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LISTING #61 IRSL Silver Cup Tournament from 1982 and it turns out to be one of the BEST GAMES you’ll EVER SEE!!! EIGHT PERIODS with the BRAVES taking on the JOLTERS in PLAYOFF ACTION!!!!! From the Oakland Auditorium Arena with CALVELLO & REYES’ JOLTERS featuring scoring star ALLEN LITTLES, Roller Games’ star SONJA SIMS, McPHERSON, BURTON, RONNIE TURBIN & DEBBIE COLE taking on the ‘newly-revamped’ BRAVES with LARRY LEWIS, SYVERSON, scoring sensation EARL PIERSON, WHIRL GREY & STEVE SARTAIN. Syverson‘s one of the best & it’s SENSATIONAL seeing her battle LIVING LEGEND Calvello! Plus you’ll see THREE OF THE MOST PHENOMENAL JAMMERS OF ALL-TIME... Larry Lewis, Allen Littles & Earl Pierson!!! Ken Kunzelman does the play-by-play and is joined in the booth by Joe Mahedy & Dave Lipschultz Kunzelman talks with Lewis & Pierson, Calvello & Syverson. LISTING #62 Two complete, 4 periods games with the WARRIOR ALL-STARS taking on the JERSEY JOLTERS from 1981 at Philadelphia's King Arena!!!!! WARRIOR ALL-STARS with Captain SOWINSKI, RUBERTA MITCHELL, OGBIN, TROTTER, GANDOLFO, BUTCH McCRAE, ARNOLD SCHOEN & TYRONE JUBILEE! Like seeing the ‘71 Philadelphia Warrior all over again! The JERSEY JOLTERS are headed by Coach ‘Little Richard’ BROWN, BILL CROAK, Captain SUE THOMAS, plus DEBBIE MATTISON, LeROY NESBITT & MICHELLE PELOQUIN. IMPRESSIVE BATTLES in both the women’s & men’s field, especially between JIM TROTTER & RICHARD BROWN who go at each other JAM AFTER JAM!!!!! The Jolters even wear the Derby’s Midwest Pioneers (early 70s) jerseys! Former Warrior great, HARRY ‘the Rabbit’ MORGAN calls the game assisted by PETER KELLY! These two games take you right back to those halcyon days of the Warriors at the old Arena! LISTING #63 ANN CALVELLO’S GREATEST DERBY HITS!!!! If you LOVE Calvello, you’ll LOVE this!!!! You’ll see Calvello skating with the JOLTERS (1950) against Chicago, CHIEFS (1952) vs. Brooklyn, SF BAY BOMBERS ('56 & '59) against Los Angeles, RED DEVILS vs. Bay Bombers ('73), RED DEVILS ('77 & '78) vs. Bay Bombers & Pioneers, BRAVES ('80) against Jolters, JOLTERS ('84) vs. NY Dynamite & SOUTHERN STARS vs. Bay Bombers ('86)!!! Twenty-six years of highlights from an INCREDIBLE SKATING CAREER, plus interviews with Walt Harris, Stu Ganz & Rich Gould, AND an HOUR MAGAZINE segment from 1980!!! And on this DVD, skating with, or even better... AGAINST Calvello are such DERBY STARS as GERRY MURRAY, MONTA JEAN PAYNE, ANNIS JENSEN, JULIE PATRICK, MARY YOUPELLE, BARBARA MATEER, JUDY SOWINSKI, RUBERTA MITCHELL, JUDY ARNOLD, MARGIE LASZLO, CAROL ‘Peanuts’ MEYER, ROSETTA SAUNDERS, JUDI McGUIRE, DELORES TUCKER, JAN VALLOW, SANDY DUNN & DIANE SYVERSON!!!! LISTING #64 WESTON & her BAY BOMBERS take on the '84 IRSL ALL-STARS... ON THE ROAD... in CHICAGO!!!! A complete game, 8 periods of skating action with GREATS OF THE GAME!!!! YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS IT!!! Weston captained the IRDL Pioneers from '71 thru '73. Skated at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, the city where Roller Derby premiered in 1935, the IRSL All-Stars have JAN VALLOW, B.J. PETERSON, SHERRI ERICH, J.J. BURTON, BILL HILL, JOE PEREZ, CHARLIE GIPSON, FRANKIE MACEDO, EARL PIERSON & JoJo STAFFORD with NICK SCOPAS on the infield while the BOMBERS have WESTON, BILL GROLL, MIKE GAMMON, LARRY LEWIS, DELORES TUCKER, FRANCINE COCHU, WILMA RYAN, FRANK APODACA & others. DAVE EDDY & DAVE LIPSCHULTZ do the play-by-play. Eddy talks with JAN VALLOW & SHERRI ERICH at halftime about the return of Derby to the ‘Windy City.’ The ALL-STARS are even wearing the old SOUTHERN EAGLE jerseys from 1972!!! LISTING #65 A complete game, 8 periods of IRSL skating from June 3, 1984 in Richmond, CA featuring those rivals, the BAY BOMBERS & JOLTERS!!!!! The ‘84 BOMBERS with WESTON, GROLL, superstar scoring sensation MIKE GAMMON, jamming phenomenon LARRY LEWIS, TUCKER & FRANCINE COCHU while the JOLTERS have legendary Captain ANN CALVELLO, ALPHONSO REYES, legendary scorer FRANKIE MACEDO, DARNAY McPHERSON, J.J. BURTON, CANDY JONES & WHIRL GREY. To see GAMMON, LEWIS & MACEDO out there, jam after jam, is to see some of the GREATEST SCORING STARS the game EVER PRODUCED!!!! And make sure to stick around for the FINAL JAM OF THE FIRST HALF when MIKE GAMMON does WHAT HE’S FAMOUS FOR!!!! Ken Kunzelman does the play-by-play with Stu Ganz & Dave Eddy. At halftime, rookie Ganz does a HYSTERICAL interview with Calvello, Reyes & Macedo, all veterans of the banked track, then at the end, it’s Eddy with Groll, Lewis, Gammon & Apodaca. LISTING #66 JOAN WESTON skating against one her greatest rivals JAN VALLOW in 1985 IRSL skating action!!!! Here’s a complete game from San Jose with those historic rivals, the BAY BOMBERS & PIONEERS!!!!! The ‘85 BOMBERS have Captain WESTON, Coach GROLL, scoring sensation LEWIS, TUCKER & COCHU while the PIONEERS have legendary Captain VALLOW, ERICH, Acting Coach CHARLIE GIPSON, PEREZ & TAFT WATERS. Even CALVELLO is around, doing a special interview with SHERRI ERICH!!!! Watch Calvello’s face when Erich mentions how great it is skating with Jan Vallow, the woman Erich calls ‘the greatest skater on the banked track today’!!!! Calvello talks with ‘Canadian Spitfire’ COCHU during the second half. Ken Kunzelman does the play-by-play with Stu Ganz. At halftime, Ganz talks with Frank Apodaca & Charlie Gipson about an upcoming match race, then with Groll & Apodaca at game’s end. JAMES PAUL is even on this tape doing a rather PROVOCATIVE interview with Larry Lewis!!!!! Uh oh... what’s gonna’ happen next???? LISTING #67 (VHS Only) This TWO-HOUR tape was sent to us by Judy Arnold, MUCH OF IT WE’VE NEVER SEEN, and features some INCREDIBLE SKATING ACTION!!!! During the first part, you’ll see RARE home movies of match races featuring CINDY OGBIN vs. JOHN ‘Gootch’ GAUTIERI, plus Warrior coach BUDDY ATKINSON, JR. against ‘Wild BILL’ EHRGOTT and an amazing Indian Death Match between JUDY ARNOLD & JUDY SOWINSKI. There’s also glimpses of the Warriors against the ‘72 Northern Hawks, ‘73 Texas Outlaws & IRDL Jolters! Then’s it’s RARE SKATING ACTION, periods 5 thru 8, featuring the L.A. T-Birds against the Chicago Hawks from 1967. Featured on the Hawks is ARNOLD, plus Captain JOAN ‘Killer’ KASZMERSKI, BARBARA WILLIAMS, BARBARA O’LEARY, Coach DAVE POUND, ABEL LARA & FRANK MACEDO. Skating with the T-Birds is Captain TERRI LYNCH, LIZ HERNANDEZ, JUDY SOWINSKI, SALLY VEGA, Coach DANNY REILLY, ROGER SCHROEDER, ‘Little RICHARD’ BROWN & GREG ROBERTSON. On the last-half of the tape is selected segments from the PHILADELPHIA WARRIORS against FOUR TEAMS: L.A. T-BIRDS ( from ‘74 in L.A. & Baltimore ), NY CHIEFS ( from ‘74 at the Philly Spectrum ), SF SHAMROCKS ( from ‘67 in Hawaii ), and CANADIAN BRAVES ( from ‘74 at the Philly Arena )!!!!! Many ALL-TIME GREATS like WESTON, CALVELLO, DUNN, SOWINSKI, VEGA, SYVERSON, EARLEAN BROWN, TROTTER, GAMMON, PARKER & HEIN.... are featured. LISTING #68 A complete game from 1983.... one of THE MOST BRUTAL GAMES YOU’LL EVER SEE featuring the JOLTERS & NEW YORK DYNAMITE!!!! CALVELLO, BURTON & JONES against VALLOW, ERICH & PETERSON in the women’s