Just in time to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut, author and baseball historian Ralph Carhart joins the boys to talk about 42’s best (and worst) big screen portrayals, shares what it was like to interview Jackie’s daughter Sharon and, along with Lou, becomes a voluntary spokesperson for the Ireland Board of Tourism.
Check out the new SABR book Not an Easy Tale to Tell: Jackie Robinson on the Page, Stage, and Screen!
Former Rockford Peach Shirley Burkovich passed away March 31, 2022.
In November 2019, “Hustle” joined the boys to talk about getting her start in the AAGPBL, how she got her nickname, if she saved anything from her playing days, the status of the International Women’s Baseball Center and, of course, “A League of Their Own”.
Episode originally aired November 19, 2019.
Lutha Davis, sister of the late-Glenn Burke, joins the boys to talk about growing up in a house full of athletes, the excitement of her brother being drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1972, Glenn’s struggles as an openly gay man playing professional baseball and the legacy he left behind following his death in 1995.