Ricky Bottalico started the show with the guys talking all things baseball, from the Korean Baseball Organization to his own journey in the sport and what comes next. Then Philadelphia Union midfielder Mark McKenzie stopped by for some soccer talk and which NBA players he thinks talk the best trash on Twitter.
This week we took a journey back in time with Phillies World Series Champion Greg Dobbs talking everything from his career in the minors, his first home run in his first Major League at bat and what it was like to play for the Series and win the World Series here. Then we talked with Inquirer Sixers Writer Keith Pompey about the ESPN The Last Dance Documentary, the NBA looking to try to restart and the Sixers losing another member of their front office.
If you've been at home watching the 10 part series "The Last Dance" on ESPN, we started the show with the executive producer of "The Last Dance" Mike Tollin to talk about the original footage, getting Michael Jordan to agree to participate, the creation of the documentary and more. Then we had Philadelphia Union Forward Kacper Prsybylko join the show.
We had another real big show this week. First we had a deep dive with Phillies World Series pitcher Jamie Moyer talking life, baseball, sports psychology serving the community and more. Then Bluecoats forward Haywood Highsmith joined the show to talk basketball and e-gaming.
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We had another great show this week with with 2 amazing guests. First the original friend of the Phonetic David Raymond talked about the Power of Fun, the Philadelphia Phillies, the Phanatic and more. Then Author Brad Balukjian talked about his fun new book The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife, baseball and baseball cards.
We had Keith Pompey join us to talk state of the NBA, the protocols around COVID-19 testing and what information is released publicly for the league and what players are doing with the down time. Then we had Super Bowl winning former head coach Wade Phillips to talk about his book "Son of Bum" along with some stories about his time on the Buddy Ryan Eagles with Reggie White, Jerome Brown and Clyde Simmons.
The games may have stopped, but the sports world keeps turning. Eagles Insider Dave Spadaro joined us to talk Birds free agency moves and Bleacher Report NBA Writer Yaron Weitzman called in to talk about his new book, "Tanking to the Top" about Sixers and the Process.
While the sports world came to a stop this week, we kept things going talking with Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com about some of the Phillies top prospects and sat down with Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin for an extended conversation.
Jam packed show this week starting off w the voice of the Union JP Dellacamera talking some soccer, then Charlie O'Connor of The Athetic on the streaking Flyers and finally Pat McCarthy talking some baseball.