field, then it’s REYES, MACEDO & MILLER against PAUL, MALLORY & PIERSON!!!! And I don’t think any of them like each other!!!!! Eight periods of IRSL skating action from Richmond, CA with TWO OF THE MEANEST TEAMS YOU’LL EVER SEE!!!!! From May 18, 1983, the JOLTERS have legendary Captain & Hall-of-Famer CALVELLO, REYES, scoring sensation MACEDO, E.G. MILLER (one of Roller Games’ most controversial figures!!!), plus CANDY JONES & JJ BURTON while the NY DYNAMITE have Co-Captains VALLOW & ERICH, BJ PETERSON, Coach JAMES PAUL, ALVIN MALLORY, EARL PIERSON, MIKE PHILLIPS & PAM HARRISON. This one's an ALL-OUT SLUGFEST!!!! Stu Ganz does the play-by-play along with IRSL Commissioner Dave Lipschultz and even Nick Scopas is along for the ride. At halftime, Ganz talks with James Paul & Pam Harrison, then with Frankie Macedo & Alphonso Reyes at the end. YOU DON’T WANNA’ MISS THIS ONE!!!!! LISTING #69 Another complete game from 1984 with one of the WILDEST INCIDENTS YOU’LL EVER SEE!!! It’s the PIONEERS with VALLOW, ERICH, PETERSON, GIPSON, PEREZ & STAFFORD taking on James Paul’s DYNAMITE with new addition, BILL HILL!!!! Eight periods of IRSL skating action from Richmond, CA!!!!! Thhe ‘84 PIONEERS have VALLOW, ERICH, Coach STAFFORD, JOE PEREZ, CHARLIE GIPSON, B.J. PETERSON & TAFT WATERS with legendary skating star, NICK SCOPAS, coaching from the infield while the DYNAMITE have Coach JAMES PAUL, Men’s Captain ALVIN MALLORY, Captain CLAUDIA HOBDY, EARL PIERSON, MIKE PHILLIPS, DELORES HOLMES & BILL HILL!!! Ken Kunzelman does the play-by-play with Stu Ganz & Dave Eddy. Vallow, Erich & Peterson are interviewed at game’s end, along with Nick Scopas, but IT’S WHAT HAPPENS AT THE END OF THE FOURTH PERIOD THAT WILL HAVE EVERYONE BUZZING! At halftime, Dave Eddy talks with Bill Hill after what is ONE OF THE MOST DRAMATIC MOMENTS YOU’LL EVER SEE ON A ROLLER DERBY TAPE. Yeah, it harkens back to Roller Games, but nevertheless, YOU’LL BE STUNNED BY WHAT HAPPENS!!!! Even Bomber coach BILL GROLL has to comment in the announcer’s booth. A STUNNER!!!!! LISTING #70 A complete game, 8 periods from 1985, featuring the famous SAN FRANCISCO BAY BOMBERS & newly-formed SOUTHERN STARS!!!!! An entire game skated in San Jose with the STARS, in their distinctive black and yellow uniforms, with an IMPRESSIVE MEN’S LINE-UPS: Coach BILL HILL, LARRY LEE, EARL PIERSON, JOHN EARLY, ALVIN MALLORY, MIKE PFISTER, JESUS NEGRON plus JJ BURTON, CLAUDIA HOBDY, DEBBIE COLE & LUPÉ APODACA against the BOMBERS with WESTON, GROLL, LARRY LEWIS, TUCKE & COCHU!!! The controversial BILL HILL has a major chip on his shoulder and it’s up to Groll & the Bombers to knock it off!!!! Ken Kunzelman, Stu Ganz and Dave Eddy do the play-by-play. At halftime, Ganz talks with both men’s coaches, then at the end, it Ganz with Bill Groll & Larry Lewis. ANN CALVELLO even gets into the act with two segments, the first where she confronts her former teammate J.J. BURTON about leaving the Jolters to captain the Stars!!!! WOW!!!! PLUS TRIVIA THROUGHOUT!!!! LISTING #71 The the best of the league... the PIONEERS & BAY BOMBERS in skating action from early in the '84 IRSL season! EIGHT PERIODS from San Jose with WESTON, GROLL, GAMMON, LEWIS, TUCKER & COCHU on the Bombers while the Pioneers have VALLOW, PETERSON, ERICH, STAFFORD, PEREZ, GIPSON plus newest addition, controversial skating star, BILL HILL. SCOPAS coaches the team from the infield. And when you get VALLOW, PETERSON & ERICH skating against WESTON, TUCKER & COCHU in the women’s field, then HILL, STAFFORD & PEREZ against GROLL, GAMMON & LEWIS in the men’s field, you know.... THE SPARKS ARE GONNA’ FLY!!!! Plus watch out for the FIRST JAM OF THE EIGHTH PERIOD..... I don’t think I’ve ever seen a play start this way!!! It’ll blow your socks off even if you’re the most seasoned Derby fan!!!! Ken Kunzelman does the play-by-play with Stu Ganz & Dave Eddy. LISTING #72 8 periods of IRSL skating action from November 2, 1984 from San Jose with the SAN FRANCISCO BAY BOMBERS & SOUTHERN JOLTERS!!!!! WESTON, GROLL, GAMMON, TUCKER, CALVELLO, REYES, MACEDO & RITA WILLIAMS. It’s good enough to see CALVELLO & WESTON battling all game long, plus GROLL & REYES continuing their phenomenal rivalry, but for the most part of this one, TWO OF THE GREATEST SCORERS OF ALL TIME - Frank Macedo & Mike Gammon - GO HEAD TO HEAD... ONE JAM AFTER ANOTHER!!!! And not to spoil anything, but one of these legendary jammers will cause injury to the other, effectively writing the final chapter of a legendary career!!! You don’t wanna’ miss this one!!!! Stu Ganz & James Paul call the game. At halftime, Ganz talks with ALPHONSO REYES & FRANK MACEDO, then with the entire JOLTER TEAM at the end!!! LISTING #73 The IRSL ALL-STARS take on the legendary BAY BOMBERS, ON THE ROAD, from GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN!!!! A complete game, 8 periods of IRSL skating action with GREATS OF THE GAME!!!! BE A CHEESEHEAD and COME TO THE GAME!!!!! Skated at the Brown County Arena in Green Bay, a city famous for another legendary sports franchise, it’s Roller Derby’s most famous franchise, the BAY BOMBERS with WESTON, GROLL, GAMMON, LEWIS, TUCKER, COCHU, WILMA RYAN, FRANK APODACA against the IRSL All-Stars with VALLOW, PETERSON, ERICH, BURTON, BILL HILL, PEREZ, CHARLIE GIPSON, MACEDO, EARL PIERSON & JoJo STAFFORD with NICK SCOPAS on the infield. You’ll even see former Roller Derby Rookie-of-the-Year (1973) JOHN HARMATA on the infield refereeing for this important game!!!! KEN KUNZELMAN does the play-by-play and talks with LARRY LEWIS & FRANK APODACA at halftime. The ALL-STARS are even wearing the old SOUTHERN EAGLE jerseys from 1972!!! LISTING #74 One of the WILDEST GAMES you’ll EVER SEE!!!!! A complete game, EIGHT PERIODS OF ACTION, from the 1983 season with Weston, Groll, Gammon, Tucker, Lewis & the rest of the BAY BOMBERS with new addition DARLENE FORBES battling Coach JAMES PAUL’s NEW YORK DYNAMITE!!!!! An ENTIRE GAME skated at the San Jose Civic Auditorium with the sophomore-year DYNAMITE with Coach JAMES PAUL (who returns from the injured list for the second half), legendary skating star VALLOW, ERICH, B.J. PETERSON, MALLORY, PIERSON & MIKE PHILLIPS taking on the BAY BOMBERS with WESTON, GROLL, ‘GAMMON, LEWIS, TUCKER, FORBES & LARRY LEE. Weston & Forbes were the one-two punch of the early70s Pioneers and continue where they left off ten years earlier!!! And if you’re a fan of MIKE GAMMON, this one SHOWCASES HIS TALENT LIKE NO OTHER. As announcer Ken Kunzelman comments... ‘Gammon does everything so well, you almost expect him to be selling programs, too!!!!’ Kunzelman & Stu Ganz do the play-by-play. Ganz talks with Vallow & Erich at halftime, then with Gammon, Groll & Lewis at game’s end. LISTING #75 Two ‘red shirt’ teams trying to destroy each other!!!!! A complete game, EIGHT PERIODS OF ACTION, from the 1983 season; in fact, the opening game of a doubleheader from San Jose as the JOLTERS skate the PIONEERS!!! The JOLTERS have Coach REYES, J.J. BURTON, CANDY JONES, WHIRL GREY, LOUIE CARABELLO, ROD ALLEN, CLAUDIA HOBDY & TERRI INABNETT while the PIONEERS have Coach JoJo STAFFORD, JOE PEREZ, TAFT WATERS, CHARLIE GIPSON, RITA WILLIAMS, DELORES HOLMES, KATHY RAMOS, CONNIE HAYNES & JESUS NEGRON. You’ll never see TAFT WATERS, a scoring sensation for many a season, skate a better game than this one!!!!! He and Alphonso seem to go at each other jam after jam!!!! HOLY SMOKES!!!!! Kunzelman & Stu Ganz do the play-by-play. Ganz talks with Pioneer coach JoJo Stafford & former coach Joe Perez at halftime, then with Alphonso Reyes & Debbie Ramirez at game’s end. And you’ll never GUESS WHO Alphonso predicts is gonna’ win the MVP trophy & Roller Derby Queen award for the season????? LISTING #76 ‘85 ROLLER DERBY EXPRESS vs. BAY BOMBERS A complete game, 8 periods of IRSL skating action from 1985 in San Jose, CA featuring the IRSL’s newest squad, James Paul’s wild & unpredictable EASTERN EXPRESS against Weston & Groll’s BAY BOMBERS!!!! ‘85 BAY BOMBERS have WESTON, GROLL, LARRY LEWIS, BARBARA BAKER, newly-signed RITA WILLIAMS & FRANK APODACA while the EXPRESS have Coach PAUL, ALPHONSO REYES, Captain B.J. PETERSON, CLAUDIA HOBDY, DELORES HOLMES, GINA McVEY & MIKE PHILLIPS. Throughout the game, PAUL goes head-to-head with LEWIS & REYES battles GROLL!!!! One of the LOWEST SCORING games ever!!!! At halftime, Stu Ganz talks with Lewis, but Paul interrupts to voice his opinion. At game’s end, Ganz talks with Paul, Reyes & Mike Phillips and in the first half, does shorter talks with WESTON & BAKER. LISTING #77 TWO MOST BRUTAL TEAMS in a COMPLETE GAME!!! 8 periods of IRSL skating from June 17, 1984 with the SOUTHERN JOLTERS and James Paul’s NEW YORK DYNAMITE in a HIGH SCORING GAME from HISTORIC KEZAR PAVILION in Golden Gate Park in the City of San Francisco!!!! If you like you’re skating action WILD, ROUGH and UNPREDICTABLE with LOTS OF SCORING..... THIS IS THE ONE FOR YOU!!!! In addition to Hall-of-Fame CALVELLO, the JOLTERS have ALPHONSO REYES, legendary scoring sensation FRANK MACEDO, DARNAY McPHERSON, GWEN MILLER, J.J. BURTON & CANDY JONES. New York’s powerhouse DYNAMITE have Coach PAUL, CLAUDIA HOBDY, ALVIN MALLORY, RITA WILLIAMS, EARL PIERSON & DELORES HOLMES. The coaches, REYES & PAUL continue their intense rivalry; veteran MACEDO & jamming sensation PIERSON score up a storm while in the women’s field, WILLIAMS & MILLER are the perfect match for each other!!!!! Ken Kunzelman & Dave Eddy try to call the action and there’s trivia about Roller Derby all thru the game. At halftime, Eddy talks with James Paul. LISTING #78 A complete game, 8 periods of IRSL skating from 1985 with the BOMBERS against the newly-formed STARS!!!!! Here's a rematch from San Jose as the STARS with Acting Coach LARRY LEE, EARL PIERSON, JOHN EARLY, ALVIN MALLORY, Captain JJ BURTON, CLAUDIA HOBDY, GINA McVEY & DELORES HOLMES against the BOMBERS with WESTON, GROLL, LARRY LEWIS, TUCKER & ‘Candian Spitfire’ FRANCINE COCHU. The Stars are without their controversial coach, BILL HILL, sitting out a major fourteen-day suspension, although he’s on hand to express his outrage at the penalty, but his powerful Stars’ mens team skates sensational even without the boss man!!! Ken Kunzelman, Stu Ganz and Dave Eddy do the play-by-play. At halftime, Ganz talks with both women’s captains, WESTON & BURTON, then at the end, it Ganz with LARRY LEE. Controversial Express Coach JAMES PAUL talks with Derby great JERRY CATTELL during the first half, then APODACA later. WOW!!!! LISTING #79 One of the BEST DEFENSIVE GAMES you’ll EVER SEE from the 1985 IRSL season!!!!! EIGHT PERIODS OF ACTION, between James Paul’s wild NEW YORK DYNAMITE & the BAY BOMBERS, their first meeting of the season!!!!! An ENTIRE game from San Jose with the DYNAMITE featuring Coach PAUL, scoring sensation EARL PIERSON, CLAUDIA HOBDY, MIKE PHILLIPS, DELORES HOLMES & GINA McVEY taking on the BOMBERS with legendary WESTON, GROLL, GAMMON, phenom LARRY LEWIS, TUCKER & COCHU. This is a totally defensive battle between two great squads. JAMES PAUL brings his usual TOUGH AS NAILS skating to the game, but is met jam-by-jam by BILL GROLL who knows a thing or two about defensive skating!!! A TERRIFIC GAME!!!! Kunzelman & Stu Ganz do the play-by-play. Ganz talks with Coach PAUL at halftime and escapes out of it without too many bruises, then with WESTON & GROLL at game’s end. LISTING #80 A SENSATIONAL DVD with Buddy Atkinson, Jr. leading two different teams in action from the mid 70s!!!! First segment’s first-half action from Madison Square Garden on Feb. 9, 1975 with the newly-formed ‘Roller Stars’ league making its debut in NYC. The CALIFORNIA RED DEVILS with Coach ATKINSON, WESTON, WOODBERRY, CATTELL, ROSETTA SAUNDERS, DARLENE FORBES, TUCKER, COCHU, CHO, LARRY SMITH, PEREZ & LARRY LEWIS taking on the NEW YORK BRAVES with legendary superstar, Captain GERRY MURRAY, MIKE GAMMON, GROLL, DUNN, McGUIRE, ROBINSON, TONY ROMAN, MORELAND, BAKER, J.J. BURTON, SCOPAS & CAL STEPHENS!!!! Second segment’s the second half of '78 action from Kezar Pavilion with the MANHATTAN CHIEFS with Coach ATKINSON, DUNN, CATTELL, ALLEN LITTLES, REYES, JOHNNIE WRICE, MIKE PHILLIPS, RONNIE NELSON, GARELLO, CHO, RITA WILLIAMS & KATHY RAMOS taking on the BAY BOMBERS with O’CONNELL (Mr. Roller Derby’s final season), WESTON, GAMMON, BUTLER, GROLL, McGUIRE, MEYER, TUCKER, MALLORY, RONNIE TURBIN & JAMES PAUL!!!! You don’t wanna’ miss this one!!!!! LISTING #81 (VHS Only - Quality Poor) JUDY SOWINSKI in a RARE 1972 PROMO INTERVIEW, then skating with the L.A. T-BIRDS & the PHILADELPHIA WARRIORS... in the same game!!!!! YOU WON’T BELIEVE THE ALL-STAR SKATERS ON THIS TAPE! First five minutes offer a RARE PROMO INTERVIEW from 1972 with Sowinski talking with Dick ‘Hoppy’ Haupt about an upcoming match race in Cleveland as TRI-CITY BUCK Sherri Jackson takes on the New York Bomber captain! Then a four period game from L.A.’s Olympic Auditorium from ‘74 with the WARRIORS taking on the T-BIRDS. WARRIORS have Captain ARNOLD, Coach BROWN, TROTTER, OTIS WILLIAMS, CATTELL, RUBERTA MITCHELL, CONGELETON & OGBIN with G.M. JESS ADAMS on the infield... while the T-BIRDS are loaded with stars SALLY VEGA, LASZLO, EARLEAN ‘747’ BROWN, PATTI ‘DC-10’ CAVIN, REILLY & JIM JOHNSON, plus DAVE POUND & JOHN HALL on the infield!!!! But it’s SOWINSKI who shines in this game, skating with the T-Birds during the first period, then QUITTING THE TEAM & JOINING THE WARRIORS!!!! ‘Voice of the T-Birds’ DICK LANE calls the game!! Quality of this one’s not great, but it’s TOO EXCITING not to offer!!!! Second segment’s another four period game from the Philly Spectrum from ‘74 as the WARRIORS with many of the same skaters plus BUDDY ATKINSON, JR. take on the CHIEFS with JOHN PARKER, GAMMON, PEREZ, GEORGE ADAMS, BJ PETERSON, McGUIRE, MORELAND, CANDI MITCHELL & POKI TRUMAN. Ed Darian & Pete Kelly call this game with no crowd sounds, but plenty of instant replays. LISTING #82 THREE INCREDIBLE TEAMS in the PLAYOFF FINALS of the '86 IRSL Silver Cup Tournament with the EXPRESS, PIONEERS & BAY BOMBERS! TWO special FOUR-PERIOD games from Richmond, CA with the PIONEERS taking on the EXPRESS in the first game to see who’ll advance to the Finals, then it’s the BAY BOMBERS taking on the winner of the first game for ALL THE MARBLES!!!!! YOUR FAVORITE ROLLER DERBY STARS skating together as