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Every week we interview one of the world's most interesting people and have them share their stories: stories about their love of golf; stories about their hatred of golf; stories that will make you laugh, make you cry, maybe just make you think. We guarantee they will all entertain you.
And since golf is such a funny game, we feature one of America's top comedians every week in the Golf Is A Funny Game segment. Listen. Enjoy

The Approach Shot Weekend Golf Guys

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    • 5.0 • 332 Ratings

Every week we interview one of the world's most interesting people and have them share their stories: stories about their love of golf; stories about their hatred of golf; stories that will make you laugh, make you cry, maybe just make you think. We guarantee they will all entertain you.
And since golf is such a funny game, we feature one of America's top comedians every week in the Golf Is A Funny Game segment. Listen. Enjoy

    I Guess This Is Goodbye

    I Guess This Is Goodbye

    It’s the final episode of The Approach Shot Podcast! And we go out with one of our all-time favorite interviews. It’s Michael Ortman, Author of the Best-Selling book, 50 For 50. Once you listen this will be one of your favorite episodes too. Before we say “goodbye” to our loyal audience for the last time, let us also say “Thank you”. Thank you for listening, for following. For your support and kind words over the past two years. Feel free to peruse all of our archived episodes. They will be here in perpetuity (or forever, whichever comes first). Enjoy and Thank You all again.

    • 47 min
    Back In The Slyke Zone

    Back In The Slyke Zone

    We revisit our conversations with Andy VanSlyke. He was an outstanding outfielder with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He is also one fot he funniest men you have ever heard. Great baseball stories from one of the greats, Andy VanSlyke once again this week on The Approach Shot Podcast.

    • 46 min
    Levon Kirkland Invented The Modern Line Backer Position, Right?

    Levon Kirkland Invented The Modern Line Backer Position, Right?

    Levon Kirkland was a linebacker for the Pittsburgh Stealers. He was smaller than many others who played the position. He was faster than many too. In fact, it has been said that Levon Kirkland created what has become the modern Line Backer position. And after seeing what Levon did to Emmet Smith in the Super Bowl XXX you probably don’t want to argue the point. Levon Kirkland talks college football, the NFL, and golf on this week’s edition of The Approach Shot Podcast

    • 47 min
    Jerry Reuss Revisited

    Jerry Reuss Revisited

    Jerry Reuss (born June 19, 1949)—pronounced "royce"—is a former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, best known for his years with the Los Angeles Dodgers.Reuss played for eight teams in his major league career; along with the Dodgers (1979–87), he played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1969–71), Houston Astros (1972–73), and Pittsburgh Pirates (1974–78). At the end of his career (1987–90), he played for the Cincinnati Reds, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Milwaukee Brewers, and the Pirates again (Reuss is one of only two Pirates to have played for Danny Murtaugh, Chuck Tanner, and Jim Leyland, the other being John Candelaria). With the Dodgers, he won the 1981 World Series over the New York Yankees. In 1988 he became the second pitcher in history, joining Milt Pappas, to win 200 career games without ever winning 20 in a single season.[1] Reuss is one of only 29 players in major league history to play in four different decades.[2]

    • 48 min
    Four Decades of Baseball Stories From Jerry Reuss

    Four Decades of Baseball Stories From Jerry Reuss

    Jerry Reuss (born June 19, 1949)—pronounced "Royce"—is a former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, best known for his years with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Reuss played for eight teams in his major league career; along with the Dodgers (1979–87), he played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1969–71), Houston Astros (1972–73), and Pittsburgh Pirates (1974–78). At the end of his career (1987–90), he played for the Cincinnati Reds, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Milwaukee Brewers, and the Pirates again (Reuss is one of only two Pirates to have played for Danny Murtaugh, Chuck Tanner, and Jim Leyland, the other being John Candelaria). With the Dodgers, he won the 1981 World Series over the New York Yankees. In 1988 he became the second pitcher in history, joining Milt Pappas, to win 200 career games without ever winning 20 in a single season. Reuss is one of only 29 players in major league history to play in four different decades.


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    • 49 min
    50 For 50 With Michael Ortman

    50 For 50 With Michael Ortman

    This week on The Approach Shot Podcast we are pleased to have author Michael Ortman is our guest. Michael has written a great book called “Opening Day 50-for50”. It’s a collection of stories of how one man attended 50 Opening Day baseball games in 50 years. Inside the book and on the podcast today you will hear some great stories of teams and players whose names you may have forgotten but the memories will come flooding back with Mr. Ortman’s passionate telling of his stories from 50 years of opening day baseball games. Another fun, funny, entertaining edition of The Approach Sahot Podcast

    • 47 min

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332 Ratings

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