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Episode 112: No, the Barbecast is not back (but we have a podcast again!)
Hi friends! Just wanted to pop into this dusty ol' podcast feed to let you know that we're starting a new baseball podcast with The Ringer! It won't be like the Barbecast, but we think you'll enjoy it. Thank you so much for listening to the Barbecast and supporting us when we first started doing these things. May OBP and Napoleon live on forever.
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Episode 111: The Barbelast
Welcome to Barbecast 111. This is the last Barbecast. As you may or may not know by now, we are transitioning to Tha BBQ Part II, aka the part where we work for MLB Advanced Media. You can read all about that by clicking here. But this is our last hurrah, the final victory lap for this audio adventure we've been on for nearly four years. As is only right, this episode features arguably the three most important guests of Barbecast lore, but we began with a large pile of fantastic e-mails from you wonderful listeners, including questions about Kelly vs. Avril, Napoleon Bookbindery, baseballers on rollerskates, and of course, a beautiful final story from OBP himself. Thank you all so much for all the kind words. Our first special guest (at 42:10) is Craig Goldstein, our inaugural guest and one of our favorite people. We talked about Craig stuff. Our second special guest (at 52:40) was the most frequent guest in Barbecast history and we like her even more than we like Craig. It's Lana Berry! Lana recently had a tweet get over 100,000 likes. We talked about that and then said goodbye forever. Our third and final special guest (at 1:05:40) is Kieran Lovegrove, right-handed pitcher in the Cleveland Indians organization and the OFFICIAL minor leaguer of the Cespedes Family BBQ. Kieran is a Lynchburg Hillcat now, so we checked in on how his season is going and how he likes his new logo. We concluded (at 1:18:15) with some details about our new job, and some final hearty thanks for all of your support. For one final time (on here): thanks for listening Music: A somber version of IMDABES
Outro: Jake's rendition of IMDABES
Actual end: The beginning of Barbecast 1
Episode 110: The Podultimate Pod
Welcome to Barbecast 110! And yes, you read the title right...it's the second-to-last Barbecast as you know it. Why? We still can't really tell you. Anyway, our special guest this week (at 22:15) is Brace Hemmelgarn, official team photographer of the Minnesota Twins. We asked Brace about how he went from D-III baseball player to MLB photographer almost instantly, the major league photography community, why everyone on the Twins calls him Bruce, and his favorite players to shoot on the job. After Brace (at 51:45), another B-Ref Battle ensued featuring the fourth Moose in Barbecast history and a guy who once struck out Babe Ruth and bragged about it. We conclude (at 59:00) with Jake's Professional Baseball Update about how his independent league tryout went, and some vague allusions to our professional futures. Thanks for listening Music: Bye Bye Bye
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Goofy but great
This is the ultimate DIY podcast: occasionally annoying but often hilarious and always entertaining. The production value has varied a lot over the years, but the more recent episodes are very good. If you love baseball and have a sense of humor, you'll love this podcast.
Long time listener First time reviewer
What can I say they taste great and they're less filling, an big poops emails are my weekly fill of eroticism.