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Welcome to with major league baseball audio interviews and segments of top players, managers, coaches and announcers, past and present. Inside Baseball is a radio and internet program hosted by Dale Parsons featuring major league interviews and airs Mondays and Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. PST when the Dodgers don't play and after the broadcasts when they do play on 1570 KPRO-AM in Riverside, CA during the baseball season from April through the 1st week in October. Each program includes several interviews along with a "Great Moments in Baseball History" segment and baseball trivia.

July 23, 2007 program featuring interviews of Ryan Howard, RandyWolf, Greg Dobbs and Harry Kalas (33:31)

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July's spotlighted interviews are as follows:

Cardinal Shortstop David Eckstein on winning another World Series, wife Ashley Drane and gators 2007 (6:27)

Veteran Star Luis Gonzalez joins the Dodgers 2007 (5:07)

Ken Griffey Jr. at Dodger Stadium earlier this year 2007 (9:49)

Angel Outfielder Gary Matthews Jr. 2007 (4:26)

ESPN/Giants announcer Jon Miller does a great impersonation of Hall-of-Fame announcer Vin Scully in English, Japanese and Spanish (3:02)

Dodger Pitcher Jason Schmidt 2007 (4:59)

Pitcher Jered Weaver of the Angels 2007 (5:08)

All-star 3rd baseman David Wright of the Mets is on the cover of the video game MLB '07: The Show and was also on the David Letterman show 2007 (5:44)

Enjoy the rest of the major league baseball interviews at Inside Baseball!

Yankee Bobby Abreu 2006 (5:04)

5-time All-star Catcher Sandy Alomar talks about brother Roberto 2005 (:58)

Angel Outfielder Garret Anderson 2004 (4:17)

Retired Astro Jeff Bagwell is a big Red Sox fan 2003 (4:11)

Cub Manager Dusty Baker on his Riverside. CA roots, Bobby Bonds and Henry Aaron 2006 (5:10)

2004 all-star Carlos Beltran 2004 (5:10)

Beltran attributes his belief in God and a spiritual side to his life for his baseball success (1:28)

Former Dodger and current Mariner Adrian Beltre 3rd Baseman 2004 (4:58)

Houston First Baseman Lance Berkman developed some of his power swinging at a tire in the backyard as a kid 2006 (4:57)

Lance shares some of his most memorable experiences as a major leaguer 2006 (:37)

One of the game's top young sluggers affable Lance Berkman of the Astros 2004 (5:21)

Berkman on players showboating when hitting homeruns(:18)

7-time All-star Craig Biggio Houston Astros Outfielder 2003 (5:49)

Giants Outfielder Barry Bonds comments on what sometimes goes through his mind during a hot streak. (1:08)

Long Beach Poly's Milton Bradley 2005 (4:33)

Bradley's free time and off-season activities 2005 (:58)

Outfielder Milton Bradley was from the same high school and neighborhood as Snoop Doggy Dogg and Cameron Diaz. 2004 (5:04)

Milton talks about when he first came up to the big leagues and about growing up as a Dodger fan. 2004 (1:11)

Philadelphia's Pat Burrell 2003 (4:54)

Burrell was a fan of the "Bash Brothers" as a kid (:26)

Former Yankee Roger Clemens on his favorite pitchers as a youth 2003 (2.6 MB 5:43)

Actor Kevin Costner remarks on his abilities as a pitcher (:47)

Costner comments on an experience involving former major league pitcher Mark Langston (:34)

Tampa's talented Carl Crawford 2005 (5:15)

Comedian Billy Crystal on the Yankees and Mickey Mantle (2:30)

Cardinal Shortstop David Eckstein on winning another World Series, wife Ashley Drane and gators 2007 (6:27)

All-Star shortstop David Eckstein got married last November to actress Ashley Drane of "Blue Collar TV" 2006 (6:23)

Cardinal shortstop David Eckstein 2004 (5:15)

Cardinal shortstop David Eckstein is seldom recognized in public places as a professional baseball player. (2.4 MB 5:08)

Former Halo Jim Edmonds continues to enjoy playing the game in St. Louis. (1.7 MB 3:43)

Houston Third Baseman Morgan Ensberg 2006 (4:09)

Darin Erstad of the Angels 2004 (4:47)

Erstad was on a NCAA Championship football team and a World Championship baseball team. 2004 (:44)

Giant Leftfielder Pedro Feliz 2005 (4:51)

Versatile Angel Infielder/Outfielder Chone Figgins 2005 (4:31)

