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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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Now displaying: March, 2020
Mar 31, 2020

Actor, writer and director D.B. Sweeney joins the boys to talk about preparing to play “Shoeless” Joe Jackson in “Eight Men Out”, how he hoped starring in “Fire in the Sky” would lead to a role as Spiderman for James Cameron, the best advice he’s ever gotten if confronted by two alligators, when to use a stunt double (and when not to) and, of course, working alongside Sean Astin in his new short film “Two Dum Micks".

Mar 27, 2020

1991 Hall of Fame inductee Fergie Jenkins joins the boys to talk about his time playing for the Harlem Globetrotters (and his relationship with one of their legends…the late-Curly Neal), shares his excitement over another Canadian joining him in Cooperstown in July and recalls that time he gave Madison Bumgarner a lesson in autograph etiquette.

Mar 24, 2020

Author Brendan Donley, the dude behind the 2020 Astros Shame Tour, joins the boys to talk about how broke social media by creating Houston’s least-favorite Twitter account, breaks down commissioner Rob Manfred’s punishment of the 2017 World Series champs and re-visits Bob Gibson’s 1968 dominance.

Mar 17, 2020

Jared Orton, president of the Savannah Bananas, joins the boys to talk about how he went from being a headless mascot to heading up one of minor league baseball’s most fan-friendly teams, why his team opted to go ad-free at historic Grayson Stadium, how he managed to get the team to play wearing kilts and explains the beef between his team and the Macon Bacon.

Mar 12, 2020

Matt Iseman, host of “American Ninja Warrior” and winner of “The Celebrity Apprentice”, joins the boys to talk about when he was first bitten by the showbiz bug, that no-hitter he threw while at Princeton and the work he’s doing for The Arthritis Foundation.

Mar 10, 2020

Anika Orrock, author of The Incredible Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, joins the boys to talk about what inspired her to write her new book, shares her favorite story and, most importantly, teams up with Lou to plan a “Golden Girls” re-boot.

Mar 3, 2020

Mike Oz, host of the Yahoo! series “Old Baseball Cards”, joins the boys to talk about how his grandma got him into collecting (and their quest to find that elusive Jose Canseco Rated Rookie card), lists the top guys he’d like to have on his show and goes full-on “Inside the Actors Studio” and answers some James Lipton-inspired questions.

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