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May 4, 2020

Oldtime Baseball News: From Hobby to Dream Job

Oldtime Baseball News: From Hobby to Dream Job
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Flint natives Scott and Michael McKinstry started and published  Old Time Baseball News, a national baseball publication spotlighting retired baseball players.  The paper was published in Flint for 12 years until the business was sold due to illness.  Scott recounts meeting up with numerous major league baseball players including the members of the 1968 Detroit Tigers.  Scott traveled the nation interviewing the past greats of baseball including Detroit Tiger great Charlie Gerhinger, Hall of Fame Member Ted Williams, Dennis McLain, Mark "the Bird" Fidrych and many others.  Scott tells of the fun and joy he got from being around baseball for a dozen years.   Scott spoke of how he took his passion for baseball to develop a baseball publishing business.  Scott and his brother Michael were inducted into the Ohio Baseball Hall of Fame for their work with major league baseball.     --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/radiofreeflint/message

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