Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth got to the 700 Home Run Club in very different ways. Will anyone playing right now catch them? Tune in for another episode of Epic Week covering Sports Birthdays and Anniversaries from February 4th through 10th including Oscar De La Hoya, Darrell Waltrip, Roberto Alomar, Roger Staubach, Steve Nash, Klay Thompson, Vladimir Guerrero, The Big Show, John Calipari, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and more!
0:00-0:19 Intro: Welcome to Epic Week by Bacon Sports. I’m Tom Pellegrino along with my podcast tag-team partner Nick Schwietering. Epic Week looks at the sports Birthdays and Anniversaries for a week in sports. This week, we are talking about February 4th through February 10th.
0:20-4:07 Roll Call: Oscar De La Hoya, Darrell Waltrip, Roberto Alomar, Roger Staubach, Steve Nash, Klay Thompson, Vladimir Guerrero, The Big Show, John Calipari.
4:08-7:56 Why Should I Care: Lawrence Taylor, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar.
7:57-13:25 Main Event: To celebrate the birthdays of Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth we talk about how these two sluggers went about getting into the 700 Home Run Club. Can anyone catch them?
13:26-16:19 Also Receiving Votes: February 7, 1949 Joe DiMaggio becomes the 1st $100,000 player. February 5, 1989 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reaches 38,000 career points. Can anyone catch him?
16:20-17:26 Outro: That’s all for the show today. Please check out Bacon Sports on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at Bacon Sports. Be sure to subscribe to this podcast and rate us (preferably a Joe D number of stars 5). Follow me on Twitter @BaconSportsTom, and Nick @SweetsCincy (with a “y”). It is also Garth Brooks’ birthday this week so we are sending you out to Friends in Low Places.
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