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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: October, 2023
Oct 31, 2023

Milwaukee is home to plenty...the Brewers, Harvey Kuenn's wooden leg and, of course, one of the most haunted hotels in America. And according to author and American Ghost Walks tour guide Tea Krulos, The Pfister Hotel has been welcoming guests  (both wanted and unwanted) since 1893.

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Oct 24, 2023

Pop culture specialist and longtime appraiser Simeon Lipman joins the boys to talk about his gig as the go-to guy when it comes to sports memorabilia, the first thing he saw when he joined “Antiques Roadshow”, what you can find in his own personal collection (and why), the hot genre people are buying up, one of the most unique bidding wars he’s even been on the sidelines for and that time he was asked to help sell body parts.

Oct 17, 2023

Sports artist Ken Karl joins the boys to talk about how he got his start in mixed media, explains his “process” (and how that has cost him physical harm), what makes his one of ones so special and, most important, why he’s thrilled to be part of the card art community.

Oct 10, 2023

Classically trained pianist-turned-ballpark “spackle” John Benedeck joins the boys to talk about his journey from Western Illinois University to Chicago’s northside, how he got his gig with the Chicago Cubs, getting paid to play with his organ, using social media to connect with his audience inside and outside of Wrigley Field and where to find the best beer in Wisconsin.

Oct 3, 2023

Former San Diego Padres executive Andy Strasberg returns to talk to the boys about his 60-plus year bond with the family of Roger Maris, the relationship he had with the late-Tony Gwynn, Tony’s quest to honor baseball history (even though he was afraid to meet a certain “legend”) and the one thing Tony doesn’t get any credit for.

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