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Thom Loverro's Cigars and Curveballs

In the podcast, "Cigars and Curveballs," veteran sports analyst Thom Loverro selects subjects from his extensive career in print, online and broadcast journalism to deliver engaging conversations each week.
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Now displaying: April, 2018
Apr 23, 2018

From Tuesday, April 24, 2018: Thom is joined by former All Star Center Fielder Andy Van Slyke. They cover his career that began in St. Louis before he was traded to Pittsburgh where we saw much success alongside his teammate Barry Bonds. Thom lets Andy know how he shares some responsibility for him landing with the Orioles, Andy's post-playing career that includes writing, and his thoughts on Bryce Harper & the Nats.

Apr 17, 2018

From Tuesday, April 17, 2018: ‚ÄĚThom welcomes on recent Nats Manager Dusty Baker to talk about the immediate aftermath of his life following the 2 NL East Titles in Washington. Conversation begins with Dusty returning to the Giants organization, how he dealt with his tenure ending in DC (10:01), the time he was Dave Martinez's skipper in San Francisco (23:56), his relationship with Bryce Harper (28:36), and more."

Apr 10, 2018

From Wednesday, April 11, 2018:  Thom has the pleasure & the honor to be joined by former All Star & NL Manager of the Year Felipe Alou.  Felipe talks about growing up in the Dominican Republic, playing with and against so many baseball legends, and the 4th Alou brother.  He also tells Thom his memories of the 94 Expos and his current thoughts on baseball in Washington.

Apr 3, 2018

From Wednesday, April 4, 2018: Thom welcomes on longtime ESPN announcer Mike Patrick after he just ended his accomplished career. He talks about working w/ Lefty Dreisell, his memories of Howard Cosell (15:00), the greatest moment of his life w/ Arnold Palmer (23:30), being at the early days of ESPN & calling 3 decades worth of ACC action (27:08), and finally calling Sunday Night Football for years.

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