tags: Beverly  Hillbillies  John  Wayne 
Added: 29th June 2008
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Posted By: Lava1964
Mr Drysdale Turns Jed Clampet on to Cigarettes Tags: Beverly    Hillbillies    Commercial    Buddy    Ebsen    Jed    Clampett    Raymond    Bailey    Milburn    Drysdale    Mr.    Winston    Cigarettes    1960's     
Added: 3rd May 2009
Views: 1631
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Posted By: pfc
Baseball Hitting Famine 1968 This 1968 issue of Sports Illustrated discussed the 'hitting famine' in Major League Baseball. The offensive dearth reached its depths during the 1968 season, which baseball historians rightfully call 'the year of the pitcher.' That season Don Drysdale set a new record for consecutive shutout innings pitched. Bob Gibson's ERA was a ridiculous 1.12. Carl Yastrzemski won the American League batting title with a mere .301 average. The decline in offense can be traced back to 1962 when MLB allowed teams to raise the pitching mound beyond its rulebook height of 15 inches, if they so desired. (It was done as a knee-jerk reponse to the the big home run season of 1961.) However, the new height of the mound gave the pitchers a huge edge. The mound at Dodger Stadium was reputedly 20 inches high in the heyday of Sandy Koufax and Drysdale. The decline in offense adversely affected attendance. The hitting famine era ended when the pitcher's mound was reduced to its modern height of ten inches in 1969.
Tags: baseball  hitting  famine 
Added: 7th December 2009
Views: 1028
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Posted By: Lava1964
Don Drysdale Vitalis Commercial Don Drysdale of the Los Angeles Dodgers is featured in this 1968 commercial for Vitalis hair tonic. Also appearing is San Francisco Giants' manager Herman Franks.
Tags: baseball  commercial  Don  Drysdale  Vitalis 
Added: 10th April 2013
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Posted By: Lava1964
Death of Don Drysdale Announced Hall of Fame pitcher Don Drysdale--who became an excellent broadcaster in his post-baseball-playing days--died suddenly on July 3, 1993. As part of the Los Angeles Dodgers' broadcast team, Drysdale's colleagues became alarmed when he was uncharacteristically absent for the team's game in Montreal that night. Drysdale was found dead in his hotel room. He was a few weeks shy of his 57th birthday. A coroner estimated he had been dead for about 18 hours. Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully knew about Drysdale's death but was told not to mention it on the air until Drysdale's wife had been informed. Here's how Vin Scully calmly informed the viewers back in LA about the sad situation. In contrast Scully's announcement is followed by Chicago White Sox broadcaster Ken Harrelson's emotional announcement that same night.
Tags: Don  Drysdale  Death  announcement  baseball 
Added: 22nd May 2015
Views: 648
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Posted By: Lava1964
Don Drysdale Warns Greg Brady About Pro Baseball Some lessons from old TV sitcoms are timeless. Some aren't. In this clip from a 1970 episode of the Brady Bunch (titled The Dropout), recently retired superstar pitcher Don Drysdale warns Greg Brady that being a pro ballplayer isn't all it's cracked up to be. Considering what the average MLB player earned back then, he had a point. Today however...
Tags: Don  Drysdale  Brady  Bunch 
Added: 25th May 2015
Views: 466
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Posted By: Lava1964

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