Tonight on the radio version of News, Notes and Rumors

At 6:20 PM EDT Paul Banks of The Sports Bank.net and Chicago Sports Guru calls to talk football lockout and the NBA Draft.

At 7:20 Doug Upstone the Odds man from Statfox.com joins me to talk about the odds of the Indians winning the division and what the run differential statistic says about the final record the Tribe will have.

 

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Ballpark Quirks

Even if you’re not really a baseball fan, you can still get caught up in the fever every time the sport is in season. Once you decide to join the diehard fans in their enthusiasm over the sport of baseball, there is no turning back. The sport itself is exciting, but its traditions and endearing quirks will get you hooked. For instance, did you know that the ground rules in Major League Baseball differ from ballpark to ballpark, thanks to their different unique features and varying dimensions? Even the best ballparks in baseball have their peculiarities.

Nevertheless, these so-called ballpark quirks make watching the game live at the venue even more fun. Some of the most interesting places are listed below:

  • Before Miller Park, there was the old Milwaukee County Stadium. In the old venue, Bernie Brewer, the mascot, would go down a long slide into a gigantic mug. The Miller Park variation has Bernie sliding down into a platform which Kalahari Resorts has in recent years turned into a splash zone. Fans sitting nearby get sprayed with water as soon as Bernie hits the platform.
  • Tropicana Field, or “The Trop”, has those infamous catwalks (they support the ballpark dome)
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Tonight on the radio version of News, Notes and Rumors

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At 6:20 PM EDT Samantha Burton Indians beat writer for the Bleacher Report tires to talk me off the ledge about the Tribe’s fall.

At 7:20 Stephen Brotherston of Hoopsworld.com joins us to get his take on the NBA draft.

Tomorrow night David Kay basketball editor for walterfootball.com joins me to cover the NBA Draft LIVE.   We start at 6:15 with a round table of writers that cover the various NBA teams.  They will tell us who their team will pick and why.

Then at 7 we begin the draft coverage.  We will be on the air through at least the middle of the 1st round.

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Bill Smith is a former coach of several semi-pro teams, has officiated both football and basketball, done color on radio for college football and basketball and has scouted talent.
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