After narrowly averting catastrophe in Carroll, Iowa in January of 1960, Bob Short and his Minneapolis Lakers relocate to Los Angeles. Though they would struggle with the extended travel and limited exposure of being out West, the franchise flourished on the back of the late, great Elgin Baylor. This episode chronicles Mr. Baylor's journey from small-time college basketball phenom to the league's first African-American superstar, highlighting a courageous stand in Charleston, West Virginia, where he refused to play because of segregation.
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Bob Saget's Here For You
BOB SAGET’S HERE FOR YOU is a podcast that is like no other— For one, this podcast has guests who are friends of Bob’s, or just really interesting people who many of you know and love. Secondly, this podcast is unique because it goes inside Bob Saget’s mind, and then quickly filters out through his mouth. Bob has a way of calming people he has conversations with as well as being entertaining and often informative. Bob talks with his guests with genuine empathy and humor, while reaching his unusually diverse audience that he talks to as a friend, Bob is the dad with great advice, the irreverent funny guy who’s always there when you need a laugh, and the free-associative Bob who goes off on crazy tangents then returns to the subject at hand, as serious or as comedic as it may be, to wrap up each episode in a way only Bob can do. Because he really does believe, “He’s here for you."
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