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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: December, 2020
Dec 31, 2020

To celebrate being the most listened to episode of 2020, Micky Dolenz from The Monkees joins the boys to talk about his new gig with Wizard World, learning how to play golf alongside Alice Cooper, explains the origin of The Hollywood Vampires and helps Lou earn some major points with his mother-in-law.

Episode originally aired July 28, 2020.

Dec 29, 2020

For no reason whatsoever, a mystery guest joins the boys to talk about why it's more than okay to ignore and cancel Aubrey Huff, whether or not steroid guys should be in the Hall of Fame, helps coin the term "fat-neck Griffey", shares their favorite baseball-related comedy routine and reveals their three song strip club setlist.

Dec 22, 2020

Baseball historian/researcher and taphophile Sam Gazdziak joins the boys to talk about his fascination with celebrating the lives of the recently deceased, introduces the world to Kentucky’s number one chicken thief, “Turkey Bob” Turner, expresses his anger following the recent passing of Charley Pride and reveals whether or not we’ll ever see an RIP Baseball book.

Dec 15, 2020

Andrew Maraniss, author of the upcoming Glenn Burke biography “Singled Out”, joins the boys to talk at length about why he chose to write about Major League Baseball’s first openly gay player (and inventor of the high five), whether or not his story would make a good movie and, yeah, walks right into a return of #FredKilledRube. 

Dec 8, 2020

1988 Rookie of the Year and three-time All-Star Chris Sabo joins the boys to talk about why he chose to pursue the dream of playing baseball professionally instead of hockey, suiting up for Pete Rose, going wire-to-wire and winning the 1990 World Series with the Cincinnati Reds and the challenge of going back to college, first to get his law degree and next, as the head coach of the University of Akron baseball team during a pandemic.

Dec 1, 2020

Documentary filmmaker Kelly Candaele joins the boys to talk about his mother, former AAGPBL player Helen Callaghan, and how his PBS documentary about the professional women's baseball league led to a call from Penny Marshall’s “people”, whether or not we could see a sequel to “A League of Their Own” and his thoughts on the upcoming Amazon series.

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