Major League Pop Fly

Major League Pop Fly

The Apple Seed

  • Mar 24, 2021
  • 56:50 mins

Even if you aren’t the biggest fan of baseball, you have to admit that it has played a large role in the history of the United States. The exact origin of baseball isn’t known, but it’s generally thought to have originated from the English game of rounders. It was picked up, popularized, and changed in the U.S. over the course of decades, and remains a sporting staple for many people to this day. In today’s episode we have a few stories about baseball, and we have some other stories about campfires and Anansi the spider from tellers like Tim Lowry and Carol Birch. On today’s episode, enjoy the following: “Major League Pop Fly” by Slash Coleman from The Last American Gladiator (11:37) Daily Mix: “Wandersong” with Stewart Foster (7:00) “Cowboy Campfire” by Tim Lowry from Cowboys and Indians (10:20) “Columbia Lou” by Carol Birch from Lou Gherig: The Story of a Great Man (6:17) “Anansi and the Tug o’ War” by Bobby Norfolk from Anansi Time (8:16)