Heart-pounding memories. Rarely told tales. Inside information.
Deeply personal and candid conversations like you’ve NEVER HEARD BEFORE. Your favorite stars from baseball and beyond take you on the rides of their lives. The moments their worlds changed forever. From the details of their first exposure to the Major Leagues, to the feelings behind the career milestones and life beyond the cheering. “Major League Beginnings” with the Player, the Agent and the Broadcaster, Mark Sweeney, Barry Axelrod and Mike Pomeranz.
One of Cooperstown’s most colorful characters, Bert Blyleven joins the guys. As baseball’s first Dutch-born Hall of Famer, Bert tells us how a kid from Zeist, Holland managed to make it to the Major Leagues by 19 years old. You will hear how he earned the nickname, “The Frying Dutchman,” who really taught him one of the greatest pitches in baseball history, and the surprising story of what he considers to be his greatest moment in a career that included a no-hitter, two World Series championships and a hall of fame induction.