First Series Nationally Televised Baseball Series
On October 3, 1951, Ernie Harwell was part of the NBC TV broadcast team for the playoff series between the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants. Harwell’s efforts were not recorded and most remember Russ Hodges‘ radio call of Bobby Thomson’s game winning home run.
Our next podcast will be released on Friday, December 10th. This podcast will feature the late, great Ernie Harwell.
Ernie Harwell & Red Barber Remember
Dodger Blue in the Middle of the Pacific
What do Jackie Robinson, Bing Crosby, Mozart, The Little Rascals, Red Barber and a Brooklyn bred English Professor from the University of Hawaii have in common? During our next podcast you’ll hear (Brooklyn) Dodger wisdom from Professor Frank Ardolino.
He and Baseball PhD’s Ed Kasputis will explore many points of interest as they discuss Vin Scully (the voice of heaven) from paradise. Our Vin Scully podcast will be released on Friday, November 26th. Aloha.
Even Dodger Games Start Early in Hawaii
Scully’s first team was not the Brooklyn Dodgers but the New York Giants. It all started during the 1936 World Series when Scully was 9. The Yankees won the World Series but the Giants won Scully’s heart.
Our next podcast featuring Vin Scully will be released on Friday, November 26th.
Opening Day 2009
1936 World Series – Game 1
This week is Giants‘ week with our podcast featuring the San Francisco Giants being released on Friday, September 3rd. You can’t talk about the Giants without knowing about the Shot Heard ‘Round the World. October 3, 1951, the Giants are playing the Brooklyn Dodgers in a best of three playoff series. The winner goes to the World Series to play the Yankees, the loser stays in New York to watch.
Bottom of the 9th, the Giants are trailing by 2. Enjoy the video.
Ernie Hallway and Red Barber – Shot Heard ‘Round the World