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Buck O'Neil Winner Reflects on Career in Baseball

by Nick Logerfo, Kris Venezia

Wikimedia Commons

Joe Garagiola was a player in the major leagues for 8 seasons, and never imagined he would be honored by Baseball the Hall of Fame. The St. Louis native couldn’t even boast about being the best major league player on his street, living just blocks away from Yogi Berra. Garagiola’s biggest contributions to the sport came not from the field, but from the broadcast booth.

Bob Costas Talks Baseball with One-on-One in Cooperstown

by Kris Venezia, Nick Logerfo, Kenny Ducey

Bob Ahrens : WFUV Sports 

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, has been buzzing over the weekend. In the scrum, WFUV's Nick Logerfo, Kenny Ducey and Kris Venezia caught up with Bob Costas of NBC Sports and the MLB Network. He spoke about what's special with this year's Hall of Fame class that includes Joe Torre and Tom Glavine. Costas also told us his thoughts on the steroid era, and he even had time to give us his opinion on MLB's use of instant replay. Check out the full interview below. 

Life in the Minors: Chapter 6 - Down Time

by Drew Casey

Robert Pimpsner : Pinstriped Prospects

For the fourteenth consecutive year, WFUV talks to the members of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees in the New York Single-A Penn League about the trials and tribulations of being minor league ballplayers. The long bus rides, the low pay, 76 games in 80 days. This is a look into Life in the Minors: How the Other Half Lives.

This weekBrendan Bowers and Drew Casey discuss what these ballplayers do when they aren't playing baseball.