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Feb.08.2014
At a private party celebrating his birthday, friends, former teammates, and luminaries paid tribute to Henry Aaron, who turned 80 on Wednesday. His tribute continued, when he spoke as part of the Living Portrait Series at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. In addition, a painting...
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Jul.22.2013
Baseball historian, author and SB Nation MLB Managing Editor Steven Goldman joins host Phil Naessens to discuss the All Star Game, a brief look at what's happening around the Major Leagues and a discussion about Casey Stengel and the 1953 New York Yankees plus much more on today's Phil...
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May.14.2013
Horrible umpiring, Mickey Mantle and corked bats and MLB icons are the topics of todays Phil Naessens Show. Sports-Kings Reading Between the Seams Managing Editor David Whitlock and host Phil Naessens discuss these plus Reubens Rockies, WFAN Radio Personality Mike Francesa's reaction to...
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Oct.27.2012
  1962 was an incredible year. Marilyn Monroe died. Rod Laver won the Grand Slam in Men's tennis. The Cuban Missile Crises had us all on our toes and three amazing cities, Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York hosted amazing baseball teams featuring some of the greatest ballplayers that...
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Oct.26.2012
On Fridays Phil Naessens Show Phil briefly recaps games one and two of the World Series and then is joined by Author Steven R. Travers who will discuss his latest book A Tale of Three Cities . To listen to the program from the site please click the link provided below. To save this program to...
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Jun.12.2012
Jane Leavy’s biography of Mickey Mantle, The Last Boy, has the vague sense of unreality. From the beginning to the end, it details an unreal story about an unreal man who, in the end, dealt with all the reality he avoided his whole life.   First we see Mickey Mantle growing up in the poverty...
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May.05.2011
Jane Leavy’s biography of Mickey Mantle, The Last Boy, has the vague sense of unreality. From the beginning to the end, it details an unreal story about an unreal man who, in the end, dealt with all the reality he avoided his whole life.   First we see Mickey Mantle growing up in the poverty of...
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Aug.05.2009
We live in a rational age - or do we? Politics is more about challenge and posturing these days than about a marketplace of ideas. We fight wars screaming with ideology, not the saber-rattling Realpolitik of the past. In sports: football, basketball, and baseball were once the showplace of muscle...