Chris Ivy, Director of Sports Auctions for Heritage, joins the boys to talk about the company’s upcoming auction and what’s hot right now in the memorabilia world, explains the art of photo matching, shares which item he wishes would cross his desk and recalls how his favorite baseball memory led him to his current career.
Phil Hecken, deputy editor of Uni Watch, takes a break from “throwing stones” to join the boys for an "agenda-free" episode of the podcast, answers listener tweets, explains why 125 Grateful Dead shows isn’t too many, gives his thoughts on the Washington Commanders new uniforms and shares his least favorite thing about close friend Graig Kreindler.
Highland Park high school football coach Randy Allen joins the boys prior to SuperBowl LVI to talk about his relationship with two of his former players, Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford and three-time Cy Young award winner Clayton Kershaw, what they’re doing to give back to the community, could Matthew have played professional baseball and how he’s keeping the legacy of former longtime Cowboys coach Tom Landry alive on the sidelines there in Dallas.
Ryan Fagan, senior MLB writer for The Sporting News, joins the boys to talk about his obsession with junk wax and the origin of his “Pack of the Day” series, using his Hall of Fame vote to keep certain players on the ballot, the future of closers making their way to Cooperstown and that time Lou (and a baseball autographed by Jim Gantner) inspired an article.
Author K.P. Wee joins the boys to talk about his book The Case of Barry Bonds in the Hall of Fame, why he wasn’t surprised by the 2022 Hall of Fame election, whether or not Bonds was really the bad guy people think he is and what is it about random players like Tom Candiotti and John Cangelosi that he appreciates.