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Ballpark Digest editors discuss the news of the day and the culture and history of baseball in a variety of podcast formats, ranging from weekly Broadcaster Chats to Jesse Goldberg-Strassler's Tales from The Baseball Thesaurus.

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Ballpark Digest editors discuss the news of the day and the culture and history of baseball in a variety of podcast formats, ranging from weekly Broadcaster Chats to Jesse Goldberg-Strassler's Tales from The Baseball Thesaurus.

    Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat: Previewing the 2023 rule changes

    Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat: Previewing the 2023 rule changes

    Mick Gillispie, Jesse Goldberg-Strassler and Kevin Reichard discuss the beginning of spring training and preview MLB rule changes in the Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat. None of the 2023 MLB changes are new to Mick and Jesse, who spent the past few seasons watching these changes in action in the minor leagues. Discussed are the rule changes one by one, in order of impact:No shifts, as two fielders must be positioned on each side of second base. Mick likes the ban on shifts only because ...

    • 46 min
    Ballpark Digest Broadcaster of the Year: Adam Marco

    Ballpark Digest Broadcaster of the Year: Adam Marco

    The 2022 Ballpark Digest Broadcaster of the Year is Adam Marco, Voice of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Jesse Goldberg-Strassler and Kevin Reichard sit down with Marco to discuss his career and the current state of broadcasting in the minors.Some highlights of Marco's career: manning the midnight-to-6-a.m. shift at Froggy 101 in Scranton, spinning country music under the Froggy-themed on-air DJ name Jumpin’ Jack Splash"; his eight seasons as the Voice of the West Virginia Power; creati...

    • 48 min
    Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat: Lessons Learned So Far in 2022

    Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat: Lessons Learned So Far in 2022

    Mick Gillispie, Jesse Goldberg-Strassler and Kevin Reichard discuss the beginning of the 2022 season and analyze trends on. and off the field in then Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat. Topics discussed in this podcast:Topics discussed in this podcast:- We begin a discussion in a totally irrelevant fashion discussing ponies as an endangered species. A pony, of course, is a seven-ounce bottle of beer; only a few breweries still produce them in Wisconsin (Miller and...

    • 57 min
    Ballpark Digest Podcast: Eric Shuffler, Staten Island FerryHawks

    Ballpark Digest Podcast: Eric Shuffler, Staten Island FerryHawks

    Eric Shuffler, president of the Staten Island FerryHawks (Atlantic League), joins Jesse Goldberg-Strassler and Kevin Reichard to discuss the creation of the team, the work in reviving the team's scenic waterfront ballpark and how it will offer more than just baseball as a community center.Topics discussed in this podcast:· Unused since the 2019 season, SIUH Community Park--the former Richmond County Bank Ballpark--required millions in renovations for use as a working facil...

    • 32 min
    Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat: Season 4 Premiere with Emma Tiedemann

    Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat: Season 4 Premiere with Emma Tiedemann

    Emma Tiedemann, the Voice of the Portland Sea Dogs (Class AA; Eastern League), joins Jesse Goldberg-Strassler and Kevin Reichard to preview the 2022 MiLB season, discuss rule experiments and discuss Texas Leaguers and marlins.Today marks the beginning of the 2022 Minor League Baseball season, as the industry takes another major step toward normalcy. While there are COVID-19 protocols in place still in place throughout the industry, ballparks will be operating at full capacity. Topics dis...

    • 29 min
    Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat, Auld Lang Syne Edition

    Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat, Auld Lang Syne Edition

    It's a festive gathering as Mick Gillispie, Jesse Goldberg-Strassler and Kevin Reichard discuss what happened in 2021 and what to look forward to in 2022 in the year-end Ballpark Digest Broadcaster Chat. The three bid farewell to 2021 in this free-ranging discussion. True, 2021 was a better year than 2020, the year of the COVID shutdown. And despite Omicron rampaging through the population at the end of the year, we are looking at a situation where 2022 should be a vast improvement over ...

    • 1 hr 9 min

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