Marty Lurie Talks San Francisco Giants Baseball

Posts from — May 2017

Talking Giants Baseball… May 27th – 29th

Mon May 29th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie

Rick Monday: Marty talks to former Cubs’ outfielder Rick Monday about when he stopped two men from burning the American flag in Los Angeles in 1976

Marty’s Opening Segment: Marty’s opening segment on Memorial Day, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.

Paul White: Marty talks to Former columnist for USA Today Paul White before the Giants-Nats Series Opener

Jeff Downs: Patrick and Marty chat with Explosive Detection k9 Handler Jeff Downs and his Dog “Taco”

Eric Perreca: Patrick and Marty talks to Navy Seal Eric Perreca about the  Navy Seal Foundation at the Public House

Bill Madden: Marty chats with Author Bill Madden about his new book- “Lou: Fifty Years of Kicking Dirt, Playing Hard, and Winning Big in the Sweet Spot of Baseball”

SUN May 28th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie
Bill King Memories: Legendary Bay Area Broadcaster Wilbur “Bill” King remembers Mort Cooper. He was a big, burly pitcher who anchored the pitching staff for the St. Louis Cardinals’ three consecutive World Series teams from 1942 through 1944

Ron Wotus: Marty talks to the Professor about today’s pitching matchup: Cueto vs Dickey

Cory Gearrin: Marty talks to the Giants reliever about getting hitched during the team’s last off day

Richard Gayle: Dr. Gayle specializes in sports medicine and advanced arthroscopic surgery with emphasis on arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow and knee, including cartilage restoration surgery. He is one of a handful of surgeons in the Bay Area

John Shea: John Shea calls in before the series finale vs the Braves at AT&T Park

Terry McDermott: Marty chats with author Terry McDermott  about his new book- “OFF SPEED: Baseball, Pitching, and the Art of Deception”

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce talking Sunday Morning Baseball: Today’s matchup- Cueto vs Dickey

Austin Slater: Ally Williams’ Minor League Report with Giants Prospect Austin Slater


SAT May 27th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie
Pic by Mary Rose Parkman

Pic by Mary Rose Parkman

Bob Sockolov: “Falling in Love with Baseball”book by Bob Sockolov and Chris Mavraedis, who was been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease a few years ago. The project is being commissioned by Chris and supported by the San Francisco Giants and the ALS Golden West Chapter. This book is a collection of stories and emails that Chris has written over the years about his love for baseball since he began to lose his ability to speak

Kevin McAlpin: Marty chats with the #Braves Reporter for @BravesRadioNet at the Public House before Game 2 of the Braves series

Bruce Jenkins : Marty talks to Bruce about ‘the point of no return’ of the season and electronic strike zone

Jim Bunning:  Jim Bunning, the only person ever elected both to the U.S. Senate and the Baseball Hall of Fame, passed away this morning. He was 85. Here’s Marty’s Memories of the Game with Jim Bunning.

George Kontos: Marty talks to the Philosopher about the Chicago road trip

Aaron Hill: Marty talks to Giants infielder Aaron Hill about going back home to Visalia for some rehab starts

Ron Washington: Marty catches up with ‘Wash’ about coaching in Alanta

Stephen Wong: Marty and Patrick talk to Stephen Wong about his new book- “Game Worn: Baseball Treasures from the Game’s Greatest Heroes and Moments”


May 29, 2017   No Comments

Talking Giants Baseball… May 20th + 21st

SUN May 21st – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie
Bill King: Legendary Bay Area Broadcaster Wilbur “Bill” King talks about mid-west fans and how they differ from east coast fans
Marty Opening Segment: Marty opens the show and some sound with Arnold Hano when he attended a game where Hall of Famer Carl Hubbell went 18 shutout innings against the St. Louis Cardinals in 1933

Greatest Game – June 16 1978: Marty Lurie and Chris Haft, from, talk about one of the Greatest Games in Giants History: On June 16th, 1978, Jack Clark rips a 3-run HR in the bottom of the 9th to beat the NY Mets

Joe Panik: Marty chats with Joe Panik about playing in St Louis and Chicago in this road trip

