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.
Former Chicago Cub Mark Prior flashed through baseball like a comet, brilliantly lighting up a city and sport before flaming out far too soon.
Few players burst onto the scene with as much hype and expectation. But even with that pressure, Prior tantalized fans before a cruel string of injuries robbed him of his baseball gifts. On this episode, Mark shares his journey from top pick and pride of Chicago, to a seven year battle to return to the majors. Now a World Series champion coach with the Dodgers, Mark’s perspective has been reshaped.