Joe Morgan Show- Don Newcombe and Tom Penders

Monday, May 14, 2012

Former Dodger pitcher and teammate of Jackie Robinson, Don Newcombe, joins the show to discuss the challenges he faced being one of the first African-American players in the Major Leagues. He also talks about his role in the famous Bobby Thompson "Shot Heard 'Round the World" game and how he once was the starting pitcher in both games of a doubleheader. Then Joe is joined by former college basketball coach Tom Penders who made it to the NCAA Tournament with 4 separate schools. Tom explains some of the flaws in the current NCAA system and some of the changes he would like to see made.


Conversations with Joe Morgan is a weekly 2 hour show hosted by the Hall of Famer and Emmy Award winning analyst.