Ep. 26 — Saying Goodbye
The Golden Age of Baseball with Eddie Robinson
by Eddie Robinson
11M ago
It is with heavy hearts that we share that Eddie Robinson passed away on October 4, 2021.  Texas Rangers statement on the passing of Eddie Robinson: The Texas Rangers today issued the following statement on the passing of Eddie Robinson, who died Monday night at his ranch in Bastrop, Texas at the age of 100. “The Texas Rangers are incredibly saddened with the passing of the legendary Eddie Robinson, who spent nearly 70 years in professional baseball as an All-Star player and respected executive. He began a 13-year Major League career with the Cleveland Indians in 1942 and went on to serv ..read more
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Ep. 25 — The Evolution of Baseball Equipment
The Golden Age of Baseball with Eddie Robinson
by Eddie Robinson
11M ago
In this episode, Eddie shares all about the equipment (i.e., bats, gloves, batting helmets, etc.) used by players in his era ..read more
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Ep. 24 — A Baby Named After Eddie
The Golden Age of Baseball with Eddie Robinson
by Eddie Robinson
11M ago
In this episode, Eddie revisits his initial playing days in Valdosta, GA in 1939. He shares stories about the team's favorite hang out at "Vincent's Drug Store", his first autographed baseball, and a borrowed Buick ..read more
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Ep. 23 — A Trade to the Philadelphia Athletics
The Golden Age of Baseball with Eddie Robinson
by Eddie Robinson
11M ago
In this episode, Eddie shares about some of the biggest disappointments he faced during his career, including being traded from the Chicago White Sox to the Philadelphia Athletics ..read more
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Ep. 21 (Part 2) — Around The World Honeymoon
The Golden Age of Baseball with Eddie Robinson
by Eddie Robinson
11M ago
In this episode, Eddie shares more about his honeymoon trip around the world after the 1954/1955 season ..read more
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Ep. 21 (Part 1) — Playing Ball in Tokyo
The Golden Age of Baseball with Eddie Robinson
by Eddie Robinson
11M ago
In this episode, Eddie shares about an exhibition trip to Japan, which was followed by a honeymoon adventure with his wife, Bette.  ..read more
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Extra Innings — Support for a Friend
The Golden Age of Baseball with Eddie Robinson
by Eddie Robinson
11M ago
Correction: The mailing address for donations should be P.O. Box 185044, Fort Worth, TX 76181. In this special episode, Eddie is asking for your generous support of a dear friend who plays a big role in helping to produce this podcast.  His business has faced a lot of challenges caused by COVID, and his wife is also struggling with Alzheimer's. Eddie would love his podcast fans to help this family out, which will also ensure The Golden Age of Baseball Podcast is able to keep bringing you new episodes! For a $25 donation (or more if you feel so inclined), Eddie would be happy to autograph ..read more
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Ep. 19 — Playing for the Yankees
The Golden Age of Baseball with Eddie Robinson
by Eddie Robinson
11M ago
In this episode, Eddie talks about the 1954 & 1955 seasons with the New York Yankees, losing the 1955 World Series to the Brooklyn Dodgers, and why his wedding to wife Bette had to take place on October 6th ..read more
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Ep. 18 — Ken Griffey Jr.
The Golden Age of Baseball with Eddie Robinson
by Eddie Robinson
11M ago
In this episode, Eddie shares some stories about Ken Griffey Jr., as well as some of his favorite sources for thoughtful baseball commentary ..read more
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Ep. 16 — Minnie Minoso & the Go-Go White Sox
The Golden Age of Baseball with Eddie Robinson
by Eddie Robinson
11M ago
In this episode, Eddie discusses his time with the Go-Go White Sox and his friend & teammate, Minnie Minoso ..read more
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