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Featured Interview with PCL legend Joe Brovia NEW!!
Joe Brovia was one of the most feared and competitive hitters in the history of the Pacific Coast League--a legend who is a member of the Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame. Signed by the San Francisco Seals as a pitcher, Lefty O'Doul converted him to the outfield and despite missing four years because of WW II, he hit 174 home runs in the PCL with a .304 batting average for San Francisco, Portland, Sacramento and Oakland. I this intervew, Brovia talks about his career in the PCL, his philosophy of hitting, his unhappy stint with the Cincinnati Reds as a 33-year-old pinch-hitter and his recovery from crippling back and hip problems after baseball. (40 minutes)
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