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White Sox Talk Podcast: Fergie Jenkins & Carlos May on Dick Allen and the Hall of Fame

Chuck Garfien continues his two-part series on Dick Allen by speaking with Ferguson Jenkins who was on the Golden Days Era committee that left Allen one vote shy of the Hall of Fame. Jenkins had Allen first on his ballot. He speaks with Chuck about the vote and why he believes Allen belongs in the Hall of Fame. Then, Chuck speaks with Allen’s former White Sox teammate Carlos May about what made Allen such a special player, his famous Sports Illustrated cover, the new book about Allen entitled ‘Chilli Dog MVP’, and more.

  • (3:05) – Ferguson Jenkins interview, Dick Allen was the 4th best hitter he ever faced
  • (6:05) – Jenkins on how bad Allen wanted to get into the Hall of Fame
  • (14:11) – Carlos May interview, Dick Allen was larger than life
  • (21:25) – Stories of Dick Allen