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Veteran sports broadcaster Rob Adams reviews moments in sports history through audio from radio and television broadcasts. This step back in time also includes other moments in the history broadcasting.

Veteran sports broadcaster Rob Adams reviews moments in sports history through audio from radio and television broadcasts. This step back in time also includes other moments in the history broadcasting.
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United States

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Veteran sports broadcaster Rob Adams reviews moments in sports history through audio from radio and television broadcasts. This step back in time also includes other moments in the history broadcasting.

Language:

English


Episodes

Recreations

4/7/2019
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In this episode, Rob Adams plays a long portion of a 1939 spring training baseball broadcast between the Cincinnati Reds and the New York Yankees. Red Barber calls the action by interpreting the code off a Western Union telegraph. Hockey also shines for a moment, with a visit to legendary Boston announcer Fred Cusick.

Duration:00:22:09

Graham, Tom, Ford, plus Ty Tyson in 1934

3/17/2019
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On this episode, we tell you about the voices of the first two shows, plus introduce Detroit legend Ty Tyson, and Charles Lindbergh is involved somehow.

Duration:00:23:09

Babe Ruth and the 1934 All-Star Game

3/10/2019
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On this episode, we'll break down one of the oldest -- if not the oldest -- full-game broadcasts in sports history. Babe Ruth gets a prominent spot as we get to hear "The Bambino" hit a few times. Plus "King" Carl Hubbell puts on a show for the ages.

Duration:00:25:52

The Firsts

3/3/2019
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In the debut episode of Tales From the Booth, Rob Adams goes back to some of the earliest broadcasts available, including the oldest-known sports broadcast.

Duration:00:16:24