37 episodes

Join Bobby Coon every week as he and his guests tell stories about their time working in Minor League Baseball. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, and sometimes it rains. Welcome to the Pulling Tarp Podcast.

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    • 5.0 • 23 Ratings

Join Bobby Coon every week as he and his guests tell stories about their time working in Minor League Baseball. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, and sometimes it rains. Welcome to the Pulling Tarp Podcast.

    Listen to this Jawn (w/ Erik Hoffman, Dir. of Corporate Ticket Sales, Lehigh Valley IronPigs)

    Listen to this Jawn (w/ Erik Hoffman, Dir. of Corporate Ticket Sales, Lehigh Valley IronPigs)

    Erik Hoffman, Director of Corporate Ticket Sales for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, joins the Pulling Tarp Podcast to talk about hosting the Phillies' Taxi Squad at Coca Cola Park, cheesesteaks, jawn, Bacon U.S.A., and much more!

    • 37 min
    Ushers Have Awesome Promo Ideas Too (w/ Hunter Horenstein, Director of Fan Engagement, Myrtle Beach Pelicans)

    Ushers Have Awesome Promo Ideas Too (w/ Hunter Horenstein, Director of Fan Engagement, Myrtle Beach Pelicans)

    Hunter Horenstein hops on to the Pulling Tarp Podcast to chat about pulling tarp in a variety of climates in Erie and Myrtle Beach, some amazing promotions including Deaf Awareness Night, Derby Eve, and Alternative Facts Night, and much, much more!

    • 1 hr 27 min
    "I Didn't Want It To Be My Ice Town" (w/ Nick Carey, Jack of All Trades, Burlington Bees)

    "I Didn't Want It To Be My Ice Town" (w/ Nick Carey, Jack of All Trades, Burlington Bees)

    Nick Carey hops on the Pulling Tarp Podcast to chat about being a MiLB General Manager at just 22 years old, being a one man front office, why he thinks Joe Torre should be the MLB commissioner, doing future Major Leaguer's laundry, and much more!

    • 53 min
    You Might Be The Father's Day (w/ David Ratz, Dir. of Promotions & Special Events, Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp)

    You Might Be The Father's Day (w/ David Ratz, Dir. of Promotions & Special Events, Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp)

    David Ratz joins the Pulling Tarp podcast to chat with Bobby about what made him enter the wild world of MiLB after working in radio, some amazing outside the box promotions, the benefits of being in a town with an NFL team, how the city reacted to rebranding the team, and more! There's a little bit of extra content for you at the end, as well!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    "I Can't Find My Teeth" (w/ Martie Cordaro, President of the Omaha Storm Chasers & Union Omaha)

    "I Can't Find My Teeth" (w/ Martie Cordaro, President of the Omaha Storm Chasers & Union Omaha)

    Martie Cordaro, President of the Omaha Storm Chasers & Union Omaha, hops on the Pulling Tarp Podcast to chat about what it's like to be the President of a Triple-A MiLB team and a professional soccer team, MiLB diversity, and playing the drums. Martie also touches on what it's like to manage the process of moving into a new stadium and rebranding a Triple-A team. Martie shares some great fan interactions, as well!

    • 48 min
    Erik the Peanut Guy & Security Guard? (w/ Erik Mertens, legend of the Tri-City Dust Devils)

    Erik the Peanut Guy & Security Guard? (w/ Erik Mertens, legend of the Tri-City Dust Devils)

    Erik Mertens, AKA Erik the Peanut Guy, hops on the Pulling Tarp Podcast to discuss his 20 years with the Tri-City Dust Devils, why he wears a bow tie as the on-field emcee, being honored with a life sized bobblehead at Gesa Stadium, Dust Devils alumni, the fact that the Dust Devils don't even own a tarp, and much more!

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

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A deep dive into the Baseball Mines.

Bobby is helping MiLB front office staff tell their stories. Minor League Baseball front office staff have to be passionate in everything they do, whether they are groundskeepers, sales managers, general managers, or even creative services workers like myself. Each staff member has a story to tell and Bobby has given them a place to share their experience with the game and industry we all love so much.

P.S. listen to episode 28 on repeat its the best one ;)

Paul Caputo ,

Great insider look at minor league baseball

Bobby's inside look at the less-than-glamourous game and culture of minor league baseball is alway entertaining. His time in the profession gives him access to unique guests who always have fun stories to tell.

Bobuhlu ,

Bobby F’in Coon!

I was a writer when I met Bobby in Southern Wisconsin all those years ago and you won’t meet a more genuine story teller. I couldn’t be more excited that this podcast now exists.

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