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This will be a recurring podcast with new interviews added each week.

This will be a recurring podcast with new interviews added each week.
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This will be a recurring podcast with new interviews added each week.

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English

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Blues enforcer Reed Low talks Probert & Domi fights, Danton's arrest, great teams and more!

11/19/2017
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Brad Straubinger interview with Reed Low. The former Blues tough guy tackles all subjects here, as we talk about some of his toughest fights, including tussles with legends Bob Probert, who said "Next time out I am going to kill you", Tie Domi, Darren McCarty and other grapplers. We relive his incredible streak of fights per game to start a career, and Joel Quenneville with a funny story about that. We talk about the decreasing role of the enforcer, the sad statistics of concussions for...

Duration: 00:41:18


Original MTV VJ Alan Hunter talks early days of MTV, 1984, Live Aid and more

11/13/2017
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Brad Straubinger interview with one of the five original MTV VJ's, Alan Hunter. We talk about the early days of MTV, how MTV shaped the Top 40 and all music was welcome by 1983 and 1984 being a landmark year with Van Halen, Michael Jackson, Prince, Twisted Sister, Human League and many more were topping the charts. We talk about classic interview with Led Zeppelin and Rowdy Roddy Piper. And the craziness that was Live Aid.

Duration: 00:41:33


Brother Love-80's WWF Bad Guy, aka Bruce Prichard, tells all! Flair, Hogan, Savage, Andre, McMahons

11/7/2017
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Brad Straubinger interview, talking with the man who was known as Brother Love in the WWF in the late 80's, We look back at his character, but Bruce, the man playing the red faced interviewer, was also one of Vince McMahon's right hand men from 1988-to-2008. He was part of the creative writing team, the tv production team, he's seen it all! He was there for Hulk v Macho Man, and describes why it was one of the great feuds of all time. We hear about Andre the Giant and his drinking habits....

Duration: 00:45:04


Cardinals Scouting Director Randy Flores talks scouting, Izzy stories, 2006 fun and more

10/1/2017
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Brad Straubinger interview with Randy Flores. The Cardinals scouting director gives a peek behind the curtain at what the scouting director exactly does, the Cardinals philosophy on who they are selecting, and more. And then we look back at his career with fun moments during some of the glory days in 2004, 2005, and 2006.

Duration: 00:26:17


Ken Rosenthal talks Stanton/Manny to STL? How he gets scoops & video taking over the the web

8/30/2017
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Brad Straubinger interview with the Atheltic's Ken Rosenthal. He talks about his new venture with the Athletic and video taking over websites, with the written stories being phased out, and then covers the big upcoming free agent class and the possible Cardinal connections. He talks about getting scoops, twitter scoreboards among MLB writers, favorite moments to cover and much more.

Duration: 00:27:44


Skip Schumkaer tells TLR, Waino, Holliday stories, looks at what 2017 Cards v 2011 team and more

8/25/2017
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Brad Straubinger interview with Skip Schumkaer. He tells TLR, Waino, , Pujols, Carp and Holliday stories. He talks about the nerves and having to throw up driving into the ballpark for the 2011 World Series, the bizarre circumstances around his first game in 2005 and so much more.

Duration: 00:41:18


Comedian Tom Green talks Trump, MTV, Letterman, Jackass, TV Guide worst tv show lists and more

8/3/2017
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Brad Straubinger interview with Tom Green, as we cover his career from public access to feature films. Does Tom still talk to Trump, eat mice, or stay in touch with David Letterman? What about an article ranking his MTV show 40th worst tv show of all time? What does he think about Jackass basically copying his template? And how did he come from public access to still tour comedy clubs to this day? It's all here...

Duration: 00:30:30


Jack "the ripper" Clark rips the Dodgers, gets mugged in NY and more

7/18/2017
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Brad Straubinger interview with Jack Clark. The former Cardinal slugger (and Giants, Yankees, Padres and Red Sox hitter) talks about his memorable first at bat as a Cardinal, as he had a situation at his hotel he dealt with, keeping him up all night. He also talks about blasting the home run at Dodger Stadium to put the Cardinals in the World Series in 1985, and blasts the Dodgers in Jack Clark fashion. And he also tells the story behind why he blew up Mike Scioscia at home plate, almost...

