Back When There Was Baseball: Leo Mazzone

April 26, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

We are blessed to have one of the greatest pitching coaches of all-time with us this week.  Leo Mazzone joins us to talk about his career as a pitching coach and how he was able to keep the Atlanta Braves in contention each year with…

Back When There Was Baseball: Dave Phillips

April 19, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

Do you remember the Disco Demolition Night in 1979? If so, the crew chief of that event is our guest this week. His name is Dave Phillips and he was an umpire in the American League from 1971-2002. Dave recalls that event in Comiskey…

Back When There Was Baseball: Don Money

April 5, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

Don Money joins us on the podcast this week.  Don played in the Majors from 1968-1983.  He started out in the Pittsburgh Pirate organization, but got his break when he was traded to the Phillies.  He was a shortstop in the…

Back When There Was Baseball: Claude Osteen Part 2

March 30, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

Claude Osteen joins us for Part 2 which focuses on his coaching career and quite a career it was.  Claude had stints as a pitching coach with the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Philles, Texas Rangers and L.A.…

Back When There Was Baseball: Claude Osteen Part 1

March 22, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

Today is Part 1 of a 2-part interview with Claude Osteen.  We focus on Claude's playing days when we go Back When There Was Baseball this week.  Claude played in the Majors from 1957-1975 as a left-handed pitcher.  He…

Back When There Was Baseball: Tom Carroll

March 15, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

Our guest this week is Tom Carroll who played most of his career in the Cincinnati Reds system.  Tom was a 6th round draft choice in 1970 out of North Allegheny High School in Wexford, PA.  He worked his way up the ladder as a pitcher…

Back When There Was Baseball: Rich Garcia

March 8, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

American League umpire Rich Garcia joins us this week on the podcast.  Rich was one of the most highly respected umpires of his time period (1976-1999).  During his career, he worked 2 All-Star games (1980, 1992), 3…

Back When There Was Baseball: Nancy Finley

March 1, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1973 Oakland A's ball club this week with our guest Nancy Finley.  The A's won the World Series 3 consecutive years (1972-1974) and Nancy was a part of these seasons. …

Back When There Was Baseball: Al Worthington

February 22, 2023 Podcasts Baseball

We have a rare treat for you this week. Our guest played with Willie Mays, Orlando Cepeda, Ted Williams, Pete Rose, Frank Robinson, Tony Oliva, Harmon Killebrew and Rod Carew to name a few. His name is Al Worthington

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…