Jeff Torborg: Man Behind the Mask, Mic

Former MLB catcher and manager Jeff Torborg and broadcasting legend Vin Scully celebrated birthdays over Thanksgiving weekend. As employees of the Dodgers, the two were linked forever as Torborg... See More

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Former MLB catcher and manager Jeff Torborg and broadcasting legend Vin Scully celebrated birthdays over Thanksgiving weekend. As employees of the Dodgers, the two were linked forever as Torborg caught and Scully called Sandy Koufax’s 1965 perfect game. In this 1992 interview, Torborg – who went on to work for CBS Radio and FOX – shares his analysis of Koufax and Nolan Ryan, who threw his first no-hitter with Torborg behind the plate. He also addresses managing the New York Mets and the Chicago White Sox and how he prepared for his bench role in graduate school after an All-American career at Rutgers.

Former MLB catcher and manager Jeff Torborg and broadcasting legend Vin Scully celebrated birthdays over Thanksgiving weekend. As employees of the Dodgers, the two were linked forever as Torborg caught and Scully called Sandy Koufax’s 1965 perfect game. In this 1992 interview, Torborg – who went on to work for CBS Radio and FOX – shares his analysis of Koufax and Nolan Ryan, who threw his first no-hitter with Torborg behind the plate. He also addresses managing the New York Mets and the Chicago White Sox and how he prepared for his bench role in graduate school after an All-American career at Rutgers.

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Stu Hothem

Stu Hothem has covered some of the biggest events in sports across TV, radio and the web. As a researcher with ABC, CBS and ESPN, he worked on the Super Bowl, Olympics, World Cup and X Games. At FOXSports.com, he integrated content and interactive features with FOX Sports broadcast and cable programming. He managed the editorial team at NASCAR.com and also worked in the sanctioning body’s integrated marketing communications department. His professional career began at WFAN, the nation’s first all-sports radio station, following his time at the Rutgers radio station as a play-by-play announcer, talk-show host and general manager.