Two Strike Noise - A Baseball History Podcast
Episode 77 - Former MLB Infielder Vance Law Pt 1

Episode 77 - Former MLB Infielder Vance Law Pt 1

August 5, 2020

We’re a day late with this episode but the wait will definitely be worth it. This week part one of our conversation with former big leaguer Vance Law. Vance has some great stories about his first game playing in the same city his father played in, his first home run off a future Hall of Famer and playing in 25 inning game! Plus, a bonus story about Vance striking out one of the greatest hitters in MLB history! Debuts, birthdays and of course Wax Pack Heroes with 2 packs of 1988 Score.  

 

Larry Bernandez - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HVZuMjm3Y0

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Episode 76 - John Updike & The Curse of the Billy Goat

Episode 76 - John Updike & The Curse of the Billy Goat

July 28, 2020

John Updike? On a baseball history podcast? Updike was a huge baseball fan and though he didn’t get to write alot about his favorite sport, what little he did is incredible. On a completely separate vain, we talk about the Curse of the Billy Goat. How expelling a barnyard animal from Wrigley Field in 1945 cursed the Cubs all the way up to 2016. We talk about the odd events attributed to the curse and the odd attempts at exercising it. Wax Pack Heroes this week is a couple of 1989 Topps packs. Can we top last weeks goldmine?

 

Lemonade League - https://www.milb.com/lansing/news/announcing-the-lemonade-league
John Updike-
https://blogs.iwu.edu/johnupdikesociety/2017/11/06/updikes-baseball-poem-recalled/
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1960/10/22/hub-fans-bid-kid-adieu
Billy Goat Tavern -  https://www.billygoattavern.com/
Saturday Night Live, Olympia Restaurant - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puJePACBoIo
Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (The Yowsa, Yowsa, Yowsa song) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoVR84sdgHQ

 

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Episode 75 - Lyman Bostock & Old Hoss Radbourn

Episode 75 - Lyman Bostock & Old Hoss Radbourn

July 21, 2020

How do ballplayers keep in game shape when on strike? Mike Piazza let’s us in on a little known secret in a classic clip from Baywatch. We also hear the tragic story of talented outfielder Lyman Bostock and his too brief MLB career as well as one of the most old tyme baseball players ever in one of the most old tyme baseball stories ever. Old Hoss Radbourn and his incredible 1884 season. Finally, a can’t miss Wax Pack Heroes which turns into the most expensive segment we’ve ever had. Records are made to be broken, well, we shattered one!

Mike Piazza on Baywatch - https://twitter.com/i/status/1279432997759078400
Mike Trout - https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/t/troutmi01.shtml
Pumpsie Green - https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/greenpu01.shtml
David Wright - https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/wrighda03.shtml

Lymon Bostock - https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/bostoly01.shtml
Old Hoss Radbourn on Twitter - https://twitter.com/OldHossRadbourn

 

 

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Episode 74 - Tales from the Dugout v11

Episode 74 - Tales from the Dugout v11

July 14, 2020

Tales form the dugout returns! In this version we talk about the oddest team names through the history of the game, we remember Luis Castillo which ofcourse leads to a Rickey Henderson story (strange, we know!), outfielders sharing gloves, debuts, trivia and ofcourse, Wax Pack Heroes. This week it’s 1990 Score.

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Episode 73 - Former Brewers Pitcher Don August Pt 2

Episode 73 - Former Brewers Pitcher Don August Pt 2

July 7, 2020

We continue our conversation with former Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Don August. Don has had some crazy adventures playing baseball all over the world. This week we cover life outside Major League Baseball including his time playing ball in Mexico and Taiwan. From bandits, to tailgating to singing karaoke with gangsters, Don has literally done it all. Now he can add playing Wax Pack Heroes to that list as well. See what Don pulls from a 1992 Score pack and where he lands on our leaderboard.

Don August on Twitter - https://twitter.com/DonAugust38
The Odd Couple triple play! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-A2zB-e3mro

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Episode 72 - Former Brewers Pitcher Don August

Episode 72 - Former Brewers Pitcher Don August

June 30, 2020

Don August pitched for the Milwaukee Brewers for 4 years in the MLB. That though, may be the least interesting part of his baseball career. A member of the famed 1984 Olympic team with Mark McGwire, Will Clark, Barry Larking and BJ Surhoff. Beyond representing his country, Don also played baseball in Taiwan, Mexico and Italy. Hear the first part of our conversation with Don and hear about some of his incredible stories from playing on almost every corner of the baseball world. Plus, Mark and Jeff open packs of 1990 Donruss in Wax Pack Heroes. Big money and classic cards are sure to happen.

Don August on Twitter - https://twitter.com/DonAugust38
Ryne Sandberg documentary - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LANE2TzVuLQ&feature=youtu.be
Ken Griffey Jr, explains why he’d never play for the Yankees - https://sports.yahoo.com/ken-griffey-jr-explains-hate-of-yankees-why-he-never-wanted-to-play-for-them-152341847.html

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We pull ALOT of commons in Wax Pack Heroes. If you've got those Tom Foley or Ernest Riles cards just sitting around you can donate those commons to charity and maybe spark a child's interest in baseball and collecting. Find out more here: http://commons4kids.org/

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Episode 71 - Remembering Yankee Pitcher Tom Sturdivant

Episode 71 - Remembering Yankee Pitcher Tom Sturdivant

June 23, 2020

Tom Sturdivant spent 10 years pitching in Major League Baseball for several different teams, but his greatest success came while he was with the New York Yankees. There he won 2 World Series & maybe even better than that, he became life long friends with men like Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, Whitey Ford and many more legends of 1950’s baseball. Tom Sturdivant IV, Tom’s grandson with whom he was very close with, joins us to tell us some of the stories his grandfather told him as well as his own personal experiences meeting some of these legendary players. Plus, Mark and Jeff play another round of Wax Pack Heroes with a pack of 1990 Donruss.