you’ve never seen them!!!! EXPRESS have Coach PAUL, B.J. PETERSON, VEGA, REYES, MACEDO, ERWIN MILLER, HOLMES & PAM HARRISON. PIONEERS have VALLOW & ERICH, PEREZ, CATTELL, STAFFORD, GIPSON, WATERS & third-generation skater, ALI ATKINSON with SCOPAS coaching from the infield. BAY BOMBERS have WESTON, GROLL, LEWIS, ED DRESSER, BAKER, GARELLO, APODACA & SANDY CALLOWAY. One of THE GREATEST DEFENSIVE BATTLES EVER!!!!! How many jams will they have before a team scores??? LISTING #83 A COMPLETE GAME, BRAVES vs. BOMBERS, skated at the start of the ‘79 IRSL season, from San Jose with the return of SKATING SENSATION... LYDIA CLAY teaming up with ANN CALVELLO on the BRAVES!!!! In addition to Calvello & Clay (‘all the way’), the BRAVES have Coach CAL STEPHENS, TONY SMITH, LARRY LEE, PEARSON & PAM HARRISON. BOMBERS have WESTON, Coach BUTLER, GROLL, McGUIRE, MEYER, TUCKER & RONNIE TURBIN! An AMAZING game!!! Ken Kunzelman does play-by-play with skating great NICK SCOPAS. ‘Nick the Greek’ speaks with CALVELLO & CLAY at halftime, then talks with the entire Bay Bomber womens’ squad at the end. LISTING #84 CLASSIC ROLLER DERBY from the '50s featuring the legendary PHILADELPHIA PANTHERS!!!! The CHIEFS take on the PANTHERS in two different games from 1951, then taking on the WASHINGTON JETS in the third segment all from the 102nd Engineer’s Armory in NYC. The PANTHERS (‘49-’53), in their legendary black & white striped jerseys, were one of Derby’s most famous teams with ELMER ANDERSON, BUDDY ATKINSON, SR., BOBBIE JOHNSTON, CALVELLO, CHARLIE ‘SPEC’ SAUNDERS, HAL JANOWITZ, DELORES DOSS, TERRI ANDERSON, BOB VENTER, KEN HANSEN, GLORIA BRENDT & GLORIA McAULIFF. Weeks earlier, the Panthers & Jets had skated a series of games in HAVANA, CUBA!!! The NEW YORK CHIEFS have MURRAY, GENE GAMMON, ‘Wild BILL’ REYNOLDS, FREDDIE NOA, MARY CIOFANI, MARY GARDNER, HELEN GARDNER, BOB LEWIS, PEE WEE RAINES & BOBBIE MATEER. The WASHINGTON JETS have the legendary ANNABELLE ‘Slugger’ KEALEY, SILVER RICH, SID HARNESK & GERRI ABBATELLO!!! Ken Nydell calls the action and even discloses the reason Ann Calvello wears two different gloves!!!!! A MUST!!!!! One hour and 30 minutes of classic action in black and white with our standard extras including ‘ROLLER DERBY GIRL,’ the 1949 Academy Award nomimated short film with JEAN PORTER & ‘TOUGHIE’ BRASUHN, plus other RARE EXTRAS you’ll receive ONLY FROM US! LISTING #85 CLASSIC ROLLER DERBY from the 1950s!!!! 7th & 8th PERIODS of FOUR SEPARATE GAMES (from '51 & '52) between the TWO TOUGHEST TEAMS of the EARLY 50s... the JERSEY JOLTERS & NEW YORK CHIEFS... including a RARE SEGMENT from MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, American’s premier sports palace!!!! During the DERBY’s FIRST FIVE WORLD SERIES FINALS, it was EITHER the JOLTERS or CHIEFS who were holding the championship trophy aloft!!! ROLLER DERBY LEGENDS like GERRY MURRAY, MIDGE ‘TOUGHIE’ BRASUHN, CALVELLO, JEAN PORTER, MARY LOU PALERMO, JULIE PATRICK, MONTA JEAN PAYNE, BOGASH, GAMMON, JANOWITZ, CHARLIE ‘SPEC’ SAUNDERS, SKOBEL, RUSS ‘ROSIE’ BAKER, NORMA ROSSNER, MARY GARDNER, BARBARA MATEER, MARY CIOFANI, PAUL MILANE (MIKE GAMMON’s father), ‘JUGHEAD’ DON LEWIS, FREDDIE NOA, JACK WILSON, ‘PEE WEE’ RAINES, plus GLORIA MACK, ALICE EDWARDS, BLANCHE LOPEZ, BETTY CLEMENTS, RENE RANDALL, BUDDY KEMP, (Reading, PA’s) CHARLIE SCHUCHART, JOE KOSMAL... plus more pioneers of the GOLDEN AGE of ROLLER DERBY, inclduing Infield Coaches BUDDY ATKINSON, SR. & JOHNNY KARP!!! And there are even SPECIAL FEATURES on CALVELLO, PALERMO & ‘TOUGHIE’!!!! Ken Nydell calls the action!!!!! LISTING #86 CLASSIC ROLLER DERBY from the early 50s with the WASHINGTON JETS, JERSEY JOLTERS, BROOKLYN RED DEVILS & NEW YORK CHIEFS... including a RARE, RECENTLY DISCOVERED, SEGMENT with ELMER ANDERSON interviewing legendary skating star, MIDGE ‘TOUGHIE’ BRASUHN in the dressing room!!!! LEGENDS like MURRAY, BRASUHN, CALVELLO, MONTE, GAMMON, ‘SPEC’ SAUNDERS, SKOBEL, ‘WILD BILL’ REYNOLDS, PORTER, PALERMO, HARNESK, SMARTT, MARY & HELEN GARDNER, BEASLEY, MATEER, CIOFANI, ABBATELLO, LAURINO, VOGT, MILANE, ‘JUGHEAD’ LEWIS, NOA, JACK WILSON, ‘PEE WEE’ RAINES... plus more pioneers of the GOLDEN AGE of ROLLER DERBY, including Infield Coaches JOHNNY KARP, DOW DELL & FREDDIE COHEN!!! The first segment is skated in TOLEDO, OHIO between the JETS & RED DEVILS from 9/25/50, then it’s the CHIEFS versus the JOLTERS, followed by TWO SEGMENTS with the RED DEVILS & CHIEFS. See Calvello score a grand slam! See ‘Wild Bill’ Reynolds break his collar bone! And because this is old-time Roller Derby, the MEN SKATE the 7th PERIOD & the WOMEN FINISH THE GAME!!!! It’s MURRAY vs. BRASUHN on the final jam in the last segment and YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS what happens AFTER THE FINAL JAM!!! EVEN I WAS STUNNED!!! Ken Nydell & Howie Miles call the action with assistance from none other than Roller Derby legend BILLY BOGASH!!!!! And to TOP IT ALL OFF... a REMARKABLE interview with ‘TOUGHIE’ BRASUHN in the dressing room where she talks about her hobby... painting figurines!!!! In 35 years as a fan, I’ve NEVER seen this segment!!!! Listing #87 SUDDEN DEATH PLAYOFFS from the '85 IRSL season!!!!! WINNER goes on to the CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS... loser GOES HOME!!!! James Paul’s wild EXPRESS take on the veteran PIONEERS in the PLAYOFF GAME, then it’s more GREAT SKATING between the BAY BOMBERS & SOUTHERN STARS from the same year PLUS the 1985 ALL-STAR & AWARD PRESENTATION!!!!! Here's a FOUR PERIOD SUDDEN DEATH GAME skated in Sacremento, CA with Express JAMES PAUL, ALPHONSO REYES, BJ PETERSON, PAM HARRISON, MIKE PHILLIPS & DELORES HOLMES taking on the Pioneers with VALLOW, CATTELL, STAFFORD, WATERS, PEREZ, SHERRI ERICH & CHARLIE GIPSON. Kunzelman & Rich Gould do the play-by-play, plus there are terrific interviews... even ANN CALVELLO chatting with SHERRI ERICH! You’ll even see ONE OF THE MOST AMAZING SCORING PLAYS EVER with those two veterans... VALLOW & PETERSON!!!! Then it’s the 7th & 8th periods between the STARS (CALVELLO, HILL, MALLORY, PIERSON, LEE, EARLY) taking on the BOMBERS (WESTON, GROLL,LEWIS) from the end of ‘85! PLUS the ‘85 AWARDS PRESENTATION!!!! Listing #88 The ‘85 IRSL FINALS, skated in Sacremento, CA!!!! THE BEST TWO TEAMS IN THE LEAGUE, the EXPRESS featuring JAMES PAUL, REYES, PETERSON, HARRISON, PHILLIPS & HOLMES against the Defending-Champion BOMBERS with WESTON, GROLL, LEWIS, BAKER, GARELLO, WILLIAMS, APODACA, & CHRIS KEENAN saving their BEST SKATING for the CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS and that’s just the way it should be!!!! One of the HARDEST FOUGHT BATTLES YOU’LL EVER SEE!!!! Kunzelman & Rich Gould do the play-by-play, plus there are terrific interviews... even ANN CALVELLO chatting with BARBARA BAKER! At halftime, Gould talks with Express Coach, James Paul & Mike Phillips, then with the WINNING TEAM after the AMAZING CONCLUSION OF THIS GAME!!!! And this Final goes into overtime!!! And guess WHO SCORES THE WINNING POINTS!!!!! Listing #89 Without a doubt, one of the finest games you’ll ever see, SHOWCASING THE SUPERB TALENTS of ROLLER DERBY’S GREATEST STARS like CHARLIE