A reflective Memorial Day episode dedicated to those who served and didn't come home.
Opening: I talk about the true meaning of Memorial Day, baseball and my career in the Army and the one time we built a baseball diamond in a mine field.
(0:15:14) This Just In: The good folks from Military Baseball are here to talk about their organization, their mission and open tryouts.
(0:23:46) On Deck - Eric Adair: Eric and I served together for a few years and have been brothers ever since. He talks about his 20 year career and baseball in war zones.
(0:31:33) Lights Camera, Play Ball - Andrew Nelson and I on The Catcher Was A Spy.
(0:37:46) Raiders of the Lost Diamond: We take a look at baseball during WW2 and one of the first de-segregated teams in baseball's modern era. Hint: not Brooklyn.
(0:46:24) Who’s On First: Nate Cloutier of the Vermont Lake Monsters talks all things
(0:54:36) Closing It Out: Shoutouts to some great teams taking care of their communities.
Omaha Storm Chasers
Leah High Valley Iron Pigs
Round Rock Express
Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Rocky Mountain Vibes
"Take Me Out To The Ballgame" performed by On Holiday
"The Devil's Defiance" by Ritchie Everett
"Take Me Out To The Ballgame" performed by Grace Uselman