This episode Devan talks with broadcast pioneer, ESPN's Tiffany Greene about her journey to becoming the first woman of color to broadcast play-by-play for FCS football telecasts. Eddie Robinson joins us to talk about the day he was drafted into the NFL and more!
At the age of 100, Eddie Robinson is currently the oldest living major league baseball player and with that comes a lot of stories. From leaving baseball to serve in World War II to Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, Eddie has seen it all. He details those memories and more in this latest edition of the GM Files.
Talk Your Exposure- Season 2 Episode 3 Featuring Former NBA Player - Eddie Robinson
Talk Your Exposure
In Episode 3 we had the pleasure to sit down with former NBA player Eddie Robinson. On this episode, we sat down with Eddie Robinson to discuss life in the NBA, college career, how he got to the NBA and the importance of family. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/steven-korn/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/steven-korn/support
Edward Gay Robinson was born February 13, 1919 in Jackson, Louisiana; his father was a sharecropper and his mother was a domestic worker. By third grade, Eddie was infatuated with football“I liked to hang around the bench and see what the coach was doing” he’d once recalled. Eddie knew what he wanted to become. The dye was cast. He’d graduate in 1937 from McKinley High School in Baton Rouge, and then would play quarterback while earning his bachelor’s in English at Leland College in Baker, Louisiana. Eddie would later earn his master’s degree from the University of Iowa in 1954.