Doug Nye’s Time Machine: Special Edition | ETV Classics

With Bobby Richardson, Art Baker & Bob Gillespie

Taped at the SC State Fair in 2005, this special edition of Doug Nye’s Time Machine provides an opportunity for our panel of experts to reflect on the history of sports in South Carolina. 

Joining sports writer Doug Nye are former New York Yankee Allstar, 2nd baseman, and accomplished college baseball coach, Bobby Richardson; legendary high school and college football coach, Art Baker; and multi-award winning senior sports writer from The State Newspaper, Bob Gillespie.

Doug and his guests reflect on various aspects of their lives and describe much of the history of sports in South Carolina. 

The full series of Doug Nye’s Time Machine will be made available on ETV Classics in the future.


  • Doug Nye passed away on June 5, 2011 after a very distinguished career as a sports writer and a TV/Entertainment writer. He was the author of Those Six-Gun Heroes: 25 Great Movie Cowboys, published by the ETV Endowment. The book was adapted for an ETV series that aired nationally. Nye served as producer and host of Doug Nye’s Time Machine, a series that covered popular culture in the TV age, and Drive Ins and Soda Shops and The Last Ride: Memories of the Myrtle Beach Pavilion for ETV’s Carolina Stories series. Read more
  • In 2015, Bob Gillespie retired from The State after 30 years, the last 10 as the newspaper's golf beat writer.
  • Art Baker passed away on January 13, 2024 after a legendary career at both the high school and college levels. Baker served as coach at Eau Claire High School, Clemson, Furman, the Citadel, East Carolina, and Florida State, and as Associate Athletic Director and Director of the Gamecock Club. Read more