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Occasionally, guests or other figures are cold-called in an attempt to get them on the show.

Ben has a particular soft spot for interviewing nonagenarians.

Instances of Cold Calls[]

  • Episode 1080: If Baseball Were Beep - Ben and Jeff attempted to cold call Glenn Borgmann, who was the catcher in the game with the most stolen bases by one team in the live ball era. He was not home.
  • Episode 1848: Shantz Encounter - Ben and Meg call Bobby Shantz, a player identified by the Stat Blast segment, and chat about his life and career.
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