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Episode 146

John Gibbons, Bill Pulsipher

Published on: 1st May, 2023

On this engaging episode of Sports Talk NY, host Bill Donohue sets the stage for an exciting New York sports-themed show as he welcomes two distinguished baseball personalities. The show begins with the introduction of former New York Mets catcher and Toronto Blue Jays skipper, John Gibbons.

Known for his expertise behind the plate as a catcher with the New York Mets and his leadership as manager of the Toronto Blue Jays, John brings a wealth of experience and insights to the conversation. As the former skipper of the Blue Jays, Gibbons successfully guided the team through numerous seasons, leaving an indelible mark on the franchise's history. With his unique perspective, Gibbons shares captivating stories from his time in the dugout, shedding light on the challenges and triumphs of managing a professional baseball team. Listeners are treated to an insider's view of the strategies, dynamics, and unforgettable moments that occur on and off the field.

After an engaging discussion with John Gibbons, Bill Donohue shifts the focus to another former New York Mets player, Bill Pulsipher, who made a name for himself as a talented pitcher. Pulsipher's journey in professional baseball is one of resilience and determination. Having battled through injuries and setbacks, Pulsipher's story serves as an inspiration to aspiring athletes. During the interview, Pulsipher reflects on his time with the Mets, sharing his experiences on the mound and providing valuable insights into the challenges faced by pitchers in the demanding world of Major League Baseball.

With both guests offering their unique perspectives, the radio show provides an in-depth exploration of the intricacies and nuances of the sport. Listeners gain valuable insights into the strategies employed by managers, the mental and physical challenges faced by players, and the excitement that accompanies a career in professional baseball. Bill Donohue expertly navigates the conversations, allowing his guests to delve into their personal journeys and share their experiences with authenticity and passion.

Throughout the radio show, listeners are treated to captivating anecdotes, behind-the-scenes stories, and expert analysis of the sport. The dynamic exchange between the host and his guests creates an engaging atmosphere, keeping audiences hooked as they delve deeper into the world of baseball. Whether avid fans or casual observers, listeners are sure to walk away with a newfound appreciation for the game and the individuals who dedicate their lives to it.

In summary, this episode of the radio show featuring host Bill Donohue, former New York Mets catcher and Toronto Blue Jays skipper John Gibbons, and former Mets pitcher Bill Pulsipher provides an immersive experience into the world of baseball. The guests' wealth of experience, combined with their passion for the sport, offers listeners an inside look at the triumphs, challenges, and captivating stories that make baseball a beloved pastime.

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WGBB Sports Talk New York
Talking New York sports on Long Island's WGBB Radio.
Broadcasting LIVE Sunday nights at 8:00PM on Long Island's WGBB Radio 95.5FM | 1240AM. We're talking NEW YORK SPORTS! The Yankees, Mets, Giants, Jets, Knicks, Nets, Rangers, Islanders, Devils and the New York metro-area college scene are all up for discussion.

Listen for our interviews with past and present professional New York athletes- as well as local sports writers, authors, broadcasters and others with something new, interesting and different to say about New York sports. Join our hosts live on the air by calling in on the WGBB studio hotline at (516) 623-1240.

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WGBB Sports Talk New York replaced the long running SPORTSTALK1240 on WGBB (2007-2020) in January 2021.

September 24th... Mike Trezza and Mike Guidone host, followed by TBD at 9:00pm.
October 1st... Bill Donohue hosts, followed by TBD at 9:00pm.
October 8th... Mike Trezza and Mike Guidone host, followed by TBD at 9:00pm
October 15th... Bill Donohue hosts, followed by TBD at 9:00pm.
October 22nd... Mike Trezza and Mike Guidone host, followed by TBD at 9:00pm
October 29th... Bill Donohue hosts, followed by TBD at 9:00pm.

About your hosts

Rob Kowal

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Rob is the Executive Producer of WGBB's Sports Talk New York. While he still gets behind the mic from time to time to host the show, Rob mostly works behind the scenes helping to book guests, maintain the website and promote the show on social media.

Bill Donohue

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Bill's first vivid recollection of sports revolves around the magical seasons of 1969 – when the Mets, Knicks and Jets all won championships – and Bobby Cox was playing 3B for the Yankees. A history buff and ports “purist,” he enjoys the comparison of the eras and discussing those contrasting viewpoints. Bill is a benefactor of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown and enjoys visiting the hallowed shrine to our national pastime whenever possible.

Mike Trezza

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Mike is a veteran of the local sports media scene. He's done play-by-play work for football, basketball and lacrosse on local TV, radio and digital platforms, and hosted various talk shows since 1995. He also serves as the public address announcer for several local colleges and high schools. Mike teaches at Farmingdale State College and Suffolk Community College. Since January 2021 Mike has been hosting Spot on Sports with Mike Guidone.

Mike Guidone

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Mike is the girls' varsity basketball coach at Locust Valley High School. This past winter, his team broke the all-time Long Island consecutive victory record for girls' basketball, winning 54 straight over the course of 3 seasons. He also coaches boys' and girls' tennis. Mike is a teacher at Westbury High School. Since January 2021 Mike has been hosting Spot on Sports with Mike Trezza.

Andy Suekoff

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Andy is an in-game analyst for Stony Brook University Hockey, as well as an Ingest Coordinator for Encompass Digital Media in Stamford, CT. A graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, Andy was a play-by-play announcer for five NCAA Division I sports during his time as the school, and hosted a half hour weekly talk show, Bottom of the 6th. Andy is an avid fan of all the major sports, college football/basketball and MMA, specifically including the Yankees, Rangers, Jets and St. John’s.

Anthony Stabile

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Bio coming soon!