The Grant Napear Show – June 21, 2012
The Thursday edition of the Grant Napear show spent a good chunk of the time with callers debating which pitcher in the history of baseball would be the surest bet to take the ball in a big game. Names like Sandy Koufax, Dave Stewart, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, Orel Hershiser, and many others were all tossed around.
Oakland A’s radio play-by-play voice Ken Korach discusses the A’s recent sweeping of the Los Angeles Dodgers – the final victory coming courtesy of a walk-off homer by Yoenis Cespedes. The A’s play the Giants this weekend in interleague action – the A’s have been experiencing a great deal of success lately, while their counterparts across the bay have struggled recently.
Grant’s Rant today was about the American legal system and two cases that have been in the news: those of Roger Clemens and Jerry Sandusky. Sandusky’s trial recently went to the jury and Roger Clemens was found not guilty of lying about using steroids to Congress during an investigation. Hall-of-Famer Rich “Goose” Gossage recently spoke up about Clemens’ acquittal, basically saying that it’s worse to continue to lie than it ever was to use steroids in the first place.
NBA Analyst Tim Legler broke down the upcoming Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder. The Heat lead the series 3-1 and have one more home game before the series potentially shifts back to Oklahoma City for games six and seven. Legler describes the difficulty that the Thunder face in trying to erase a two-game deficit and prevent LeBron James from winning his first NBA title.
Paul Allen, radio voice of the Minnesota Vikings, gave the scoop on why wide receiver Percy Harvin is unhappy with the team after offseason workouts.