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The Hall of Very Good Podcast

The Hall of Very Good Podcast is focused on you, the fan. Each week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen sit down and talk to people in and around the game of baseball that help make America's Pastime great.
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Jul 27, 2018

TJ Connelly joins the boys to talk about how he ended up the DJ for the Boston Red Sox (and, ultimately, the New England Patriots and Boston Bruins), explains the art of choosing the right walk up music, explains his bond with slugger David Ortiz and, ultimately, shares the one song he won’t play. Ever.

Jul 24, 2018

On July 24, 1983, MLB Rule 1.10(c) received national attention when Kansas City Royals great George Brett hit a go ahead two-run home run off New York Yankees closer Goose Gossage.

Former big league infielder Greg Pryor was there, had a locker next to his friend Brett and witnessed the aftermath of the "Pine Tar Incident" firsthand.

Jul 23, 2018

Baltimore Orioles head groundskeeper Nicole Sherry joins the boys to talk about how she almost quit baseball to work at a golf course in Hawaii, gets into the specifics of creating grass patterns in the outfield, recalls shagging flies for and getting lost in the dreamy blue eyes of Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. and, yeah, brags a little (wouldn't you?) about how great her view is from her office window at Camden Yards.

Jul 13, 2018

Famed cannabis expert and comedian Ngaio Bealum joins the boys to talk about his unique look and style (is it "Funky Preacher" or "Sexy Professor"?), being a fan of his hometown San Francisco Giants, the main difference between 1980s baseball and now, hanging out with Doug Benson and, of course, his new Netflix show “Cooking on High”.

Plus, Lou helps Ngaio plan his return trip to Milwaukee.

Jul 6, 2018

Actor, comedian and baseball historian Greg Proops joins the boys to talk about his recent gig as emcee of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum’s annual Hall of Game ceremony, his experiences interviewing some of baseball’s greats, recalls the mysterious death of Rube Foster and shares his admiration for San Francisco Giants greats Willie Mays and Barry Bonds.

Oh, yeah, Greg also joins in on Lou’s distaste of the 2013 movie “42”.

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