37 episodes

Roger Hoover likes to interview people, so he started a podcast. He also likes to talk about baseball, music, broadcasting, journalism, history, SEC football, and occasionally politics, so there will be that too. Hoover is a sports broadcaster for Alabama Crimson Tide athletics on the Crimson Tide Sports Network, and provides television play-by-play for SEC Network+ and ACC Network. Follow Roger on Twitter: @Roger_Hoover and visit his website: hooverbroadcasting.com.

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Roger Hoover likes to interview people, so he started a podcast. He also likes to talk about baseball, music, broadcasting, journalism, history, SEC football, and occasionally politics, so there will be that too. Hoover is a sports broadcaster for Alabama Crimson Tide athletics on the Crimson Tide Sports Network, and provides television play-by-play for SEC Network+ and ACC Network. Follow Roger on Twitter: @Roger_Hoover and visit his website: hooverbroadcasting.com.

    Episode 38 - Omar Vizquel

    Episode 38 - Omar Vizquel

    After a long hiatus, The Roger Hoover Podcast is back! Hoover recaps the busiest "offseason" of his life, then shares his conversation from this week with baseball legend and Birmingham Barons manager Omar Vizquel. Vizquel played 24 years in the major leagues, was an 11-time Gold Glove Award winner at shortstop, a three-time All-Star, and is a member of the Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame. Vizquel discusses his career plus his role now in the Chicago White Sox organization with Hoover, as well as his love for art and music. Follow Roger on Twitter: @Roger_Hoover and visit his website: hooverbroadcasting.com.

    • 14 min
    Episode 37 - Myles Jack

    Episode 37 - Myles Jack

    MYLES JACK WASN'T DOWN. Now that we've got that out of the way, it's a big week for the Jacksonville Jaguars as they host the New England Patriots for the home opener on Sunday at TIAA Bank Field. Roger revisits his conversation with Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack from April 12, 2018 when he threw out a ceremonial first pitch before the Jumbo Shrimp played the Mobile BayBears. Roger also says hello for the first time from Tuscaloosa in the fall, and also gives his gratitude for the 2018 Southern League Broadcaster of the Year honor from earlier in the week. Follow Roger on Twitter: @Roger_Hoover and visit his website: hooverbroadcasting.com.

    • 19 min
    Episode 36 - Derek Jeter

    Episode 36 - Derek Jeter

    Derek Jeter became the CEO of the Miami Marlins on October 2, 2017 and has been busy overseeing the organization's day-to-day business and baseball operations ever since then. Part of his first season as CEO and part owner was a trip to Jacksonville in early July to watch the Marlins Double-A club the Jumbo Shrimp, and he visited with Roger Hoover at the Baseball Grounds on July 8, 2018. Roger also says hello for the first time since February on the podcast and talks about the 2018 Jumbo Shrimp season, plus what's to come as he transitions to the baseball offseason. Follow Roger on Twitter: @Roger_Hoover and visit his website: hooverbroadcasting.com.

    • 15 min
    Episode 35 - Michael Kopech

    Episode 35 - Michael Kopech

    Pitchers and catchers all across baseball are reporting to spring training this week, and that includes Chicago White Sox top pitching prospect Michael Kopech. The hard-throwing right-hander was a force for the Double-A Birmingham Barons in 2017, and in August of last year he discussed his progress and plans with the future with Roger Hoover at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Roger also recaps a winning weekend for Alabama women's basketball, and looks ahead to the start of college baseball as well. Follow Roger on Twitter: @Roger_Hoover and visit his website: hooverbroadcasting.com.

    • 15 min
    Episode 34 - Pat O'Conner

    Episode 34 - Pat O'Conner

    In the same game that featured last episode's interview with Jim Furyk, Roger Hoover also welcomed Minor League Baseball President Pat O'Conner to the Jumbo Shrimp Network booth on May 27, 2017. O'Conner has been the MiLB President since 2007 and has spent over 30 years in professional baseball. Here he talks with Roger about the re-branding that clubs like Jacksonville had prior to the 2017 season, plus his thoughts on working with Major League Baseball on pace of play initiatives, and the future of the game in the minors. Roger also recaps last week's trip to Florida and Walt Disney World, plus announcing gymnastics for the first time. Follow Roger on Twitter: @Roger_Hoover and visit his website: hooverbroadcasting.com.

    • 24 min
    Episode 33 - Jim Furyk

    Episode 33 - Jim Furyk

    Back to the archives! Last year Ponte Vedra Beach resident and PGA Tour golfer Jim Furyk visited the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville on May 27, 2017 as part of "Golf Night" with the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. The 2003 U.S. Open champion talked about his work with the Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation, his career, and plans for the future as the 2018 Ryder Cup USA Captain. Roger also says goodbye to the Jaguars season and updates a winning weekend for Alabama women's basketball. Follow Roger on Twitter: @Roger_Hoover and visit his website: hooverbroadcasting.com.

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