S2E05 – Rejecting Muggsy Bogues

Show Notes

Muggsy Bogues is a record-breaking basketball player with a 14-year NBA career. He’s among the most beloved players of all time. Oh, and he’s also 5’3”. Growing up in Baltimore, Bogues watched his friends and teammates grow tall, while he reached his peak at just 10 years old. He was bullied, teased and told he’d never make it to the pros. Join us this week as we tell Bogues inspiring story. From stepping onto the court to laughter in the rafters, to stepping off the court to a standing ovation.

Major sources for this episode include:
1) The Boys of Dunbar: A Story of Love, Hope and Basketball by Alejandro Danois
2) In The Land of Giants: My Life in Basketball by Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues and David Levine
3) All Things Considered with Danny Hajek
4) Mulligan Brothers: Shortest in the NBA – Muggsy Bogues Incredible Story
5) New York Times: Pro Basketball: How Muggsy Overcame Long Odds
6) Hoops Hype: Muggsy Bogues on NBA Success, Childhood Shooting, Filming Space Jam, Kid Steph Curry and More
7) Baltimore Sun: Lafayette Courts: 40 Years From High Hopes to Oblivion & Lafayette Courts Ends in 20 Seconds of Explosions, Cheers, Tears

From the creators of Under the Influence:
Executive Producer & Co-Host: Terry O’Reilly
Writer & Host: Sidney O’Reilly
Research: Allison Pinches
Director: Callie O’Reilly
Supervising Producer: Debbie O’Reilly
Engineer: Geoff Devine
Theme music: Ian Lefeuvre & Ari Posner

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Company and powered by Acast.

Show Notes

Muggsy Bogues is a record-breaking basketball player with a 14-year NBA career. He’s among the most beloved players of all time. Oh, and he’s also 5’3”. Growing up in Baltimore, Bogues watched his friends and teammates grow tall, while he reached his peak at just 10 years old. He was bullied, teased and told he’d never make it to the pros. Join us this week as we tell Bogues inspiring story. From stepping onto the court to laughter in the rafters, to stepping off the court to a standing ovation.

Major sources for this episode include:
1) The Boys of Dunbar: A Story of Love, Hope and Basketball by Alejandro Danois
2) In The Land of Giants: My Life in Basketball by Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues and David Levine
3) All Things Considered with Danny Hajek
4) Mulligan Brothers: Shortest in the NBA – Muggsy Bogues Incredible Story
5) New York Times: Pro Basketball: How Muggsy Overcame Long Odds
6) Hoops Hype: Muggsy Bogues on NBA Success, Childhood Shooting, Filming Space Jam, Kid Steph Curry and More
7) Baltimore Sun: Lafayette Courts: 40 Years From High Hopes to Oblivion & Lafayette Courts Ends in 20 Seconds of Explosions, Cheers, Tears

From the creators of Under the Influence:
Executive Producer & Co-Host: Terry O’Reilly
Writer & Host: Sidney O’Reilly
Research: Allison Pinches
Director: Callie O’Reilly
Supervising Producer: Debbie O’Reilly
Engineer: Geoff Devine
Theme music: Ian Lefeuvre & Ari Posner

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Company and powered by Acast.

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