Actor (and lifelong Red Sox fan!) Nate Corddry talks to the boys about the magic of baseball and why it’s okay to root for former players of your favorite team, his favorite ballparks to visit, drinking “water beer” at Wrigley Field, hanging out and talking baseball with the great Billy Crystal and trying to convince Yankees fan Aaron Sorkin to change his name on “Studio 60”.
To mark the fifth anniversary of his first appearance on the podcast, onetime minor league scout-turned-actor Lew Temple re-joins the boys to talk about how he’s been keeping busy during our “societal pause”, that time he bought (and shared!) a drink with Hank Aaron, his friendship with the man who gave up the former home run champ’s record-tying bomb, how the late-Bob Watson inadvertently got him started in Hollywood and led to hanging out with Charlie Sheen and playing catch with a young Matthew McConaughey.
Matthew Mutton, host of British Baseball Podcast, joins the boys to talk about why they should be fans of British baseball (and who they should root for!), introduces the world to the Bolton Robots of Doom, explains how he became a fan of American baseball and why he loves the Negro Leagues and the AAGPBL.
Andrea Williams, author of Baseball’s Leading Lady, joins the boys to talk about her journey of wanting to be Major League Baseball’s first female general manager to working alongside Bob Kendrick at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to writing about African-American icons Effa Manley and Charley Pride, what it would take for Hollywood to properly honor their memory and reveals (kinda) what she’s working on next.