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When Football Was Football - Sports History Network EPISODE 29, 21st June 2021
Fastest Man in Baseball History - Was a Pro Football Player!

Fastest Man in Baseball History - Was a Pro Football Player!

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EPISODE SUMMARY

Who do you think is the fastest player in big league history? Ricky Henderson? Lou Brock? Ty Cobb? Tim Raines? The correct answer would be none of the above and the person in question was actually better known as a football player with the Chicago Cardinals, not for his solid major league baseball career.....

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WHEN FOOTBALL WAS FOOTBALL BACKGROUND

Each episode takes the listener back to the very early days of the National Football League. Author Joe Ziemba will share a forgotten or lost story from one of the NFL’s two oldest teams: The Bears and the Cardinals. Team championships, individual exploits, or long-buried items of interest from the earliest years of the NFL will be dusted off and resurrected for the listener. Not for the football faint-of-heart since these programs will document when the struggling Bears nearly went out of business or when Cardinals’ players earned $15 a game and were proud of it! It’s NFL history—with a twist!. See Joe's books below.

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