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Offline HondoKillebrew

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Good point about show format.

I remember Beatrice from when I first moved down here in 1993. Was he on the air at night?

Originally, he was on WMAL AM 630 at 7 pm (for 2 hours?) on weeknights.  When WTEM AM 570 started in '91 or '92, he was on that station for a brief period but his heyday was his time on WMAL.  He was a quirky guy with a nasally voice and Boston accent, but he had a lot of devoted listeners.  Whether or not he was 100% accurate, he did know a lot and, growing up listening to him, I really enjoyed his show.  He passed away a couple of years ago. 

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The stuff you old folks complain about is draining.

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Originally, he was on WMAL AM 630 at 7 pm (for 2 hours?) on weeknights.  When WTEM AM 570 started in '91 or '92, he was on that station for a brief period but his heyday was his time on WMAL.  He was a quirky guy with a nasally voice and Boston accent, but he had a lot of devoted listeners.  Whether or not he was 100% accurate, he did know a lot and, growing up listening to him, I really enjoyed his show.  He passed away a couple of years ago. 

...   and he didn't eat curly fries.    :)

I may be wrong (JCA can straighten me out) but I think I used to hear him on occasion on WBZ 1030.

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Originally, he was on WMAL AM 630 at 7 pm (for 2 hours?) on weeknights.  When WTEM AM 570 started in '91 or '92, he was on that station for a brief period but his heyday was his time on WMAL.  He was a quirky guy with a nasally voice and Boston accent, but he had a lot of devoted listeners.  Whether or not he was 100% accurate, he did know a lot and, growing up listening to him, I really enjoyed his show.  He passed away a couple of years ago.

I remember. Maybe his facts weren't the best but he was good. Then there was Al Michaels on TV. Sports machine. The quality of on air sports coverage in this town has really deteriorated to garbage.

Offline RobDibblesGhost

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I remember. Maybe his facts weren't the best but he was good. Then there was Al Michaels on TV. Sports machine. The quality of on air sports coverage in this town has really deteriorated to garbage.

You mean George Michael from Channel 4. Combined with Glenn Brenner at Channel 9 (who was taken way too soon), those were the glory days of sports coverage on local TV. It's a complete joke nowadays.

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Originally, he was on WMAL AM 630 at 7 pm (for 2 hours?) on weeknights.  When WTEM AM 570 started in '91 or '92, he was on that station for a brief period but his heyday was his time on WMAL.  He was a quirky guy with a nasally voice and Boston accent, but he had a lot of devoted listeners.  Whether or not he was 100% accurate, he did know a lot and, growing up listening to him, I really enjoyed his show.  He passed away a couple of years ago. 
I remember Beatrice and I loved listening to him ( that was when I could hear). Always thought he played no favorites and was very knowledgeable on most sports and who the prospects were. He had call ins and "You're next". Also liked Warner Wolf , a local guy who graduated to NYC radio and TV. Have no clue what happened to him as I didn't visit NY often.

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You mean George Michael from Channel 4. Combined with Glenn Brenner at Channel 9 (who was taken way too soon), those were the glory days of sports coverage on local TV. It's a complete joke nowadays.

I remember the George Michael sports machine. I was a kid in South Carolina. That was one of the only ways to see national sports coverage. Loved it.

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I'm glad others agree that the coverage here sucks. I just put on 106.7....more kirk. As if anyone thought he was signing a LT deal!

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...   and I think the whole damned staff at 106.7 is on a weight loss program.
they are having a tribute to Dr. Leonard's hair replacement treatment on NESN later this month.

And Beatrice was on WBZ.

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they are having a tribute to Dr. Leonard's hair replacement treatment on NESN later this month.

And Beatrice was on WBZ.

Thanks JCA

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Re: Nats get a shut out; Harp hits 2 HR, and...
« Reply #60: August 01, 2017, 10:55:49 AM »
Grant and Danny have been talking about Pryor's press conference for almost an hour :lmao:

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Re: Nats get a shut out; Harp hits 2 HR, and...
« Reply #61: August 01, 2017, 11:19:36 AM »
Grant and Danny have been talking about Pryor's press conference for almost an hour :lmao:

I was tuned in while doin' my walkabout.   They teased us with the Nats and then  ...  boom  ....   football for 3 segments.   

