Former big league closer and 2011 Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year award recipient John Axford joins the boys for their 400th episode to talk about the role he played in launching The Hall of Very Good Podcast, taking part in the World Baseball Classic, pitching in Milwaukee, his love of photography, reveals his Hollywood crush and, of course, gives a facial hair update.
Also…a fan favorite returns!
1981 World Series MVP and author of Penguin Power, Ron Cey joins the boys to talk about where he got his famous nickname, fraternity life at Washington State University (shout out Cougars!), playing with and against countless Hall of Famers, being on the field for Hank Aaron’s historic 715th home run, that time, he’s sure, Shawn grandma witnessed his greatest game at Wrigley Field and, ultimately, why he chose to finally write a book about his career.
The hobby world is enamored with one of ones and a Montréal collector has a very unique one in his possession.
Nearly 50 years ago, then-rookie Gary Carter purchased a brand new Buick Riviera after appearing in just a handful of games for the Expos. For more than a decade, the Hall of Fame catcher's prized car has been sitting in storage, well-maintained, and looking for a new home.
The original eBay listing (with pictures!) is available HERE.
Toy sculptor Patrick Healey and artist/illustrator Chris Felix join the boys to talk about how two kids from Elder High School in Cincinnati ended up working for Kenner on one of the biggest toylines ever, their favorite Starting Lineup figures they’ve ever designed, the best (and worst) likenesses, the importance to get everything just right and who may or may not have been partially responsible for those super jacked Star Wars figures from the mid-90s.