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    Looking at the covers of the media guides has got nostalgia burning inside me.

    Anyone got any good memories of being a ram fan that they want to share?
    The Breakfast Club. You want cheese with that?

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    Good Memories

    How about Roman Gabriel "Bomb" to Jack Snow? Anyone for NFC Championship memories???

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    • #3
      Ramemories...

      Absolutely! You got it Rampower and Bigbigads!

      I have m-a-n-y a RAMEMORY in my mind but as soon as I get our scanner up and running here I'll place some of those great images on ClanRam -- thanks to RamDez and fellow cyber friends - this is the coolest, Ramiest site of them all!

      How about THE BLOCK that won a key game against the Packers in December of 1967? Or the CATCH IN THE TUNNEL, Everett-to-Flipper Anderson against the Giants in another key game (playoff), Dec., 1989. A Warner-to-Issac Bruce in SB XXXIV's last score; or THE TACKLE, a great moment to relive that thrilling, game-saving stop by Mike Jones...

      Oh, yeah! Lamar Lundy, Eddie Meador, Ken Iman, Irv Cross, Billy Truax, Les Josephson, Jack Pardee, Tom Mack, Maxie Baughan, Charlie Cowan, Larry Smith, Bernie Casey, Merlin Olsen, Roman Gabriel; George Allen.

      Jackie Slater; Jack Youngblood; Greg Bell, Tom Newberry, Mike Wilcher, Eric Dickerson.

      Team 99-01: HERE WE GO! Rams are r-r-r-e-a-d-y toooooo RUMBLE!!!

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      • #4
        Jack Snow

        Speaking of Jack Snow, who's commentary on Rams radio is a major help to me when I can't get the game on tv (no cable or satellite). Is there any site where I can find info about him from his playing days? I've looked without luck. If anybody has any info on him, sure would appreciate it. Enjoy him at camp, he's a very accessible source of information on the team, past and present.

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        • #5
          Getting the best of the Cowboys

          Hi everyone,One of my favorite memories was beating the dreaded cowboys in the playoffs of 1979.Good ol' Vince came through and Jack Youngblood was tremendous.His playing in the Superbowl with a broken leg was one of the greatest acts of courage I have ever seen.Though we ended up losing the game,that season was still special.I remember Hollywood Henderson running his mouth in previous years(saying that the Rams had no class etc.....)well, beating the Cowboys showed that our team had character.I was only sorry that Henderson wasnt there to enjoy the thrashing.
          ST.LOUIS RAMS:THE MOST FRUSTRATING TEAM IN THE NFL!!!

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          • RamWraith
            Remembering Jack Snow--was Wagoner's Mailbag
            by RamWraith
            Tuesday, January 10, 2006

            In lieu of a normal mailbag, we will take today to honor Jack Snow with your thoughts and memories of No. 84. We will continue to take these memories throughout the day so keep sending them in. So far, the outpouring of support and love for Mr. Snow has been tremendous. Thanks to everyone who sent a thought or memory no matter how long or short.

            Coleman Tokei, Vancouver, BC: I was in ninth grade at Port Colborne High School in 1967 when I fell in love with the horns. The Rams had a QB with the neatest name.....Roman Gabriel, who threw long bombs to this WR "who had never been caught from behind".....Jack Snow. Guess who I was every time we played touch football, eh?

            By 12th grade we were all playing High School Football, driving cars and dating girls......BUT we we were still huge NFL fans. Early that year, the 1970 season, Jimmy Calla, our big Italian DT told me he thought he knew where we could get a couple of tickets for the Bills-Rams game (our town was only 20 minutes across the Niagara River from Buffalo), but we'd have to pay "slightly over face value." I was like........"C'mon Jimmy, like let's find these tickets..........like yesterday!!!!!!"

            I borrow my mom's 1966 Pontiac Laurentian and Jimmy directs me to this Pool Hall.........(in a bad part of town).

            It's 9 AM on a beautiful sunny September Saturday morning. I'm in my normal knock-around weekend wear......... blue jeans, T-shirt and adidas............Jimmy is wearing a sports jacket, dress slacks, and an open neck dark shirt.........plus his hair is combed and he's cleaning the smudges off his perpetually smeared dark rimmed glasses as we park my mom's car behind an old Buick WITH NO WHEELS!!!!

            Jimmy says, "When we go in, let me do the talking. I've got the money and you and I can settle up later." Jimmy Calla was a HUGE guy, but very soft spoken. We were in the same Math class a couple of years ago, and we knew each other from football, but the way he took charge right before we went into the Pool Hall kinda floored me. Anyway, we go from bright sunlight into this half darkened, smoke filled room full of guys who all seem to have scars, missing teeth or bandages on their faces. There must be twenty or so guys in the pool hall and when we open the door and walk in.........it's one of those moments like in the movies where everybody stops talking and looks up to see who's coming in.

            Suddenly I feel like I'm wearing a pair of lead boots like those old deepsea divers used to ...........and I am moving about their same speed too.......also, I keep getting mental images of an AztecBronze Pontiac Laurentian with no wheels, engulfed in flames. I just look around the room looking for a familiar (yeah, right ) or friendly face.........no luck. Finally, after about ten seconds (which seemed like a lifetime), Jimmy spots...
            -01-10-2006, 02:39 PM
          • RamWraith
            The Rams comment on Snow
            by RamWraith
            Interim Head Coach Joe Vitt



            (On the passing of former Rams’ WR Jack Snow)

            “Our whole organization right now is grieving the loss of
            Jack Snow. I talked to Stephanie, his daughter, this
            morning. He passed last night in the arms of his family. He
            was taken off of all artificial resuscitations and had a
            smile on his face. Stephanie was very positive and upbeat
            this morning about the life of her father. Jack leaves a
            great legacy in the National Football League as a player. He
            leaves a great legacy in the Rams organization as a friend.
            We’re all going to miss him very dearly.”



