John Leahy- Podcaster, Musician, Broadcaster, Audiobook Narrator, Storyteller

Season 1

Aug. 18, 2020

A conversation with Tim Poszgai

In this latest episode I visit with the voice of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, short season affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. …

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July 29, 2020

A Conversation With Eric Shulman

In this episode I visit with Eric Shulman, correspondent of Hockey USA, TV statistician and former radio color analyst of Merrima…

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July 22, 2020

The 100 Greatest Play By Play Announcers of All Time

In this episode I reveal my choices of the greatest 100 play by play announcers of all time. --- This episode is sponsored by…

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July 15, 2020

Greatest Hockey Players By Uniform Number

I continue my discussion of greatest players by number, this time with hockey players. --- This episode is sponsored by · An…

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July 8, 2020

The Greatest Baseball Players By Uniform Number

In this unique episode, I’ll give you my thoughts on the greatest baseball players by uniform number. Highly open to debate, I en…

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July 1, 2020

Talking Baseball With Gershon Rabinowitz

In this episode I visit with Baseball Prospects Journal writer Gershon Rabinowitz as we talk some baseball. --- This episode …

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June 25, 2020

A Chat With Ian Beauchesne

In this episode we chat with Merrimack men’s hockey PA announcer Ian Beauchesne. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: …

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June 25, 2020

A Chat with Ian Beauchesne

A chat with Merrimack hockey PA announcer Ian Beauchesne. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make…

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June 17, 2020

My Bucket List

A quick chat about what I’d still like to achieve and what I’ll be working on in the time ahead. --- This episode is sponsored…

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June 10, 2020

Talking college hockey with Mike Machnik

In this episode I chat with my radio analyst at Merrimack, Mike Machnik, as we check in on college hockey. --- This episode i…

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June 3, 2020

A Chat with Mike (The Sarge) Riley

A visit with Mike (The Sarge) Riley from 98.5 The Sports Hub, and a PA announcer from all around the New England Sports scene. …

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May 27, 2020

Play By Play and the Importance of Description

In this episode, I discuss the importance of description as it relates to play by play. What it is and how to improve it. --- …

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May 20, 2020

Behind the Scenes With Board Opping

In this episode I’ll take you behind the scenes and show how I produce and board op our games. --- This episode is sponsored …

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May 14, 2020

A Visit with Bernie Corbett

In this episode we visit with the venerable voice of Boston University hockey, Bernie Corbett. --- This episode is sponsored …

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May 7, 2020

Play By Play and Storytelling

In this episode we dive in to more play by play techniques and the importance of storytelling. I explore techniques of the STAA p…

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April 29, 2020

TOP 10- BASEBALL EDITION

In this episode I discuss my top 10 as it relates to baseball- my top 10 favorite games, my top 10 ballparks, and even my top 10 …

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April 22, 2020

Top 10- Hockey Edition

In this episode I reveal my Top 10 lists for hockey- my top 10 favorite games I’ve called, my top 10 arenas, and my top 10 player…

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April 15, 2020

A conversation with Bob Socci

In this episode I am joined by the voice of the 6 time Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots, Bob Socci. --- This episode …

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April 8, 2020

Part 2, the conclusion, with UMASS’ Brock Hines.

The closing moments of my chat with UMass’ Brock Hines. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…

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April 8, 2020

Brock Hines UMass color analyst (Part 1)

In this episode I chat with Brock Hines, the venerable color analyst for the UMass men’s hockey team. --- This episode is spo…

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April 1, 2020

Mike Murphy Part 2

Part 2 of my discussion with UNH play by play voice Mike Murphy. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way t…

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April 1, 2020

Mike Murphy Part 1

The first of a two part interview with UNH play by play voice Mike Murphy . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The e…

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March 21, 2020

Broadcasters Libraries- Great Books To Read

Every broadcaster should have great industry books to read. Here are my favorites. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor…

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March 11, 2020

Hockey Play By Play with Ken Cail

The legendary Ken Cail joins me to talk hockey play by play. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to m…

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March 5, 2020

Some thoughts on interviewing techniques.

In this episode I share my thoughts on interviewing- the lost skill of broadcasting. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anch…

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Feb. 22, 2020

Radio vs. TV with Mike Logan

In this episode we distinguish between radio and TV sportscasting with the radio voice of Providence College men’s hockey, Mike L…

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Feb. 14, 2020

Cool and Funny Stories From 25 Years in the Booth

Broadcasting is about communication. Part of it is conversation. Here are a few of my favorite stories from a quarter century of …

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Feb. 7, 2020

How To Approach Criticism

Sharing my thoughts and tips on handling criticism- what it is, why it’s useful, how to take it and how to give it. --- This …

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Jan. 30, 2020

The Wind Beneath This Sportscaster’s Wings

In this episode we explore how the life of a sportscaster affects the spouses we’re with. Joining m is my very special guest, my …

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Jan. 24, 2020

Memory Techniques in Sports Broadcasting

In this episode, I explore the ways I go about memorizing rosters, introducing a tried and true system. --- This episode is s…

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Jan. 15, 2020

Game Prep

How I go about preparing for games on and off site. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a pod…

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Jan. 8, 2020

My Broadcast Travels

A look at the venues and places I’ve been to in broadcasting. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to …

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Jan. 1, 2020

An Introduction- Welcome to the Broadcasting Life of John Leahy

In this introductory episode, I’ll introduce myself and explore what this podcast is about and what we’ll be covering. You’ll lea…

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