Mike Bacsik

  • News

    January 23, 2014

    Mike Bacsik's Radio Rebirth

    After Tweeting his way into infamy, former pitcher and sports-talker Mike Bacsik is getting a second chance. Does he deserve one?

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    May 20, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Coming Tuesday: Mystery Radio Guest Host to Talk Sports ... And Stuff

    ​With Newy Scruggs on vacation this week, I'll have some new voices alongside me from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on 105.3 The Fan. Monday: NBC 5's Matt Barrie. Tuesday/Wednesday: You didn't think I'd give it away that easy didja? Some clues? Sure. This voice has been on the TV/radio in this market before ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Cinco de Mayo: The Top 10 Sorta Mexican Athletes in the History of Dallas

    ​Should probably consult Gustavo for a round of Ask a Mexican on this, but with it being Cinco de Mayo and all I figured I'd just crack open a Corona and give it a go myself. 10. Mike Bacsik - Well, he was a local athlete with an affinity strong feelings for about Mexicans. 9. Bryan ... More >>

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    April 28, 2010

    Dude Food Walks Across The Street And Finds Comfort in Mediocrity

    ​Herrera's4001 Maple Ave.214-528-9644Dude Factor: 7, or the Mavs Maniaacs, on a scale of 1 (Mike Bacsik) to 10 (Eduardo Najera).You might find this hard to believe, but before yesterday I hadn't darkened Herrera's door in five or so years, despite the fact that it's situated directly in the shadow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Mike Bacsik: Wrong, But Did He Deserve To Be Fired?

    ​I'm not just saying this because he's in sports talk radio and a fellow Duncanville High School alum, but I feel horrible about The Ticket's suspension firing of Mike Bacsik. His crime: TWI. Tweeting While Intoxicated. Was what he said racist and offensive? Absolutely. In this ... More >>

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    April 27, 2010

    Wait, The Ticket Has Core Values?

    ​I know. Too easy. Actually, I'm not about to get all self-righteous and call 1310 AM The Ticket hypocritical. In fact, I'm shocked that producer/host Mike Bacsik's Twitter posts on Mavs-Spurs Game 4 warranted a suspension and not a gold star. Not because they weren't, as the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    KTCK's Mike Bacsik Learns the Hard Way Not to Tweet While Under the Influence

    ​This just in from KTCK-AM -- you know, The Ticket: Mike Bacsik, the former footnote in baseball history who became Norm Hitzges's producer-slash-co-host and weekend show host, has been suspended by the station. Why come? Well, for tweeting nine little words last night that the former Washington N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    The Ticket's Great (Goofy) Game

    UncleBarkyI've heard of the 20-20 feat in baseball. But never the 20-20 final score. I was at a premiere party/fundraiser last night and unable to attend The Ticket's second annual "Great Game" at Frisco's Dr Pepper Ballpark, but from what I'm gathering it was - as expected - a unique, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2008

    Ex-BaD Radio Intern Mike Bacsik Finds New Way to Kill Time in the Minors

    Back in May, ESPN noted that Duncanville High School grad and former Ticket intern Mike Bacsik is toiling away in the minors, after having become a footnote in history following his serving up home run No. 756 to Barry Bonds exactly one year ago. Today, Sports Illustrated plays catch-up with the lef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2008

    A Footnote in History, Duncanville's Bacsik Wants Back in the Bigs

    Here's Bacsik's trading card, stamped with the wrong signature. It can be yours for the historically low, low price of $2.95. Some nine months after Mike Bacsik pitched his way into the history books by dealing Barry Bonds home run No. 756, ESPN's Gene Wojciechowski profiles the former KTCK-AM inter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007

    Fergie Jenkins to Pitch at Ballpark Tonight. Jim Sundberg to Catch. Really.

    Jamey Newberg sends word this afternoon that should you be heading to the Rangers Ballpark tonight to see Texas take on Tampa Bay -- and, really, why would you be doing such a thing? -- there's actually something kinda neat taking place before the first pitch. Jamey suggests getting there early for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2007

    The Good Sport

    Nice story about Mike Bacsik in Dallas' Only Daily today. But there's an even better one about him in The New York Times, where Lee Jenkins paints the pitcher as "baseball’s unofficial ambassador" to the record-setting home run Bacsik served up to Barry Bonds Tuesday night. See, Bacsik was everywh ... More >>

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    August 8, 2007

    Serving up History on Plate

    Like father, like son: Anyone remember former Texas Rangers pitcher Mike Bacsik? Not that one, this one. Too bad The Dallas Morning News didn't pen its own Mike Bacsik piece for this morning's paper -- Bacsik being, like, the Washington Nationals pitcher who served up Barry Bonds' 756th homer last n ... More >>