The College Years: Baseball

27th January 2011

Jesse speaks with Tim and Eric, about their early love for the game, and their intense trivia knowledge of it. Then Will Carroll talks to Jesse about the current steroid issue in baseball. They discuss local baseball teams of the Bay area, as well as injury and trading reports. Lastly, Jesse talks to Bill Lee about what it’s like to get older but still love playing the game of baseball enough to continue.

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The College Years is a look deep into the vaults of The Sound of Young America. Take a journey with us every week as we post a new program from our salad days.

Today’s theme: Baseball


In this episode, Jesse first talks with Tim and Eric. They play a little amateur baseball trivia between themselves. Tim and Eric are the creators of and “Tom Goes to the Mayor” on Adult Swim on Cartoon Network.

Next Jesse talks briefly with Will Carroll. He’s the author of “The Juice: The Real Story of Baseball’s Drug Problems,” which covers the steroid scandal in Major League Baseball, and co-author of The Baseball Prospectus. They discuss local baseball, Barry Bonds, and injury and trade updates.

Jesse also talks with Bill “The Spaceman” Lee.. He’s written the best-selling memoir “The Wrong Stuff” and “Have Glove, Will Travel”,” which cover his career in amateur, minor, and major league baseball. He talks about getting older and still playing, pitching in senior leagues and staying passionate.

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  • Tim and Eric
  • Will Carroll
  • Bill Lee

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