Ron Guidry

gatorNew York Yankees legend Ron Guidry called in to talk about his new memoir “Gator: My Life in Pinstripes.”  We discussed his amazing 1978 season (25-3) and his incredible 1983 season (21 complete games in 31 starts), the continuing fascination with the 1977-78 Yankees, the impact of the loss of Thurman Munson in 1979, and what pitch Ron would use to inevitably strike me out in a Wiffle ball game.

Joseph Esposito

dinner in camelotJoseph Esposito served in three presidential administrations.  He’s currently a college professor and the author of “Dinner in Camelot,” which tells the story of an incredible night in April 1962 when some of the greatest intellectuals, statesmen, scientists and writers of America at midcentury were invited to the famous Nobel Prize dinner.