Cooperstown mayor Jeff Katz returns to the podcast to talk about how Hall of Fame Induction weekend affects the town of Cooperstown, re-caps the 2016 inductions of Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza and looks ahead to the Class of 2017. Also, Jeff purposely avoids getting financial advice from Lenny Dykstra.
2016 Glenn Burke Memorial Courage Award recipient David Denson joins the boys to talk life in the Minors with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and becoming the first active player within a Major League Baseball organization to come out as gay.
To commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the Pine Tar Incident, former Kansas City Royals infielder Greg Pryor joins the boys to take them behind-the-scenes and onto the field with stories from the legendary game.
Thomas Ian Nicholas, best known to baseball fans as Henry Rowengartner, joins the boys to talk about "Rookie of the Year" (and his hopes for a sequel), the "American Pie" franchise and his first celebrity crush.
Gar Ryness, aka Batting Stance Guy, joins the boys to talk Midwestern geography, everyone's secret desire to be lefthanded, celebrating Pete Rose and, naturally, the least marketable skill in America.
Attorney-turned-sportswriter Julie talks to the the boys about her beloved Chicago Cubs, the viral "More Than Mean" YouTube video and when you can and can't call a woman "dame". Plus, Julie's first celebrity crush revealed!
Former big league batboy Spenser Clark joins the boys to talk about his time with the Washington Nationals, his aspirations after law school and being a gay man in Major League Baseball.
Minnesota Twins official scorer Stew Thornley joins the boys to talk about graveyard hunting and all the graves he's visited, Ted Williams' frozen head and that time he wrestled a bear. True story.
Former catcher Dave Nilsson joins the boys to talk about his days with the Milwaukee Brewers, what it's like playing baseball in America versus Down Under and his least favorite "Australian" catchphrase.
Actor Jim O'Heir joins the boys to talk about growing up a Chicago baseball fan, his fear of peeing in the trough at Wrigley Field and, of course, life on the set of "Parks and Recreation".
Finally, Ross Grimsley joins the boys to dispel internet rumors, explain how he got the nickname "Scuz" and share what he thinks about being the logo for The Hall of Very Good.
This week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen talk with Chicago Cubs super fan Ronnie “Woo Woo” Wickers.
Ronnie tells the boys about his early days as a fan watching games at the then-segregated Wrigley Field, his run-in with the one and only Steve Bartman and what it’s like to get his own bobblehead.
Check out the full show notes over at The Hall of Very Good.
The first female strength and conditioning coach in Major League Baseball history, Rachel Balkovec, joins the boys to talk about how she got her start, what a strength and conditioning coach does and, for whatever reason, boy bands.
National Bobblehead Hall of Fame co-founder and CEO Phil Sklar joins the boys to talk about bringing a bobblehead museum to downtown Milwaukee and how Pete Rose was the obvious choice to induct as the inaugural member.
Two-time All-Star Dmitri Young joins the boys to talk about his extensive and pricey baseball card collection, his favorite baseball stadiums to hit (and eat) at and, finally, his obsession with WWE and professional wrestling.
Famed houseguest (and TV personality) Kato Kaelin joins the boys to talk about how and why baseball brought him to Los Angeles, his love/hate relationship with his beloved Milwaukee Brewers and, of course, his new sports talk show, Sports Haters.
Former umpire Larry Young joins the boys to talk about his career behind the plate, the mechanics behind throwing someone out of a game and, believe it or not, how he ended up refereeing the Undertaker-King Kong Bundy match at WrestleMania XI.
Minor leaguer-turned-actor Casey Bond joins the boys to talk about his latest movie, learning how to play the fiddle, hanging out with Moneyball co-star Brad Pitt and raiding the refrigerator of Gene Simmons.
New York Times best-selling author Erik Sherman returns to talk to the boys about the life and times of Glenn Burke, the first and only openly gay player in Major League Baseball.
New York Times best-selling author Erik Sherman joins the boys to talk about the 1986 New York Mets, his special bond with previous subjects Mookie Wilson and Steve Blass and, naturally, his dream project.
Albuquerque Isotopes broadcaster Josh Suchon joins the boys to talk about their shared interest in HH Holmes, Better Call Saul jersey night, how the Springfield Isotopes got their name and his book Murder in Pleasanton..
Author and ESPN Fantasy writer AJ Mass joins the boys to talk about his days as Mr. Met, baseball players as contestants on Survivor and, yeah, that time the Secret Service threatened to kill him.
Actor Lew Temple re-joins the boys to talk about the time he and Will Clark dated the same girl, his thoughts on the 1986 New York Mets and, of course, the behind-the-scenes of The Walking Dead.
Actor Lew Temple joins the boys to talk about his days as a Houston Astros scout, his thoughts on steroids, his friendship with Rob Zombie and, naturally, how he ended up in Hollywood and on The Walking Dead.