Doc Stull’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Roberto Clemente”

ESPN  Humboldt Sports Radio 1340 AM/92.7 FM Eureka, CA  April 24-28, 2017 at 7:55 AM and KGOE News Talk Radio 1480 AM Eureka at 4:30 AM and 10:30 PM Monday – Friday


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The first Latino elected to Baseball’s Hall of Fame and only the 11th player in baseball history to amass 3000 hits in his career, Roberto Clemente’s tragic death at the age of only 38 in 1972 touched the Americas. Clemente’s passion on the diamond and his humanitarian ethic set him apart as a man who personified the “fire of dignity.”

 

 

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Doc Stull’s Sports Today and in the Day

“The Apparition of Casey Stengel”  on ESPN  Humboldt Sports Radio 1340 AM/92.7 FM Eureka, CA  July 25 – 29 , 2016 at 7:55 AM and KGOE News Talk Radio 1480 AM Eureka at 4:30 AM and 10:30 PM Monday – Friday

 

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Nicaraguan author Sergio Ramirez has written a poignant and bittersweet baseball story with sporting, political and historical allusions- and the alchemy of magical realism. Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel appears to a small boy in Central America shortly after Don Larsen’s improbable perfect game in the 1956 World Series. From Ramirez’s short-story Apparition in the Brick Factory (2010).


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“Three-Finger Brown”  on ESPN  Humboldt Sports Radio 1340 AM/92.7 FM Eureka, CA  April 11-15 , 2016 at 7:55 AM and KGOE News Talk Radio 1480 AM Eureka at 4:30 AM and 10:30 PM Monday – Friday

Mordecai Brown Of The Chicago Cubs

Turn-of-the-century 20th century Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Mordecai “Three-Finger” Brown puts jazz on the ball in one of baseball’s and Cubs’ most treasured and inspirational stories. T


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Doc Stull’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Dorando!”  on ESPN  Humboldt Sports Radio 1340 AM/92.7 FM Eureka, CA  Nov. 9- 13 , 2015 at 7:55 AM and KGOE News Talk Radio 1480 AM Eureka at 4:30 AM and 10:30 PM Monday – Friday

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Diminutive Italian marathoner is denied gold medal in 1908 Olympic marathon in London but becomes an international celebrity after his surreal stagger to the finish line.   And, Dorando’s story inspires America’s greatest 20th century  song-writer to write his saga in song.

 

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“The Fosbury Flop”  on ESPN  Humboldt Sports Radio 1340 AM/92.7 FM Eureka, CA  November 2-6, 2015 at 7:55 AM and KGOE News Talk Radio 1480 AM Eureka at 4:30 AM and 10:30 PM Monday – Friday

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Just Jump!  The “rarified air” of Oregon native Dick Fosbury and his innovation born of desperation which revolutionizes the physics of high-jumping in the 1960’s.


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“Eight Men Out”  on ESPN  Humboldt Sports Radio 1340 AM/92.7 FM Eureka, CA  Oct. 26 – 30 , 2015 at 7:55 AM and KGOE News Talk Radio 1480 AM Eureka at 4:30 AM and 10:30 PM Monday – Friday

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John Sayles’ classic film about the Black Sox gambling scandal, the 1919 World Series and Shoeless Joe Jackson captures an America caught between innocence and greed.


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“Three Finger Brown  on ESPN  Humboldt Sports Radio 1340 AM/92.7 FM Eureka, CA  Oct. 19 – 23 , 2015 at 7:55 AM and KGOE News Talk Radio 1480 AM Eureka at 4:30 AM and 10:30 PM Monday – Friday

Mordecai Brown Of The Chicago Cubs

 

Turn-of-the-century 20th century Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Mordecai “Three-Finger” Brown puts jazz on the ball in one of baseball’s and Cubs’ most treasured and inspirational stories.


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