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Stanley Cup Stories | Epic Week (Ep 280)

To celebrate the anniversary of the Stanley Cup which was originally commissioned on 3/18/1892 by Lord Stanley of Preston to promote hockey, Tom and Nick discuss some of the wild and crazy Stanley Cup stories involving players celebrating in various ways with the Cup! You won’t believe what it’s been through! This weeks Roll Call is full of heavy hitters, and pitchers, including Clayton Kershaw, Carlos Carrasco, Pat Riley, Bobby Orr, Sting, J.J Watt, Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, and The Undertaker. On the latest edition of Why Should I Care, Nick thinks you should care about Ronaldinho, and Tom makes his case for Moses Malone! Tune in for another episode of Epic Week covering March 18th through 24th!

Show Notes:

0:00-1:30 Intro: Welcome to Epic Week by Bacon Sports. I’m grade school shot put and discus coach Tom Pellegrino along with my podcast tag-team partner and Fantasy Baseball Draft Prepper Nick Schwietering. Epic Week looks at the sports Birthdays and Anniversaries for a week in sports. This week, we are talking about March 18th through 24th.

1:31-8:03 Main event: To celebrate the anniversary of the Stanley Cup which was originally commissioned on 3/18/1892 by Lord Stanley of Preston, then-Governor General of Canada, to promote hockey Tom and Nick discuss some of the wild and crazy stories involving players celebrating in various ways with the Cup! You wouldn’t believe what it’s been through!

8:04-15:23 Roll Call: Clayton Kershaw, Pat Riley, Bobby Orr, Sting, Carlos Carrasco, J.J Watt, Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, The Undertaker.

15:24-20:00 Why Should I Care: Happy Birthday to soccer super star Ronaldinho whose career included winning everything in style while making Nike and other sponsors hundreds of millions if not billions of dollars. He starred in the first YouTube Video to ever reach one million views! Also Happy Birthday to the Late Moses Malone,”The Chairman of the Board, a forgotten legend of the ABA and NBA!

20:01-21:16 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 Jason Kidd number of stars (it is his birthday this week) 5; Follow me on Twitter @BaconSportsTom and Nick @SweetsCincy. If you like this podcast, share it with your sports fan friends, and tell them it’s awesome. If you hate this podcast, share it with your sports fan friends, so they can laugh at how bad it is! It is also William Shatner’s birthday this week so we are sending you out to his insane spoken word rendition of Elton John’s Rocket Man! For Nick Schwietering, I’m Tom Pellegrino, make it an Epic Week.

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
  • 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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