Part 2 of our conversation with legendary comic and and actor Ray Romano
The sitcom star and lifelong Mets fan takes a second turn in the batter's box as Ray Romano talks his passion for golf and poker, the impact of David Letterman on his life, and the white-knuckle ride that was directing his first feature film. That plus a final tribute to a New York Rangers icon on this edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
The Art Shamsky Podcast Welcomes Legendary Comedian & Actor Ray Romano
The award-winning sitcom (‘Everybody Loves Raymond’) superstar steps into the batters box with Art to talk about his landmark television show, his love for his TV brother Brad Garrett, and converting from comedian to dramatic actor with the help of Martin Scorsese (The Irishman) in part one of an uproarious conversation on this special edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast. Let us not forget the iconic bulldog on Everybody Loves Raymond is named ‘Shamsky’ after Art.
The Art Shamsky Podcast with Special Guest Pitching Legend Luis Tiant.
The name Luis Tiant conjures images of unique windups, cigars, and marathon pitching performances. El Tiante steps into the Batter’s Box with Art to talk growing up the son of a legendary Negro Leaguer, being a Boston legend, and his heartache over the beleaguered state of his native Cuba on this revealing episode of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
The Art Shamsky Podcast welcomes fellow Miracle Met Ron Swoboda.
Ron Swoboda has been asked “How long will you keep living off that catch?” His answer: “How long have I got?” The Game Four catch in the ’69 series was but one of many feats that would forever brand that legendary team the “Miracle Mets” with Rocky’s bat helping lead the way to the unlikeliest of championships. Ron has a lot to say as he talks being a legendary Met, his two decades as a sportscaster, and life after the miracle in this All-Star edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
The Art Shamsky Podcast welcomes the legendary Walt ‘Clyde’ Frazier
His performance as part of the champion Knicks teams of the early seventies is only the beginning of his legend. He evolved the art of broadcasting, set new standards in style and fashion, and is a prime example of charitable leadership as he shares all he has learned with young people. Before people wanted to be like Mike, they wanted to be like Walt ‘Clyde’ Frazier. Art welcomes a true New York icon as Walt Frazier shares his thoughts on today’s game, his role in the world, and the origin of his nickname in this wide-ranging episode of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
THE STATE OF BASEBALL with Special Guest SNY's John Harper
We are two months into the 2021 baseball season and there have been SIX NO-HITTERS!!! Statistical anomaly? Or an ominous sign there is something seriously wrong with the game of baseball? As baseball luminaries begin to speak publicly that the game we love lacks action, The Art Shamsky Podcast welcomes SNY’s John Harper to explore how the pursuit of analytics and launch angle have made the game "sometimes unwatchable" to a new generation of sports fans hungry for action. Harper and Shamsky on The State of the Game on this first anniversary edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast!
Art talks art with sports artist James Fiorentino!
He was recognized as a prodigy at six. He became the youngest artist ever to show in Cooperstown, and it’s been upward from there as he’s become the foremost sports artist of our generation. James Fiorentino has painted presidents, royalty, and sports legends and joins The Art Shamsky Podcast to talk about his artistry and the masterpieces yet to come. Art talks art with the gifted James Fiorentino on this edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
The New York Post's pragmatic and no-nonsense sports columnist Phil Mushnick joins The Art Shamsky Podcast talking all things sports!
Equal Time is the name of his New York Post column and Phil Mushnick lives up to his reputation as one of the most widely read and talked about sports columnists around. He never minces words in his columns and shares those thoughts and feelings about the state of sports on and off the field in this brutally honest conversation on The Art Shamsky Podcast.
The Art Shamsky Podcast with Special Guest Carl Erskine!
A Brooklyn Dodger for life so tied to the borough that a major street was named after him, legendary hurler Carl Erskine steps into the batters box to share his memories of Pee Wee, Gil, Jackie, and all the Boys of Summer as they played in the Baseball’s capital city. He also covers his life after baseball as a passionate pioneer of advocacy for special needs children which came with his son’s diagnosis of what would become known as Down’s Syndrome. Join ‘Oisk’ for heartfelt walk down memory lane on this very special edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
2021 Baseball Preview with Special Guest Ken Davidoff
The two words stir the soul of any baseball fan: OPENING DAY! As the highly anticipated 2021 season gets underway, New York Post baseball columnist Ken Davidoff steps into the batter's box with Art to look ahead at the Mets' and Yankees' upcoming seasons; the tidal wave of change in both major and minor league baseball; and the state of The Game in the time of COVID. A hard hitting season preview with the great Ken Davidoff on The Art Shamsky Podcast!
Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum is the Special Guest on the Art Shamsky Podcast
As baseball gears up for another season, the National Football League shocks the sports world with a groundbreaking new television deal. One of Football's leading personalities and now a top analyst for ESPN, Mike Tannenbaum steps into the batter's box with Art to talk about leading the most successful seven years in New York Jets history, guiding the Miami Dolphins to their first playoff berth in nearly a decade, and the lessons he's learned along the way on this gridiron edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
Special Guest Dwight Gooden On the Art Shamsky Podcast
What can be said about a man who electrified New York with his right arm for so many years? A man whose every game pitched in the 1980’s was appointment baseball? A man who earned New York baseball immortality before the age of twenty? A man whose very name triggers lament of what might have been while still personifying greatness? Legendary pitcher Dwight Gooden joins us in the batter’s box for a no-holds-barred conversation on life as a phenom, unmet expectations, the constant search for redemption, and his place in baseball history. The Doctor is most definitely IN for this very special edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
Sports marketing pioneer Brandon Steiner is the special guest on The Art Shamsky Podcast!
