Our special Memorial Day addition.
James talks about the importance of the holiday, his service and the legacy of service and Major League Baseball.
OPENING: James talks about the importance of the holiday, his service and the legacy of service and Major League Baseball.
THE BIG LEAGUE CHEW: With the assist of Matt Dudley, a great friend of the show, we spend some time sharing a few stories of for major leaguers who gave their lives in combat for our country.
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Baseball in Wartime
GO GO ASTROS: James takes a few minutes to talk about the connection he and his grandfather, Poppi, shared not just through the Astros, but through the military as well.
TO THE FIRST 10,000 FANS: So many teams are taking the time to recognize the fallen on Memorial Day. We picked a few.
Corpus Christi Hooks
South Bend Cubs
Erie Sea Wolves
West Virginia Power
On Deck: We speak to Victoria Huggins and Matt Sabados about the new Astros Farm club, the Fayetteville Woodpeckers. We talk baseball, starting a new team from scratch and their relationship with the military community at Fort Bragg.
PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:
TEAMS OF THE WEEK:
El Paso Chihuahuas
00:00:46 - Opening: My Military Service and Thoughts On Memorial Day
00:17:38 - From The Bleachers: Midland Rockhounds
00:23:05 - The Big League Chew (In Memoriam)
00:26:07 - Go Go Astros (Poppiest)
00:31:23 - To The First 10,000 Fans
00:35:05 - On Deck with Victoria Huggins
00:47:57 - On Deck with Matt Sabados
01:02:49 - Closing It Out (Final Thoughts)