Former Angel and Current Giant Outfielder Steve Finley 2005 (4:23)

Giant Centerfielder Steve Finley formerly of the D-Backs 2004 (5:08)

Mets Outfielder Cliff Floyd 2005 (5:59)

Cliff Floyd talks about best friend Mike Cameron and his collision with Carlos Beltran 2005 (:39)

Jason Giambi Yankees First Baseman enjoyed the opportunity to play with his brother Jeremy in Oakland 2003 (2.3 MB 4:45)

Padre Outfielder Brian Giles 2005 (4:57)

Toronto 3rd Baseman Troy Glaus 2006 (3:40)

Former D-Back and Current Blue Jay Third Baseman Troy Glaus 2005 (5:33)

Troy on meeting his idol Cal Ripken 2005 (:47)

Mom threw BP to Troy growing up 2005 (:28)

Mets Pitcher Tom Glavine 2005 (6:22)

Veteran Star Luis Gonzalez joins the Dodgers 2007 (5:07)

D-Back great Luis Gonzalez 2005 (5:14)

Steve Finley comments on Luis Gonzalez blooper that won the 2001 Series (:29)

D-Back Shawn Green returns to LA 2005 (:34)

Former Dodger Shawn Green seems very happy as a D-Back 2005 (5:03)

Ken Griffey Jr. at Dodger Stadium earlier this year 2007 (9:49)

Mariner closer Eddie Guardado on pitching in his hometown someday 2004(:50)

1998 archive interview of past Padre great Tony Gwynn on his career, Ted Williams and hitting .400 (5:48)

British Columbia's Rich Harden of the Oakland A's 2007 (5:28)

A's Pitcher Rich Harden 2005 (5:02)

Rockies 1st Baseman Todd Helton 2006 (6:15)

Colorado All-Star Todd Helton has been swinging the bat since he was five. 2004 (7:52)

Future Hall-of-Famer Rickey Henderson 2003 (5:02)

Anaheim Native and Savannah High alum Trevor Hoffman 2006 (4:48)

Padre Closer Trevor Hoffman 2005 (5:53)

Rockies All-Star Outfielder Matt Holliday is from the same hometown as country legend Garth Brooks, Stillwater, Oklahoma 2006 (5:33)

Hoffman was a 5'6" senior at Anaheim's Savannah High School (:35)

Padre closer Trevor Hoffman 2004 (4:47)

Young Slugger Ryan Howard of the Phillies 2006 (4:51)

Cub reliever Bobby Howry was a San Jose Giant teammate of Shawn Estes and Red Sox reliever Keith Foulke 2006 (4:07)

Braves pitcher Tim Hudson 2006 (4:58)

Twins Outfielder Torii Hunter 2005 (5:57)

Torii grew up in a very modest household 2005 (1:11)

Torii Hunter hit a legendary, tape measure home run in high school 2005 (:35)

Twins Outfielder Torii Hunter on throwing the ball back at the pitcher after being hit(:46)

Sometimes Minnesota Twins Outfielder Torii Hunter misses the contact and physicality of football. (2.9 MB 6:17)

Former Angel and Yankee great Reggie Jackson enjoyed his role in Naked Gun (:45)

Brave 3rd Baseman Chipper Jones 2006 (5:31)

Chipper Jones Atlanta Braves Outfielder (2.2 MB 4:50)

Braves outfielder Brian Jordan 2006 (4:36)

Atlanta's Brian Jordan was also an NFL star for the Falcons 2005 (4:27)

Brian's book encourages youth to pursue their dreams like he did 2005 (:16)

Former Dodger Brian Jordan was a 2-sport guy.(2.3 MB 4:56)

Angel 2nd Baseman Howie Kendrick 2007 (4:28)

Anaheim 2nd Baseman Adam Kennedy 2004 (3:14)

Former slugger and current announcer Ralph Kiner comments on some of the great homerun hitters of the past (:42)

Padre Ryan Klesko reminisces about batting against Orel Hershiser at Dodger Stadium (:59)

Cincinnati Red Shortstop Barry Larkin on Yankee Shortstop Derek Jeter (1:07)

Dodgers' Tommy Lasorda offered some encouraging words after the 9/11 attacks (2.1 MB 4:39)

Cub slugger and past Rancho Cucamonga Quake Derrek Lee 2006 (4:47)

Cub first basemen Derrek Lee 2005 (2:23)

Met Catcher Paul LoDuca 2006 (4:13)

Paul LoDuca Former Los Angeles Dodgers Catcher 2003 (2.3 MB 4:49)