O’CONNELL, JOAN WESTON, BOB HEIN, MARGIE LASZLO, TONY ROMAN, DELORES TUCKER & PETE BOYD!!!! Banked track skating with the MIDWEST PIONEERS & SAN FRANCISCO BAY BOMBERS from KEZAR PAVILION on July 1, 1973... Roller Derby’s last complete season! ONE OF OUR FAVORITES!!!! Pioneers with WESTON, ROBINSON, HEIN, COCHU, SMITH, SCOPAS, JONES, ERICH, RITA WILLIAMS, WRICE & BILL HILL. Bay Bombers have ‘Mr. Roller Derby,’ CHARLIE O’, ROMAN, LASZLO, BOYD, TUCKER, OROZCO, MALLORY, BOB DANCEL, JAMES PAUL, JIM COOK, KATHY PULLIAM & DEBBIE CHO. Walt Harris calls the game with Jerry Seltzer and speaks with the legendary JOAN WESTON at the end of the game about an upcoming series with the LOS ANGELES T-BIRDS of Roller Games. QUALITY IS EXCELLENT! And it even has one of my FAVORITE MOMENTS in the HISTORY of ROLLER DERBY when during a scuffle on the rail during the fourth period, a fan runs down the aisle of Kezar, jumps up on the rail and slugs a Pioneer skater!!!!! And naturally, ABSOLUTE BEDLAM ensues!!! Listing #90 A COMPLETE GAME, EIGHT PERIODS from San Jose on August 20, 1983 and this one even goes into OVERTIME!!!! SOUTHERN JOLTERS take on theBAY BOMBERS with ANN CALVELLO, JJ BURTON & CANDY JONES taking on JOAN WESTON, DARLENE FORBES & DELORES TUCKER!!!! And if that wasn’t enough, you’ll see THREE OF THE GREATEST MEN’S JAMMERS OF ALL TIME!!!! In one word... EXPLOSIVE!!!! Bombers field WESTON, GROLL, GAMMON, jamming LARRY LEWIS, FORBES, TUCKER, BAKER & LARRY LEE while the JOLTERS have CALVELLO, REYES, legendary scorer ALLEN LITTLES, McPHERSON, J.J. BURTON, CANDY JONES & WHIRL GREY. To see GAMMON, LEWIS & LITTLES out there, jam after jam, is to see some of the GREATEST SCORING STARS the game EVER PRODUCED!!!! And make sure to stick around for the end AS THIS ONE GOES INTO OVERTIME!!!! You don’t wanna’ miss this one!!!! DOESN’T GET ANY BETTER THAN THIS!!!! Ken Kunzelman does the play-by-play with Stu Ganz. At halftime, Ganz talks with WESTON, then does a HYSTERICAL segment with CALVELLO & BURTON who talk about ‘those heifers’ on the other team!!! Listing #91 PIONEERS & BAY BOMBERS with SANDY DUNN & ROSETTA SAUNDERS against JOAN WESTON & DARLENE FORBES!!! A complete game, 8 periods of IRSL skating action from San Jose, CA!!!! Talent-laden ‘83 BAY BOMBERS with WESTON, GROLL, GAMMON, FORBES,LARRY LEWIS, TUCKER, LARRY LEE, JOHNNIE WRICE & FRANK APODACA while the PIONEERS respond with DUNN, SAUNDERS, JoJo STAFFORD, PEREZ, WATERS & CHARLIE GIPSON. And with VETERAN TALENT like WESTON, DUNN, SAUNDERS, FORBES & TUCKER in the women’s field, you know.... THE SPARKS ARE GONNA’ FLY!!!! And whenever you have VETERAN JAMMERS like GAMMON, LEWIS, WRICE, PEREZ & WATERS on the track at the same time, THE SCORING IS GONNA’ BE FAST & FURIOUS!!!! Ken Kunzelman does the play-by-play with Stu Ganz. At halftime, Ganz does an enlightening and remarkable interview with DUNN & SAUNDERS who comment on the size of their opponents, then speaks with the winning team at the end of the game!!!! YOU DON’T WANNA’ MISS THIS ONE!!!!! Listing #92 WOW!!!! One of THE GREATEST ROLLER DERBY GAMES EVER OFFERED!!!!! The SAN FRANCISCO BAY BOMBERS taking on the EASTERN EXPRESS from New York’s MADISON SQUARE GARDEN. Nothing brings out the best of Roller Derby skaters than performing in what many affectionately call the ‘Gardens’.... and this game doesn’t disappoint! Also included are TEAM WARM-UPS, SKATER INTRODUCTIONS, PRE-GAME interviews, multiple HALFTIME interviews and end-of-the-game LOCKER ROOM interviews!!! A COMPLETE game, 8 periods of IRSL skating action from November 16, 1986 with the EXPRESS skating AT HOME against the World-famous BAY BOMBERS!!!!! World Champion BAY BOMBERS with WESTON, GROLL, LARRY LEWIS, BAKER, GARELLO, APODACA, ED DRESSER, SANDY CALLOWAY & CHRIS KEENANagainst JAMES PAUL’s EXPRESS with B.J. PETERSON, SALLY VEGA, MACEDO, REYES, ERWIN MILLER, CLAUDIA HOBDY, PAM HARRISON, WILLIE RYAN, DELORES HOLMES, JESUS NEGRON & PHIL MOORE. Ken Kunzelman does the play-by-play with Stu Ganz & Rich Gould and is joined in the booth by Pioneer coach NICK SCOPAS. Southern Stars’ coach BILL HILL is also around to provide some provocative interviews with various skaters and wastes no time insulting Brooklyn’s own FRANK MACEDO. And don’t miss how the Express skaters react when JOAN WESTON is cheered during the skater introductions!!!! INCREDIBLE!!! Listing #93 Last regular season game of the 1985 season!!!... with the BAY BOMBERS & PIONEERS, with newest addition JERRY CATTELL, battling for the top spot in the standings!!!! A complete game, 8 periods of IRSL skating from Sacremento featuring the BAY BOMBERS & PIONEERS!!!!! ‘85 BAY BOMBERS with WESTON, GROLL, LARRY LEWIS, BAKER, GARELLO, RITA WILLIAMS, FRANK APODACA & CHRIS KEENAN while the PIONEERS are loaded with the likes of CATTELL, VALLOW, ERICH, STAFFORD, PEREZ, GIPSON & TAFT WATERS. Whenever these two teams meet.... the skating is SO BRUTAL, that THREE REFEREES are on the infield to keep order!!!! Ken Kunzelman does the play-by-play with Rich Gould and there are MULTIPLE INTERVIEWS throughout the game swith JoJo Stafford, Barbara Baker, Jerry Cattell, plus an AMAZING HALFTIME SEGMENT when the Pioneers coach accidently says... ‘What the f***!!!’ and I’m pretty sure I NEVER HEARD THAT on any previous Roller Derby broadcast!! Oooooppppsss!!! Listing #94 A complete game, 8 periods of IRSL skating action from 1985, featuring the BAY BOMBERS in a REMATCH against the SOUTHERN STARS in their LAST REGULAR SEASON MEETING!!!!! FINAL GAME of a FOUR-GAME SERIES skated in San Jose with the STARS, with an impressive array of skating talent lead by the CALVELLO, Coach BILL HILL, LARRY LEE, MALLORY, EARLY & GINA McVEY while the BOMBERS have WESTON, GROLL, scoring sensation LARRY LEWIS, GARELLO, BAKER & FRANK APODACA. Since this is the last regular season meeting between these two clubs, BOTH TEAMS PULL OUT ALL STOPS!!!! There’s even an ALL-GIRL BRAWL at the end of the seventh period that the announcers call ‘an old-fashioned DONNY BROOK,’ whoever that was!!!! Ken Kunzelman, Stu Ganz and Dave Eddy do the play-by-play. Throughout the game, there are LOTS OF INTERVIEWS with BILL HILL, JOAN WESTON, JACKIE GARELLO, FRANK APODACA, DENNIS CLAIBORNE & BILL GROLL!!!! At halftime, Ganz does a longer chat with HILL & GROLL that get a bit rough and volatile, then speaks with the winning team at the end! WOW!!!! Listing #95 THIRD GAME of a THREE-GAME SERIES, the LAST SERIES of the SEASON between the explosive EXPRESS and BAY BOMBERS!!!! 