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Re: Nats get a shut out; Harp hits 2 HR, and...
« Reply #62: August 01, 2017, 11:27:16 AM »
Grant and Danny have been talking about Pryor's press conference for almost an hour :lmao:

If only they had gotten Darvish, then we could get them to talk about the Nats...
Or maybe they should have signed one of the Ball children...

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Re: Nats get a shut out; Harp hits 2 HR, and...
« Reply #63: August 01, 2017, 12:17:00 PM »
Or RGIII.

If only they had gotten Darvish, then we could get them to talk about the Nats...
Or maybe they should have signed one of the Ball children...

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Re: Nats get a shut out; Harp hits 2 HR, and...
« Reply #64: August 01, 2017, 02:05:05 PM »
ESPN 980 doesn't even have an FM station anymore. Only AM or listen online.

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Re: Nats get a shut out; Harp hits 2 HR, and...
« Reply #65: August 01, 2017, 02:24:39 PM »
Grant and Danny have been talking about Pryor's press conference for almost an hour :lmao:

I tuned in the Junks at 8 am hoping to hear about the Nats and Gio's impressive outing. But NOOOOO. Had to hear the knob slobbering about Pryor. What a joke!

Look, T Pryor will be good, but he isn't even as good as DJax. But regardless. The Nats just made a huge trade. Just had 8 innings of no-hit baseball. Just had a closer close a game, and it isn't even the guy they just traded for to be the closer.

There are a ton of Nats stories! And let's not forget they have an instant storyline in that 34 guy who knocked in his, what, 80th rbi last night?


Offline GburgNatsFan

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Re: Nats get a shut out; Harp hits 2 HR, and...
« Reply #66: August 01, 2017, 02:31:33 PM »
You should have waited until 8:15.

I tuned in the Junks at 8 am hoping to hear about the Nats and Gio's impressive outing. But NOOOOO. Had to hear the knob slobbering about Pryor. What a joke!

Look, T Pryor will be good, but he isn't even as good as DJax. But regardless. The Nats just made a huge trade. Just had 8 innings of no-hit baseball. Just had a closer close a game, and it isn't even the guy they just traded for to be the closer.

There are a ton of Nats stories! And let's not forget they have an instant storyline in that 34 guy who knocked in his, what, 80th rbi last night?

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Re: Nats get a shut out; Harp hits 2 HR, and...
« Reply #68: August 01, 2017, 02:47:39 PM »
You should have waited until 8:15.

Alas, my morning commute is 12 minutes. I live by that huge mormon compound and work in bethesda. Unfortunately for me, I don't get to sit in traffic like the rest of my DC-brethren.....   ;)

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Re: Nats get a shut out; Harp hits 2 HR, and...
« Reply #69: August 01, 2017, 06:36:31 PM »
Grant and Danny have been talking about Pryor's press conference for almost an hour :lmao:
They had 5 segments on the Nats and their Nats podcast came out today which was almost 90 minutes long.

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Re: Nats get a shut out; Harp hits 2 HR, and...
« Reply #70: August 01, 2017, 06:39:44 PM »
They had 5 segments on the Nats and their Nats podcast came out today which was almost 90 minutes long.

I bailed after the first segment so they could finish the hour on football.    Caught the Jags interview at 11.    He's good.    Don't do the pod thing.

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« Reply #71: August 01, 2017, 06:43:05 PM »
I bailed after the first segment so they could finish the hour on football.    Caught the Jags interview at 11.    He's good.    Don't do the pod thing.
Pods is all I do anymore.

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Re: Nats get a shut out; Harp hits 2 HR, and...
« Reply #72: August 01, 2017, 09:52:50 PM »
Pods is all I do anymore.
so you are a pod person?  explains some things.

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« Reply #73: August 01, 2017, 11:35:38 PM »
so you are a pod person?  explains some things.
I pod my radio and laundry detergent.

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Re: Nats get a shut out; Harp hits 2 HR, and...
« Reply #74: August 02, 2017, 09:10:19 AM »
so you are a pod person?  explains some things.

What was the old black and white sci-fi movie about aliens invading earth in ....  plant/vegetable pods?    :old:

EDIT:    Googled it.    "Invasion of the Body Snatchers"

Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a 1956 American science fiction horror film produced by Walter Wanger, directed by Don Siegel, that stars Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter. The black and white film, shot in Superscope, was partially done in a film noir style.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_the_Body_Snatchers