Bob Carpenter is making his final trip to Shea Stadium this weekend.

Unlike fanatical Mets fans who have created so many memories there, Carpenter says he won’t miss it. His lasting memory will be “getting in a cab and leaving the ballpark,” he says with a laugh.

Carpenter, the play-by-play voice of the Washington Nationals, Carpenter is a two-time St. Louis-area Emmy Award winner for his coverage of the Cardinals, and has been nominated for six Emmy Awards.

He joins us this weekend on Voices to discuss the Mets, Nationals and his scorecard.

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It’s been a busy weekend for the Voices Podcast team.

On the latest podcast we welcomed authors Matthew Silverman and Tom Stanton and Chris McShane to discuss baseball.

Silverman, author of 100 Things Mets Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, joins us to share his guide to “all things New York Mets” including Robin Ventura’s 1999 Grand-Slam single, the 1969 shoe polish incident, and the history behind the names and numbers on the left-field wall.

Tom Stanton is the author of  Ty and The Babe: Baseball’s Fiercest Rivals: A Surprising Friendship and the 1941 Has-Beens Golf Championship. A finalist for a Quill Award, Ty and The Babe takes readers into the heart of the rivalry (and later-in-life friendship) of two of baseball’s most legendary stars. We discuss his book and research.

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