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1980s Q&A : How Money will affect Baseball

From the N&O, hear the podcast or baseball interviews from the 80s on CD - shellmantalksbaseball.com:

The story starts in the spring of 1985. Shellman bought a $29.95 mini tape recorder from Wal-Mart, drove his Ford van nearly 2,000 miles to training camp in Vero Beach, Fla., and applied for a press pass.
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For three weeks, Shellman recorded thousands of minutes of unedited, off-the-cuff responses from Pete Rose, Cal Ripken Jr., Johnny Bench, Dave Parker, Sparky Anderson and about 90 other baseball veterans.
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Then last year, prompted by a friend, Shellman got out the old tapes. They were still in good shape. He decided that others might be interested in hearing them. So he called 21 CD, a Durham company he found in the Yellow Pages.