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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, 2020

Using a fluttering spitball that dove sharply and broke inside on lefties and righties, Stan Coveleski helped two unlikely teams to the World Series. He won three games in the 1920 Series — the first championship for Cleveland, and in 1925 he helped the Senators to the World Series in his first year with that...

Apr 22, 2020

On April 22, 1970 — Tom Seaver of the New York Mets strikes out the last ten batters he faces in a 2 – 1 victory against the San Diego Padres. Seaver gives up only two hits and finishes with a total of 19 strikeouts, tying Steve Carlton’s major league record.

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Apr 7, 2020

On April 7, 1969, At Washington’s RFK Stadium, Ted Williams makes his managerial debut for the Washington Senators, in front of President Nixon and a crowd of 45,113, a franchise attendance record for Opening Day. The Commander-in-Chief throws out the ceremonial first pitch. Williams loses his first game to the...

Apr 6, 2020

Listen to the highlights of Game 6 of the 1935 World Series Featuring Mickey Cochrane on his Birthday! 

The son of Northern Irish immigrant John Cochrane and Scottish immigrant Sadie Campbell, Gordon Stanley "Mickey" Cochrane was born on April 6, 1903 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

Mickey Cochrane is considered by many...

Apr 3, 2020

On April 3, 1966, the New York Mets sign University of Southern California star Tom Seaver to his first contract, including a $50,000 bonus. Seaver had been selected by the Atlanta Braves in the January draft, but Commissioner Spike Eckert voided the deal when he signed a contract after USC’s season had already begun....