Back When There Was Baseball: Bruce Kimm

This week, we are going back to the 45th anniversary of “Birdmania”. For those who don’t remember, this was in 1976 with Mark “The Bird” Fidrych setting Tiger Stadium in a frenzy with his pitching performance and antics on the mound. Fidrych passed away in 2009, but we have his personal catcher, Bruce Kimm, to (more…)

Back When There Was Baseball: Juan Berenguer

Our guest this week is Juan Berenguer, better known as Senor Smoke, El Gasolino, the Panama Express or Pancho Villa. Juan was the first Panamanian baseball player to win a World Series and he won two (Detroit 1984 and Minnesota 1987). He started out with the New York Mets in the late 1970s, but became (more…)

Back When There Was Baseball: Al Clark

We are privileged to have long time American League umpire Al Clark as our guest this week. Al umpired from 1976-2001 and was a member of the umpiring crew in the 1978 AL East one-game playoff in Fenway Park between the Red Sox and Yankees (the famous Bucky Dent HR game). Al also umpired in (more…)

Back When There Was Baseball: Bill Melton

Who was the American League home run leader in 1971? If you do not know the answer, maybe “It is soo hot in Chicago that the third baseman is Melton” will jog your memory. Bill Melton is our guest this week. Bill talks about his career and also the many teammates he played with, including (more…)

Geoff Arnold – March 2, 2021

Geoff Arnold of the Baltimore Orioles Radio Network previews the big position battles with the Birds in Spring Training. Arnold is entering his second year as the play-by-play voice of the Orioles....

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