Posts Tagged ‘MLB’

Sports writer and author Jeff Pearlman

Sports writer and best-selling author Jeff Pearlman joined the Home Run On Wheels podcast to discuss his latest book, “Football For a Buck,” as well as his experience covering Major League Baseball. “Football For a Buck” chronicles the “crazy rise and crazier demise” of the USFL, which ran from 1983-85. Why did the USFL fail?…

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Former MLB Umpire Gary Darling

Former MLB umpire Gary Darling joined the podcast to discuss Umps Care and his nearly 30-year career. Umps Care is a charity foundation that works with children’s hospitals and foster care organizations to get kids out to games. The umpires also visit hospitals to talk baseball with kids. Gary explains the origins of Umps Care…

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An Emotional End To The Journey

We have attended our final regular-season game of the year, but the immediate focus isn’t on our next trip but on our dog, Holmes, who has been diagnosed with lymphoma. Holmes, the 11-year-old Home Run On Wheels “Barketing Manager,” attended three games with us, but now he has begun chemotherapy and our future plans are…

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