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Oh come on that's -- that a fellow wanna do scoreboard in the friend David Asman and it didn't take long to realize that the two of us shared a re a common.
Love common interest in that common interest.
-- John Moody welcomed the show and I say that because I was told.
That you're kind of the amount that he -- in the corporate structure here and I know somebody is of value -- John Hammond.
Marky Mark is it is so it's a technical turned out it rhymes with the actual description of my job.
But -- it's -- but I don't -- -- but I do work for News Corp.
and I was privileged to work for Fox News for the first thirteen years of its existence and great job -- ever had been very glad to be here back today.
Where you did do it it's it's a great organization for sale what mr.
rise through ten -- ever met anybody else now let's get to the real thing that we share in common.
Is our love for baseball you have written this book.
-- -- -- And you know hotel love baseball it's about the 1960.
World champion Pittsburgh Pirates right.
I can't wait to read that you -- -- farm and all that I appreciate it.
Tell us what's going on with the book and an especially -- that that's coming up I mean I like this really interest exactly it's been fifth.
-- since the Pittsburgh Pirates won this this miraculous World Series beating the much favored New York Yankees in seven games.
It'll walk off home run bottom of the ninth seventh game.
Do as a prosecutor.
Really you know baseball history teacher people who love the game really will always remember that.
Hum this weekend Father's Day weekend in Pittsburgh.
The pirates are bringing back the surviving members of that 1960 team they're gonna -- -- of them on the field at PNC park which is one of the most beautiful ballparks in America.
And they're just gonna remember the good times fifty years ago so it's going to be a great celebration I'm going to be there and hope to -- -- to see a lot of people that they're showing.
The -- rusty home run him thrown his helmet was then it.
Forbes -- that was a Forbes Field and only one part you know only one little part of Forbes Field is still standing -- the left field poll.
It's a stretch of about fifteen feet of this brick wall.
And every October 13 which is the day that -- rusty get the home run to win the World Series.
A couple of hundred or sometimes as many as a thousand prosper -- gather.
Right at that spot in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh and there's a lot of real time radio recording of the game being played in at 3:36.
Every October 13.
And as a -- always hits that same home run and people still go crazy for -- Well I was twelve years though.
I came home for -- troops do.
-- -- couple extra hours told him I was sick in his stomach ache and I saw it on on the TV yup that's the the sub title and in this.
The mystery the Mormon.
And the moral right of the 1960 Pittsburgh -- tell us about the Mormon we start talking that I knew it was Verne law yet he was actually I think.
He was an ordained minister or -- -- Absolutely in Indonesia and the deacon was his nickname that's -- you know Bob Prince who was the great announcer Pittsburgh Pirates gave every player.
A nickname you know Dick Schofield was the -- -- and bill -- face was the bearer of the bullpen and things like that.
They couldn't give Verne law -- name except -- that was that was just with fitting for him he was a member and still -- a member of the church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints.
He was a an ordained administration say.
And one of his teammates.
Once said then you look like a preacher to -- -- and -- said no I'm not a preacher but you could call me deacon if you want and -- -- stuck.
Well you know hot as a kid.
I want my fondest remembers and remembrances.
Sit on the porch of my grandfather my -- played.
Was a catcher in the old oil -- he worked for a Sinclair -- company.
And I remember him sitting out front -- have a glass IST.
And he -- and apple all in 11.
Helio won an -- -- and he would sit there and literally managed the baseball game.
As he listened to it on the radiation around labor thought about -- answer it's a Little -- -- -- the first place like.
But it -- very -- remember remembrances like you trying to say that.
Making new -- wrote that song and word the song made up the word remembrances hockey tennis or remembrance.
What what -- your background.
You know fostered an engineered this level baseball like I know what mine was -- a kid under.
I grew up in Pittsburgh and in the suburbs of Pittsburgh and love the pirates just love them and during the 1950s you know what I was doing most of my growing up some would say it's still not -- completed process but.
The pirates are just terrible they finish last every year there was even a movie made about the pirates of the 1950s called angels in the outfield.
And the premise of the movie was that this team was so bad and they called the Pittsburgh Pirates that god had to send down angels to help them a win a few games.
So but it didn't matter if they won -- lost my dad would take me out to these bowl games and and you know we have a great time and and Forbes Field truly was a beautiful beautiful place right in the center Pittsburgh.
John I appreciate she gave me the book as you know I love baseball talked at.
In the friend George will gave me his -- made -- work couple weeks Donald re both of them love baseball alive -- had a great Father's Day present.
And the bosses tell me I think we need to go.
We're gonna have the -- it is holiday until they do with the -- man pull it expects all of bill's gonna go after all right we'll be back John thanks a play guy.
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