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Babe Ruth, Satchel Paige and new Hall of Famer Bud Fowler all had a hand in providing the state of Colorado with a rich baseball history. The man who literally wrote the book on it, “Baseball in Denver,” joins us to talk about a few more forgotten legends. We even get into his semi-pro ball club, the Denver Browns. While the Denver Bears/Zephyrs may have left town 30 years ago, Matthew Repplinger is doing many of the same things today in the Mile High City. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE POD! iTunes link — Stitcher Link — Pocket Casts Link — Spotify Link

Until making his first Opening Day roster to start the 2019 season, the daily schedule at Union Station for Tap Time was sporadic, at best. With zero options for Raimel Tapia to be sent back to Triple-A – lest he be placed on waivers and exposed to the other 29 teams to claim him – the 25-year-old outfielder tied for second on the team in runs batted in during Spring Training and drastically reduced his strikeout numbers. The kid from San Pedro de Macoris was finally going to get his shot with the big club. The starts were slow at first, only two through the first ten games. Then, David Dahl suffered a core injury in Los Angeles and went on the…

On Opening Day 2016, Colorado traveled to Arizona to pit their shiny new toys against one another. During the offseason, Zack Greinke opted out of a three-year, $71M pact ($23.7M average annual salary) with the Los Angeles Dodgers only to stick around in the NL West and sign with the Diamondbacks on a six-year, $206.5M pact ($34.4M average annual salary). For the Rockies, their new toy came from drastically different circumstances. After trading Troy Tulowitzki during the 2015 season, José Reyes became the de facto starting shortstop with two-years and approximately $50M remaining on his deal. That offseason, Reyes was involved in a violation of MLB’s domestic abuse policy and suspended for the first 51 games of the 2016 season.…

They say most of the ghosts are still across the street. Along with AT&T Sportsnet analyst Cory Sullivan, I tend to agree. Before the birth of the New York Yankees, the city that never sleeps received its first American League team in 1903. At the time, a team called Hilltop Park in the Washington Heights area of Manhattan was known...

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