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This Day in Baseball - The Daily Rewind

This podcast is for the baseball fan with a curious mind. We bring you one event from each day in the calendar and go well beyond the box score. Our stories are brief and fun and come with some surprises.

Apr 27, 2019

On April 11, 1969, The Seattle Pilots debuted for their first home game at Sick's Stadium. 

Gus Bell fires a complete game 7-0 shutout over the White Sox as the paid attendance of 14,000+ watches on a perfect Seattle day. 

The story of the Pilot's though is a deep complicated one and in this podcast, we will discuss...


Apr 22, 2019

On March 18, 1981 Future Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk, signs a contract with the Chicago White Sox after then GM Hayward Sullivan made an apparent clerical error mailing the contract out late in December of 1980. 

He makes the season debut in 1981 vs the Boston Red Sox in fenway and in a scene out of the movies he slugs a...


Apr 17, 2019

April 9, 1981 Fernando Valenzuela was forced to start opening day for the Dodgers as Jerry Reuss injured himself 24 hours before the game. 

Fernando would unleash the second greatest pitching streak in baseball history and turn the Dodger fan base upside down with is incredible performance. 

As Vin Scully would say it...


Apr 15, 2019

April 8 episode is about Hank Aaron and his heroic journey through a divided Nation to take one of baseballs most treasured records. 

Aaron's story is one of perseverance and worth the listen. We take you through his childhood and bring you to the ball park on April 8, 1974 with a World Series like atmosphere. 

Enjoy...


Apr 10, 2019

The role of a closer was not an officially role until the term Save came into play officially in 1969. Bill Singer of the Los Angeles Dodgers was the first to register a save when he pitched 3 nearly perfect games to open the 69 season at Crosley Field in Cincinnati. 

The actually stat was created by Jerome Holtzman...