27 episodes

Founded in the back bedroom of a row-home in Juniata Park, we've long embodied the 'rough around the edges' underdog mentality that residents of Philly find so endearing. Our determination, perseverance, and ability to ultimately gain recognition by Major League Baseball as Philly's first independent media outlet to earn press credentials is a tribute to our passion for covering baseball in the Philly region.

Philadelphia Baseball Review Podcast Philadelphia Baseball Review

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Founded in the back bedroom of a row-home in Juniata Park, we've long embodied the 'rough around the edges' underdog mentality that residents of Philly find so endearing. Our determination, perseverance, and ability to ultimately gain recognition by Major League Baseball as Philly's first independent media outlet to earn press credentials is a tribute to our passion for covering baseball in the Philly region.

    Guest: Domonic Brown (MLB All-Star/Youth Coach) | Ep. 23

    Guest: Domonic Brown (MLB All-Star/Youth Coach) | Ep. 23

    Domonic Brown, a former MLB All-Star, spent six years with the Phillies and was arguably one of the organization's most hyped prospects in recent memory.

    Now, he dedicates his time to mentoring high school players, significantly impacting the amateur baseball scene in Philadelphia by imparting valuable life skills beyond just baseball techniques. Brown has become a notable figure in the FTB (Florida Travel Baseball) community and is actively involved with several local teams, including FTB/DB9 Phillies NE 2026, coached by John DeBrigida.

    In this episode, Brown delves into his journey from professional player to youth coach, sharing insights on how his approach to hitting has evolved and how he candidly uses his MLB experiences—both positive and challenging—to help young athletes understand and appreciate the game on a deeper level.

    You can contact Domonic Brown on Twitter or Instagram.

    Enjoy!

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    About the Philadelphia Baseball Review
    Our purpose is to grow the sport in the region while covering the countless storylines, especially at the amateur level, that large mainstream media outlets ignore. With over two dozen college programs in our coverage area, nearly a hundred high schools in Philadelphia, and three high-caliber adult leagues (Delco, Perky, Pendel), there is plenty to cover.

    About Patrick Gordon
    Patrick Gordon is an award-winning journalist and has covered baseball for nearly two decades. He has a master's in journalism and has worked with various news outlets in the region. His work has appeared in dozens of publications across the country, including Baseball America, MLB.com, Sports Collectors Monthly, the Philadelphia Daily News, and the Las Vegas Sun. Gordon also is a member of the Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA), and the National College Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), and has served on the executive board of the Pennsylvania School Press Association (PSPA).

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    • 50 min
    Guest: John DeBrigida (FTB/DB9 Phillies NE 2026) | Ep. 22

    Guest: John DeBrigida (FTB/DB9 Phillies NE 2026) | Ep. 22

    John DeBrigida is the head coach of the FTB/DB9 Phillies NE 2026. With over two decades of experience in baseball at various levels in the region, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role. Beyond coaching on the diamond, John is dedicated to mentoring young adults in the classroom, using his extensive experience to guide and inspire the next generation both athletically and academically.

    In this episode we discuss FTB, his involvement in the local scene, his advice on finding the right program, and his relationship with Dom Brown.

    Enjoy!

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    About the Philadelphia Baseball Review
    Our purpose is to grow the sport in the region while covering the countless storylines, especially at the amateur level, that large mainstream media outlets ignore. With over two dozen college programs in our coverage area, nearly a hundred high schools in Philadelphia, and three high-caliber adult leagues (Delco, Perky, Pendel), there is plenty to cover.

    About Patrick Gordon
    Patrick Gordon is an award-winning journalist and has covered baseball for nearly two decades. He has a master's in journalism and has worked with various news outlets in the region. His work has appeared in dozens of publications across the country, including Baseball America, MLB.com, Sports Collectors Monthly, the Philadelphia Daily News, and the Las Vegas Sun. Gordon also is a member of the Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA), and the National College Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), and has served on the executive board of the Pennsylvania School Press Association (PSPA).

    Connect with the Philadelphia Baseball Review
    Sign up for our daily (twice a week in the offseason) NEWSLETTER: bit.ly/3nqcsLi
    Listen to the Philadelphia Baseball Review PODCAST: bit.ly/30DWEfu
    Visit the Philadelphia Baseball Review WEBSITE: bit.ly/3Csxc9x
    Follow the Philadelphia Baseball Review on TWITTER: bit.ly/30yWtBC
    Follow the Philadelphia Baseball Review on FACEBOOK: bit.ly/30BXVDz

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Guest: Jimmy Gulden (Baseball U PA - Philly) | Ep. 21

    Guest: Jimmy Gulden (Baseball U PA - Philly) | Ep. 21

    Jimmy Gulden was drafted out of Lewisburg Area HS by the Montreal Expos in the 2000 MLB Entry Draft before accepting a scholarship to play baseball at Virginia Tech. After 2 seasons, he transferred to Cleveland State University, where he played 2 seasons earned his Bachelors degree in communications with a minor in business management.

