Krukcast

By NBC Sports Philadelphia

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John Kruk looks back on his career and tells stories from his time in the majors.


Episode Date
Kruk chats with Tony Gwynn Jr.
00:10:39

On this edition of Krukcast, Kruk chats with Tony Gwynn Jr. The two discuss the Gwynn's father's legendary career. The two are certain Tony Gwynn would've hit .400 in 1994 if it weren't for the strike. Also, how Gywnn never pressured his son into following his footsteps.

Aug 06, 2018
Kruk chats with Brad Lidge
00:12:46

On this edition of Krukcast, John Kruk sits down with Brad Lidge. The guys discuss their favorite memories from that magical 2008 season, culminating in a World Series championship.

Jul 23, 2018
All Star Game memories
00:19:27

On the latest edition of Krukcast, John Kruk and Gregg Murphy share stories from previous All Star Games. What is it like participating in the mid-summer classic? Kruk made three of them, but is known for the one at-bat against Randy Johnson. How does he feel about that? All that and more on Krukcast!

Jul 16, 2018
Kruk chats with Aaron Boone, manager of the Yankees
00:14:05

On this edition of Krukcast, John Kruk got a chance to talk with Aaron Boone, the manager of the New York Yankees. Boone shares when he got interested in returning to baseball, how he got the managerial position with the Yankees and how old school strategy and new school analytics works in his organization.

Jul 02, 2018
Kruk on youth sports today
00:19:42

On the latest edition of Krukcast, John Kruk and Gregg Murphy discuss the state of youth sports in America today. They get into how youth sports has changed from when they were kids. What should parents consider today with their children participating in youth sports? What would Murph and Kruk like to see different in youth sports today?

Jun 25, 2018
Unwritten rules of baseball
00:19:58

On this edition of Krukcast, Gregg Murphy and John Kruk discuss the unwritten rules of baseball. Which ones are nonsense? Which ones are valid? And why have these unwritten rules survived the test of time?

Jun 11, 2018
Best ballparks in baseball
00:19:56

On this edition of Krukcast, Gregg Murphy and John Kruk discuss their favorite ballparks in baseball. What was Kruk's favorite ballpark to hit in during his career? Which of the newer stadiums is best? And on the opposite side, the worst parks Kruk played in.

Jun 04, 2018
Remembering the 1993 season
00:22:27

On this edition of Krukcast, Gregg Murphy and John Kruk remember the 1993 pennant winning team. This season marks the 25 year anniversary of that memorable season and the guys recall the best memories from that magical year.

May 28, 2018
Kruk is the commissioner of baseball
00:20:26

On this edition of Krukcast, Gregg Murphy and John Kruk discuss life's ultimate hypothetical scenario. What would Kruk do if he were MLB Commissioner?

May 21, 2018
The Foodcast
00:21:09

On this edition of Krukcast, Gregg Murphy and John Kruk discuss one of Kruk's favorite topics: food. From their favorite (and least favorite) foods growing up, to clubhouse food when Kruk played to their favorite foods today. Also, would Kruk ever consider bringing his Philly Cheese Steak shop up to the Philly area?

May 14, 2018
Kruk's experience with baseball milestones
00:20:31

On this edition of Krukcast, Gregg Murphy and John Kruk discuss milestones in baseball and in other sports. With Albert Pujols recently joining the 3,000 hit club and the Dodgers combining for a no-hitter, Kruk recalls moments where he was part of baseball history. Also, which records in sports will never be broken? But which records would they like to see broken?

May 07, 2018
Kruk takes questions from fans
00:21:30

On this edition of Krukcast, Gregg Murphy gathered the most important questions that fans had for Kruk. John had to answer hard hitting questions such as... Would Kruk rather share bunk-beds with Larry Bowa? Or live in a cave with Dave Hollins? Additionally, Kruk answered questions about his retirement, the game today vs when he played, his best teammate and more!

Apr 28, 2018
The craziest things Kruk has seen in baseball
00:15:43

On this edition of Krukcast, Gregg Murphy and John Kruk share the craziest things they've seen in baseball. Kruk tells a story when he saw player brawl escalate to the players fighting fans. What happened the next game? Armed guards of course. Gregg recalls when Phillies TV voice Tom McCarthy caught a home run while calling it on television. Also, what's the one thing Kruk hasn't seen live at a game he'd like to see.

Apr 13, 2018
The time Kruk played at Augusta National
00:21:25

It's Masters week! On this edition of Krukcast with Gregg Murphy, Kruk talks about his love for golf. He shares a story how he got to play at Augusta and the two people waiting for him at the first hole. Also, the time he went shot for shot against an LPGA pro until Kruk tried to make the match more interesting. Murph and Kruk share who they would like to see win the Masters.

Apr 04, 2018
It's Opening Day!
00:20:23

There's a new addition to Krukcast for the 2018 season! Phillies television reporter Gregg Murphy joins Kruk. The two discuss Kruk's stories and memories of Opening Day. Also, why it's important for the Phillies to get off to a good start this season.

Mar 29, 2018
Punishment doesn't fit the crime
00:15:46
John Kruk gives his take on the latest controversy with the Red Sox stealing signs and if the league should have come down harder on cheating.
Sep 21, 2017
Getting to know the Phillies' crew
00:15:17
John Kruk shares stories and memories about each member of the 2017 broadcasting crew including Gregg Murphy, Ben Davis, Tom McCarthy, Scott Franzke and Larry Andersen.
Sep 14, 2017
Give the Philly fans some credit
00:15:20
John Kruk compliments Phillies' fans for being some of the toughest, and most supportive, fans in MLB and how crucial their support was for the '93 Phillies historic run.
Sep 08, 2017
The Journey to the big leagues
00:23:58
John Kruk talks about how close he came to quitting baseball to mow lawns in Virginia but with the help of "Mr. Padre" Tony Gwynn, he got his shot at the big leagues.
Aug 31, 2017
John Kruk, the songwriter?
00:19:16
In his second installment of Krukcast, John Kruk opens up about his hobbies and passion, including his "obsession" for golf, as well as being inadvertently inspired to write a song about women's basketball great Elena Delle Donne and her relationship with her sister.
Jun 15, 2017
The 1993 Phillies
00:21:06
On the first episode of Krukcast, John Kruk tells stories about his teammates and discusses the personalities that made the 1993 Phillies a great team.
Apr 18, 2017