Baseball is back. Hall of Famers, your favorites and players you haven't thought of for years come to life in a simulated March Madness-style tournament announced by renowned play-by-play voice Josh Lewin. The AL and NL pennant winners from 1974-2006 square off in a March Madness-style round of 48 to decide the Throwback League championship. An advanced computer algorithm produces the results; Josh brings them to life with a lively and descriptive play-by-play, and Legendary Sunday Night Baseball announcer Jon Miller provides pre-game set-up with players from the teams are interviewed. New games drop every Monday from February 17, 2020 till January 11, 2021.
84 Tigers vs 86 Mets
The championship game! A pair of 1-seed lock horns at Shea with a matchup of Darling vs Morris; the Commissioners Trophy on the line. Kirk Gibson talks about what made the visiting ’84 Tigers such a powerhouse; and Josh recaps the season as part of the pre-game show. It all comes down to one.. final… swing.
86 Mets vs 97 Marlins
The 5-seed Marlins are still alive but need to find a way past Doc Gooden at Shea Stadium. Howard Johnson checks in with his memories of the World Series-winning Mets as he, Straw, Kid, and Mex take their hacks vs Kevin Brown. Reminisce, remember and join our growing community by downloading, subscribing and checking out the web site, TheThrowbackLeague.com.
84 Tigers vs 04 Red Sox
A slugfest at the corner of Michigan & Trumbull decides who moves on in this Final Four matchup. Jack Morris takes you inside the ’84 Tigers who try an fend off Big Papi, Manny Ramirez and the ’04 Red Sox. Feel free to be following along and checking box scores and brackets at the league website, TheThrowbackLeague.com.
97 Marlins vs 83 Orioles
The last game of the Elite 8 comes down to a battle on 33rd Street in Baltimore; the 5th-seeded Marlins trying to take down the 3-seed, the ’83 O’s. Ken Singleton talks up his ballclub and Josh takes you towards the Final 4. Reminisce, remember and join our growing community by downloading, subscribing and checking out the web site, TheThrowbackLeague.com.
84 Tigers v 95 Indians
The party-crashing Indians have Dennis Martinez on the mound against Dan Petry and the Motor City Kitties. Bob Costas shares his thoughts on the Clevelanders and Indians’ pitcher Orel Hershiser looks into the opposite dugout to talk about ex-teammate Kirk Gibson. Feel free to be following along and checking box scores and brackets at the league website, TheThrowbackLeague.com.
86 Mets v 05 White Sox
It’s a 3-seed vs a 1-seed at Shea in the Throwback League’s Quarterfinals. Bob Costas recalls why the Ozzie Guillen-led White Sox were such a complete team; Keith Hernandez has his memories of that year’s World Series team from Queens. Reminisce, remember and join our growing community by downloading, subscribing and checking out the web site, TheThrowbackLeague.com.
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Fun and Well Done!
This is really well produced. The soundscape is great, the guests are great. A trip down memory lane with a twist. This is Covid Gold! I hope you do the next earlier decades set like 1953 to 1973.
KP in ROC
Great podcast. Brilliant concept
Continuing to enjoy these weekly podcasts. Invited many friends to listen. Great feedback from them too.
This is a great idea, executed very well and I love listening to Josh Lewin