(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "LIFE IS A BALLGAME")
SISTER WINONA CARR: (Singing) Life is a ball game being played each day. Life...
RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:
It's time for sports with the guy we turn to every Sunday, just because we like him and he keeps answering the phone when we call, NPR's Mike Pesca.
MARTIN: Hey, Mike.
MIKE PESCA, BYLINE: The second thing first, right?
MARTIN: Yeah, pretty much.
PESCA: Yeah. He's there and 'cause that we like him. But he's there.