“After the 1974-75 regular season, the ABA Champion Kentucky Colonels formally challenged the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to a ‘World Series of Basketball,’ with the winner to take a $1 Million purse (to come from anticipated TV revenues). The NBA and the Warriors refused the challenge.”
“Hello Sailor! The Nautical Roots of the Modern Tattoo” via Collector’s Weekly.
In a video released by the Mayor’s office, Fischer presents the gift to his wife an unorthodox three weeks before the Christmas holiday. The video shows the gift was a surprise, though Fischer dropped hints in the hours leading up to the gift’s presentation.
“One of the reasons I believe in jazz is that the oneness of man can come through the rhythm of your heart. It’s the same anyplace in the world, that heartbeat. It’s the first thing you hear when you’re born — or before you’re born — and it’s the last thing you hear.” —Dave Brubeck