For the sixth episode of Charges, Rex brings Jim Leyritz onto the show to talk about his career and look back on the night that changed his life forever. Rex and Jim discuss: Getting into baseball and what it meant to him (3:21), going undrafted, proving his worth in the Minor Leagues & getting called up (5:20), coming through in the clutch (7:16), what it's like being a Major League Baseball Player (9:38), 1996 World Series & The Off Season (12:26), admitting to using amphetamines while playing & any destructive traits he had (16:38), if he had any brushes with the law as a player (20:38), winning another World Series in 1998 then being traded again (22:18), taking HGH, dealing with trouble at home & needing to retire (26:10), the turning point of his life on his 44th birthday, the aftermath & the trial o(28:50), the verdict of his trial, domestic abuse claim, when he looks back on it all & what he's doing today (38:54). This episode is not to be missed!
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Charges is Created by CTRL Media & Portal A. It's produced by DBPodcasts in association with iHeartMedia.
Executive Producers: Steve Nash, Brandon Kraines, Ezra Holland, Nate Houghteling, and Todd Barrish.
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Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)
Produced by: Gene Crenshaw (@yuyuthemaker) and Draft (@Draft3009)
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