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Keeping the Nostalgia Alive Show!

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Catch this interview, pun intended! 14 years of professional baseball, his life after baseball and his new CD! In April of 1983 my Grandpa Ripma to me to an Indianapolis Indians game, the Indians were playing the Evansville Triplets and I watched Bill Nahorodny hit a Grand Slam Home Run for the Triplets that evening. I've been a friend of his on social media for the last 5 years and thought it was time for an interview! This is my fourth baseball interview, I'm mainly a basketball guy as you all know. This was a fun interview of someone who had a dedicated passion for playing the game of baseball! Great Stories of breaking up Steve Carltons no hitter, his first hit as a pro and when he found his baseball card in K-Mart. Great guy, humble and is a musician also. Bill has a new CD out, "The Ball Yard" They are on sale now! Every album in his first batch will be signed as a collectors album. The album "At the Ball Yard" will be priced at $25. Buy four as gifts and they'll throw in a fifth for free..plus free shipping! Get them now, before the first round sells out. You can send check or money order to:Gayle Nahorondy:5568 W. Grovepark Road, Dunnellon Florida...34433, its a two CD set, the first being his music all about baseball and the 2nd CD is filled with batting tips and a lot of baseball story telling as you've heard on our interview! Most of the proceeds will be donated to Best Charities helping to pay for education and tuitions.

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Recorded Labor Day 2016, Enjoy! If you like our work think about a sponsorship or donation! Contact us at Hoosierhysteria@yahoo.com! Check out all of our other shows @ Keepingthenostalgiaalive.podbean.com

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I enjoyed doing this two part interview! Just when you think you know everything about Indiana High School Basketball you learn more! Coach Wells is an amazing story teller and I hope you enjoy his story as much as I did doing the interview! You can get the book by W. Timothy Wright - "The Valley Boys The Story of the 1958 Springs Valley Black Hawks @http://www.wtimothywright.com. You can also get both the book and replica of the 1957-1958 Scorebook for $40, if interested at the French Lick West Baden Museum. I got a copy of the scorebook and it's amazing, both of these together would make a great gift for any basketball fan! Contact flwbmuseum@gmail.com for more info. If you enjoy our work, consider donating or becoming a sponsor. Please email us @ Hoosierhysteria@yahoo.com. Your help, helps keep the nostalgia alive.

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Wow, I started with a few questions that ignited a mind full of amazing memories of the 1957-1958 Springs Valley Black Hawks basketball team from 1957-1958. Coach Wells tells the story of his life! Part II will be next Wednesday at this same time... I was mesmerized by his recollection of that magical season and I hope you are too! I barely scratched the surface of this mans life! Stay tuned and look for Part II! Click this link if you'd like to purchase the book! http://www.wtimothywright.com/book/  The book is called "The Valley Boys The Story of the 1958 Springs Valley Black Hawks by W. Timothy Wright! An amazing read! If you love our work please consider donating or sponsoring to our program! Email us for more details on how @HoosierHysteria@yahoo.com.

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An interview with 2018 Center Circle Officials Award winner Steve Fisher! Just an amazing life in the game of basketball! Check out our library of shows after listening! Keepingthenostalgiaalive.podbean.com - We are looking for sponsors email us @Hoosierhysteria@yahoo.com! 

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Rick Jones spends an hour with us discussing the 1963 Muncie Central State Championship, his Indiana Mr. Basketball award, playing both basketball and baseball at the U (Miami) and his career as a professional baseball player! Jones, a member of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame also discusses his thoughts on the game today, his family, and the ups and downs of being a two-sport athlete. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show!!!

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Producer Tim Helfen sits down to chat about his DVD/Blu Ray Documentary We Are EC - The Untold Story of East Chicago Basketball. Doing this for as long as I have, I thought I knew everything about Indiana High School Basketball, I did not! This Documentary is amazing and is a must watch by any basketball fan. You can get the DVD/Blu Ray @ https://we-are-ec.myshopify.com, you can also check out the Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/WeAreEC2016/. I was glued to the tv after hitting the play button on my DVD player and I'm sure you will be as well. Tim discusses the process, fun and his approach to getting this region of Indiana's basketball passion to the big screen. Sit back, relax and enjoy this interview and get the DVD/Blu Ray. Love our work? Keep it going by becoming a patron of our show, we also have sponsorship packages available - email us @HoosierHysteria@Yahoo.com.

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Herschell Turner shares his story about his life in both basketball and the world of art. After playing for Shortridge he went on to play at the University of Nebraska, he was the first black American to play basketball at Nebraska and achieved legendary status as a Cornhusker. Now legally blind, Herschell went on to play several years of professional basketball including the 1967-1968 Pittsburg Pipers who went on to win the first ABA Championship. He shares what it was like to be black in those tumultuous times in the 50's and 60's. His first love was art and if you go to https://herschellturnerhistoricalimages.com you can see and purchase his fantastic art. Just when I thought I knew basketball, outstanding players are brought to my attention and I have to share the story. Remember I document the past so the future can remember! We are looking for sponsors to keep our show going, if interested e-mail us @hoosierhysteria@yahoo.com or become a patron of our show. In the show photo Turner is seen with the Chicago Majors #12, he also had a stint with the Harlem Globetrotters. Thankyou Herschell for sharing your story. Turner was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 1991.

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Wally Cox joins us for over an hour sharing the story of his life with the game he loves. I really didn't have to ask any questions and enjoyed listening to him keeping the nostalgia alive!!! At age 82, Wally shares details about growing up in Indianapolis that everyone will enjoy. We are looking for a sponsor for our program so we can keep bringing you these interviews. If you'd like to sponsor or donate to our work - email us at hoosierhysteria@yahoo.com. Now sit back, relax and enjoy some blasts from the past.

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We've had MaryAnn Davis on before, but we've updated the interview with a new one. Take a listen to her side of Coach Bob Knight. A story that was omitted was how she sat in the Suite with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and each time she reached into her bag, be it for mints, gum, or lip balm, the Secret Service was very inquisitive and she decided to watch the rest of the game down on the floor. 

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