The Lincoln Laureates

Ryne Sandberg - The Hall of Respect

Episode Summary

Ryne Sandberg changed an unwritten baseball rule: "Second basemen don't hit home runs." In this episode of the Lincoln Laureates, we'll learn who and what changed him into a power hitter who still excelled at the short game. We also discover what inspired this sand lot player from Spokane to make Illinois his forever home. Our guest host for this conversation with the Lincoln Laureates is award-winning broadcast journalist Jim Bohannon.