Sports Birthdays for Dec 24 – 30 | Epic Week (Ep 256)

By December 24, 2018No Comments

Is the Cincinnati Curse a real thing? After devastating injuries to Kenyon Martin and Carson Palmer, the city has never fully recovered. Tom Pellegrino and Nick Schwietering embark on another episode of Epic Week covering sports birthdays and anniversaries from December 24th-30th, including tough guys Carton Fisk and Bill Goldberg, speedsters Rickey Henderson and Ozzie Smith, Kenny Stabler, Lebron James, Carson Wentz and more!

Sports Birthdays Dec 24-30/ Epic Week Show Notes:

(0:00-0:21) Intro: Epic Week by Bacon Sports Looks at Sports Birthdays and Anniversaries for the week.

(0:22-3:17) Birthday Roll Call: Rickey Henderson, Ken Stabler, Carton Fisk , Adam Vinatieri, Byron Russell, Bill Goldberg

(3:18-10:55) We celebrate the birthdays of Kenyon Martin (3:18-6:19) and Carson Palmer (6:19-8:25) by remembering two injuries that brought the city of Cincinnati to their knees. Is the Cinci Curse real (8:26-10:55)?

(10:56-15:00) Also Receiving Votes: Lebron James, Babe Ruth Sold To Yankees/ Babe Ruth Denied Release to Manage Reds, Carson Wentz, Ozzie Smith

(15:01-15:59) Outro: Sign off and Bill Goldberg’s Entrance Music

Feedback (We want to hear from you):

  • You can connect with Tom Pellegrino on Twitter @BaconSportsTom.
  • You can connect with Nick Schwietering on Twitter @sweetscincy and on Instagram Sweetscincy
  • Is the Cincinnati Curse a real thing? Did we skip over a Birthday or Anniversary you would have liked to hear covered? We’d love your thoughts and feedback on our conversation so hit us up!


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