With Major League Baseball’s announcement this week of a shortened season beginning in July, Dr. Deaton looks back at other events in history before COVID-19 that caused sports fans to cry in their beer.
While professional baseball is on hold, Dr. Deaton recalls baseball great Hank Aaron, who broke Babe Ruth’s record this week in 1974.
Stan previews the upcoming National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama and relives the glory glory that was the 1980 championship team. Go Dogs.
This week Stan tells the story of the tragedy of the largest man-made explosion in the pre-atomic age that happened 100 years ago this week, shares random thoughts about the college football playoffs, and remembers Cornelia Walker Bailey.
This week’s Off the Deaton Path podcast previews the action-packed College Football Season that begins this Labor Day weekend. Stan inflicts on gridiron-loving fans his previews, predictions, half-baked ideas and inane commentary about the Dogs, Jackets, and other big games in September. Click and enjoy.