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The Golden Age of Baseball with Eddie Robinson

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It is with heavy hearts that we share that Eddie Robinson passed away on October 4, 2021.Β  Texas Rangers statement on the passing of Eddie Robinson: The Texas Rangers today issued the following statement on the passing of Eddie Robinson, who d
In this episode, Eddie shares all about the equipment (i.e., bats, gloves, batting helmets, etc.) used by players in his era.
In this episode, Eddie revisits his initial playing days in Valdosta, GA in 1939. He shares stories about the team's favorite hang out at "Vincent's Drug Store", his first autographed baseball, and a borrowed Buick.
In this episode, Eddie shares about some of the biggest disappointments he faced during his career, including being traded from the Chicago White Sox to the Philadelphia Athletics.
In this episode, Eddie talks about his friend Fred Claire, a terrific story about two of the most famous home runs in Baseball history, and also Eddie’s visit to the new home of the Texas Rangers.
In this episode, Eddie shares more about his honeymoon trip around the world after the 1954/1955 season.
In this episode, Eddie shares about an exhibition trip to Japan, which was followed by a honeymoon adventure with his wife, Bette.Β 
In this episode, Eddie answers fan questions, including: Did you get to know Connie Mack, the longest-serving manager in MLB history, very well when playing? How do you know if a manager is a good manager? Did you know Don Gutteridge, a ML
Correction: The mailing address for donations should be P.O. Box 185044, Fort Worth, TX 76181. In this special episode, Eddie is asking for your generous support of a dear friend who plays a big role in helping to produce this podcast.Β  His bus
In this episode, Eddie talks about the 1954 & 1955 seasons with the New York Yankees, losing the 1955 World Series to the Brooklyn Dodgers, and why his wedding to wife Bette had to take place on October 6th.
In this episode, Eddie shares some stories about Ken Griffey Jr., as well as some of his favorite sources for thoughtful baseball commentary.
In this episode, Eddie shares some great stories about his final year with the White Sox and his first year with the Philadelphia Athletics. This includes a home run derby with Mickey Mantle, playing with Nellie Fox, and some great pranks Eddie
In this Extra Innings episode, Eddie shares about his recent trip to Arizona for Spring Training. He talks about a surprise visit from Ray Davis (owner of the Texas Rangers), the importance of Spring Training for up-and-coming players who are s
In this episode, Eddie discusses his time with the Go-Go White Sox and his friend & teammate, Minnie Minoso.
In this episode, Eddie shares memories from his time with the Chicago White Sox, including Paul Richards being brought on as Manager, the importance of a ball player believing in his Manager, becoming roommates with Chuck Stobbs, and a surprise
In Episode 14, Eddie recounts his time working with George Toma. George recently made the news as being the 92-year-old groundskeeper for the most recent Super Bowl in Tampa.Β Eddie goes on to answer questions about the differences between the G
Eddie answers a handful of listener questions in this episode, including his most memorable game, memories of his first-ever and last-ever hits, his Β favorite current player, his favorite cut of steak, and many more stories.
In this Extra Innings episode, Eddie shares his favorite memories of Hank Aaron during his time playing for the Atlanta Braves. He recounts the story of Hank breaking Babe Ruth's all-time home run record on Opening Day in Atlanta in 1974.
In this episode, Eddie discusses his time with the Washington Senators. While in Washington, Eddie meets Harry Truman, makes his first All-Star team, and befriends Joe DiMaggio. He also receives a piece of hitting advice that would turn him int
In this episode, Eddie covers a wide range of topics. He reflects on his first encounter with a batting glove and its affects on the game. He briefly discusses his friend Don Black and the cerebral hemorrhage that ended his career. And finally,
In this Extra Innings episode, Eddie discusses his affinity for knuckleball pitchers. He focuses on two of his favorite knuckleball pitchers, Hoyt Wilhelm & Phil Niekro, and why they had so much success.
Eddie shares about his time with the Cleveland Indians during 1948β€”the year they won the World Series. He also shares about his time as the alto in a barbershop quartet with teammates Joe Gordon (Infielder), Jim Hegan (Catcher) and Indians' tra
In this episode, Eddie shares a story about Yogi Berra giving him a hard time for skipping batting practice. Eddie also talks about Jackie Robinson being the first Black player in the National League, Larry Doby being the first Black player in
Eddies shares the story of how close friend and baseball memorabilia collector, Ed Mosler, asked him if he could have Hoyt Wilheilm's shoes from his no-hitter game.Β 
In this episode, Eddie shares about his bounce back to baseball following serving in the Navy and recovering from his leg surgery. The Cleveland Indians decide to send Eddie to Baltimore to get back into shape where he hits one of his most memo
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