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Episode 13

Doug Sisk, Bob Bourne

Published on: 15th February, 2021

Host Bill Donohue opens the show talking with former New York Mets pitcher Doug Sisk about his baseball career and his time with the Mets, including his thoughts on Tom Seaver in addition to the 1986 Mets team that won the World Series.

Later Bill welcomes former New York Islanders forward Bob Bourne. who talked about some of the teams and players he rooted for growing up and one of the reasons he wore number 14. Bob reminisced about his brief professional baseball career playing one season for the Appalachian League Covington Astros in 1972 along with future Islanders teammate Clark GIllies. Bob also recalled the trade that sent him to the Islanders in 1974, and talked about some of the reasons why he became such a great skater. Bob gave some of his insights on head coach Al Arbour and how he was like a second father to him, as well as his thoughts on some of the great players and memories from those Stanley Cup winning teams of the 1980s.

Bob also talked about how he feels about whether or not his number deserves to be retired along with some of the other greats from those Stanley Cup teams. Bob closed things out talking about how much he enjoyed his time on Long Island.

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UPCOMING SHOWS
January 22nd... Bill Donohue hosts at 8:00pm, followed by TBD at 9:00pm.
January 29th... Mike Trezza and Mike Guidone host at 8:00pm, followed by TBD at 9:00pm
February 5th... Bill Donohue hosts at 8:00pm, followed by TBD at 9:00pm.
February 12th... Mike Trezza and Mike Guidone host at 8:00pm, followed by TBD at 9:00pm
February 19th... Bill Donohue hosts at 8:00pm, followed by Andy Suekoff at 9:00pm.
February 26th... Mike Trezza and Mike Guidone host at 8:00pm, followed by Tony Stabile at 9:00pm

About your hosts

Rob Kowal

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Rob is the Executive Producer of WGBB's Sports Talk New York. While he still gets behind the mic from time to time to host the show, Rob mostly works behind the scenes helping to book guests, maintain the website and promote the show on social media.

Bill Donohue

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Bill's first vivid recollection of sports revolves around the magical seasons of 1969 – when the Mets, Knicks and Jets all won championships – and Bobby Cox was playing 3B for the Yankees. A history buff and ports “purist,” he enjoys the comparison of the eras and discussing those contrasting viewpoints. Bill is a benefactor of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown and enjoys visiting the hallowed shrine to our national pastime whenever possible.

Mike Trezza

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Mike is a veteran of the local sports media scene. He's done play-by-play work for football, basketball and lacrosse on local TV, radio and digital platforms, and hosted various talk shows since 1995. He also serves as the public address announcer for several local colleges and high schools. Mike teaches at Farmingdale State College and Suffolk Community College. Since January 2021 Mike has been hosting Spot on Sports with Mike Guidone.

Mike Guidone

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Mike is the girls' varsity basketball coach at Locust Valley High School. This past winter, his team broke the all-time Long Island consecutive victory record for girls' basketball, winning 54 straight over the course of 3 seasons. He also coaches boys' and girls' tennis. Mike is a teacher at Westbury High School. Since January 2021 Mike has been hosting Spot on Sports with Mike Trezza.

Andy Suekoff

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Andy is an in-game analyst for Stony Brook University Hockey, as well as an Ingest Coordinator for Encompass Digital Media in Stamford, CT. A graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, Andy was a play-by-play announcer for five NCAA Division I sports during his time as the school, and hosted a half hour weekly talk show, Bottom of the 6th. Andy is an avid fan of all the major sports, college football/basketball and MMA, specifically including the Yankees, Rangers, Jets and St. John’s.

Anthony Stabile

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Bio coming soon!