    Gulden is the owner/director of Baseball U - PA Philly.

    Visit https://baseballupaphilly.com/ for more information.

    Enjoy!

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    About the Philadelphia Baseball Review
    Our purpose is to grow the sport in the region while covering the countless storylines, especially at the amateur level, that large mainstream media outlets ignore. With over two dozen college programs in our coverage area, nearly a hundred high schools in Philadelphia, and three high-caliber adult leagues (Delco, Perky, Pendel), there is plenty to cover.

    About Patrick Gordon
    Patrick Gordon is an award-winning journalist and has covered baseball for nearly two decades. He has a master's in journalism and has worked with various news outlets in the region. His work has appeared in dozens of publications across the country, including Baseball America, MLB.com, Sports Collectors Monthly, the Philadelphia Daily News, and the Las Vegas Sun. Gordon also is a member of the Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA), and the National College Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), and has served on the executive board of the Pennsylvania School Press Association (PSPA).

    Connect with the Philadelphia Baseball Review
    Sign up for our daily (twice a week in the offseason) NEWSLETTER: bit.ly/3nqcsLi
    Listen to the Philadelphia Baseball Review PODCAST: bit.ly/30DWEfu
    Visit the Philadelphia Baseball Review WEBSITE: bit.ly/3Csxc9x
    Follow the Philadelphia Baseball Review on TWITTER: bit.ly/30yWtBC
    Follow the Philadelphia Baseball Review on FACEBOOK: bit.ly/30BXVDz

    • 38 min
    Guest: Dirk Baker (Baseball Historian & NCAA Head Coach) | Ep. 20

    Guest: Dirk Baker (Baseball Historian & NCAA Head Coach) | Ep. 20

    Dirk Baker is writing a book about one of the legends of the Philadelphia baseball scene - Kid Gleason.

    Gleason was born in Camden and pieced together a solid professional baseball career before becoming a manager. He managed the White Sox in 1919 and had multiple stints with the Phillies and the Athletics.

    In this podcast we discuss Dirk's coaching career, his interest in baseball history, and his research on Gleason.

    If you're a fan of Philadelphia baseball history, you don't want to miss this.

    Enjoy!

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    About the Philadelphia Baseball Review
    Our purpose is to grow the sport in the region while covering the countless storylines, especially at the amateur level, that large mainstream media outlets ignore. With over two dozen college programs in our coverage area, nearly a hundred high schools in Philadelphia, and three high-caliber adult leagues (Delco, Perky, Pendel), there is plenty to cover.

    About Patrick Gordon
    Patrick Gordon is an award-winning journalist and has covered baseball for nearly two decades. He has a master's in journalism and has worked with various news outlets in the region. His work has appeared in dozens of publications across the country, including Baseball America, MLB.com, Sports Collectors Monthly, the Philadelphia Daily News, and the Las Vegas Sun. Gordon also is a member of the Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA), and the National College Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), and has served on the executive board of the Pennsylvania School Press Association (PSPA).

    Connect with the Philadelphia Baseball Review
    Sign up for our daily (twice a week in the offseason) NEWSLETTER: bit.ly/3nqcsLi
    Listen to the Philadelphia Baseball Review PODCAST: bit.ly/30DWEfu
    Visit the Philadelphia Baseball Review WEBSITE: bit.ly/3Csxc9x
    Follow the Philadelphia Baseball Review on TWITTER: bit.ly/30yWtBC
    Follow the Philadelphia Baseball Review on FACEBOOK: bit.ly/30BXVDz

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Winter Meetings Day 1 Recap | Ep. 19

    Winter Meetings Day 1 Recap | Ep. 19

    Be sure to visit us at www.philadelphiabaseballreview.com.

    • 10 min
    Winter Meetings 2023 Preview | Ep. 18

    Winter Meetings 2023 Preview | Ep. 18

    A quick preview of the 2023 Winter Meetings. For more information, visit us at www.philadelphiabaseballreview.com.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

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Great show

One of the best local baseball podcasts in the nation. If you have a connection to baseball in Philly, this is for you.

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