Catching Heat

Catching Heat

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"The King”, Leyritz is perhaps best known for his three-run homer off of Mark Wohlers in the 8th inning of Game 4 in the 1996 World Series against the Atlanta Braves. But did you know that in addition to his Yankee days, Jim also played an integral role for the 1998 San Diego Padres, leading them to the World Series by hitting 4 clutch home runs and driving in 10 RBI as the Padres went on to play the Yankees in the 1998 World Series?Throughout his 11-year MLB career, Jim also played for the Anaheim Angels (1997), Texas Rangers (1997), Boston Red Sox (1998), San Diego Padres (1998-1999) and Los Angeles Dodgers (2000).

Veteran FNTSY Sports Radio Network host Mike Blewitt joins "The King” each week for a podcast exploring the sporting world both past and present. You never know who will stop by, so listen each week as Jim’s former teammates, coaches and athlete friends weigh in on the show with stories about your favorite sports moments and personalities. As for Jim’s opinions on current events in sports, let’s just say that “The King” not only can catch the heat, he can bring it too.