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40 minutes | Nov 20, 2022
Edwin Donald "Duke" Snider
The Silver Fox...The Duke of Flatbush...2 time world series champion with The Brooklyn/LA Dodgers...1 of the 3 great NY centerfielders of the his era. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30 minutes | Nov 7, 2022
Dave "The Cobra" Parker
DAVE "THE COBRA" PARKER A 2X World Series Champion..A 7X All-Star..2X L Batting Champion..3X GG Winner.. and the 1978 MVP...and a man whose life has taken a turn..a turn that has led him to a life of teaching and service.. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
32 minutes | Apr 22, 2022
As the 75th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball was celebrated..it also became time to think about the 50th Anniversary of his passing. Kostya Kennedy has written an EXCELLENT book..TRUE: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson. An original way to look back at Jackie's life and career..and the impact of both. Here's my conversation with the author. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
62 minutes | Feb 28, 2022
Ronald Ames Guidry
"Gator" "Louisiana Lightning" A true fan favorite..2X World Champion..A Yankee Captain who is immortalized in Monument Park along with the All-Time Franchise Greats. Humble. Grateful. I hope you enjoy my conversation with one of the guys I grew up watching. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
34 minutes | Aug 30, 2021
Dominic Paul DiMaggio
DOMINIC PAUL DIMAGGIO "THE LITTLE PROFESSOR" It's hard to be underrated when you are a 7 time All-Star..or you accumulate both the numbers and respect that led Ted Williams to claim the man should be in the Hall of Fame..but the entirety of Dominic DiMaggios career and more importantly life is exemplary. Here he tells some of his story See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
36 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
As we celebrate Jackie Robinson Day..it's an honor to offer up this conversation from the early 2000's. The Public and Private side of the most important moment in baseball history..April 15 1947..and its impact on the Robinson family..The Game..and Society. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
75 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
David Allen "Davey" Johnson
David Allen "Davey" Johnson To give you an idea of what 50+ years in Major League Baseball can include if you're lucky..Davey will talk about his relationships with some of the best to ever play & manage The Game. Ted. Hank. Sandy. Earl. The Robinsons. World Series wins and losses and a Bear Bryant story as well. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
81 minutes | Mar 23, 2021
Frank "Hondo" "The Capital Punisher" Howard
Two conversations..20 years apart..make up this Episode of HARDBALL.Frank Howard is beloved in the Baseball world..not just for his abilities on the field..but for who he was and continues to be off of it.84 years young..and he offers insight to some of the best he played with and against...Dare you not to smile after this one is done. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
46 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
Greg "Mad Dog The Professor" Maddux
Greg Maddux was so good that he becomes one of those guys that you tell people 30 years after his retirement "I saw that guy. And nobody was better" Greg and I talk about where it started..and what his numbers and career mean to him. With a whole bunch in between. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
75 minutes | Feb 17, 2021
Bruce "Boch" Douglas Bochy
BRUCE DOUGLAS BOCHY "BOCH" Straight shooter. And a touch and feel that only comes when you both respect and love your players and the game. 3 Titles..and perhaps (Buster Posey) never managing a Hall of Fame player in those runs. Here's his story.. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
71 minutes | Feb 11, 2021
HARDBALL PODCAST EPISODE #28 Willie Horton A sandlot star in the shadow of Tiger Stadium..Willie Horton became not only the player the Tigers wanted.but the man the city of Detroit needed. Beloved World Champion..you'll hear Willie talk about the 1967 riots and '68 World Series Title..and so much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25 minutes | Jan 22, 2021
Hank Aaron Interview with Chris Dimino from 2001
Hank Aaron Interview with Chris Dimino from 2001 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
44 minutes | Jan 20, 2021
Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby
Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby Episode 28 Being "2nd" was for too long what Larry Doby was known for. I think you will hear today as Larry recounts his life on and off the field that he's been shortchanged by that narrative. The HOFer lived an incredible one. Baseball AND Social History lesson in 3...2... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
42 minutes | Jan 11, 2021
Pete Edward Rose
Peter. Edward. Rose Charlie Hustle The Hit King Part One Pete Rose played one way..for 24 seasons. And he has no apologies..and doesn't care what you think of him..as long as you include "Winner" somewhere in your description of who he was as a player. This is Pete talking about BASEBALL. His career. His teammates. And how he views all of it. And that hopefully makes this different. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
57 minutes | Jan 4, 2021
Carl "Oisk" Erskine
How did a guy from a small town in Indiana find himself adopted by the fans of Brooklyn..and spend an incredible 11+ years being on and around one of Baseballs All-Time Most Beloved Teams.His walk through MLB History.."Oisk"..tells his story.. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
124 minutes | Jul 12, 2020
Tracy Stallard, Ralph Terry & John "Fat Jack" Fisher
A Special Episode this week as we will hear from 3 men involved in some of The Games most Historic HR Moments. The Firsthand Accounts of Roger Maris' 61, Bill Mazeroski's Game 7 WS Walk-off, and Ted Williams Last AB ever home run by the men who gave them up. Wait until you hear the stories. There's a LOT in here, but you won't want to stop listening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
44 minutes | Jun 30, 2020
Kirby Puckett A Chicago kid..whose baseball path to the Draft and Minor League baseball was as far from a straight line as you can get. A final Major League AB that we will talk about..and it's role in shortening the then 12 year career. This conversation from 2001 was after his HOF Election..but before serious off field allegations had surfaced. I will explain why I included this conversation in our series in light of that. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
51 minutes | Jun 18, 2020
Marvin Julian Miller
This Episode of HARDBALL is different. And timely. The "fight" between players and owners..based on "distrust" and now decades of acrimony..had a beginning. My conversation from 2001 with MLBPA's first Executive Director..and how baseball and sports..all of sports..were never the same after his election. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
70 minutes | Jun 11, 2020
Fredric Michael Lynn
You can't burst onto the scene any bigger than Fred Lynn did. The spotlight of a big market team..the hope of perhaps breaking the 57 year World Series drought in Boston..and the 1975 Rookie of the Year AND MVP leading his team into a Game 7 to cap off what would have been called one of the Greatest seasons ever for a young player in the Games history.. He'll talk about that and so much here.. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
40 minutes | Jun 3, 2020
James Alvin Palmer
When you are as good as anyone in the game for a decade plus..3 Cy Young Awards and more wins than any pitcher of the 1970's..186..good..you will have your Sunday in Cooperstown. Jim will tell the story of before all of that here. How life changing moments..starting at his adoption at 2 days old through a car accident at 17 that could have derailed it all. Hope you enjoy Hall of Famer Jim Palmer. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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