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Old-time radio -- Yankees and Tigers, 1934

October 14, 2008 |  6:43 am

A new 1939 Tempo-Tone radio, sold by Barker Bros.
I've been a fan of "old-time radio" (or OTR) for years. When I started at The Times, I worked Saturday nights and there was nothing better than going home on the Pasadena Freeway and listening to the rebroadcasts of Jack Benny on KNX. (Unfortunately, KNX discontinued its old radio shows years ago).

In digging around for audio for Throwback Thursby's piece on Bob Kelley, I found this site, which offers old-time sports broadcasts. At the moment I'm listening to the Yankees and the Tigers from 1934. As Throwback says, it's incredible what's out there.