Irish Baseball Podcast
Pat O’Keefe, John Fitzgerald, and Patrick Mahoney | Episode 13

Pat O’Keefe, John Fitzgerald, and Patrick Mahoney | Episode 13

July 5, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Pat O'Keefe talks about growing up wanting to be a sports broadcaster
  • John Fitzgerald gives an update on upcoming Irish American Baseball Society events
  • Author Patrick Mahoney discusses his new book, "Recovering an Irish Voice from the American Frontier: The Prose Writings of Eoin Ua Cathail"

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Washington Nationals Scout Brian Cleary, Tim Carr, and Pud Galvin | Episode 12

Washington Nationals Scout Brian Cleary, Tim Carr, and Pud Galvin | Episode 12

June 21, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Washington National scout Brian Cleary explains the finer points of MLB scouting
  • Tim Carr talks about growing up a Detroit Tigers fan in the 1970s
  • We meet an Irish Baseball legend named Pud Galvin

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Pat O’Keefe, Christopher Klein, and Johnny Murphy | Episode 11

Pat O’Keefe, Christopher Klein, and Johnny Murphy | Episode 11

June 7, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Sportscaster Pat O'Keefe discusses his job covering pro sports and growing up in one of New York City's most Irish neighborhoods, Woodlawn.
  • Host Jim Ward breaks down a clip from author Christopher Klein, author of "Strongboy: The Life and Times of John L. Sullivan.
  • IABS Founder John Fitzgerald introduces us to an Irish Baseball Legend who won World Series titles with the Mets and Yankees, Johnny Murphy!

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Tim Carr, Brian McTaggart, Mike “King” Kelly | Episode 10

Tim Carr, Brian McTaggart, Mike “King” Kelly | Episode 10

May 24, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Tim Carr discusses his work to uncover the Irish ancestry of MLB players and coaches.
  • Astros beat reporter Brian McTaggart talks about spending time in Ireland as a boy and learning baseball with his dad in the Astrodome.
  • Irish American Baseball Society founder John Fitzgerald introduces us to an Irish Baseball Legend named Mike "King" Kelly.

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Shane Spencer, John Fitzgerald, and Patsy Donovan | Episode 9

Shane Spencer, John Fitzgerald, and Patsy Donovan | Episode 9

May 10, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

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Boston Globe Red Sox Reporter Peter Abraham, Florida Atlantic Head Coach John McCormack, and Wee Willie Keeler | Episode 8

Boston Globe Red Sox Reporter Peter Abraham, Florida Atlantic Head Coach John McCormack, and Wee Willie Keeler | Episode 8

April 26, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe discusses how he broke into sportswriting
  • Florida Atlantic head coach John McCormack on coaching, analytics, and mechanics
  • Irish Baseball Legend Wee Willie Keeler

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Timothy Flaherty on Irish Basketball, Jack Curry, and Connie Mack | Episode 7

Timothy Flaherty on Irish Basketball, Jack Curry, and Connie Mack | Episode 7

April 12, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Timothy Flaherty discusses playing and coaching basketball in Ireland
  • Jack Curry discusses his inspiration for becoming a sportswriter
  • We meet an Irish Baseball Legend named Cornelius McGillicuddy, better known as Connie Mack!

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Steve Garvey, From Over th’Éire, Bill “Rough” Carrigan | Episode 6

Steve Garvey, From Over th’Éire, Bill “Rough” Carrigan | Episode 6

March 29, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Steve Garvey on His Childhood Baseball Heroes
  • Steph and Gerard McCrory of From Over th'Éire on working at Foley's NY, learning baseball, and starting a new business
  • Host Jim Ward introduces us to an Irish Baseball Legend named Bill "Rough" Carrigan

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Author Christopher Klein, Joe McEwing, and Ed Delahanty | Episode 5

Author Christopher Klein, Joe McEwing, and Ed Delahanty | Episode 5

March 15, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Author Christopher Klein discusses his book, "When the Irish Invaded Canada."
  • Joe McEwing talks about growing up a basketball fan in Philadelphia and idolizing Dr. J.
  • ESPN Radio's Pat O'Keefe introduces us to an Irish Baseball Legend named "Big" Ed Delahanty.

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Washington Nationals scout Brian Cleary, Red Sox Broadcaster Dave O’Brien, and Irish Baseball Legend Tommy Bond | Episode 4

Washington Nationals scout Brian Cleary, Red Sox Broadcaster Dave O’Brien, and Irish Baseball Legend Tommy Bond | Episode 4

March 1, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Washington Nationals scout Brian Cleary talks about his work as a scout and his collegiate coaching career.
  • Red Sox broadcaster Dave O'Brien reminisces about going to Fenway Park as a child and wanting to become a broadcaster.
  • Kevin McAlpin of the Braves Radio Network introduces us to an Irish Baseball Legend named Tommy Bond.

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