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New baseball podcast hosted by Ben and David. Sharing with you, the listener, the history of baseball in Oregon in order to do our part in bringing MLB to PDX.

New baseball podcast hosted by Ben and David. Sharing with you, the listener, the history of baseball in Oregon in order to do our part in bringing MLB to PDX.

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United States

Description:

New baseball podcast hosted by Ben and David. Sharing with you, the listener, the history of baseball in Oregon in order to do our part in bringing MLB to PDX.

Language:

English


Episodes

2020 Ridgefield Raptors - Part 1

2/17/2020
This week Ben introduces you to four of the 2020 West Coast League Ridgefield Raptors Players. He talks about recent Rutgers University signee, Bradley "Brad" Norton, Grand Canyon University Pitcher, Eli Ankeny, Texas-Arlington's Trevor Pruitt and finally returning Raptor and UC-Santabarbara Freshman Pitcher Carter Benbrook. We hope you enjoy this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:24

Kim Baron - MLB Spring Training English Teacher

2/10/2020
This week Ben sits down to talk with Kim Baron. Kim is an MLB Spring Training English teacher. She discusses her position and what she does as a teacher to help prepare foreign MLB players for life her in the United States and as professional baseball player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:29

Highline Bears

2/3/2020
This week Ben sits down with Justin Moser of the Highline Bears. The Bears play in the Pacific International League, a collegiate summer baseball team based near Seattle, Washington. Hear how the Bears got started, where they are at now and where they are going in the future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:17

Connor Jones Interview

1/27/2020
This week we have Connor Jones who sits down with Ben to talk about his baseball career. Connor talks about his time playing at Villanova, for the West Coast League and his post collegiate career. Connor then dives into his new career with Baseballism. Please enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:08

Tate Budnick - Part 2

1/20/2020
Ben is back this week and on the road once again to finish his interview with Tate Budnick. They talk about Tate's time at University of Portland playing for the Pilots. Further, they discuss his short stint playing Independent Ball and when he got the call informing him that the Milwaukee Brewers wanted to sign him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:10

Tate Budnick - Part 1

1/13/2020
This week Ben is on the road and joining him is the State of Washington's own Tate Budnick. Tate and Ben discuss some of his families history playing professional baseball. They also dive in to Tate's early years playing baseball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:41

Ian Sanderson Interview - Part 2

1/6/2020
This week Ben sits down once again with Coach Ian Sanderson. We talk about his time with the West Coast League Victoria HarbourCats and moving forward into his new position with the Wenatchee AppleSox. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:55

Ian Sanderson Interview - Part 1

12/30/2019
This week Ben sits down for part 1 of his interview with Lower Columbia Community College pitching coach Ian Sanderson. They discuss his early playing career and what got him interested in Baseball. They also talk about a variety of other baseball related items. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:47

NW Baseball Coaches Association

12/23/2019
This week Ben sits down with Gus Farah to talk about the upcoming 2020 Northwest Baseball Coaches Convention. Learn about who is going to be presenting at the convention and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:21

DeVo Bats

12/16/2019
Welcome this week to our newest sponsor DeVo Bats. Ben has an in-depth conversation with Jordan, Owner and Founder of DeVo Bats. We talk about his history playing baseball and where he has been. Also, we talk about some of his great memories. We then jump in to talking about DeVo bats and what makes them so different then any other bat out there. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:05

Jonathan Loomis (Baseballism) - Part 2

12/9/2019
Jonathan Loomis, Baseballism CFO joins Ben again this week for Part 2 of his interview. They talk about the level of baseball Jonathan is playing at this time, his role with Baseballism, the homegrown collection, and MLB to PDX. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:34

Jonathan Loomis (Baseballism) - Part 1

12/2/2019
In this weeks episode we talk to Baseballism's CFO Jonathan Loomis. He talks about his time growing up playing baseball as a catch. We discuss his time at the University of Oregon and post college. We hope you enjoy this episode. Cheers! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:42

Ross Campbell - GM Portland Pickles

11/25/2019
This week Ben sits down with West Coast League, Portland Pickles, GM Ross Campbell. They discuss a variety of things related to Ross and his involvement with baseball. Then they discuss how Ross became the GM of the Pickles and the events he has helped to put together over the last two season. Please enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:10

Connor Lambert (Portland Pilots) - Part 2

11/19/2019
University of Portland Pitchinrg Coach, Connor Lambert, joins Ben for Part 2 of his interview. In this episode Connor takes Ben through his journey with the West Coast League Corvallis Knights, his time at the University of Utah and then on to his current position with the University of Portland. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:43

Connor Lambert (Portland Pilots) - Part 1

11/11/2019
This week Ben sits down with University of Portland Baseball Pitching Coach Connor Lambert to talk about his early years in baseball. We hear from Connor regarding his time at Washington State University and how he was told the team did not have a spot for him after his sophmore year and how he battled back to stay on the team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:17

Travis Chock (Baseballism CEO) - Part 2

10/30/2019
Ben sits down for Part 2 of his interview with CEO and Co-Founder of Baseballism, Travis Chock. Travis talks about the early days of baseballism and its establishment. Also, he talks about his poetry and books. And more importantly Travis breaks some news on this episode regarding the upcoming Christmas Baseballism Cap design and one of the two new storefronts opening in the Spring of 2020. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:47

Travis Chock (Baseballism CEO) - Part 1

10/28/2019
This week Ben sits down for an interview with Travis Chock, CEO - Baseballism, to talk about his early years as a baseball player. Travis talks with Ben about breaking his wrist during high school, attending the University of Oregon and how he first met his fellow co-founders of Baseballism. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:40

Jim Bouton - Part 2

10/21/2019
Friend of the podcast, Rob Nelson sits down with us for part 2 of our in remembrance episode of his longtime friend Jim Bouton. In this episode we dive into the Portland Mavericks, Big League Chew and so much more. We hope you enjoy,. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:57

Jim Bouton - Part 1

10/14/2019
We are joined this week my Big League Chew Inventor and founder Rob Nelson to remember his friend Jim Bouton. We discuss with Rob where Jim grew up, his young baseball history and his early years in baseball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:25

Pesky Breakfast / Jerry Gatto Tribute

10/10/2019
David and Ben hit the recording studio again for a quick episode to talk about a local unknown get together called the Pesky Breakfast. This get together is baseball centered with those who have been around the game of baseball. Further, Ben and David pay tribute, in their own way, to the late Coach Jerry Gatto. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:27