Sports marketing and collectibles has become a multi-million dollar business not only for players but for teams as well. Join Art's Podcast featuring marketing and memorabilia expert Brandon Steiner as they discuss the enormous growth in the value of collectibles and player appearances and they look ahead to the future of sports marketing. Season 2, Episode 3.
One of baseball’s most colorful personalities and among its greatest ambassadors, Art welcomes Bobby Valentine as he tells stories of managing under a future president, being an American in Japanese baseball, and winning a pennant with the Mets. He also shares his thoughts of one of his closest friends, the recently departed and legendary Tommy LaSorda. The pride of Rippowam High School steps into the batter’s box on this edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
Special Guest Legendary New York Ranger Rod Gilbert
Rod Gilbert personifies the rough and tumble classic image of professional Ice hockey. For 19 seasons Rod stood at right wing for the Broadway Blues as he fought and scored his way through the NHL during the sixties and seventies on his way to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Rod candidly discusses the old-school game, baseball as a first love while growing up in hockey's cradle, and the Rangers' outlook as they add a game-changing number one pick. Rod Gilbert in the batter's box on this edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
a special holiday podcast with Timothy Cardinal Dolan!
Stepping into the batter’s box this week is a man who has been a Cardinal all his life. Born into St. Louis baseball fandom, Timothy Cardinal Dolan is shepherd to millions of Catholics in the New York area and helps guide us all no matter their religion through unprecedentedly difficult times. His Eminence talks leadership during the pandemic, the power of faith, and watching The Game from Stan Musial to the present day. A profound message of hope with some wonderful stories on this very special holiday edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast. Season 1, Episode 15.
Don't Miss Female Sportscasters Andy Adler & Tina Cervasio Discuss Women's Role in Pro Sports
A lifelong passion for sports has propelled NYC sports anchors Andy Adler and Tina Cervasio to the top of the broadcasting world, and they’re stepping into the batter’s box to each tell their personal story and examine a rapidly changing landscape where so many women are now making the decisions in professional sports. Andy and Tina celebrate glass ceilings being shattered on this special episode of The Art Shamsky Podcast!
Keith Hernandez' career and indeed his life have been about baseball excellence. Five-time all star; Eleven-time Gold Glove winner considered by many the best defensive first baseman ever; 1979 Most Valuable Player; two-time World Series Champion; and member of the New York Mets Hall of Fame. All accompanied by a fun-loving personality that has made him part of what is generally acknowledged as the best TV booth in the business, Keith has become both a voice of both the Mets and Mets fandom. Two Mets champions get together to talk about The Game then and now, winning in New York, and new Mets owner Steve Cohen in this exciting episode of The Art Shamsky Podcast! Sponsored by Mental Edge Sports Psychology LLC.
The 17 time All-Star joins his former teammate on The Art Shamsky Podcast in a no-holds barred discussion on his incredible career including their times together and some of their other former teammates among other things. Pete also talks honestly about being on baseball's Permanent Ineligibility list which bans him from being on the ballot for voting into Baseball's Hall of Fame. The "Hit King" is truly a baseball legend. Sponsored by Mental Edge Sports Psychology, LLC.
Talent got him to the Yankees. Circumstance made him a part of baseball history. Join Art as he welcomes MLB’s first Designated Hitter Ron Blomberg as he talks growing up Jewish in Georgia, being a Yankee during the lean years, managing pro baseball in Israel, and his new book “The Captain And Me: On and Off the Field with Thurman Munson” in this raucous edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
Art remembers his former teammate and lifelong friend Tom Seaver with a superstar panel as he welcomes Miracle Met Ron Swoboda, WFAN radio personality Bob "Mr. Met" Heussler, and former president of the Baseball Hall of Fame Jeff Idelson as they remember the legendary hurler in this emotional episode of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
One of America’s top radio personalities, Ken Dashow, a disc jockey @ classic rock radio Q 104.3 joins Art to talk the lasting influence and legend of The Beatles, the present and future of radio, and growing up from a Brooklyn Little Leaguer to a lifetime baseball fan. Join this delightful meeting between two long-time friends for some wonderful conversation.
The legendary weather forecaster turned entertainer and entrepreneur visits with Art to talk about his new book "You Look So Much Better in Person," 40 years with NBC, and growing up a native New Yorker in a household divided between the Yankees and the Mets in a powerful, positivity-filled interview!
He's been the voice behind some of the greatest calls in New York sports history! HOWIE ROSE stops in to chat with Art to talk broadcasting baseball in a pandemic, Mets history, playoff hockey, and a couple of personal strides down memory lane from the sixties to today!
Bob Costas never shies from controversy as he joins Art to examine the toughest issues facing professional sports today. From football team nicknames to baseball during a pandemic and everything in between, the greatest sports voice of this generation sounds off on this very special edition of The Art Shamsky Podcast.
Podcast with Special Guest Jay Horwitz and Marty Appel
Baseball PR legends Jay Horwitz of the New York Mets and Marty Appel of the New York Yankees. Marty and Jay regale you with some of their favorites moments from their collective decades telling the stories of the Big Apple's teams.
Host of 'Somebody Feed Phil' and creator of 'Everybody Loves Raymond' Phil Rosenthal stops by to talk how to create a sitcom, growing up in Queens, his passion for food, and Shamsky the Bulldog in this hilarious installment of the podcast
Art welcomes award-winning New York Post Sports columnist Mike Vaccaro as they examine current issues including restoring sports during a pandemic and the possible effects of the loss of the 2020 MLB season.
Two of the legends of 1969 get together to talk about that most magnificent of seasons, life thereafter, and sports in the time of COVID-19 as Art welcomes 'Broadway' Joe Namath to the podcast in this powerful, emotional special interview!