About Mike

Welcome to Lost Ballparks! 

How it started

Photo:  Charles Repsher

I grew up going to Municipal Stadium in Cleveland with my Dad. Those lazy, sunny afternoons spent on Lake Erie are some of my favorite childhood memories. When I lost my Dad in 2009, I became reflective and really started to think about how these old, lost ballparks keep us connected to not just baseball history, but to those we love; the ones who took us to games, bought us our first baseball cap and pack of cards.

I have always been the nostalgic type and even more than old photos or details about a particular ballpark, what I love are the stories that folks tell.

And now, after 25 years in television and radio, I have connected my profession with my passion.

Lost Ballparks is a podcast (new episode every Wednesday) that takes you on a journey back to baseball's Lost Ballparks, as told by the players, broadcasters and fans who provide first hand accounts of what it was like to spend a  summer afternoon at Ebbets Field, the Polo Grounds, Connie Mack Stadium, Forbes Field, Yankee Stadium, Comiskey Park, Tiger Stadium, Crosley Field and many more.

I want to personally thank you for following Lost Ballparks on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and listening each week to the podcast! Please subscribe, for free, to the podcast, if you haven't already on the platform of your choice. I greatly appreciate it.