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Bum Poems, Game Called on Account of Frogs
Airdate: Tuesday - July 12, 1966

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Show Description
The loveable bums on Broadway "One of those fantastic moments of unconscionable humor" "New York is like a giant cake of Fleischmann's Yeast" Coming across a man lying sprawled out on the sidewalk, bagged to the ears. Shep reads The face upon the Bar room floor Shep requests for a caller to phone in and cheer.. ."Yay Shep". . . And one does. Another "Bum" poem Speaking of Frogs Seeing a picture of a frog on the cover of a newspaper laying on the sidewalk reminds Shep of frog stories: England's concern over the disappearing frog population Frog Storms - Frogs invade a town in Wisconsin and Shep tells the story of when he was playing center field at the age of 15 or 16 and the entire field became covered with little bright green frogs and instead of scooping up the ball, he wound up with a glove full of frogs. The game was called. It was the first and only game called because of frogs.
Shep repeats the 'frog' baseball story on the 1-22-71 show
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None Listed
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Summary/Rating Credit
By: Jim Clavin
Rating: Not Rated
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