            (On Snow being a link between the Los Angeles and St. Louis
            Rams)

            “There is no question about it. He has spent his entire life
            being a member of this organization. He spent his whole life
            being a member of the National Football League. I thought
            that he really felt that it was his responsibility to teach
            the young guys what their role is now in the National
            Football League, that they are now a role model for the
            youth. Now it’s their turn. It’s their turn to carry the
            torch. I think anybody that comes into the National Football
            League, it’s up to us to teach our young players who paved
            the way for them, and Jack Snow was one of those guys.”



            (On Snow letting everyone know just how good he was when he
            played)

            “Oh, there’s no question, and the older he got, the better he
            got. That was Jack. He never let the truth get in the way
            of a good story. That’s what made him special. Jack was a
            great, great player in this league. He was a guy that went
            out and earned his respect. He just loved being around our
            young players. He loved representing this organization. He
            loved representing the National Football League.”



            (On the Rams being one of the only organizations to have a
            man like Snow around)

            “No, and you talk about this particular organization, you
            talk about guys like Tank Younger, and Merlin Olsen and
            Deacon Jones, and people like that. Jack Snow is up with
            those names, and Jack Snow dedicated his life to being with
            this organization and representing it on the street,
            representing it in the community, and this organization is
            very proud of him.”



            (On Snow’s sense of humor)

            “Jack never took himself real seriously. He never did, as a
            player or as a coach. There were great stories of him as a
            player. I think Jack always had his priorities in line. His
            family was always very, very important to him. Of course,
            the University of Notre Dame was very important to him, and
            the Rams...
            -01-10-2006, 06:16 PM
          • RamWraith
            Wagoner/PD on Snow
            by RamWraith
            The Wonderful Mr. Snow
            Monday, January 9, 2006


            I am extremely sad about the passing of Jack Snow. With that in mind, this edition of notes will have little to do with football or anything going on with the team. We can get to that later. In the meantime, I’d like to share a little bit of what Jack Snow was like and the type of person he was. First and foremost, my prayers and thoughts go out to his family. Also, I would like to make tomorrow's edition of the mailbag a tribute to Jack Snow. For those of you with a great story to tell about Mr. Snow either as a player, a broadcaster or an encounter somewhere, please send it along and I will post it in the mailbag.

            The first time I ever met Jack Snow was in training camp before the 2004 season. I have to admit, it was a little intimidating. Here was this guy who had played 11 seasons for the Rams, appeared on the television show “Bewitched” and was even in the movie Heaven Can Wait. When I introduced myself to him, I made the first mistake that someone who is younger and doesn’t know him can make. I said ‘Nice to meet you, Jack.’ I was promptly informed that I should henceforth refer to him as Mr. Snow. For each time I called him Jack, he would grow continuously irritated with me. Not wanting to get off on the wrong foot with one of the great sources of information about not only the Rams, but also football in general, I made it a point to remember to always address him as Mr. Snow. To some, that might sound like he is being arrogant, but as he told me, he was always taught to respect his elders and I should too. The more I remembered to address him correctly and the more I got to know him, I began to see that Mr. Snow was one of the funniest, most genuine people around. He even told me that there would come a day where I would be able to call him Jack. Of course, he would let me know when that day came. I saw him on multiple occasions stick up for people who couldn’t stick up for themselves. He was always ready with some sort of sarcastic comment or witty retort at a moment’s notice. But at the end of the day, you always knew he was just having fun. If Mr. Snow didn’t make fun of you or have a joke for you, it probably meant he didn’t like you much. Needless to say, I was on the receiving end of a number of those jokes, but I learned a lot about the history of the organization from him even if I refused to root for Notre Dame as he often tried to get me to do.

            As the color analyst for the Rams, many criticized him for being a ‘homer’ for the team. But that’s because he was part of the team. A big part. Anyone who devotes that much time and energy to an organization will inherently have a certain amount of loyalty. Being a Ram was who Mr. Snow was. He loved this organization and he loved everything about being a part of the broadcasts. As recently as the weekend of the Houston game on Nov. 27, Mr. Snow seemed to be in good condition. He became...
            -01-10-2006, 04:55 AM
          • OldRamsfan
            Jack Snow Memorial website
            by OldRamsfan
            I started Memorial website for "Jack Snow" for all RAM Fans to go and lite a candle and remarkes they would like to make ... Its a thought I had to honor the man and his family ... Here is the link :
            http://rememberedbyus.com/JackSnow
            I hope this will be taken by the forum as an act of Love and Honor for "Jack Snow" along with the hurting of Rams fans around the World ... This is in my opinion a wonderfull way to honor him along with what we are doing here at the Clan ... I hope you all agree ...
            -01-11-2006, 12:16 AM
          • general counsel
            jack snow in critical condition
            by general counsel
            according to the post dispatch, jack snow is in critical condition with the straph infection that has been affecting him for weeks. Our thoughts and prayers go out to jack and his family tonight, truly a great ram.

            ramming speed to all

            general counsel
            -12-29-2005, 08:03 PM
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