Baseball Hall of Fame

WFUV Remembers: Dr. Frank Jobe

by Nolan Silbernagel

Orel Hershiser one of the most famous patients of Dr. Frank Jobe (Wikimedia Commons)

Dr. Frank Jobe and former pitcher Tommy John joined Mack Rosenberg and me on July of 2013 as part of our 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame Edition of One on One. Dr. Jobe made a substantial impact on the game of baseball by pioneering Tommy John surgery in 1974.  The surgery helped repair ligament damage in Tommy’s elbow and it was the first kind of this type of procedure.

ESPN’s Buster Olney Talks A-Rod Suspension and Baseball Hall of Fame

by Nolan Silbernagel

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Buster Olney seinor writer for ESPN the Magazine was able to join One on One shortly after the breaking news of Alex Rodriguez’s 162 game suspension.  He talked about whether the full season ban was surprising to him, what kind of precedent this set for Major League Baseball moving forward, and if the disgruntled third baseman will ever play again in the Majors.

One on One Goes Inside the Baseball Hall of Fame

by Julian Atienza

As part of our series of interviews on Hall of Fame Weekend, Mack Rosenberg and Nolan Silbernagel talked to Jim Gates and Tim Wiles about the new book released by the Baseball Hall of Fame:  “Inside the Baseball Hall of Fame.” Jim is the Librarian and Tim is the Director of Research and both were major contributors to the book, which is filled with photos of artifacts, some not currently on display, and the history behind them.

Bob Costas on One On One

by Mack Rosenberg
Bob Costas with (right to left) Mack Rosenberg, Nolan Silbernagel and producer/engineer Julian Atienza
 
Bob Costas, the legendary broadcaster on NBC and the MLB Network, was kind enough to sit down with us for an exclusive interview about all things baseball on Hall of Fame Weekend. Bob spoke about the game today and what it means for him to be at the Hall of Fame this year with no current players being inducted. 
 

One on One at the Second Annual Baseball Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony

by Mack Rosenberg, Nolan Silbernagel

This is only the second year of the baseball Hall of Fame awards ceremony, but this year's group of honorees have impacted the game for half a century.  On Saturday afternoon, the hall honored sportswriter Paul Hagen, broadcaster Tom Cheek (posthumously), Dr. Frank Jobe, and movie producer Thomas Tell in a moving ceremony at Double Day field in Cooperstown. Nolan Silbernagel and myself, as part of our special edition of One on One from the Hall of Fame, had the pleasure of talking to two of these recipients. 

LIVE: One on One from the National Baseball Hall of Fame

by Mack Rosenberg

WFUV will brings you its annual One on One LIVE from the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

Mack Rosenberg and Nolan Silbernagel bring you the broadcast starting from 1-4 PM complete with exclusive interviews including a sit-down talk with the legendary Bob Costas.

Then, stay tuned at 4 for a special broadcast of the annual Baseball Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony.

Tune in here!

 

Baseball & Cooperstown: Fitting Compliments

by Alex Smith, Eric Mollo

 

Alex Smith

I had no clue what to expect from our trip to Cooperstown, New York. Sure, I knew about the Hall of Fame and all of the history and tradition that goes along with it. I have been told, multiple times, that it is the ultimate experience for any baseball fan. But I had never been there. Well that all changed in late July, as we set off for Hall of Fame Weekend.

Hall of Fame Awards Presentation

by Alex Smith
On Saturday, July 21st, as part of Hall of Fame Weekend in Cooperstown, NY, Tim McCarver and Bob Elliott were honored during the Hall of Fame Awards Presentation. McCarver was the recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award for major contributions to the game of baseball by a broadcaster. Elliott was the winner of the J.G.

Live: One on One from Cooperstown 1-4pm

by Kenny Ducey
Live: One on One from Cooperstown

One on One is live from the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY from 1-4PM. We’ll have legends Ozzie Smith, Carlton Fisk, Paul Molitor, and Tony Gwynn on the show, as well as Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson and Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com.

Join us from 1-4PM on 90.7 FM or WFUV.org.