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This podcast is for the baseball fan with a curious mind. We bring you one event from each day in the calendar and go well beyond the box score. Our stories are brief and fun and come with some surprises.

This podcast is for the baseball fan with a curious mind. We bring you one event from each day in the calendar and go well beyond the box score. Our stories are brief and fun and come with some surprises.
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This podcast is for the baseball fan with a curious mind. We bring you one event from each day in the calendar and go well beyond the box score. Our stories are brief and fun and come with some surprises.

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English

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Episodes

Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey Meet

8/28/2019
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This Week we cover August 26 - Sept 1 . . . We are going to talk Tom Yawkey, Jackie Robinson, Jeff Bagwell, The First Televised Game, Rob Dibble, The Rat and Lou Whitaker and Alan Trammell. If you want to dive deeper into these subjects check out my show notes page on my website. https://thisdayinbaseball.com/daily-rewind-season-3-episode-5-jackie-robinson-meets-branch-rickey/

Duration:00:23:00

Juan Marichal squares off with John Roseboro

8/20/2019
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Today we are covering August 19 – 25, we are going to be talking about – Jimmie Foxx pitching career, Gooden early excellence, Bill Veek grand stand moment, Yogi Berra and the harmonica, Juan Marichal and John Roseboro fight and the professional pinch hitter Matt Stairs. If you love the history of the game, and relate all your stories in life to baseball, and you tend to get goose bumps, grim and even water your eyes a bit when Ray Kinsela asks his Dad to play catch. You are truly at the...

Duration:00:15:40

Curt Flood Goes to Washington

8/13/2019
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This week we look at Curt Flood going to Washington. Bean Balls that changed lives - Ray Chapman and Tony C, Power steals by Vic Power, and lost icon as Mickey Mantle Passes away, One incredible streak by Jack Taylor. Listen to our new section on Fan Stories - today we thank Ray Wilson. On Episode 3 – we are backstepping through August 12 – 18th. On September 27, 1940, what Detroit Tiger bullpen catcher was knocked out cold when hit over the head with a case of tomatoes? On August 12,...

Duration:00:18:51

Willie Mays Joins the Hall of Fame

8/6/2019
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This week we discuss Say Hey Willie Mays, Tony Gwynn, Lights at Wrigley Field, a 58 pitch complete game, brothers stopping hitting streaks and Barry Bonds historic blast. Plus the Trivia Question - What pitcher had to change his lucky hat because it was so discolored? All this and more as we review August 5 - 11 on the Daily Rewind!

Duration:00:11:41

#1 New Podcast - The Daily Rewind

8/2/2019
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Welcome to this day in baseball Daily rewind my name is Tom Hannon and I am your host. Thank you so much for joining me today as we back step our way through July 29 – August 4. Our format has been changing a bit and just to give you a quick recap, we are going to highlight 1 event for each day. Some are the bizarre, some historic, some are just plain hidden gems. On a typical day, there are 30 – 50 events worth a conversation but we are only doing 1 per day. You can go to our website,...

Duration:02:43:41

October 6, 1937 - World Series Game 1 - Giants at Yankees Complete Radio Baseball Broadcast

7/27/2019
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October 6, 1937 - World Series Game 1 - Giants at Yankees Complete Radio Baseball Broadcast

Duration:02:45:09

Jackie Robinson Hall of Fame Speech

7/22/2019
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On July 23 1962, Jackie Robinson becomes the first Black Player Elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Here is his speech.

Duration:00:02:47

1936 ALL STAR GAME Broadcast

7/1/2019
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We are bringing you the full broadcast of the 1936 All Start Game. The broadcast was found on Achieve.org. There are hundreds of amazing broadcasts we have found, which are believed to be in the public domain. We are bringing to them to you for your enjoyment to take on a walk, a bike ride, a run, car ride and some various errands we all need to do each day. The game featured Joe DiMaggio making his All Star debut and it was played in Boston at Braves Field. This All Star game had the...

Duration:02:20:01

April 12 - The Grey Eagle Soars - The Tris Speaker Trade

5/2/2019
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On April 12, 1916 the Boston Red Sox trade one of the greatest players ever to play major league baseball Tris Speaker to the Cleveland Indians. It is a script that could almost be played today. The player felt disrespected by the team, the team felt it was over paying, a war of words happened and the Indians scoop up a star that would lead them to a World Series and become one of the franchises best players of all time.

Duration:00:10:13

April 11 One and Done the home debut and story of the Seattle Pilots

4/26/2019
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On April 11, 1969, The Seattle Pilots debuted for their first home game at Sick's Stadium. Gus Bell fires a complete game 7-0 shutout over the White Sox as the paid attendance of 14,000+ watches on a perfect Seattle day. The story of the Pilot's though is a deep complicated one and in this podcast, we will discuss - Ball Four, William Daley's Role, how the ballpark although clearly unusable for Major League Baseball was not the main issue and neither was the attendance. How two bids to...

