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What ever happened to Ken Griffey Jr., our love for him, and our love for baseball?

Seattle musician and friend of Griffey, Kid Sensation (Xola Malik), as well as producer Alex Ward, rehash the life and career of one of sports most misunderstood superstars, and examine America’s relationship with baseball, music, race, celebrity and success.

American Prodigy: The Ki‪d‬ Blue Wire

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What ever happened to Ken Griffey Jr., our love for him, and our love for baseball?

Seattle musician and friend of Griffey, Kid Sensation (Xola Malik), as well as producer Alex Ward, rehash the life and career of one of sports most misunderstood superstars, and examine America’s relationship with baseball, music, race, celebrity and success.

    The Two Kids

    The Two Kids

    He's remembered as one of the biggest stars in America and a 90's cultural icon, yet somehow, it seems like Griffey's legacy has gone missing. Where did it go? 
      
    Musician Kid Sensation (Xola Malik) and producer Alex Ward revisit the origins of Ken's early success in high school and with the Mariners, Xola's own beginnings with Sir Mix-a-Lot's crew, and the moment these two Kids crossed paths in Seattle. 
      
    Presented by Roman: getroman.com

    • 35 Min.
    Introducing American Prodigy: The Kid

    Introducing American Prodigy: The Kid

    What ever happened to Ken Griffey Jr., our love for him, and our love for baseball?

    Seattle musician and friend of Griffey, Kid Sensation (Xola Malik), as well as producer Alex Ward, rehash the life and career of one of sports most misunderstood superstars, and examine America’s relationship with baseball, music, race, celebrity and success.

    • 1 Min.
    PREVIEW: The Next American Prodigy

    PREVIEW: The Next American Prodigy

    Grant Wahl is back to introduce Season 2 of American Prodigy.

    Grant talks to Xola Malik and producer Alex Ward about "The Kid," his impact on Seattle, baseball, and 90's culture.

    What ever happened to "The Kid," our love for him, and our love for baseball?

    • 23 Min.
    Freddy Adu BONUS: The Breakdown

    Freddy Adu BONUS: The Breakdown

    Grant sits down with producer Harry Swartout and goes behind the scenes of the making of American Prodigy: Freddy Adu. What did it take to get the interviews done in a pandemic? Did Freddy’s penchant for trash talk ever land him in trouble? What really went down between Grant and Jaleel White at the MLS Cup? Grant tells all and plays quality audio we just didn’t have time for in the story.

    • 34 Min.
    Freddy Adu: The Return

    Freddy Adu: The Return

    While this podcast was being made, 31-year-old Freddy signed with Swedish third-division club Österlen, his first pro club in two years. Playing now for the love of the game, Freddy discusses his unexpected opportunity and what he has learned from being an American Prodigy. Is this the beginning of a great comeback? Or are we letting unreasonably high expectations get ahead of Freddy once again?

    • 29 Min.
    Freddy Adu: Freddy’s Legacy

    Freddy Adu: Freddy’s Legacy

    It’s been two years since Freddy played competitive soccer, but at age 31 he’s still trying to make a comeback, even as he teaches the next generation. Today is a new world in American soccer, where the best prospects leave for Europe and developmental academies stateside grow to provide support for America’s next prodigy. What happens to the next Freddy Adu? Are we ready for the next American Prodigy? Are they already here? Grant Wahl examines.

    • 38 Min.

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