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Andrew Luck and Dwight Gooden

Monday, February 17, 2014

Two athletes discuss their early success: Gooden was 19 when he was named MLB Rookie of the Year and Luck was in his final year at Stanford when he learned he was the top NFL draft pick.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Dwight Gooden: Doc

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Major League pitcher Dwight Gooden talks about his memoir of his talent, addiction, and recovery. In Doc, the Mets’ beloved Dr. K shares the intimate details of his life and career, revealing all the extraordinary highs and lows: The hidden traumas in his family; the thrill and pressure of being a young baseball phenom in New York; his self-destructive drug binges; and his three World Series rings.

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Here's The Thing

Dwight Gooden

Monday, July 22, 2013

Alec sits down with pitcher Dwight Gooden whose blistering fastball and notoriously deceptive curve ball earned him the Rookie of the Year Award in 1984. He was only 19 years old.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: Dwight Gooden

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Former pitcher Dwight Gooden was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about his amazing career and his struggles with drug addiction. Find out what he's been reading and watching recently!

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Dwight Gooden

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Major League pitcher Dwight Gooden talks about his memoir of his talent, addiction, and recovery. In Doc, the Mets’ beloved Dr. K shares the intimate details of his life and career, revealing all the extraordinary highs and lows: The hidden traumas in his family; the thrill and pressure of being a young baseball phenom in New York; his self-destructive drug binges; and his three World Series rings.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Dwight Gooden; the History of Superman; the Novel, Sparta; "Dirty Wars"

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

On today’s show: Dwight Gooden talks about his years with the Mets, winning 3 World Series, pitching a no-hitter, and how he finally conquered his addictions on reality television. Larry Tye tells the history of Superman, one of popular culture’s most enduring heroes. Roxana Robinson discusses her new novel, Sparta. Jeremy Scahill and Richard Rowley discuss their new documentary “Dirty Wars.”