8 periods of IRSL skating from Sacremento with the IRSL’s newest squad, James Paul’s WILD & unpredictable EASTERN EXPRESS against Weston &Groll’s BAY BOMBERS!!!! BOMBERS haveWESTON, GROLL, LARRY LEWIS, BARBARA BAKER, newly-signed JACKIE GARELLO, RITA WILLIAMS, FRANK APODACA & CHRIS KEENAN while the EXPRESS have PAUL, REYES, B.J. PETERSON, PAM HARRISON, CLAUDIA HOBDY, DELORES HOLMES, GINA McVEY & MIKE PHILLIPS. James Paul’s powerful squad has won every game from the Bay Bombers during the season and the San Francisco is trying to win their first game as they head into the Playoffs. WHAT A GAME!!!!! Ken Kunzelman does the play-by-play with Stu Ganz. Throughout the game, there are MULTIPLES INTERVIEWS with the likes of MIKE PHILLIPS, WESTON, GARELLO, HOBDY, HARRISON, CHRIS KEENAN and others!!! At halftime, all three referees are present as Ganz ‘talks’ with PAUL, REYES, GROLL & LEWIS!!!! At game’s end, Ganz talks with the WINNING TEAM!!!! Listing #96 Skated in Sacremento, the SOUTHERN STARS, who missed the Playoffs the previous year, take on the defending champion BOMBERS. The STARS have an impressive array of skating talent lead by Hall-of-Famer ANN CALVELLO, Coach BILL HILL, LARRY LEE, PIERSON & GINA McVEY while theBOMBERS have WESTON, GROLL, LARRY LEWIS, GARELLO, BAKER, FRANK APODACA & CHRIS KEENAN. Anytime you have CALVELLO & WESTON on the same track... THE SPARKS WILL FLY!!!! Ken Kunzelman & Stu Ganz do the play-by-play and are joind in the announcing booth with legendary skating star & coach, BUDDY ATKINSON, JR. Throughout the game, there are LOTS OF INTERVIEWS with HILL, WESTON, rookie JENI DAVERN, McVEY, MACEDO (coach of the new NORTHERN KNIGHTS), JAMES PAUL, then Ganz presents HILL with his ‘85 All-Star trophy as the Stars’ Coach wonders why he didn’t receive MVP??? At halftime, Ganz talks with HILL, LEE, GROLL & APODACA, then with members of the winning team at the end!!! WOW!!!! Listing #97 Second half action at Kezar Pavilion from April 29, 1973 and you won’t see a ROUGHER HALF than this one! It’s the Jolters with Coach CAL STEPHENS, VALLOW, CATTELL, SAUNDERS, LARRY SMITH, FRANCINE COCHU, JoJo STAFFORD, PAM CANEVA and ROSE DURAN & Bay Bombers with ‘Mr. Roller Derby,’ CHARLIE O’, ROMAN, MEYER, BOYD, TUCKER, LASZLO, OROZCO, MALLORY, DANCEL, JIM COOK & DEBBIE CHO. This half features some of the WILDEST SKATING in the women’s field you’ll ever see and because Vallow, Saunders, Laszlo & Tucker spend a few minutes in the penalty box, you get MEYER & COCHU wearing the PIVOT HELMET as both teams SLUG IT OUT!!!! Walt Harris talks with Cal Stephens at the end of this explosive game! In the second segment, the Jolters without Saunders, but with NICK SCOPAS, take on the Pioneers at the Hammond Civic Center in the Fall season opener. The PIONEERS, in their new gold & crimson uniforms, have WESTON, ROBINSON, HEIN, COCHU & SMITH, plus WRICE, ERICH, GIPSON, DELORES ROBERSON, BILL HILL, BOB VAN KAMPEN, plus newest addition ‘Aloha LINDA’ VILLANUEVA & infield coach, the legendary BUDDY ATKINSON, SR. Chet Coppock talks with Buddy, Sr. at the end of the first half. Listing #98 PLAYOFF ACTION from the 1982 Silver Cup Tournament, one of the BEST GAMES you’ll EVER SEE, even going into OVERTIME!!! A complete game, EIGHT PERIODS LONG, with the ‘81 World Champion MIDWEST PIONEERS taking on BAY BOMBERS!!!!! SECOND GAME of the'982 SILVER CUP TOURNAMENT from the Oakland Auditorium Arena with SANDY DUNN & JoJo STAFFORD’s World Champion PIONEERS with ROSETTA SAUNDERS, PEREZ, GIPSON, RITA WILLIAMS, WATERS, KATHY RAMOS, DELORES HOLMES, CONNIE SUNDEEN, JESUS NEGRON, JERRY MOYER & BRUCE ESHNER taking on the legendary BAY BOMBERS with GROLL, Acting Captain DELORES TUCKER, ‘Peanuts’ MEYER, LARRY LEE, WRICE, BAKER, WILLIE RYAN, FRANK APODACA, JIM FITZPATRICK, CATHERINE SHAW & CORIE QUILLINAN. Legendary skating star JOAN WESTON is out of this game, suffering from cracked ribs, but her women, TUCKER, MEYER & BAKER give DUNN, SAUNDERS & WILLIAMS all they can handle! In the opening game, the Northeast Braves had defeated the Jolters, 46-44, so in this game, the winning team MUST SCORE at least 47 points in order to secure the SILVER CUP! And both teams give their all in SENSATIONAL PLAYOFF ACTION! And like we said, this game even GOES INTO OVERTIME! Listing #99 Exciting ROLLER DERBY ACTION from the 1983 season with some of the GREATEST DISTAFF SKATERS in the history of the sport! A complete game, EIGHT PERIODS LONG, with the two of the IRSL’s ROUGHEST TEAMS, the JOLTERS taking on the newly-formed DYNAMITE!!!!! From Richmond, California, RUBERTA MITCHELL skates for the JOLTERS with CALVELLO, Coach REYES, McPHERSON, ALLEN LITTLES, JJ BURTON, CANDY JONES, WHIRL GREY & STEVE SARTAIN against the DYNAMITE with VALLOW, JAMES PAUL, BJ PETERSON, EARL PIERSON, ERICH & MIKE PHILLIPS. There’s nothing better than seeing Calvello, Vallow, Mitchell & Peterson go at each other with solid support from Burton, Erich & Jones! And who can pass up the opportunity to see EXPLOSIVE SCORING STARS like Littles & Pierson try to outskate each other jam after jam. KEN KUNZELMAN calls the game and is joined in the announcers’ booth by GAMMON, GROLL & DUNN. At halftime, Kunzelman chats with Calvello, Mitchell & Burton, then speaks with Vallow, Peterson & Erich at games’ end. You’ll even see legendary referee, the late great BILL MORRISSEY officiating one of his last games. Listing #100 HISTORIC SKATING ACTION celebrating legendary Derby star & Hall-of-Famer KEN MONTE!!! During the first segment, Monte leads BROOKLYN against NEW JERSEY in the EIGHTH PERIOD of a game from New Jersey's Roosevelt Armory. Joining Monte are such legendary stars as CARL ‘Moose’ PAYNE, JOHNNIE KARP, SID HARNESK & SAMMY SKOBEL. Nothing better than seeing Monte jamming against Harnesk as the two coming up against Payne & Skobel! Second segment is the 6th & 8th periods (plus the overtime period) of a game from January, 1960 with Monte’s RED DEVILS taking on the NEW YORK CHIEFS at NYC's 9th Regiment Armor. Here are such legends & up-and-coming stars as GERRY MURRAY, ‘Toughie’ BRASUHN, MIKE GAMMON, BUDDY ATKINSON, Jr., JOHN PARKER, TONY ROMAN, NICK SCOPAS, BOB WOODBERRY, PETE MANGONE, BILLY GARDNER & JIMMY CIOTA with Hall-of-Famers BUDDY ATKINSON, Sr. & GENE GAMMON coaching from the infield, then it’s TWO INTERVIEWS with Ken Monte from May & June of 1973. Finally, it’s the HOME SEASON OPENER of the '77 IRSL season on April 24 from Kezar Pavilion with Monte’s RED DEVILS taking on the BAY BOMBERS. ANN CALVELLO, EDDIE KREBS, CAL STEPHENS, GERRI ABBATELLO, TONY SMITH, LARRY LEE, ED HESSON, JACKIE GARELLO, JJ BURTON, LANA KUSONOVICH, O’CONNELL, WESTON, GROLL, BUTLER, MIKE GAMMON, TONY ROMAN, McGUIRE, MEYER, TUCKER, OROZCO, BARBARA BAKER, SUE FREGULIA, ANNIE BAUER & CHRIS ROWE. Don Drewry & Nick Scopas call this game and Drewry speaks with Cal Stephens at the end of the game. Listing #101 (VHS Only - Quality Not Great) FOUR HISTORIC TEAMS: AUSTRALIANS against NEW YORK BOMBERS in the ‘67 World Series Consolation Finals, the CHICAGO HAWKS taking on the L.A. T-BIRDS from earlier in the same year, plus Roller Games MATCH RACES from the early 70s! The AUSTRALIANS take on the NY BOMBERS for the CONSOLATION TITLE of the ‘67 season. The AUSTRALIANS have RALPHIE VALLADARES, ADELINE HOCKER, RONNIE RAINS, HONEY SANCHEZ, PETER KELLY, JoJo STAFFORD, DAVE COX & MANNIE SERVIN while the BOMBERS have LEROY GONZALES, JAN VALLOW, NICK SCOPAS, BJ PETERSON, EARLEAN BROWN, LESTER QUARLES, VINNIE GANDOLFO, TOM CREWS, BILL FITZGERALD & WILMA MOODY. Then it’s MATCH RACES from the early 70s with RARE color footage (no sound) of races between Warrior CINDY OGBIN & Kangaroo G.M. JOHN ‘GOOTCH’ GAUTIERI (July, 1972), JUDY ARNOLD against JUDY SOWINSKI in a brutal ‘Indian Death Match’ (August, 1973), BUDDY ATKINSON, JR. against ‘Wild BILL’ EHRGOTT (May, 1972), plus JUDY ARNOLD vs. DANNY REILLY (November, 1972). And fnally it’s the ‘67 CHICAGO HAWKS taking on the L.A. T-BIRDS. HAWKS have legendary skating star Captain JOAN ‘Killer’ KASZMERSKI, DAVE POUND, JESS ADAMS, JUDY ARNOLD, BARBARA WILLLIAMS, FRANK MACEDO, BARBARA O’LEARY, ABEL LARA, RALPH VELEZ, & LENA McBRIDE skating the L.A. T-BIRDS with DANNY REILLY, TERRI LYNCH, ROGER SCHROEDER, LIZ HERNANDEZ, JUDY SOWINSKI, SALLY VEGA, ‘Little RICHARD’ BROWN, GREG ROBERTSON, EDDIE PAYNE & CARMEN ‘Sugar’ THOMPSON. Listing #102 Here’s a complete game, 8 periods, from San Francisco's KEZAR PAVILION featuring the BAY BOMBERS & PIONEERS!!!! The ‘84 BAY BOMBERS have WESTON, GROLL, jamming superstars GAMMON & LEWIS, TUCKER, newest addition FRANCINE 'Canadian Spitfire' COCHU & FRANK APODACA while the PIONEERS are loaded with the likes of VALLOW, B.J. PETERSON, SHERRI ERICH, GWEN MILLER, JOE PEREZ, Men's Captain CHARLIE GIPSON, TAFT WATERS, plus BILL HILL & NICK SCOPAS coaching on the infield. When you have skaters like Weston, Vallow, Peterson, Cochu, Groll, Gammon, Hill, Gipson, Perez & Lewis in the mix, each period is better than the last!!!! Ken Kunzelman does the play-by-play with Dave Eddy who speaks with WESTON & COCHU at halftime, then with the Bay Bomber women at the end. YOU DON’T WANNA’ MISS THIS ONE!!!!! Listing # 103 The original Roller Derby's last Fall season opens in Hammond, Indiana as the PIONEERS host the rough-and-ready JOLTERS and since it's a brand new season, there are lots of new faces to introduce to fans in the Midwest. The legendary Pioneer squad, runners-up to both the Chiefs & Bay Bombers during the '73 championship games, open their brand new season at the Hammond Civic Center in Hammond, Indiana on Tuesday, October 30, 1973 with Infield Coach (& Hall-of-Famer), Buddy Atkinson, Sr. Whenever these two teams meet, the sparks are going to fly with legendary skating stars, JOAN WESTON & JAN VALLOW, squaring off against each other while RONNIE ROBINSON & BOB HEIN take on CAL STEPHENS, JERRY CATTELL & NICK SCOPAS in the men's field! Add to the mix veterans like FRANCINE COCHU & LARRY SMITH, plus newcomers like CHARLIE GIPSON, ROSE DURAN, SHERRI ERICH and the newest addition to the Pioneers, 'Aloha LINDA' VILLANUEVA and you've got one of the best games you'll ever see! Chet Coppock calls the action and speaks with Buddy Atkinson, Sr. at halftime, then with Derby owner, JERRY SELTZER, at game's end. BEAUTIFUL COLOR. Listing #104 (VHS Only) 1973 IRDL BAY BOMBERS with CHARLIE O' skating the PIONEERS, then it's the '74 ISC Bay Bombers with WESTON, CALVELLO & JENSEN against the CANADIAN BRAVES!!!!! The IRDL Bay Bombers with 'Mr. Roller Derby,' O'CONNELL, ROMAN, BOYD, DANCELL, WRICE, MALLORY, LASZLO, TUCKER & CAROL MEYER against WESTON, ROBINSON, FORBES, SCOPAS, TONY SMITH, JOHN EARLY, BILL HILL, JOHNNIE HARMATA, CANDY JONES, SHERRI ERICH & RITA WILLIAMS in a game from March, 1973 at the Hammond Civic Center. The end of a brutal series between these two rival teams and THIS ONE GOES INTO OVERTIME!!!!!! Chet Coppock calls the game. In part two, the BAY BOMBERS, now in the ISC (the league which succeeded the original Derby) host the CANADIAN BRAVES at the Oakland Coliseum from the Fall of '74. These ISC Bombers are loaded with legendary skating stars like Hall-of-Famers JENSEN, CALVELLO & WESTON, in addition to BOB HEIN, CAL STEPHENS, JOE FOSTER, WRICE, ED DRESSER, PEREZ, TUCKER, SAUNDERS & BAKER while the Canadian squad have DIANE SYVERSON, PAUL RUPERT, PETER KELLY, SHERRI JACKSON, GWEN MILLER & rookie WILMA RYAN!!! Lester Quarles in on the infield to cause all kinds of havoc and you'll even see former skating star, BOBBY SEEVERS, on the infield officiating this game. Elmer Anderson calls the action. Listing #105 CLASSIC ROLLER DERBY!!!! Skating action from December, 1949 & January, 1950... some of the earliest competition on film!!! NEW JERSEY versus PHILADELPHIA, then NEW JERSEY against BROOKLYN, then JERSEY versus CHICAGO in the last segment. Featuring THE GREATEST NAMES IN ROLLER DERBY HISTORY!!! 7th & 8th periods of FOUR incredible games with (soon-to-be) World Champion NEW JERSEY skating THREE historic teams. A WHO’S WHO of BANKED TRACK LEGENDS perform - MIDGE 'Toughie' BRASUHN, ANNABELLE 'Slugger' KEALEY, KEN MONTE, SAMMY SKOBEL, ANNIS JENSEN, ANN CALVELLO, BUDDY ATKINSON, SR. & BOBBIE JOHNSTONE (father & mother of legendary skater, Buddy Atkinson, Jr.), MONTA JEAN & CARL PAYNE, JULIE PATRICK, NORMA ROSSNER, ELMER ANDERSON, SID HARNESK, JOHNNY KARP, HAL JANOWITZ, DELORES DOSS, BOB VENTNER, SILVER RICH, CHARLIE ‘Spec’ SAUNDERS, GEORGE VOGT, MARY CIOFANI, BETTY BOYD, JOYCE BEASLEY, REDD SMARTT, HOWIE RAINES, BOB SATTERFIELD, ‘Crazy Legs’ JACK WALKER, HERBIE PLUMP, ‘Jughead’ LEWIS, plus more pioneers of the GOLDEN AGE of ROLLER DERBY!!! You won’t ever see better skating than here! TWO HOURS in classic black and white! A MUST FOR ANY SERIOUS COLLECTOR OR FAN OF THE HISTORY OF THE SPORT!!!!! Listing # 106 MIDWEST PIONEERS battling the SAN FRANCISCO BAY BOMBERS from 1981. Not one, but TWO historic teams in their final meeting before the '81 championship playoffs and the Bay Bombers have their phenomenal jamming star, TONY ROMAN, in uniform in what would be one of Roman's final games. Skated at the Oakland Auditorium Arena, the Pioneers feature Coach JO JO STAFFORD, Captain SANDY DUNN, ‘Jumpin’ JOE PEREZ, ROSETTA SAUNDERS, TAFT WATERS, RITA WILLIAMS and CHARLIE GIBSON while the defending-champion Bay Bombers have Coach BILL GROLL, Captain JOAN WESTON, JOHNNIE WRICE, DELORES TUCKER, CAROL MEYER, DEWITT QUARLES, BARBARA BAKER, FRANK APODACA and the legendary scoring star, TONY ROMAN! How great to see Dunn & Saunders battle Weston & Tucker, plus watch the scoring battles between Williams and ‘Peanuts’ Meyer! Ken Kunzelman does the play-by-play and speaks with various skaters throughout the game in anticipation of the '81 playoffs. A MUST SEE!!!! Listing #107 IRSL SOUTHERN STARS taking on the BAY BOMBERS featuring Derby legends, ANN CALVELLO & JOAN WESTON!!! These two superstars of the banked track may be gone, but their memorable battles will live on in the hearts and minds of fans forever and now on this SENSATIONAL DVD, too!!! From 1985 in Sacramento, here's a COMPLETE GAME, EIGHT PERIODS as Bill Hill's SOUTHERN STARS take on the BAY BOMBERS. The IRSL's newest team, the yellow & black jerseyed STARS are missing Captain J.J. BURTON, but Hall-of-Famer CALVELLO makes her debut with the Stars makes an impression from the opening whistle!!! Derby's 'Queen of the Penalty Box,' the original punk rocker, is back on the track, with yellow hair & a dirty trick for any Bomber in sight... especially Derby's 'Golden Girl,' WESTON!!! Coach BILL HILL has a powerfully strong team with LARRY LEE, ALVIN MALLORY, JOHN EARLY, EARL PIERSON, JESUS NEGRON, WILMA RYAN, GINA McVEY, DELORES HOLMES, CONNIE HAYNES & CATHERINE SHAW while the legendary BAY BOMBERS have Captain WESTON, Coach BILL GROLL, jamming superstar LARRY LEWIS (who doesn't disappoint in this one!), along with 'Canadian Spitfire' FRANCINE COCHU, DELORES TUCKER, CHRIS KEENAN & BRAD LEMKUHL!!! The late, great KEN