Preview Paul LoDuca interview commenting on his portrayal as a bobblehead doll (:46)

Angel Outfielder Gary Matthews Jr. 2007 (4:26)

ESPN/Giants announcer Jon Miller does a great impersonation of Hall-of-Fame announcer Vin Scully in English, Japanese and Spanish (3:02)

Giants/ESPN announcer Jon Miller contrasts Felipe Alou and Dusty Baker 2005 (2:19)

Miller on Jeff Kent and Barry Bonds 2005 (2:56)

What would Giants/ESPN Announcer Jon Miller's occupation be if he wasn't a baseball announcer? (:48)

Former Angel and current Giant catcher Bengie Molina 2007 (5:07)

Former Mariner first baseman and current Yankee John Olerud went straight to the majors without minor league experience 2004(4:48)

Past Negro League star Buck O'Neil on Jackie Robinson and some of the Negro League greats (4:34)

Oriole first baseman Rafael Palmeiro 2004 (4:20)

Padre All-Star pitcher Jake Peavy 2006 (4:47)

Tiger Closer Troy Percival 2004 (4:07)

Astro Pitcher Andy Pettitte 2005 (5:07)

Padre Mike Piazza on Tommy Lasorda, Orel Hershiser and his career 2006 (5:28)

Was Mike Piazza drafted by Tommy Lasorda as a favor to father Vince? 2006 (:39)

Top Base Stealer Juan Pierre of the Cubs 2006 (4:40)

Former USC star and current Cub pitcher Mark Prior (4:49)

Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals is extremely devoted to God 2006 (6:32)

Yankee Shortstop Alex Rodriguez 2002 (2.5 MB 5:32)

2001-2002 All-Star Shortstop Jimmy Rollins of the Phillies 2004 (5:21)

Jimmy talks about meeting his idol Rickey Henderson. (1:49)

All-star Closer B.J. Ryan of the Toronto Blue Jays 2006 (4:32)

Family and religion are very important to Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling. 2002 (2.5 MB 5:28)

Dodger Pitcher Jason Schmidt 2007 (4:59)

Giant Ace Jason Schmidt is enjoying being a father 2006 (4:53)

Former Angel Scott Spezio is wearing his dad's old number for the St. Louis Cardinals 2006 (4:24)

1st Baseman J.T. Snow's Dad was Ram great Jack Snow 2005 (1:13)

J.T. was college teammates of Trevor Hoffman and Scott Erickson 2005 (1:17)

Mike Sweeney Kansas City Royals First Baseman is a big fan of Dodger announcer Vin Scully 2003 (2.8 MB 6:09)

Texas Slugger Mark Teixiera 2005 (4:09)

Texas Ranger slugger Mark Teixiera 2004 (4:17)

Former Phillie slugger Jim Thome 2003 (5:05)

Shortstop Omar Vizquel of the Giants 2005 (4:47)

Top Closer Billy Wagner of the Mets 2007 (5:17)

Billy Wagner Phillie Closer 2003 (6:52)

Former Houston star Billy Wagner went from 78 mph to 98 mph in college (:58)

Cardinal Outfielder Larry Walker has brothers Carey, Gary, Barry and parents Larry and Mary. 2004 (5:17)

Pitcher Jered Weaver of the Angels 2007 (5:08)

Red Sox Pitcher David Wells Part 1 2004 (4:56)

Red Sox Pitcher David Wells Part 2 2004 (3:56)

Red Sox Pitcher David Wells talks about his opportunity to be on the David Letterman show (:58)

Florida Marlin lefthander Dontrelle Willis 2005 (5:36)

Kerry Wood Chicago Cubs Pitcher 2002(2.3 MB 4:55)

All-star 3rd baseman David Wright of the Mets is on the cover of the video game MLB '07: The Show and was also on the David Letterman show 2007 (5:44)

Mets 3rd Baseman David Wright 2005 (3:58)

2004 All-star Shortstop Michael Young about the Rangers infield 2005 (:23)

Young on pitching coach Orel Hershiser 2005 (:34)

A's Pitcher Barry Zito 2005 (5:11)

Barry Zito had a goal to be a major league pitcher and make a million since he was 7 years old 2005 (:23)

Zito's sister Sally has bid up the value of some of his baseball cards on ebay 2005 (:30)

A's Pitcher Barry Zito 2004 (4:52)

Zito on his music and acting opportunities (1:08)

What does A's pitcher Barry Zito like to do in the off-season?(2.6 MB 5:47)

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