Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wide World of Sports

Time to get this party started - 1988-89 Detroit Pistons, one of many purchased.

So for awhile now, I have kicked around the idea of ordering from DK Sports (Dave Koch Sports). As you all know from reading my material on my Boys of Summer blog, that I am a fan of APBA Baseball, which have excellent products in their basic card game, Master Game & computer games... Unfortunately, they do not have anything productive in computer Football or computer Basketball, and their Football Card Game is a time-consuming product which does not fit my life, where I am already trying to squeeze in endless replays & projects. 

I got the extra push to actually buy the Basketball & Football products from DK Sports, while shooting the bull at work, while cooking. Working with my buddy, Charles, we are always discussing great teams of the past, and have had our debates of who would be who & from what era, etc etc... We would have debates from everything, would the 1992 Dallas Cowboys show up the New England Patriots teams of the 2000'sJoe Montana vs. Tom Brady & to even.. Did Tom Brady make Bill Belichick or did Belichick make Brady?...

Yes, there is a lot of Brady in those debates, love them or hate them, these Patriots will always be open for discussion. 

The fortunate thing about DK Sports, you can settle these debates (somewhat) with these computer replays or exhibitions. 

First, I'll mention the products that I have bought & how convenient it is to purchase all that. I got to buy these products with $100 of Birthday money from my amazing wife... who by the way is cool with all my replays & projects.

I bought the 2016 Baseball Basic Game ($29), which comes with the Championship set, which features...
  • 1932 - Philadelphia Athletics, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs & Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • 1959 - Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Milwaukee Braves & Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • 1975 - Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, Cincinnati Reds & Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • 1992 - Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue Jays, Atlanta Braves & Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • 2007 - Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies & Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • 2015 - Kansas City Royals, Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago Cubs & New York Mets.
I bought the 2016 Football Basic Set (with Great Teams) ($29), which features...

  • 1965 - Green Bay Packers, Baltimore Colts, Cleveland Browns & Chicago Bears.
  • 1971 - Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49'ers, Miami Dolphins & Baltimore Colts.
  • 1988 - Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears & San Francisco 49'ers.
  • 1990 - New York Giants, San Francisco 49'ers, Buffalo Bills & Los Angeles Raiders.
  • 2003 - New England Patriots, Indianapolis Colts, Carolina Panthers & Philadelphia Eagles.
  • 2015 - Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, Carolina Panthers & Arizona Cardinals.
I bought the 2016 Basketball - Deluxe Game (on sale for $39) + 20 Winning Teams (NBA history) which features...
  • 2015-16 - Every single 2015-2016 NBA team from that season.
  • 1984-85Every single team from the 84-85' season.
  • 1970-71 ABA Season 
  • 2014-15 Golden State Warriors
  • 2012-13 Miami Heat
  • 2008-09 Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2008-09 Los Angeles Lakers
  • 2007-08 Boston Celtics
  • 2006-07 Dallas Mavericks
  • 1999-00 Los Angeles Lakers
  • 1996-97 Chicago Bulls
  • 1995-96 Chicago Bulls
  • 1991-92 Chicago Bulls
  • 1986-87 Los Angeles Lakers
  • 1985-86 Boston Celtics
  • 1982-83 Philadelphia 76'ers
  • 1972-73 Boston Celtics
  • 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers
  • 1970-71 Milwaukee Bucks
  • 1966-67 Philadelphia 76'ers
Because these great packages didn't have all the teams that I would also like to see added, the site gives you the option to add any team from any season from any sport -- for ONLY $1.50! Which at anytime, any week or any moment, you can say hey -- I want to download this team, BOOM! You own it, just like that!

Oh, by the way, everything from above is also downloadable straight to your computer, no waiting for disks in the mail, which could take weeks depending on the service, etc etc

Here is the list of additional NFL Teams that I added...
  • 1950 Cleveland Browns
  • 1957 Detroit Lions
  • 1975 Pittsburgh Steelers
  • 1985 Chicago Bears
  • 1986 New York Giants
  • 1993 Dallas Cowboys
  • 1995 Detroit Lions
  • 1999 St. Louis Rams
  • 2000 Baltimore Ravens
  • 2002 Tampa Bay Bucs

Here is the list of additional NBA Teams that I added...
  • 1986-87 Atlanta Hawks
  • 1988-89 Detroit Pistons
  • 1990-91 Portland Trail Blazers
  • 1992-93 New York Knicks
  • 1993-94 Houston Rockets
  • 1994-95 Indiana Pacers
  • 1996-97 Utah Jazz
  • 2001-02 Sacramento Kings
  • 2002-03 San Antonio Spurs
  • 2003-04 Detroit Pistons
I am really happy with the products and now I can settle some of these debates (somewhat) and relive historic & fun teams... It will certainly be a blast, I can't wait to share everything with you.

The Football action will be shared to you via Guts & Glory of the Gridiron, my new football blog.

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