My Pinstripe Path

How did a boy growing up in Texas in the 1950's become a New York Yankees fan?  This was an entry to a contest sponsored by the New York Yankees in the Spring of 2019. Contest winners got to go on the field to watch the New York Yankees take batting practice during spring training at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida.


2019 Spring Training

2019 Spring Training with the New York Yankees at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. Sandy and John Sparks from Texas join Poughkeepsie pals Lee and Nancy Miringoff and Barbara Carvalho for an up close and personal preview of the 2019 edition of the Bronx Bombers.

Yogiboy 2600

Yogiboy 2600 is the official YouTube Channel for Sparky TV.         This is the story of its namesake --  how he arrived, traveled to New York City, and stole our hearts.


Behind the Scenes at Channel 8 News

This is a look inside the newsroom at WFAA-TV in the late 1970s.  No computers.  Video editing is linear.  It features news director Marty Haag, assignments editor Bert Shipp, producer John Sparks, reporter Chris Thomas, photographer David Cejka, and director Bob Ellis.    My have the times have changed!