Newest Hall Family Runner, Ernie Banks, José Feliciano's Anthem

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Hana Hall is following in her parents' footsteps. (Courtesy Ryan Hall)

In 2015, Hana Hall and her three sisters joined the family of elite runners Ryan and Sara Hall. This week on Only A Game, how Hana began an impressive running career of her own. Plus, the story of a former state senator who spent several hours in car with baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. And singer José Feliciano tells the story of his controversial national anthem performance at the 1968 World Series. Join us!

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José Feliciano's unconventional rendition of the national anthem at the 1968 World Series changed his life — for worse and for better.

This program aired on April 13, 2019.


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