A Talk with Luis Tiant

Sports Radio NY AM1240-WGBBContributor IApril 13, 2010

BOSTON - OCTOBER 13:  Former Boston Red Sox Luis Tiant acknowledges the crowd before throwing out the first pitch to start Game 4  of the 2003 American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees October 13, 2003 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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Be sure to have a listen to The Starting NYNE’s Paul Revelant talk with former Red Sox and Yankees pitcher Luis Tiant. Topics discussed included Luis childhood, his early pro career, his first game in the majors (a shutout win against Yankee great Whitey Ford), the 1975 World Series, the art of pitching today compared to when he played, and some of the things he is doing today.

Be sure also to check out The Lost Son of Havana, a film about Luis Tiant’s recent return to Cuba, the island he had left at age 20 to embark on a professional baseball career.