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Baseball Umpire Eric Gregg Works the Plate

Gregg grew up in a poor Philadelphia neighborhood, and eventually had a 13-year career as a National League umpire. He has a new memoir about what it takes to make good calls.

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Other segments from the episode on July 13, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 13, 1990: Interview with Maya Angelou; Review of Margarich Menezes' album "Elegibo"; Interview with Eric Gregg; Review of the film "Ghost."

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