Tom Sturdivant memorabilia -
https://www.reddit.com/r/NYYankees/comments/h112ou/the_glove_that_my_grandfather_used_in_game_4_of/
https://www.reddit.com/r/baseball/comments/h7djah/this_is_a_plaque_that_don_larsen_gave_to_the/
https://www.reddit.com/r/NYYankees/comments/gsbnzb/the_evolution_of_mickey_mantles_signature_a_lot/

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We pull ALOT of commons in Wax Pack Heroes. If you've got those Tom Foley or Ernest Riles cards just sitting around you can donate those commons to charity and maybe spark a child's interest in baseball and collecting. Find out more here: http://commons4kids.org/

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Episode 70 - Former Rays Outfielder Richie Shaffer Pt. 2

Episode 70 - Former Rays Outfielder Richie Shaffer Pt. 2

June 16, 2020

This week, part two of our conversation with former Tampa Rays outfielder Richie Shaffer joins us. Richie tells us what it was like playing the Atlantic League last season with robot umpires (hint, it wasn’t great), an interesting trip to Cuba to play in an exhibition game where he may have met the head of the Illuminati and all of the interesting passions he is following outside of baseball. We couldn’t let Richie go without having him play a game of Wax Pack Heroes with us and a pack of 1991 Score. Listen to see where will it land on our all time leader board.

Richie Shaffer/Dickie Danger -
Twitter - @Rshaff8
Insta - dickydanger8
Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/dickydanger
Web - https://www.shafferstories.com

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Don’t forget to check out the First Annual Bump Bailey Wax Pack Hero Tournament of Awesome, only on YouTube. It’s wax & cardboard based combat between some of our favorite podcasts & Twitter people. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdKbD0FVphKchec6-RgOsUBfGddRiC0PB

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We pull ALOT of commons in Wax Pack Heroes. If you've got those Tom Foley or Ernest Riles cards just sitting around you can donate those commons to charity and maybe spark a child's interest in baseball and collecting. Find out more here: http://commons4kids.org/

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Episode 69 - Former Rays Outfielder Richie Shaffer Pt. 1

Episode 69 - Former Rays Outfielder Richie Shaffer Pt. 1

June 9, 2020

This week former Tampa Rays outfielder Richie Shaffer joins us. He tells us about his alter ego (Dicky Danger), his incredible mustache he was sporting upon being called up for the first time, playing in the Cape Cod League with some future big name MLB stars, some of the best hecklers in the minor leagues and we go through some of his many viral clips, one of which made it on the Tonight Show. There was so much good stuff with Richie/Dicky we had to split it up into two episodes. You can hear Richie’s Wax Pack Heroes next week (you’re going to want to hear it!). Mark & Jeff played a special version this week you can catch on our YouTube channel exclusively.

Richie Shaffer/Dickie Danger -
Twitter - @Rshaff8
Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/dickydanger
Web - https://www.shafferstories.com

Clemson Davidson rain delay from 2011 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UZgVogYevM
First HR silent treatment - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jGu3vKqfrw

Don’t forget to check out the First Annual Bump Bailey Wax Pack Hero Tournament of Awesome, only on YouTube. It’s wax & cardboard based combat between some of our favorite podcasts & Twitter people. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdKbD0FVphKchec6-RgOsUBfGddRiC0PB

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We pull ALOT of commons in Wax Pack Heroes. If you've got those Tom Foley or Ernest Riles cards just sitting around you can donate those commons to charity and maybe spark a child's interest in baseball and collecting. Find out more here: http://commons4kids.org/

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Episode 68 - The Baltimore Yankees?

Episode 68 - The Baltimore Yankees?

June 2, 2020

Around the world everybody knows of the New York Yankees. But, do you know where they originated? This week we did a deep dive into the history of the location and nicknames of the four biggest baseball clubs that have called New York City home. This includes ofcourse the Porchclimbers and the Buglars! Mark and Jeff also go head to head in Wax Pack Heroes for the first time in a long time with dualing packs of 1986 Donruss.
Note: This was a tough one for us. We weren’t sure whether to release an episode this week with all that is going on in this country. Hopefully it can bring you an hour if distraction. Please be safe.

Top 5 living players - Top 5 living players - https://www.reddit.com/r/baseball/comments/gqmpyb/i_was_reading_the_usa_today_sports_weekly_and/

Don’t forget to check out the First Annual Bump Bailey Wax Pack Hero Tournament of Awesome, only on YouTube. It’s wax & cardboard based combat between some of our favorite podcasts & Twitter people. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdKbD0FVphKchec6-RgOsUBfGddRiC0PB

Twitter - @twostrikenoise
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Wax Pack Heros on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvh7epD-mqT9qCIV7CNqhog

We pull ALOT of commons in Wax Pack Heroes. If you've got those Tom Foley or Ernest Riles cards just sitting around you can donate those commons to charity and maybe spark a child's interest in baseball and collecting. Find out more here: http://commons4kids.org/

#podernfamily #podnation #baseball #mlb #history #podcast #baseballcards

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