Duration:00:13:51

April 10 - FISK changes his Sox

4/22/2019
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On March 18, 1981 Future Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk, signs a contract with the Chicago White Sox after then GM Hayward Sullivan made an apparent clerical error mailing the contract out late in December of 1980. He makes the season debut in 1981 vs the Boston Red Sox in fenway and in a scene out of the movies he slugs a 3 run homer in the 8th to give the White Sox a lead they would not relinquish. Here is the story. Highlighted in this podcast - Carlton Fisk Ron Leflore Our Youtube...

Duration:00:08:18

April 9 - FERNANDOMANIA

4/17/2019
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April 9, 1981 Fernando Valenzuela was forced to start opening day for the Dodgers as Jerry Reuss injured himself 24 hours before the game. Fernando would unleash the second greatest pitching streak in baseball history and turn the Dodger fan base upside down with is incredible performance. As Vin Scully would say it was like a religious experience to see what he did.

Duration:00:10:06

April 8 - I Had A Hammer How Hank Aaron rose above it all

4/14/2019
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April 8 episode is about Hank Aaron and his heroic journey through a divided Nation to take one of baseballs most treasured records. Aaron's story is one of perseverance and worth the listen. We take you through his childhood and bring you to the ball park on April 8, 1974 with a World Series like atmosphere. Enjoy the show!

Duration:00:10:29

April 7 - The Stat that created a position The Save

4/10/2019
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The role of a closer was not an officially role until the term Save came into play officially in 1969. Bill Singer of the Los Angeles Dodgers was the first to register a save when he pitched 3 nearly perfect games to open the 69 season at Crosley Field in Cincinnati. The actually stat was created by Jerome Holtzman after he got frustrated watched Elroy Face receive so much credit after his 18-1 season. He felt Face was far better in 1958 and the existing stats had no true way to capture...

Duration:00:10:09

April 6 - The DH officially debuts after 86 years of debate

4/8/2019
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April 6 1973 - Ron Bloomberg comes to the plate for the New York Yankees as the first officially DH in Fenway Park. It may surprise you though to know the DH debate was started all the way back in 1887 by Al Spaulding and the vote to have a DH narrowly failed and again it nearly took hold in 1928. Here is the story behind the story!

Duration:00:11:21

April 5 - Charlie and the Baseball Stadium Ebbets Field

4/6/2019
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On April 5, 1913 Charlie Ebbets dream comes true as we opens Ebbets Field. Our Podcast details how the land was bought Disney style, lost they keys to the front gate and how a future hall of famer hits a foul pop that lends to a Highlander bumping his head on a base drum.

Duration:00:07:51

April 4 1994 - A New Era is born in Cleveland as The Jake opens

4/4/2019
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Over the past 93 seasons, the Cleveland Indians had finished first just 3 times. Going to 3 World Series and winning 2. On average they finished over 18 games out of first place. On April 4, 1994 The Jake opened and despite the first 7 innings when they were no hit, a new era was born and the Indians will go on to be one of the most successful regular season teams the last 20+ seasons.

Duration:00:10:19

April 3 - Dennis Eckersley traded and then he evolves into one of the greatest closer in Baseball history

4/2/2019
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April 3, 1987, the Chicago Cubs trade Dennis Eckersley for 3 minor league players to the Oakland A's. At one time trading "The Eck" would have been big news! However, at the time the Eck was a struggling pitcher heading towards the end of his effectiveness. Unknown to Oakland or Chicago the Eck had already taken incredible steps to turn his life around. Here is the story of the trade, what Oakland thought they were getting vs what they actually got. You can read all about Dennis Eckersley...

Duration:00:08:13

April 2 1976 - Future Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson is traded to Baltimore in 6 player deal

3/30/2019
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On April 2, 1976 the Oakland A's trade future Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson and World Series hero and Al Start Pitcher Ken Holtzman to the Baltimore Orioles for Don Baylor, Mike Torrez and Paul Mitchell. At the time Jackson had won an MVP, made 6 All-Star appearances, was a driving force in 3 Championships, and he was second all-time in home runs for the franchise and 4th in career RBI's. Holtzman was a workhorse pitching between 255 - 297 innings and winning 58% of his games. He made 2...

Duration:00:09:43

April 1 - The eccentric Hall of Famer Rube Waddell

3/24/2019
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On today's rewind brings us too, April 1, 1914, that day future Hall of Famer George Edward Waddell, better known as “Rube” dies from tuberculosis in San Antonio, TX. We review his oddities and tremendous pitching career. Such as his love for fire engines, wrestling alligators and never collecting a regular salary. Today's trivia question involves a quote Pedro Guerrero gave about a fellow Dodger teammate. You can read more this day at This Day In Baseball You can also read about more...

Duration:00:04:36