Steve Decker: Marty chats with Steve Decker about his strategy on warming up pitchers in between innings
Bruce Jenkins: Marty talks to Bruce about Saturday night’s extra inning/rain delay game: Can the Giants sweep the Cards today?
Mark Gardner: Marty sits down with Mark Gardner about warming up pitchers and what’s the best way to honored a retired number?
SAT May 20th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie
Bryan Morris: Marty chats with the newest Giant about being in the majors and contributing in the Giants’ bullpen

Jenifer Langosch: Marty chats with Cardinals beat reporter for  about this Giants-Cardinals series

David Kaplan: Marty chats with TV co-host Cubs pregame | postgame shows CSN Chicago and author David Kaplan about his new book- The Plan: Epstein, Maddon, and the Audacious Blueprint for a Cubs Dynasty

Andrew Baggarly: Marty and Baggs breakdown the trilling 9th inning comeback win in St Louis

George Kontos: Marty talks to the Philosopher about heading to St Louis and Chicago on this road trip

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce chat about the Giants comeback thriller last night

Henry Schulman: Marty and Hank talking Cards ball from St Louis: Will we see a rain delay today?

 Will Smith: Marty talking ball with Will Smith

May 21, 2017   No Comments

Talking Giants Baseball… May 13th + 14th

SUN May 14th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie


Bill King: Legendary Bay Area Broadcaster Wilbur “Bill” King talks about Stan Musial and he take us back when Bill asked Stan to be on his pregame show

Ron Wotus: Marty and the Professor break down the back to back wins on Mothers Day

Greatest Game – April 3 1997: Marty Lurie and Chris Haft, from, talk about one of the Greatest Games in Giants History: Jeff Kent’s career took off in San Francisco starting in the 1997 season. On April 3rd, 1997, Kent had 5 RBI in his 2nd game in a Giants uni.

Mark Grant: Marty chats with Mark Grant about being back in SF and the upcoming draft

Bruce Jenkins: Marty talks to Bruce about the Giants win streak: Can they make it 3 in a row?


SAT May 13th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie
Marty Appel: Marty talks to Marty Appel on his new book: Casey Stengel: Baseball’s Greatest Character
Trent Rosecrans: Marty chats with Reds reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer about last nights 17th inning thriller

Dennis Snelling: Marty chats with author Dennis Snelling about his new book- Lefty O’Doul: Baseball’s Forgotten Ambassador

Matt Moore: Marty talks to Giants starter for Saturday vs the Reds at AT&T Park

Hank Schulman: Marty and Hank breakdown last night’s extra inning thriller

Bruce Bochy: Marty talks to Bochy about the adjustments he’s making to get this ball club back on track

Bruce Jenkins: Bruce calls in to talk about the Giants walk-off HR in the 17th

Bam Bam Meulens: Marty talks to the Giants hitting coach about the team’s hitting funk

May 14, 2017   No Comments

Talking Giants Baseball… May 6th + 7th

SUN May 7th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie
Bill King interviewing Warriors' Charles Johnson

Bill King interviewing Warriors’ Charles Johnson

Bill King Memories: Legendary Bay Area Broadcaster Wilbur “Bill” King takes us back to when the Warriors completed one of the greatest upsets in professional sports history when they completed the sweep of the Washington Bullets.

Greatest Game July 8th, 1970 : Marty Lurie and Chris Haft, from, talk about one of the Greatest Games in Giants History:  On July 8, 1970, San Francisco Giants third baseman Jim Ray Hart hit for the cycle during a 13-0 rout of the Braves in Atlanta.

Barry Bloom: Marty talks to Barry Bloom about the window closing on the Giants


SAT May 6th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie

Photo by Matt Kartozian

Ryan Vogelsong: Marty talks to Vogey about this Giants ball club and would he come back if the team needed him

Terry Cashman: In 1981 Terry Cashman recorded what is more commonly referred to as Talkin’ Baseball, which was originally called Willie, Mickey And The Duke

Andrew Baggarly: Marty chats with Baggs about this ball club this week and the Ruggiano call-up

Zach Buchanan: Marty talks to Reds beat reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer about this Giants-Reds series

Chris Haft: Marty chats with Chris Haft about his new book: If These Walls Could Talk : San Francisco Giants: Stories from the San Francisco Giants Dugout, Locker Room, and Press Box

Bruce Jenkins: Marty talks to Bruce about this Reds Series and the Ruggiano call up

Henry Schulman: Marty talking ball with Hank Schulman from the SF Chronicle

May 7, 2017   No Comments