In this special baseball episode of History Replays Today, The Richmond History Podcast there are 3 guests, John O’ Connor, Betty Dementi, and Guy Kinman. ¬†Topics include The Diamond, The Richmond Braves, The Flying Squirrels, Babe Ruth, Chipper Jones, Tate Field, and much more.
John O’Connor, a staff writer for the Richmond-Times Dispatch, discusses the history of The Diamond. ¬†There is a long standing debate about what to do with The Diamond and this is a look back at its somewhat short history. ¬†John O’Connor also references Richmond’s rich baseball history before The Diamond.
Betty Dementi is the subject of the previous episode and the retired owner of Dementi Studios. ¬†These baseball stories were not included in the earlier episode. ¬†To see the picture referenced in the first Betty Dementi portion click.
Guy Kinman is a LGBT activist in Richmond. ¬†There will be a future episode with more of the conversation with Kinman but I this is some unrelated baseball stories that he told.
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