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makeup secret just got better. >> just feels like i'm not wearing anything, and covers everything up. i just feel-- i feel beautiful. >> iis that easy. i put it on and i'm like, "oh,h, my god, i'm a new person" >> now, join brooke on the set of her latest photo shoot as she reveals hollywood beauty secrets you u don't wanna mimi. >> hi, i'm broke burke-charvet. today, i'm at a photo shoot, where it can take as many as a dozen people to make me lolook cover-ready. but like you, i don't have a team of people around me when i go pick up the kids or run to the store, and let's face it, we allave something that we'd like to cover. well now, i've discovered a secret thahagives me perfect-looking skin just like .at. it's like having a magic wand that instantly makes all my flaws disappear. so what is my secret? well, keep watchingg and find out.. >> when you look in the mirror, do you see things you wish you uld just airbrush away? well, now, you can.
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♪ from e! entertainment's "w"wild on!" travel series to "dancing with the stars," brooke burke is one of america's favorite tv hosts. she's also one of the most photographed women in the world, as well as an author, entrepreneur, and busy mom of four. today, she's sharing personanal details about her decade-long struggle with memelasma, a hyper-pigmentation issue that affects milillions of wom. >> what most people don't know about me is that i have a pretty serious case of melasma. they sayay it's hormonal, and with each pregnancy, it slowly arted traveling to diffeferent areas omy face. i had so much of it t that i had melasma all ov my face and i had only small little areas that were my real skin color. i used to actually prend to be on t phone if somebody was taking a picture, so i could sort of h hide the dark spots. you know, try to turn the opposite direction. and i tried everything, i tried the lasers, i tried the peels, and i think there was a point in time where i was actually
making it worse. it was pretty bad, and reading things on the internet, like, "what's wrong with her ski" "did she just get a bad spray tan?" "does she have a disease?" really frustrating, really painful. but what i disiscovered several years ago was let me stop with the medical treatments and let me just learn how to covover it. and that'shen somebody shared with me sheer cover. and i was totally blown away. for mesheer cover was a life-changer. it's given me e ck my self-confidence with my skin. it makes me feel younger, it makes me feel healthy, and makes my skin look beautiful. i think sheer cover is a great solution for any woman that has a problem she wants to correct or just wants to even out her skin and have flawless, beautiful skin. sheer cover can give anybody just that. >> as one of hollywood's top celebrity makeup artists, naomi priestly can use any makeup in the world. and she chooses sheer cover studio. >> as a professional makeup artist, i recommend sheer cover studio
because it's smpo simple, quick, and easy,y, with nmeno, no fuss, no blending, it's gonnvegive you thatat flawless, airirbrushed lk every time. >> joining us now is onene of hollywood's hottest celebrity makekeupup artists, naomi pries. how are yo >> i'm good,d, thanks, how are you? >> i'm good. i just want to try to break ththis down for eveverybody because e there's so many celeities and makeup artists that swear by sheer cover. why is tha >> well, i've gotta say, like, for me, it completely changed the way that ise makeup. >> me too, absolutely. >> in the past, i couldn't find one product ththat did evething. give me fulloverage, it was blendable, it was breathable, um, but yet looked nude and naked on the skin like you weren't wearing anything at all. but with sheer cover studio, i can do that and i think that's why so many people are excited out it. that's why i'm eited about it. and that's why i kind of wanna sharare it with everybody else. >> less is more with sheer cover studio. it's very light, and i get great coverage without having a bunch of makeup on. >> you getetncredible coverage wi a feather-light feel, and it looks so natural,
like you aren't wearining any makekeup at all. that's the sheer cover studio difference. st dab away your trouble spots with the concealer, then buff on the magicinerals, and in seconds, you'll have that flalawless, red carpet ready glow. >> when you see me on the red carpet, i'm wearing sheer cover. i feel like i can just put it on so quicklyand it's all evennd blended and perfect, it's just done. quick, easy, done. ♪ >> sheer cover studio mineral foundation conontains no preservatives, no fillers, no chemicals, no binders, no talc, no mineral oil, no silicones, and no dyes. instead, it contains 100% natural minerals, soothing botanicals, and green tea antioxidants. thisis is makeup t thahat doesnt just make ur skin look good, it's actually healthy for your skin. >> in n my professional opinion, sheer cover r studio is the best makeup out there. liquid f foundation, unfortunaty, can be damagiging to the e skin 'cause it clogsgs pores and causes
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candlelight, you know? everybodody looks great under r candlelight. so is like having your own beautiful light source all the titime. >> exaxactly, it's like walking around with your own personal filter. >> that sounds good to me. >> everybody knows, especially in hollywood, that lighting is key. sheer cover has this patent technology that adapts with any light. so youou're going look flawless, airbrushed, and pretty much perfect no matter where you go. >> recently, brooke invited a group of lucky women to join her at the sheer cover stio worldwidede launch even to learn more about these remarkable products. > come on in!n! so you're gonna meet naomi today. she's our expert, and we're gogonna teach you all about sheer cover studio. so the concealer's great because we've got the highghter and two shades here, so i likeke to spot cover because i don't like to have too much makeup on. > hi. hi naomi, how's it goin'? you know, i have all kinds of spots, so i'll kind o of cover up my darker spots. and then i'll put ththe foundation over it, and a really light day i might just need the foundation. you can kind of give it
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but she's gonna show us what's going on without makeup. are you ready? >> yes. okay. ♪ >> oh, wow. >> what a dramamatic difference, i mean, nestly, weaw nothing, your r skin was flawle. >> what's amazing is tt the coverage completelyy elimined the red, and the e blue-red is so hard to cover. >> definitely, like, with other products, sometimeit would look cake-y, but having, like, sheer makeup the way sheer cover is, it makes it a lot easier not to have so much makeup on. and it's also better for my skin. >> so kayci, would you show everyone how quick and easy it is to cover your birtrthmark? >> sure, okay first, i'm gonna use the concealer. it's reay light. it spreads really easily. i think it's different because it feels fluffy. it's n the cakiness that, um, you normally get when u're
putting on a concealer. it really doesn't take long, long as you tap, don't rub. >> is very blendable. and buildable, too, you cajust keep adding. look at that, yeah. >> then i'm just gonna use the little bit of the e wder on top of it. >> i'm amazed d at the coverage, and the color mamatch is really remarkable. >> it los so natural, , too, you u know. >> one last hit, and all over. >> kayci, that looks amazing. >> it looks absolutely flawless and d completelyatural, like you're not wearing anything at all. >> right, it's crazy, i was really amazed by it. >> it looks great. >> it looks awesome. >> there was obviously timeses that i was very self-cscious. i'll go to the groce store and i'll get people looking at my face, just wondering what it is. i'm gonna get emotional. i see myself, but at the same time i see imperfection, and i would like it not to be there, obviously.
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>> tim: his is the tail of two citi and of two sox. my guest caught his entire rerkable career with the boston red sox and thehicago white sox, making all-star teams, setting home run records, and earning the distinction of having his uniform number retired by both teams. he is best known for using his bat and body language to keep a
12-inning home run on the fair side o the foul pole to win the sixth game of the 1975 world series. they even named the pole after him. it's my pleasure to welcome hall of famer and what a career he had. carlton pudge fisk. hi. >> hey, how is it going. good to be here. >> tim: it's hard to believe, here you are, you look terrific, by the way. and it's hard to believe that your nickname was pudge when you were a kid. in charleston -- >> charleston, new hampshire, population about 900 people e wn i grew up. but i n't know w who gave me that name. i think it was my aunt or somemebody that -- because i waa little chubby little kid. i weighed 36 pounds when i was a year old. and didn't never grow out of that until my freshman year in high school. so i was a little round kid most of the time. >> tim: boy, did you ever grow out of it, too. and you really have a lot of help growing up.
and i know in your hall of famer induction speech, you thanked a lot of people but one o the guys that you thanked was ralph silva, your high school head coach, basketball and baseball coach, right. >> right. such a small school, you kno my graduating class was like 38 people. anwe only have 68 boys in the whole hi school from 9th grade thrhrough the 12th grade. so there weren't, you know a plethora of sports to be played. ther was soccer, basketball, and baseball were the guys' sports and coach silva was the basketball coach and the baseball coach. >> tim: four of those 68 boys were fisk boys. >> that's right. >> tim: three of your brothers. u -- >> i was no. 2. >> tim: no. 2. >> yeah. >> tim: and all great athletes. >> all good athletes, yeah. my oldest brother always wanted to play baseball.
he pyed university of new hampshire, down in the cape cod leaeague. i always wanted to be a basketball player, but you know, you have to settle for baseball. -- no. [laughr] >> tim: here youou are a hall of famer,our basketball team was 49-3. during your high school career. > right. and one of them we lost in the semifinals in state tournament. when i was a senior. you know, for high school team, we lost that game 73-71. i mean, that's a lot ofoints >> tim: you went to the university of new hampshi on a basketballll scholarship. >> i did, yeah. there's one thing i forgot to do when i was there. you know, institute of higher learning, i didn't realize that was part of the deal at the time! you know, basketball, i was in the gym. i was, you know -- so it was -- it was fun while it lasted but it oy lasted a year. we had a good time. >> tim: were you drafted at the time by -- not drafted by the army, but by the red sox? >> no. that happened right after that.
in the winter faith of the draft. -- phase of the draft. and i was drafted number one 3 but i don't know how important that is in the winter phase, because they don't -- you know, they're sort of -- the people that become eligible late, they used to -- i guess they use that winter draft. it's not the big draft in june. so it was probably -- you know, prably was the toke ennew england boy that was drafted by the new england team to satisfy somebody. played 100 games as an amateur.t you had 17-game seasons in high school. >> 12. >> tim: 12. >> wee had 17-game seasons in te american link. -- legion. so we played just about 100 games, amateur games from 9th grade on. and i was talking to fred lynn one time and he went to usc, played in california. and one year he played like 243
games in one year! that was when -- in college you yoyou could play spring ball,ll. winter ball. summer ball. whatever. >> tim: playay every day. >> you'd go to alaska and play in the league up there, play every day. but he played more in one year than i played in five. >> tim: we're going to talk more with carlton fisk a and his remarkable careeeer, and yes, we're going to show the 1975 home run of game 6, of course. how muchimes have you seen it? i know i've seen it thousands of times. we'll be back with pudge right after this. the "tim mccarver show" is brought to you by geico, 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. call geico or visit geico.com.
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>> tim: pue, you were the rookie of the year in the american league i in 1972. and that year you made, what, $11,000, 11,500? >> 11,500. >> tim: and you used to commute from home, right? >> for a while, yeah. i did for a while. and then sort of second half of the year, we reynolded a place. but it was -- rented a plalace. but it was 145 games, and all-star game, rookie of the year, for 11,500. >> tim: and had to argue -- had to argue for a contract in973. >> absolutely. >> tim: and me your -- >> made my $5,000 raise. >> tim: $5,000 raise, right. that was before free agency. >> absolutely. >> tim: four years before free agency. >> and they, you knonow, they hd yoyou. they knew you signed for this or you didn't play. go home and weed the garden, you ow. >> tim: we talked about it in
the opening about you playing and in your hall of fame induction speech, you talked aboutour injuries. an you missed -- you figured it out, like 2200 games, 5 1/2 years. >> almost 6 years of injuries. >> tim: of rescuers. that position, obviously -- of injuries. that position, obviously. i ce to the red sox in 1974, bebecause the leon lee running in you, i believe in june of that year. >> right. >> tim: : andd then the reason i stayeded with the red sox in the spring of '75 was you broke your arm. so i mean, here i -- you know, instead of being teammates for you, you know, you were on the d.l. you used to come to the ballpark all the time and we'd talking but it was -- we'd talk, but you middle of '74 to the middle of '75. >> that's exacactly right. an i missed five days short of a year. in thesewo instances you know, the fact that i had my knee blown out at the plate in
cleveland, and that was back in the prehistoric days of knee surgery where they -- there was no such thing as arthroscopic. >> tim: wawas it your left knee? >> left knee and i was never supposed to catch agagain. i was never supposed to walk without a limp. and chronic back problems. but that -- that nayestty and that -- naivete and that stab bornness, give it the old college try and turned out i caught more games than anybody that's ever played the game. >> tim: that's rightht. >> and in t process there, i -- throughout the probably the mostroductive part of my career, i missed almost six years. because of injuries. i was just t too stubborn to qu, i guess, so i just kept it gogoing. >> tim: he is a n for whom i have always held in the highest esteem. and if you think we're l leading up to something, you're exactly right. we'll be back and we'll talk about the 1975 world series
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and that is another catcher. and you being catcher, you understand in a, you know, johnny bench understands. all these guys understand that in a good good year, you might catch 140 games, which is 22 games less thaanybody else plays. and you add that up over if course of the -- over the course of the career and you're talki about, 200, 250 games that you have missed,ust because of the schedule. >> tim: right. >> now if you add in the games you've missed because of injury, whether it's -- or the games you played that you were somewhat ineffective because of -- you know, you lost three toenails and your foot is swollen up or you got hit in the neck the night before in your shoulder and you can't hardly lift your arm that day. and just the fatigue that -- that a catcher accrues throughout not particularly one game but, you know, if you catch 10, 12, 15, 20 games in a row -- >> tim: th foul tips.
thee catching -- the centering f a fastball, of catching 94-mile-an-hour fastball and the deadening of in a bone right there and then trying to hit with it, whether it's a top hand or bottom hand, right- or left-handed hiter, people just don't understand that -- comparing catchers' numbers, you can't compare a first baseman outfielder to any -- to any catcher. >> i'd like to take some of these guys, y you know, that -- y likee mike schmid. playing third base on the turf. >> tim: best third base men ever. >> you know, best overall third baseman. >> tim: absolute. >> there's, you know -- i'd have to argue as far as whether he can catch the ball or not because i played against brooks robinson and i'll tell you what, that -- >> tim: the human vacuum cleaner. >> i want to whack him a few times. but those guys -- put those guys behind thehe plate and see howow well they do, you know, that 500 home run thing, that doesn't happen.
>> tim: huh-uh. >> it just doesn't happen. and like you say, the things that you try to do to make it easier on yourself, you know, i helped develop a glove that wasn't rowd that had the break in the side, so i tried to become a one-handed catcher and then you try to catch the ball -- if you catch the ball there, all the time, you know, that's swollen, black and blue. you can't -- you try to catch e ball off -- basically off your hand, so you know, you develop a lot of little things to try to help out, but oh, man. >> tim: talk about how much third, fourth, and five-day-forecast at-bats or the second game of a doubleheader that are give up, with the lazy fly ball the other way because you don't have the strength in your arms to come throu. believe me, we're not complaining -- [laughter] >> tim: i promise you we're not. and we said we were going to show the home run, the famous home run. we're going to delay that until the next segment and be back with carlton fisk and have a
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there it going. long drive. if it stays fair, home run! >> tim: how much times havave yu se that shot? >> boy, i never get tired of that. i alway wonder who that young guy playing there! [laughter] >> holy mackerel. >> tim: there have been a lot of shots about basaseball and of baseball and of baseball playayers. throughout the ages. but i can think of none that have been shown more than that shot right there. and fred lynn, you had told fred lynn that you were going to hit
one off the ball and to getet yu in, right? >> rht. >> tim: wasn't that right? >> that was rights. that was like a 12th inning and we had gotten rained -- >> tim: pat darcy the pitcher. >> pat darcy and i was on deck. and it was -- it was way past my bedtime! fred and i stood on the on-deck circle and i said, fred, i'm going to hit o one off the walll i'm trying to juice myself or what, i'm going to hit one off the wall, drive me in. he says, that s sounds good, two pitching later i hit one off the foul pol and it was one of those moments that you say, jesus, you know,w, how -- why or how and this happen to me, but i think that i liked to believe that everybody, no matter what they're doing, and maybe especially guys that are invisible jobs like we had that -- ere is one moment in the universe that is yours. and thahat was mine.
