36 minutes | Dec 18th 2020

015 Kelly Park - When the Pros Played on the Sandlot

In this episode you can hear stories about what youth baseball was like for retired, professional baseball players (including Boog Powell, Fergie Jenkins, Lou Whitaker, Willie Horton, Lou Pinniella, and more)! Author Kelly Park talks about his experience interviewing 36 players from the MLB, MIIB, Negro Leagues, and All-American Girls Baseball League for his book, "Just Like Me: When the Pros Played on the Sandlot."https://momsandbaseball.weebly.comEpisodes/Websites mentioned in this episode:justlikemethebook.comMoms and Travel Ball vs. Rec Ball - Part 1Interview with Div. 1 Catcher Who Was Cut From High School Teams (Chad)Moms and Politics in Youth Baseball (Joanne Ignatius)Book: A Glory of Their TimesYour Story - Just Like Me The Book WebsiteComplete List of Players Interviewed in Book One and Book Two of Just Like Me: When the Pros Played on the Sandlot:BOOK ONEBoog Powell — MLBPhil Roof — MLBHawk Taylor — MLBJim Hickman — MLBBill Greason — NLBLois Youngen — AAGPBLKatie Horstman — AAGPBLJim Kaat — MLBLou Piniella — MLBJim Zapp — NLBLou Whitaker — MLBSteve Blass — MLBWhitey Herzog — MLBDoug Flynn — MLBFergie Jenkins — MLBWillie Blair — MLBWillie Horton — MLBCharlie Loyd — MiLBBOOK TWOBobby Richardson — MLBJack Billingham — MLBErma Bergmann — AAGPBLKevin Seitzer — MLBDave LaPoint — MLBDon Sutton — MLBAl Oliver — MLBPhil Niekro — MLBLuis Tiant — MLBTony Oliva — MLBBert Campaneris — MLBDale Berra — MLBAudrey Kissel-Lafser — AAGPBLMike Macfarlane — MLBJack Perconte — MLBDamian Rolls — MLBHarold Hair — NLBArthur Hamilton — NLB
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