Pinstripes & Bright Lights

Pinstripes & Bright Lights

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Pinstripes & Bright Lights brings you short baseball stories and New York Yankees lore, delivered by the only person who has seen every pitch and called every single game for the past 30 years – Iconic Yankees’ play-by-play announcer, John Sterling.Ea


The Captain & The Mick
Oct 22, 2019 • 14 min
It’s the conclusion of our pilot season, and we’re swinging for the fences! In this episode, John recalls the early career of Derek Jeter and tells the tale of one of his favorite Yankee games from the 1996 playoffs. We hear a letter from a fan who’s…
Durable Bob Turley & the Last .400 Hitter
Oct 15, 2019 • 10 min
1941 was a year that would live in infamy, but it’s also the last year that the major leagues saw a .400 hitter. In this episode, John looks back at the last days of the ’41 season, when Ted Williams laid it all on the line. But before that, we get a…
Don Zimmer & the Dying Wish
Oct 8, 2019 • 8 min
This episode, like life, is short and sweet. John shares a story about the late Don Zimmer, the classy, kind and comedic figure, who served as bench coach under Joe Torre. But before that, we hear a letter from a fan who “left it all on the field” to…
Sinatra & the Gershwin Brothers of Baseball
Oct 1, 2019 • 12 min
It’s music to a baseball-lover’s ears! This week’s letter-scribe sings Sterling and Suzyn’s praises in the same breath as Ol’ Blue Eyes. Then, John spins a verse about the ever-entertaining Yogi Berra, who along with another swinging St. Louisan, he…
Stengel’s Struggles & the Return of Joltin’ Joe
Sep 24, 2019 • 8 min
Casey Stengel won 5 straight World Series with the Yankees to launch a Hall of Fame career. But he was almost laughed out of baseball, before Joe DiMaggio’s dramatic return in the summer of 1949. John Sterling tells you the tale and, as always, we open up…
The Kiss & The Curse
Sep 17, 2019 • 12 min
Love is in the air, as John reads a fan letter about the time Andy Pettitte pitched in a snowstorm to save a marriage. And there’s no love lost between the Yankees and the Red Sox. This classic rivalry puts everyone to the test - including broadcasters!…
High-Far-Gone & the Second-Greatest Slugger
Sep 10, 2019 • 11 min
Long will be be the debate, whether Babe Ruth or Willie Mays is the greatest baseball player of all time. John Sterling sides with Ruth (for obvious reasons) but in our 2nd episode, he takes time for #2. After giving the Bambino his due, John shares a…
Pinstripes Pilot
Sep 6, 2019 • 15 min
Pinstripes & Bright Lights brings you short baseball stories and New York Yankees lore, delivered by the only person who has seen every pitch and called every single game for the past 30 years – Iconic Yankees’ play-by-play announcer, John Sterling! In…
Pinstripes & Bright Lights PREVIEW
Mar 4, 2019 • 2 min
A short teaser for the upcoming podcast: Pinstripes & Bright Lights. Pinstripes & Bright Lights brings you short baseball stories and New York Yankees lore, delivered by the only person who has seen every pitch and called ever…