In addition to being an acclaimed film series, ESPN’s 30 for 30 is also available in the podcast realm. Now in its fourth season, 30 for 30 Podcasts feature tales from the world of sports and beyond with captivating storytelling that explores how sports, competition, athleticism and adventure affect our lives and our world. Hosted and produced by Jody Avirgan, 30 for 30 Podcasts are sports stories like you’ve never heard before.
Some the compelling stories featured in the new season of 30 for 30 Podcasts include:
Juiced –The story of Jose Canseco, the self-proclaimed “godfather of the steroid era,” and his tell-all memoir in which he would name every player he knew had used performance-enhancing drugs. The podcast follows the book’s journey from idle revenge fantasy to publishing sensation to sparking a congressional hearing.
• Rickey Won’t Quit –After registering his 3000th hit at age 42, Rickey Henderson refused to retire and ultimately landed with the San Diego Surf Dawgs of the Independent Golden Baseball League at age 46. This is the story of a baseball legend doing everything he can to continue playing the game he loves.
• The Loophole – Japanese star pitcher Hideo Nomo hatched a risky plan to do what no Japanese player had done since 1964 – make the jump to Major League Baseball. It was a move that could’ve ended Nomo’s career and prevented every other Japanese player from having a shot at joining MLB. “The Loophole” reveals how he not only pulled it off, but transformed both American and Japanese baseball forever.
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