KUNZLEMAN & STU GANZ call the game and there are multiple interviews throughout with CALVELLO, HILL, LEWIS & WESTON!!! This is the 'rubber match' of a three-game series between these two teams and both squads battle right down to the final jam!!! DON'T MISS ONE!!! Listing #108 JAMES PAUL & B.J. PETERSON's EASTERN EXPRESS against BILL GROLL & JOAN WESTON's SAN FRANCISCO BAY BOMBERS from 1985!!! An incredible defensive struggle with a phenomenal array of skating talent!!! DON'T MISS THIS ONE!!! From the Richmond Memorial Auditorium. Listing #109 From 1985, it's the World Champion SAN FRANCISCO BAY BOMBERS taking on the powerful MIDWEST PIONEERS from SAN JOSE!! In this one, you'll see the return of FRANCINE COCHU & BARBARA BAKER to the orange & brown Bombers, plus JERRY CATTELL's return to skating competition. A SUPERB DVD!!!! DON'T MISS ONE!!! Listing #110 '55 RED DEVILS vs. BRAVES + '59 NY CHIEFS vs. RAVENS A PHENOMENAL DVD with TWO GAMES, plus MORE SENSATIONAL SKATING that'll have you singing the praises of the greatest stars in the history of Roller Derby!!! On this amazing DVD, you'll see the 7th & 8th periods of skating between the LOS ANGELES BRAVES & BROOKLYN RED DEVILS from 1955 at the Memorial Stadium in Long Beach, California. Skating for these two teams are Hall-of-Famers BILLY BOGASH, MIDGE 'Toughie' BRASUHN, JOAN WESTON, JULIE PATRICK, CHARLIE 'Spec' SAUNDERS, HAL JANOWITZ, KEN MONTE, HAL JANOWITZ, RALPH VALLADARES, plus legendary stars like JEAN PORTER, RED SMARTT, HELEN LISKA along with JOYCE BEASLEY, BEVERLY WALLACE, JOYCE RAY & BOB SUMSKY!!! Watch 'Toughie' & Porter battle all period long and you'll never guess what happens when Valladares goes out on the jam with the legendary Bogash!! An AMAZING SEGMENT!!! Then it's the recently-discovered (& transferred from the 16mm original) SECOND HALF between the NORTHWEST RAVENS & NEW YORK CHIEFS from the Civic Ice Arena in Seattle, Washington from 1959!!!! Seen in this game are Hall-of-Famers GERRY MURRAY, HAL JANOWITZ, GENE GAMMON, MIKE GAMMON, BUDDY ATKINSON Sr. & Jr., along with other amazing stars of the game like JEAN PORTER, JUDI McGUIRE, DELORES DOSS, LORETTA BEHRENS, BARBARA O'LEARY, JOANN KOONS, LORRAINE DeVRIES, FRANK MACEDO, BILLY GARDNER, KEN WILLIS, DAVE BATTERSBY, DON RIXMAN, BUTCH KNERR & JAY SHAW. Since this comes from the original film, YOU WON'T BELIEVE THE QUALITY OF THIS GAME!!!! Also on this amazing DVD are segments featuring the 2006 inductees into the National Roller Derby Hall of Fame - TERRI LYNCH, BARBARA MATEER, CAROL 'Peanuts' MEYER, KITTY NEHLS, JAN VALLOW, SID HARNESK, RUSS MASSRO, FREDDIE NOA, RONNIE RAINS & TONY ROMAN, along with 'Announcer Wing' inductees, WALT HARRIS & KEN NYDELL, in addition to Roller Derby footage we've been able to find and restore over the past six years!!!! DON'T MISS OUT!!! Listing #111 1986 IRSL Southern STARS vs. Eastern EXPRESS from Sacramento. A REMARKABLE DVD featuring Hall-of-Famer ANN CALVELLO & her yellow-and-black jerseyed SOUTHERN STARS taking on James Paul's powerful EASTERN EXPRESS in a COMPLETE GAME, eight periods from start-to-finish, at the ARCO ARENA in Sacramento, California from July 19, 1986!!!! Listing #112 1986 IRSL PIONEERS vs. SF BAY BOMBERS from Sacramento. A REMARKABLE DVD featuring Hall-of-Famer JOAN WESTON & her brown-and-orange jerseyed SAN FRANCISCO BAY BOMBERS hosting Hall-of-Famer JAN VALLOW's always-tough MIDWEST PIONEERS in a COMPLETE GAME, eight periods from start-to-finish, at the ARCO ARENA in Sacramento, California from July 19, 1986!!!! Listing #113 '73 RED DEVILS vs. BOMBERS + '86 PIONEERS vs. ALL-STARS This SENSATIONAL DVD starts off with HISTORIC FOOTAGE featuring a few jams during playoff action between Monte's NORTHWEST CARDINALS & O'Connell's BAY BOMBERS from 1968, then it's CLASSIC FOOTAGE from July 4, 1970 between the World Champion NORTHEAST BRAVES & BAY BOMBERS from Oakland's Coliseum Stadium. You'll see most of the 8th period between the men where CLIFF BUTLER & TONY ROMAN battle RONNIE ROBINSON & BOB WOODBERRY!!!! And then from the summer of '73, during the Bay Area season, it's the second half between Woodberry's RED DEVILS & O'Connell's BAY BOMBERS from Kezar Pavilion on July 22, 1973. These always powerful Red Devils, preparing for a trip East to face the Chiefs, have Hall-of-Famer BOB WOODBERRY, Acting Captain ROSETTA SAUNDERS, JoJo STAFFORD, ROSE DURAN, BOBBY SEEVERS, ALFONSO REYES, CHARLIE GIPSON, 'Aloha LINDA' VILLANUEVA, MARCIA GIBBS, CATHERINE SHAW & TED TAUCHER with Hall-of-Famer, KEN MONTE, managing the team from the infield while the Bay Bombers have 'Mr. Roller Derby,' Hall-of-Famer CHARLIE O'CONNELL, along with another Hall-of-Famer, TONY ROMAN, plus DELORES TUCKER, PETE BOYD, DEBBIE CHO, GIL OROZCO, ALVIN MALLORY, BOB DANCELL, JIM COOK & CHRIS ROWE. It's the middle of the summer and these two TOUGH squads don't particularly like each other and it shows!!!!! Announcers' Wing, WALT HARRIS, calls the game and speaks with O'Connell at the end of the game. Then it's a special FOUR PERIOD game from the 1986 IRSL PLAYOFFS as the Silver Cup Champion MIDWEST PIONEERS take on the IRSL ALL-STARS!!!! From the Memorial Auditorium in Richmond, California, this INCREDIBLE segment starts with the FINAL PLAY of the '86 Silver Cup FINALS as the PIONEERS defeat the BAY BOMBERS, then it's the IRSL ALL-STARS squaring off against the champs! The '86 PIONEERS have (Hall-of-Famer) Captain JAN VALLOW, Women's Co-Captain SHERRI ERICH, Coach JoJo STAFFORD, JOE PEREZ, JERRY CATTELL, TAFT WATERS, CHARLIE GIPSON, RITA WILLIAMS, JIM JOHNSON, JIMMY SMITH, ALI ATKINSON, KATHY RAMOS, CHUCK KENNEDY, DEBBIE RAMIREZ & LISA KNAPP while this star-studded ALL-STAR team has Hall-of-Famer JOAN WESTON, BILL GROLL, JAMES PAUL, B.J. PETERSON, FRANK MACEDO, LARRY LEWIS, ALFONSO REYES, BARBARA BAKER, JACKIE GARELLO, ERWIN MILLER, ED DRESSER, PAM HARRISON, CLAUDIA HOBDY, DELORES HOLMES & SANDY CALLOWAY. The late, great KEN KUNZELMAN calls the game, assisted by STU GANZ & KIM SHEPHERD. There's also the final installment of 'Hill's HideAway' with Southern Stars' coach, BILL HILL & SEAN ATKINSON, expressing their views about the other teams in the league!!!! A fitting finale to the IRSL Silver Cup Tournament. BILL GROLL & JAMES PAUL are interviewed at the end of the game. Listing #114 MANHATTAN CHIEFS & SAN FRANCISCO BAY BOMBERS from 1978 featuring some of the MOST INCREDIBLE LINE-UPS you'll ever see during CHARLIE O'CONNELL's FINAL SEASON!!! Nothing better than seeing Hall-of-Famers BUDDY ATKINSON, Jr. & 'Mr. Roller Derby,' CHARLIE O' going up against each other!!!!! And THIS COMPLETE GAME has NEVER BEEN OFFERED PREVIOUSLY!!!! We have offered the second half previously, but this is the COMPLETE GAME, all eight periods, in STUNNING BEAUTIFUL COLOR!!! You will have SUCH A TREAT seeing this game from START TO FINISH!!!! And don't forget the SENSATIONAL EXTRAS (added onto each DVD) including RARE FOOTAGE of the World Champion NORTHEAST BRAVES against the SAN FRANCISCO BAY BOMBERS from July 4, 1970 at the Oakland Coliseum Stadium along with MORE RARE FOOTAGE between KEN MONTE's Northwest Cardinals against O'Connell's BAY BOMBERS from 1968!!!!