OPEN: I’m turning 45 and I have had a lot of wonderful experiences so far: a military career, a film career, a cool ass film festival and this baseball show. It’s also St. Patrick’s Day and I share a limerick that got me sent home from school in the 2nd grade.
0:08:10 - Who’s On First: Tom Kelley from Baseball Ireland is here to talk about growing the sport on the Emerald Isle.
Find them here: https://baseballireland.ie/
Sponsored by Zumer Sports
0:24:51 - On Deck: John Fitzgerald from the Irish American Baseball Society talks about the organization, building baseball from the ground up and recognizing the Irish Americans who have helped grow the game from the early days.
Find them here: https://irishbaseball.org/
0:38:35 - Holler and a Swaller: Because I don’t drink Guinness from a can, having a Smithwicks. Presented by The Hitter Sports.
0:41:10 - Raiders of the Lost Diamond: Andrew goes looking for clovers for St. Paddy's Day.
0:48:42 - McEntire Mule: Scott has a new segment and we’re talking College Baseball! Fall in love with the ping!
1:01:51 - Go Go Astros: Tim is here and we’re talking the new pitchers and new contracts.
1:17:55 - Good Wood: Andy dives into why the MLB seems to not want anyone to actually watch the product. It seems weird.
1:39:35 - This Just In - We’re joined by David Schmoll of the CarShield Collegiate League to talk the new teams as they continue with the successful pod.
1:48:02 - Closing It Out: End of the ep and looking back at the first 44 years of his life, Jim gives a shoutout to some of the folks who have made a difference.
The Hitter Sports
Erik the Peanut Guy
Hardy the Hat Guy
And of course:
It’s been a great life so far. Thanks to everyone who has been a part of it.