For the fifth time, New York Times bestselling author Jeff Pearlman joins the boys to talk about his new book, The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson, how the pandemic changed the writing process (and whether or not two-sport star offered any assistance), the stories that didn’t make the cut and, of course, Tecmo Bowl.
“McCovey Cove Dave” Edlund joins the boys to talk about how he got his start and what all goes into becoming baseball’s premier amphibious ballhawk, chasing Barry Bonds’ Oracle Park records, his plan for if (when?) he catches the San Francisco Giants’ 100th “splash hit” and reveals whether or not he’s peed in his wetsuit.
Cherelle “Torch” George and Rock “Wham” Middleton from the Harlem Globetrotters join the boys to talk about their new Saturday morning television show, what shows they probably shouldn’t appear on and why one of them should take the mound for the Savannah Bananas.
World Series-winning skipper Joe Maddon joins the boys to talk about Major League Baseball’s short attention span (and its inability to market their stars), reveals whether or not he’d consider managing the Savannah Bananas, gives some tips on how to break other curses and, of course, previews his new book, The Book of Joe.
Tom Seaver superfan Stuart Rosenthal joins the boys to talk about the similarities between him and podcast legend Jeff Katz, his chance meetings with his favorite baseball player of all-time, that time he got cursed out by Hall of Famer Warren Spahn and gets Shawn and Lou spill the beans on some of their favorite guests!