Back When There Was Baseball: Joe Sambito
Back When There Was Baseball

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We are privileged to speak with pitcher Joe Sambito this week. Joe took part in two of the best League Championship games in history (1980 NLCS Phillies/Astros and 1986 ALCS Angels/Red Sox). He became a left-handed short relief specialist for the Astros and overcame arm trouble to work his way back and help the Boston Red Sox get to the World Series in 1986. Sit back and listen to Joe talk about working his way to the big leagues and how he adapted into the short relief specialist role he succeeded in during the late 1970s through the early 1980s.