Wes Whisler was a promising prospect for the Chicago White Sox. He pitched in a few games and then suddenly it was over. Sent back down, he languished in the minors for a few years before eventually hanging it up to coach. What is it like to achieve your dream, but for such a small amount of time?
Dusty Allen had a Jekyll and Hyde career – with a terrible first stint with the Padres and then a fantastic second stint with the Tigers. The only problem was it all came in the 2000 season. Dusty discusses why those were his only two cups of coffee and how his time at Stanford affected him after graduation.
Long-time Yankees PR man Marty Appel takes us through a lifetime of behind the scenes Yankee stories. Everything from Mickey Mantle crying at a movie to what George Steinbrenner was really like. This is a must-listen for any Yankee fan.
Randy Keisler is a Yankee prospect that didn’t live up to expectations – more his own than anyone else’s. After 15 years of professional baseball, Keisler very honestly reflects on mistakes made, unfair treatment, and even wearing dresses. (As a prank, not as a hobby).
Billy Sample is a consummate entertainer. From ballplayer to broadcaster to movie producer, Sample understands that this game is more than just a game. It is a wonderful distraction.
Boof Bonser has one of the greatest names in baseball. He’s also got a great story – from a team forcing weight loss on him to injuries taking three years off his career, Bonser took everything in stride.
CJ Nitkowski, Julie Stewart-Binks, and Steve Hofstetter host “Curving Foul”, a show loosely based around baseball. If you enjoy it, let us know!
Former Met phenom Ryan Thompson talks about how young players dealt with the strike, what allows him to smile all the time, and the behind the scenes of the Vince Coleman firework incident.
When we talk about Giants pitcher John D’Acquisto going to the pen later in life, we’re not talking about him pitching in relief, we’re talking about the time he served in prison. A super honest look at his ups and downs on and off-the field, this episode is our first to go behind bars.
Ed Hearn was the backup catcher that filled in for an injured Gary Carter during the Mets’ historic 1986 stretch run. He also battled injury after disease after injury after disease. And rocked two fabulous pairs of glasses. We looked at it all very carefully – pun intended.