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Scott Patterson on George Steinbrenner: Yankees’ Farm Team Way Key to Bronx Bombers’ Success (Though Not for Me)

Though Scott Patterson never got to play in the House that Ruth Built, he still acknowledges the Powerhouse Franchise that The Boss Built.

Interviewed on Olivia Wilder Times, the Gilmore Girls star—who spent four years pitching for the N.Y. Yankees’ farm team in the ‘80s—recalls team owner George “The Boss” Steinbrenner, who passed away Tuesday at age 80.

CAPTION: "I didn't really get the shot that I felt I deserved," Scott (above) tells us of the Yankee's MLB club.

"I didn't really get the shot that I felt I deserved," Scott (above) tells us of not getting put in the Yanks' MLB lineup.

“I liked George and he liked me, and I didn’t really have a ghost of a chance of making that team because [Yankees coach] Billy [Martin] brought in so many pitchers from Oakland with him,” Scott tells host Olivia Wilder.

“George liked how I pitched, he put me in the program that they sell at Yankee Stadium, so I had something going on. We had a couple of talks.

“There was a lot of frustration in that organization and only when [George] stepped back a little bit and let the baseball people do their thing, like Gene Michael—who’s a baseball genius—did Continue reading

Programming Highlights; July 13, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

rachael-cantuAt 3 PM Radio Free Radio host Jeff Taylor kicks it with indie singer-songwriter Rachael Cantu, who has opened for B.B. King and whose tunes have been feauted on ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars and ABC’s Private Practice.

mike-petrone At 6:30 PM Indie Lady host Adrienne Manson gets busy with rapper Mike Petrone, whose influences range from Eminem to Bob Marley, and whose debut single, Crank It is featured on To the Fallen Records’ Hip Hop’s Volume 2.

matthew-mungleAlso at 8 PM 123 Film!’s Sam Heer hangs with Hollywood special-effects artist Matthew W. Mungle, who won and Oscar for his work on Francis Ford Coppola’s Dracula, and whose other credits include Steven Spielberg’s Schlinder’s List and Rob Reiner’s The Bucket List

sam-cutlerAt 9 PM Icon Fetch sits down with Sam Cutler, who was road manager for the Rolling Stones during their ‘69 tour that ended in the Altamont Speedway concert—where 1 person was murdered and 3 others died accidentally. Sam will discuss his new book, You Can’t Always Get What You Want.

scott-pattersonAt 10 PM Olivia Wilder rolls out the red-hot carpet for Scott Patterson, who captured countless feminine hearts as Luke Danes on Gilmore Girls. The former MLB player will chat about his role in the upcoming NBC series The Event, and in the big-screen flick The Frankenstein Brothers.

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