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Join hosts Rick Becker and Jim Ward as they talk baseball and Ireland on the Irish Baseball Podcast. The Irish Baseball Podcast is a production of the Irish American Baseball Society.

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Join hosts Rick Becker and Jim Ward as they talk baseball and Ireland on the Irish Baseball Podcast. The Irish Baseball Podcast is a production of the Irish American Baseball Society.

    Timothy Flaherty on Irish Basketball, Jack Curry, and Connie Mack | Episode 7

    Timothy Flaherty on Irish Basketball, Jack Curry, and Connie Mack | Episode 7

    In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:
    Timothy Flaherty discusses playing and coaching basketball in Ireland
    Jack Curry discusses his inspiration for becoming a sportswriter
    We meet an Irish Baseball Legend named Cornelius McGillicuddy, better known as Connie Mack!
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    • 18 min
    Steve Garvey, From Over th'Éire, Bill "Rough" Carrigan | Episode 6

    Steve Garvey, From Over th'Éire, Bill "Rough" Carrigan | Episode 6

    In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:
    Steve Garvey on His Childhood Baseball Heroes
    Steph and Gerard McCrory of From Over th'Éire on working at Foley's NY, learning baseball, and starting a new business
    Host Jim Ward introduces us to an Irish Baseball Legend named Bill "Rough" Carrigan
    Click here to listen on Apple Podcasts!

    • 17 min
    Author Christopher Klein, Joe McEwing, and Ed Delahanty | Episode 5

    Author Christopher Klein, Joe McEwing, and Ed Delahanty | Episode 5

    In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:
    Author Christopher Klein discusses his book, "When the Irish Invaded Canada."
    Joe McEwing talks about growing up a basketball fan in Philadelphia and idolizing Dr. J.
    ESPN Radio's Pat O'Keefe introduces us to an Irish Baseball Legend named "Big" Ed Delahanty.
    Click here to listen on Apple Podcasts!

    • 18 min
    Washington Nationals scout Brian Cleary, Red Sox Broadcaster Dave O'Brien, and Irish Baseball Legend Tommy Bond | Episode 4

    Washington Nationals scout Brian Cleary, Red Sox Broadcaster Dave O'Brien, and Irish Baseball Legend Tommy Bond | Episode 4

    In this episode, Washington Nationals scout Brian Cleary, Red Sox broadcaster Dave O'Brien, and Kevin McAlpin of the Braves Radio Network introduces us to an Irish Baseball Legend named Tommy Bond.

    • 17 min
    Florida Atlantic Coach John McCormack, Irish Ambassador Dan Mulhall, and Irish Baseball Legend Big Ed Walsh | Episode 3

    Florida Atlantic Coach John McCormack, Irish Ambassador Dan Mulhall, and Irish Baseball Legend Big Ed Walsh | Episode 3

    In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:
    Florida Atlantic head coach John McCormack discusses the effects of COVID on college baseball and how his team prepares for games.
    Ireland's Ambassador to the United States, Dan Mulhall, discusses how he prepared to throw out the first pitch for the Washington Nationals.
    Houston Astros reporter Brian McTaggart introduces us to an Irish Baseball Legend and Hall of Famer named Big Ed Walsh.
    Click here to listen on Apple Podcasts!

    • 16 min
    John Fitzgerald, Steve Garvey, and Hugh "One Arm Daily" | Episode 2

    John Fitzgerald, Steve Garvey, and Hugh "One Arm Daily" | Episode 2

    In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:
    Irish American Baseball Society founder John Fitzgerald discusses his documentary film about baseball in Ireland, "The Emerald Diamond," with host Rick Becker.
    Co-host Jim Ward shares a clip of MLB legend Steve Garvey reminiscing about the three Hall of Fame managers he played for.
    Irish National Baseball Team outfielder Conor Santoianni introduces an Irish Baseball Legend named Hugh "One Arm" Daily.
    Click here to listen on Apple Podcasts!

    • 18 min

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