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 week, Drew Casey and Brendan Bowers talk about the importance of coming together.
July 4th often brings memories of summer barbeques, American flags waving and baseball. This year marks a special occasion in history, and it’s not the birth of the nation. It’s also one of the most memorable events of baseball history. In 1939 the New York Yankees honored their leader and Captain Lou Gehrig during Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day.
Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) of the New York Post joined the podcast to discuss the ramifications of Jason Kidd's departure and Free Agency, including questions about the future of Paul Pierce - plus the decisions that lie with LeBron and Melo.