Greg Gagne and Tim Wendel: 1991 World Series
June 18 – 24 | Show #854
Considered the greatest World Series of all-time, author Tim Wendall and All-Star Greg Gagne deliver an illuminating focus on its five games that were decided by one run, four games won in a final at-bat and its capstone seventh and extra-inning game.
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June 11 – 17 | Show #853
A first-round draft pick by the Pittsburgh Pirates, Kendall was the epitome of a Major League catcher with his speed, agility and success at the plate. This NL Rookie of the Year amassed 2,215 hits in his injury-shortened, but always exciting Major League career.
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June 4-10 | Show #852
This two-time World Series champion, nine-time consecutive Gold Glove winner, two-time Cy Young winner and NL MVP Bob Gibson is a first ballot Hall of Famer, named as the most fearsome pitcher of all-time. Gibson’s 1.12 ERA in the Cardinals 1968 Championship Season remains the hallmark season for Major League pitchers.
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Ralph Kiner (In Memorium)
February 27-March 4 | Show #838
From dating Elizabeth Taylor to slamming historic home runs, Ralph was a larger than life Hall of Famer and legendary sportscaster, winning seven home run titles and making six All-Star teams in his brief but unforgettable career.
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February 20-26 | Show #837
A .328 lifetime hitter and twelve-time All-Star, Wade was a five-time batting champion and New York Yankees World Series Champion.
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February 6-12 | Show #835
Delivering exponentially on his promise as Rookie of the Year, Frank was a fourteen-time All-Star, an American League and National League MVP, a Triple Crown winner and baseball’s first African-American field manager who managed five Major League teams teams throughout four decades.
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November 14 – 20 | Show #824
He won five World Series while playing for the Cincinnati Reds (1985–1992) and New York Yankees (1993–2001). In a 17-year career, O’Neill compiled 281 home runs, 1,269 runs batted in, 2,107 hits, and a lifetime batting average of .288. O’Neill won the American League batting title in 1994 with a .359 average and was a five-time All-Star in 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997 and 1998.
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September 19 – 25 | Show # 815
A nearly unanimous first-ballot Hall of Famer, Rickey is the all-time MLB stolen base champion, and single season champion with 130. Rickey also scored the most runs in MLB history and slugged the most lead-off home runs, eighty-one.
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Yogi Berra with Don Larsen
September 5-11 | Show #813
One of baseball’s most colorful and outstanding players of all-time, this Normandy veteran went on to win three American League Most Valuable Player Awards, and was an 18-time All-Star, 13-time World Series Champion and Don Larsen’s batterymate for the only no-hitter or perfect game in World Series history.
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Rachel Robinson with Joe Morgan
August 15 – 21 | Show #810
Congressional Medal of Honor, UCLA Medal and the Commissioner’s Historic Achievement award winner, Rachel was Jackie Robinson’s lifelong partner and essential to his Hall of Fame and trailblazing success. She is joined by Hall of Famer Joe Morgan.
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