Back When There Was Baseball: Leron Lee

February 15, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

Leron Lee joins us this week as we take a look Back When There Was Baseball.  Leron played in the Majors from 1969-1976 with the Cardinals, Padres, Indians and Dodgers.  He then travelled to Japan and had a stellar…

Back When There Was Baseball: Bill Haller

February 9, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

American League Umpire, Bill Haller, passed away on August 20, 2022.  We are re-airing this podcast conducted in 2020 as a tribute to Bill.  Bill umpired in the American League for 21 years (1961, 1963-1982) and is…

Back When There Was Baseball: Pat Zachry

February 1, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

Our guest this week in one of the 1976 National League Rookie of the Year winners. That is correct, there were two that year and Pat Zachry was one of them. Pat pitched for the Cincinnati Reds when they won the 1976 World Series. He…

Back When There Was Baseball: Darrel Chaney

January 25, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

We travel back into the 1970s with our guest this week.  Darrel Chaney played in the Majors from 1969-1979.  He started out his athletic career as a Parade All American quarterback in 1965.  Darrel turned down…

Back When There Was Baseball: Art Howe

January 18, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

There were a few players in the 1970s whom Rex was told to emulate if he wanted to play Big League Baseball.  Art Howe was one of them and he is our guest this week.  Art started his athletic career as a football…

Back When There Was Baseball: John Morlan

January 11, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

John Morlan is our guest this week.  He played in the Pittsburgh Pirate organization from 1971-1977 with stints in the Major Leagues in 1973 and 1974.  John is our first guest that was drafted 4 times before signing…

Back When There Was Baseball: Mike Stenhouse

January 4, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

We travel Back When There Was Baseball this week to the early to mid-1980s with our guest Mike Stenhouse.  Mike was one of the best hitters in Ivy League history coming out of Harvard before signing with the…

Back When There Was Baseball: Sam Ewing

December 28, 2022 Podcasts Baseball

Our guest this week was All-Everything out of the University of Tennessee before he entered the professional ranks.  SamEwing hit .412 during his career at Tennessee garnering him All American status.  After competing…

Back When There Was Baseball: Jim Lyttle

December 21, 2022 Podcasts Baseball

Jim Lyttle joins us on the podcast this week.  Jim played in the Majors from 1969-1976.  He then had a successful career in Japan from 1977-1983.  Jim played with the Yankees during the CBS years (1969-1971), White…

Back When There Was Baseball: Duke Sims

December 14, 2022 Podcasts Baseball

Who was the last player to hit a home run in the original Yankee Stadium (1973) before the massive remodel? His name is Duke Sims and he is our guest this week. Duke also had the privilege of catching one of the…