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Baseball Happenings Podcast
Apr 19, 2020
Baseball Happenings Podcast | Bobby Valentine Interview
Bobby Valentine joints the
Baseball Happenings Podcast
to discuss playing for Bobby Winkles with the California Angels.
Winkles, who also managed the Oakland Athletics and won three College World Series championships at Arizona State University, died April 17, 2020 at age 90
Winkles managed the Angels in 1973, when Valentine suffered his career-altering injury while playing the outfield. Valentine explains how the injury changed both of their career trajectories.
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Baseball Happenings Podcast | Cody Bellinger 1 on 1 Interview
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Feb 25, 2021
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