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1.4.17 Piazza, New York Karateka with Kathryn Way

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The boys are joined a final time by the illustrious comedy mind of Kathryn Way as Josh takes his turn to walk everyone through the story behind the notorious incident between Roger Clemons and Mike Piazza in the 2000 World Series between the New York Mets and Yankees.

Seriously. There’s karate.

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11.17.16 The Legend of 10 Cent Beer Night with Ben Hebert

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Dateline: Cleveland, Ohio. City of the Eternally Burning River, they call it. Some point in the ’70s I think, already forgot. The most legendary baseball fight/ riot in history.

Improviser/Astros obsessive Ben Hebert joins us to share the story, Let’s grab some bats and get in there!

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Profiles In Baseballness

Rougned Odor, the Imperfect Vessel

 

Rougned Odor Imperfect Vessel

There is an episode late in the excellent FX seriesĀ The People Vs. O.J. Simpson, entitled “An Imperfect Vessel”, that grapples with the actual humans who become symbols of an idea. One of Johnnie Cochran’s driving motivations behind defending Simpson was his continued crusade against brutality and racial bias in the LAPD. Continue reading

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5.17.16 The Anatomy of a Baseball Fight

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The boys Zapruder the heck out of Jose Bautista and Rougned Odor and take you back to the origin of that widely talked-about dustup between the Rangers and Blue Jays.

They also dive into the sci-fi vs. fantasy debate, New Orleans, and Curt Schilling’s racist ass.

Back and to the left.

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