The 2020 MLB season is in question, but we’re happy to celebrate baseball on Go Fact Yourself!
There have been a lot of contestants who have chosen baseball as their areas of expertise; we’ve quizzed folks like comedy legend Fred Willard, voice actor Phil Lamarr and Maximum Fun founder Jesse Thorn — and more! We decided to put some of the best segments in one convenient episode.
Along the way, we’ve got a murderer’s row of outstanding experts including World Series play-by-play broadcasters, world-class historians and world champion players. Let’s play ball!
Appearing in this episode:
With Guest Experts:
Dr. Joe Price, Co-Director for The Institute for Baseball Studies at Whittier College.
Bobby Ojeda, former baseball player and current podcaster.
Dan Shaughnessy, sports columnist for the Boston Globe.
Jon Miller, award-winning TV and radio play-by-play commentator for the San Francisco Giants.
Go Fact Yourself was devised by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, and produced in collaboration with Maximum Fun.
Theme Song by Jonathan Green.
Maximum Fun’s Senior Producer is Laura Swisher.
The show is engineered and edited by Julian Burrell.
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About the show
Twice a month, host J. Keith van Straaten and co-host Helen Hong quiz the smartest celebrities they know to find out why they love what they love! Recorded before a live audience in downtown Los Angeles, this game show features comedians, actors, and musicians answering arcane questions on topics they claim to be experts in. But don’t worry; if they slip up, there are real experts on hand to give us the facts!
If you’re in the Los Angeles area and would like to be in the audience for a podcast taping, get your free ticket at http://www.gofactyourpod.com!
How to listen
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