Duration: 00:23:52


Larry Walker to the Hall? Presented by Massa's Restaurant's

7/10/2017
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Brad Straubinger interview with the great Expo, Rockie and Cardinal Larry Walker. We look back at his shocking trade to St. Louis, his possible hall of fame career and why he might see an uptick in HOF votes as his time on the ballot winds down, riding in cars with Randy Johnson, Blake Street Bombing in Colorado, and so much more.

Duration: 00:38:08


Jeff Suppan talkin GM7s shaking off Yadi and more

5/9/2017
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Jeff Suppan talks starting two NLCS GM7's-both victories, baserunning troubles in the World Series, shaking off Yadi--TLR, Steve Kline, Soctt Spiezio and other crazy Cardinal character stories, trips to Grants Farm, the 2006 World Series parade, and off the field shenanigans that take us way off track!

Duration: 01:16:59


Mark McGwire & Johnny Bench go off! Plus Brett Hull, Stan Kroenke & Jerry Jones

4/27/2017
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I dig into the archives for classic interviews, including one with Johnny Bench taking me to task for a Pete Rose question, and Mark McGwire in 1998 not liking my line of questioning as well. Plus Brett Hull torches Mike Keenan, says screw having his number retired in St. Louis as he leaves and signs with Dallas. And the ever elusive Stan Kroenke gushing over St. Louis getting the Rams in 1995...as does Jerry Jones in 1998. Little did we know they would be the main players helping the team...

Duration: 00:34:16


Cardinals Spring Training Episode

3/12/2017
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A couple interviews from Jupiter Florida, including Dexter Fowler. And a chat with some fun stories from '09 Cardinal and MLB Network analyst Mark DeRosa.

Duration: 00:33:18


EP29 Jason Simontacchi

2/7/2017
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A visit with former Cardinal Jason Simontacchi. The Simo-Man tells about the day he learned Darryl Kile died, his incredible 2002 season, partying at Paddy O's as a rookie, stories about characters he played with, including fun stories about Garret Stephenson, Dustin Hermanson and Julian Tavarez...and much more

Duration: 00:28:56


EP 28 2017 Cardinals Winter Warmup

1/16/2017
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A different take for this podcast, as we give you a taste of the Cardinals Winter Warmup. Adam Wainwright takes the main stage to talk about 2017 and then sings a tune, Stephen Piscotty joins me for 5 good minutes, Jim Hayes and Charlie Marlow give their hot takes on these Redbirds, and much more.

Duration: 00:31:15


EP 27 Jack Buck & 1996 Cardinals roundtable

12/31/2016
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Brad Straubinger interview with former Cardinals announcer and CBS Sports broadcaster Jack Buck from 1997 where he talks about his health, his career and more. And a roundtable with members of the 1996 Cardinals as they look back at the tumultuous start with Tony LaRussa, a players meeting that changed the course of that season, and the disaster in Atlanta.

Duration: 00:19:53


Ep 26 Jamie Rivers Former Blue

12/19/2016
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Brad Straubinger interview with former St. Louis Blue Jamie Rivers, as we he tells fun stories about Keenan, Hull, Twist, Pronger and a bunch more. Plus, a crazy tale about being left literally for dead, and scaring the doctors when he popped up appearing alive.

Duration: 00:35:18


Ep 24 Mike Bush-St. Louis TV legend

12/7/2016
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Brad Strubinger interview with St. Louis tv broadcast legend, Mike Bush. The KSDK news anchor came to St. Louis in 1985 and became the stations sports director during a successful run in the 90's. On this podcast, he talks about the behind the scenes stories of fights during Sports Plus, his Blues pipeline for information, his hair, a possible relationship with Ron Burgundy, telethons and everything else I could think to ask!

Duration: 00:39:54


EP 23 Joe Buck

12/1/2016
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Brad Straubinger interview with Joe Buck. We talk about his book, his fan bases that are most heated, his hair, and what is in the future, which includes apparently not much more baseball!

Duration: 00:35:29


EP22 Harry Caray, Bill Maher, Dennis Miller & Dierdorf

11/23/2016
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Brad Straubinger interviews with Harry Caray, Bill Maher, Dennis Miller and Dan Dierdorf from the 90's. Classic interview from my previous tv program

Duration: 00:19:16


EP20 OZZIE SMITH

10/28/2016
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Brad Straubinger interview with Ozzie Smith, where we talks about his still simmering and cold relationship with Tony LaRussa, he breaks Ozzie interview style to tell some stories about being at the hall of fame dinners, brawls with the Giants and Mets, and Willie McGee stories!

Duration: 00:42:48

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