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Podcast: Baseball Author, Broadcaster Mr. Ed Randall: Baseball, Cancer and Life

Mr. Ed Randall speaks about his love of baseball while growing up, leading him to broadcast, report, and anchor professionally. He speaks about the challenges of reaching Major League Baseball, being grateful for his experiences and respecting the past. Mr. Randall shares his memory of making it to the Major Leagues when he filled in for Bob Shepherd, the legendary public address announcer at Yankee Stadium. Mr. Randall speaks about his close relationship with Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Harwell and shares stories of National Baseball Hall of Famer and World War II and Korean War veteran Mr. Ted Williams. Hear about how Ed’s battle with prostate cancer has led him to help men understand that there is a 99% cure rate when cancer is detected early through testing.

“Ed Randall is the Founder and CEO of Fans for the Cure, a 501(c)(3) charity he started in 2003 to promote prostate cancer awareness, provide free PSA screenings, and focus on the importance of early detection in achieving best outcomes.

Since the start of the charity’s annual Baseball Road Trip in 2009, Fans for the Cure has conducted nearly 1,500 prostate cancer awareness days/nights at MLB and Minor League ballparks around the country. In cooperation with the teams’ healthcare partners and the charity’s network of physicians and hospitals, Fans for the Cure has provided over 5,000 PSA screenings as part of this program.

In addition to his work with Fans for the Cure, Ed just began his forty-sixth season in baseball broadcasting, hosting Remember When with Rico Petrocelli on Sirius XM as well as Ed Randall’s Talking Baseball on New York’s WFANThe author of three books about baseball, Ed’s most recent release is Baseball for the Utterly Confused, published by McGraw-Hill. His most notable collaboration was conducting the interviews with celebrity golfers and well-known PGA players that provided the content for The Best Golf Advice I Ever Received by Donald J. Trump. (Crown, 2005)

A graduate of Fordham University, Ed is a member of the school’s College Alumni Board as well as an inductee in the All Hallows High School Hall of Fame. Ed and his wife Louisa reside in Westchester County, New York” (Fansforthecure.org).

American Valor Podcast

Jim Leyritz Shows Support for the United States Merchant Marine Academy Baseball Team

Former ten year veteran and two time World Series Champion with the New York Yankees Jim Leyritz stopped by to see the United States Merchant Marine Academy baseball team this afternoon and wish them luck as they begin playoffs on Friday.

Act of Valor Player of the Night David Robertson

Congratulations to David Robertson and the New York Yankees for winning the AL Wild Card game!  David pitched a shutout seventh inning, striking out one.  Mr. Robertson’s High Socks For Hope gives natural disaster survivors and homeless veterans a foundation for a new start with a furnished home.  Learn more about the Bob Feller Foundation and our past nominees at www.actofvaloraward.org.

Act of Valor Player of the Night David Robertson

David Robertson earns last night’s #ActOfValor #PlayerOfTheNight!  David struck out two in one hitless inning, earning the save in the @Yankees 5-3 win.  Mr. Robertson’s High Socks for Hope gives natural disaster survivors and homeless veterans a foundation for a new start with a furnished home.  Learn more about the Bob Feller Foundation and our past nominees at www.actofvaloraward.org.

Act of Valor Player of the Night David Robertson

Last night’s #ActOfValor #PlayerOfTheNight goes to @DRob30!  Mr. Robertson’s High Socks For Hope gives natural disaster survivors and homeless veterans a foundation for a new start with a furnished home.  David pitched a scoreless inning to earn his sixth win in the @Yankees 7-4 victory.  Learn more about the Bob Feller Foundation and our past nominees at www.actofvaloraward.org.

Act of Valor Player of the Night David Robertson

Last night’s #ActOfValor #PlayerOfTheNight goes to @DRob30!  Mr. Robertson’s High Socks For Hope gives natural disaster survivors and homeless veterans a foundation for a new start with a furnished home.  David earned his fourteenth hold in the @Yankees 8-5 win.  Learn more about the Bob Feller Foundation and our past nominees at www.actofvaloraward.org.

Act of Valor Player of the Night David Robertson

@DRob30 earns last night’s #ActOfValor #PlayerOfTheNight!  David struck out two in one scoreless inning, giving him his fourth win in the Yankees 3-0 victory.  Learn more about the Bob Feller Foundation and our past nominees at www.actofvaloraward.org.

#MLB #MLBAVA #BronxBombersAreBack

Act of Valor Player of the Night David Robertson

Last night’s Act of Valor Player of the Night goes to David Robertson!  David earned his first save this year, striking out two in the Yankees 5-2 win.