679 October 8, 1956: Don Larsen’s Perfect game recalled! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Lew Paper, author, Perfect: Don Larsen’s Miraculous World Series Game and the Men Who Made It Happen Lew Paper had to be wondering if it was a good thing or a bad thing – for him – when, a few weeks ago, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay threw the first no-hitter in post-season competition... Continue Reading →

ESPN analyst Doug Glanville sends love to Phillies! PODCAST INTERVIEW

  Lots of former baseball players write books about their glory days as a player. And many of those books are as much about their off-field careers as what happened between the foul lines. Womanizing, incessant drinking, shooting steroids, pranks, grudges—that’s Jim Bouton/Jose Canseco territory. If that’s your idea of a baseball book, steer clear... Continue Reading →

Harry Kalas biographer says the Phillies broadcaster lived a fuller life than most

I can’t honestly recall ever hearing a Philadelphia Phillies game called by the late Harry Kalas, but after being exposed to the man and his life in the pages of Randy Miller’s fascinating biography, Harry the K, I feel like I missed out on something special. Don’t misunderstand: Harry Kalas was no saint. He loved... Continue Reading →

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