Hooks & Runs

155 - The Oakland A's vs the Mendoza Line

May 31, 2023 A podcast about baseball, music and culture. Season 4 Episode 155
Hooks & Runs
155 - The Oakland A's vs the Mendoza Line
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This week, Andrew and Craig contemplate whether or not the Oakland A's can beat the Mendoza Line (.200), as this is published, the A's are 12-46 (.207). Also this week, The Rangers are for real, Jose Abreu is making us worried, when does a musical artist or band become a just a nostalgia act and more.

Episodes Mentioned this Week
152 - R.E.M.'s Murmur at 40 w/ Tony Fletcher
150 - The RRHoF Episode: We Can't Have Too Many Rock Bands

Errata - Who's going to tell Andrew Lance McCullers did not attend LSU? Hall of Fame inductees included Kate Bush, Cheryl Crow, Missy Elliott, George Michael, Willie Nelson, Rage Against the Machine, and The Spinners.

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Introduction: Can you really jinx a no-hitter?
The Oakland A's vs the Mendoza Line
This is why you slide head first.
The Jose Abreu Blues
Craig has somehow gotten too old to watch golf on TV
In Minor League, you don't really follow the team, you follow the prospects.
The Classic Rock Summer Tour Draft
The part where Andrew & Craig forget who was just elected to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame