Fun, full episode!
OPENING: As the MLB continues to work through HOW to play ball this season, some of the Independent and Collegiate Summer Leagues continue to plan for the season to start, albeit a bit later than initially hopes.
(O:07:34) This Just In: Alex Cannata, former St. Michael's baseball star joins the show to talk life without baseball and his future in the sport.
(0:17:41) Raiders of the Lost Diamond: We take the time machine north of the border to look at baseball in London, Ontario and whether we should name a team after Carole Baskins.
(0:21:47) From The Bleachers: Jason Hallmark, baseball traveler, is here to talk baseball, the MiLB and the Dayton Dragons.
(0:36:55) Who’s On First: Macon Bacon’s Brandon Raphael joins the show to talk one of the best brands in Collegiate Summer League baseball.
(0:47:59) On Deck: Rachel Balkovec When Rachel Balkovec was hired by the NY Yankees, she became the first woman to serve as a full time hitting coach for a MLB organization. We talk about that, her climb up the ranks of the sport, the barriers broke and we even talk a little Longhorn softball, the incomparable pair of Cat Osterman and Megan Willis.
She is raising money for those in need during COVID. Find out how you can help here.
(1:09:36) Closing It Out: Lord Vader Tours empty ballparks and he loves it.