i can't think of any otherime that i've ever been in the spot like that or -- and have something like that happen. >> tim: your parts, cecil and leona, they were situated to where -- i think i read that right, where they could almost see whether the ball was fair or foul and had it not hit the pole. >> right. >> tim: weren't they like down -- looking down the third baseline? >> yeah. just -- they were just to the dugout side of first place. >> tim: she had a great shot of -- they had a great shot of their son doing something that is perhaps the most famous walk-off, the most -- among the most famous home runs, among the st important hits in the history of the game, i mean, just think about that! >> i it's incredible when you think about it. but i don't -- you know, grong up in a small town, you know, it was -- what you did athletically
was -- was over here. that didn't define who you were. you were, younow, a fisk boy, and you had your community responsibilites. you went to church. you went to sunday school. you shoveled manure, you cut the sections of garden, blah blah blah. so when this happened, it was sort of an extension of, you know, being a big fish in a small pond. >> tim: that's well said. >> and whether -- whether it appeared to be that extraordinary at the time, to them, it was just the fisk boy being a fisk boy. >> tim: all right. fore game 7, theext day, in charlestown, town of 900 people, what -- i mean, what was the town like? i mean, do you remember any moment -- >> well, i remember there was a fella fromur church, david conan, mr. conan, when i hit that i attended, s luke'sthe chh
episcopal church, at 12:26, by the time he got there, he started ringing the bell in the steeple of the crch. i used toing it on sunday mornings myself. and e's aell tower wita big oldld rope likike that. we used to ringt like this and it would haul us off the ground and we would bring it like that, it would haul us off the ground. he rang this thing for 10 minutes in the middle of the night in charlestown, new hampshire. it was a small town boy makes good. >> tim: the new england church t white steteeple, so endemic of new england society. i mean, and here it is at 12:26 at night. he's rging the been for 10 minutes and ththe whole town is awake. >> the seets rolled up probably at 8:30. i think we did have television by that time. [laughter] >> i'm kidding. but he made it -- he made it
known, that -- small town boy makes good that night, anyway. >> tim: is if there was ever in caps, "small townn boy makes good." that would be the moment. we'll be back w with carlton fik right afr this. >> the "tim mccarver show" is brought to you by geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on auto insurance. call or visit geico.com.. ♪ you're not made of money, so don't overpay for boat insurance. geico, you're not made of money, see how much you could s sav.
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ask you about the red sox and the yankeesival. seems likes it's as big as ever. >> it wowould be hd for me to think that it could ever be bigger than it was in the '70s. i don't think there's any rivalry ever -- i meaean, of course, because i was involved in this one. you hear about t the dodger/giat rivalry. just as far as, you know, american league, eastern division rivals, it was never that way. when we had good teams, it was never that way with the orioles. orioles h excellent teams. but boy, there was a war going on every time welayed the yankees. >> tim: you had theig fight where bill lee had -- >> a bigig fight? we had more than one! >> tim: you had more than one. but the famous one at yankeee stadium, right? >> yeah,. >> timand were you the catcher. >> and guess who it was that slid into me that started this whole thing? i keep blaming it on him. lou panela. -- pinila. i say lou lou, it's your fault.
somebody says you talk to lou now? i say, that was way long ago. that was two guys in opposing up in the moment.just getet caut if he was -- if he was wearing a cleveland uniform, it would have been no big deal. >> tim: tell us about fenway park. do you still get back there? obviously you've had the pole named after you and you've gotten a world serieies ring frm the white sox. so many great things have happened to youince you retired. >> it really has been quite a trip of awards, as a matter of fact. i've had my number retired by both teams. well, i always want to call it the new comiskey park in chicago. it's not named that. but they put a statue up. >> tim: a broe statue. >> a fabulous looking statue. they named a pole after me in ston. when boston won the world
series, they gave me world series ring. when the wte sox won the world series, they gavee me a world series ring.g. so i'm goi to be -- the answer to a trivia question, tim, you know. the only guy to have two world series rings only to play in one and lose. [laughter] >> so anyway, it's been -- it's been special in the hall of fame obviously. >> tim: i'll tell you what, as far as -- at the risk of being schmalty, instead of a trivia, the answer to a trivia question, you're going to be the answer to a lot of tribute questions, and i appreciate your time. thank you very much for being here. >> oh, i wouldn't have missed it and i'm glad you invited me. >> tim: carlton fisk has been my guest. i'm tim mccarver. see you next time.
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