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Deadspin Does The Legwork. I Do Some Easy Follow Up

Justin October 27, 2011 1

If you haven’t read Luke O’Brien’s great story about Howie Spira at Deadspin, take a few minutes and do that now.  I read it yesterday, and in my capacity as a radio producer, decided

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The Crackle Wonders: Jimmy Petrosino

Justin October 24, 2011 0

Here’s the way this usually works. I get an email from a publicist about an upcoming book or project that one of their clients is working on. If I’m interested, I send a list

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The Crackle Wonders: Ralph Branca

Justin October 10, 2011 1

Last week marked 60 years since Bobby Thompson hit “the shot heard round the world,” sending the New York Giants to the World Series and sending the Brooklyn Dodgers home for the winter. Ralph

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The Crackle Wonders: Shawn Green

Justin July 29, 2011 0

A little over a year ago, We spoke to former Cub and Phillie Doug Glanville. That’s our leadoff hitter. Today, we’ve got some middle of the order power. Shawn Green spent 15 years in

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The Crackle Wonders: Michael D’Antonio

Justin July 6, 2011 0

Some people like to sit down, read a book and enjoy a cup of tea. Well, if you do that with Michael D’Antonio’s newest offering, “A Full Cup,” you’ll be enjoying a cup of

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The Crackle Wonders: Stephen Tignor

Justin May 15, 2011 0

You may not know this, but before he was the successful host of “The Chair” and the pitchman for some rental car company (Budget? Avis? I can’t remember,) John McEnroe was a tennis player.

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The Crackle Wonders: Josh Chetwynd

Justin April 26, 2011 1

Admit it. You spend a lot of time thinking about Balls. You spend all night looking for them on TV. You spend all day searching for them on the internet. You may even spend

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The Crackle Wonders: Harvey Frommer

Justin April 20, 2011 0

Here’s a story. A couple of months ago, I recieved Harvey Frommer’s excellent book,  “Remembering Fenway Park,“ ahead of an interview with the author. While I appreciated the prose and beautiful photography within the pages,

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The Crackle Wonders: Tyler Kepner

Justin March 25, 2011 0

A couple of months from now, Derek Jeter is going to become the first Yankee to ever reach the 3,000 hit milestone.  That’s going to lead to a whole new round of retrospectives and

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The Crackle Wonders: Jimmy Breslin

Justin March 18, 2011 0

Jimmy Breslin is one of the living legends of journalism. So, when I was presented with the opportunity to speak with him, obviously, I jumped at it. He’s written a book about the life

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