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Baseball podcast hosted by Ben, Travis & Jon. Sharing with you, the listener, baseball news from the Pacific Northwest and SW Canada. We also provide you with updates on the status of bringing Major League Baseball to Portland, Oregon.

Baseball podcast hosted by Ben, Travis & Jon. Sharing with you, the listener, baseball news from the Pacific Northwest and SW Canada. We also provide you with updates on the status of bringing Major League Baseball to Portland, Oregon.

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United States

Description:

Baseball podcast hosted by Ben, Travis & Jon. Sharing with you, the listener, baseball news from the Pacific Northwest and SW Canada. We also provide you with updates on the status of bringing Major League Baseball to Portland, Oregon.

Language:

English


Episodes

John Schnaderbeck - HarbourCats Asst Coach

7/28/2021
John Schnaderbeck, Assistant Coach, with the West Coast League Victoria HarbourCats sits down with Ben to talk Cats baseball, his career coaching with the Cats and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:36

Jim Swanson Escapes BC

7/16/2021
Jim Swanson, Managing Partner and GM of the West Coast Leagues Victoria HarbourCats and Nanaimo NightOwls/Bars crosses the U.S./Canada Boarder and spends time catching up and watching a Ridgefield Raptors game with Ben. They discuss the current status of his teams, the pandemic, and what we have to look forward to in 2022 with the teams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:49

Hillsboro Hops GM K.L. Wombacher

5/24/2021
Travis sits down with Hillsboro Hops GM K.L. Wombacher this week for a great discussion on the High-A Arizona Diamondbacks Affiliate. They talk about the lost 2020 campaign, new affiliation with MLB, and what this season (2021) has been and what it potentially could shape up to be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:50

Sponsor Chat - What Would I Tell My 15 Year Old Self

5/14/2021
Welcome to our very first episode of Sponsor Chat. Jonathan Loomis of Baseballism and Chris Reidt of Devo Bat Company join Ben for a moment of reflection and discussion on items we would tell our 15 year old baseball self. We get in to topics such as working out, nutrition, attitude and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:37

Curtis Pelletier

4/30/2021
In this episode Ben sits down with Victoria, B.C. native and current Hitting/Catching Coach for the Victoria HarbourCats of the West Coast League. They discuss his all that he has going on from instruction to coaching. Coach Pelletier played college baseball at Grayson County College in Texas and saw pro action, including making the all-star game for the Victoria Capitals of the defunct Canadian Baseball League. Pelletier is also an Associate Scout with the Miami Marlins of MLB. Learn more...

Duration:00:49:54

Carolina Disco Turkeys

4/16/2021
In this episode Ben sits down with President and Co-Owner Greg Sullivan of the Carolina Disco Turkeys, a Summer College Wood Bat League Team out of North Carolina, We talk about the creation of the team, clothing and hats, the stadium they are playing in and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:27

Dylan Maclean

2/19/2021
Welcome Central Catholic alumni and the newest member of the Texas Ranger Dyaln Maclean to the episode. Ben sits down and chats with Dylan regarding his baseball career to-date, Gunderson Baseball, the Little League World Series, and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:58

Kevin Gunderson

2/1/2021
In this episode Ben and Travis bring in Central Catholic and Oregon State University pitching great Kevin Gunderson. Learn about how Kevin was attracted to the game of baseball by his Uncle, his amazing outing where he struck out 13 batters in a row, to winning the College World Series and playing professional baseball. Also, hear about what Kevin is up to know with Gunderson Baseball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:13

Coal Ball - Inning 9 - Coach Greg Frady

12/7/2020
In this final inning of Coal Ball Ben and Travis get to know the first ever head baseball coach for the Nanaimo Night Owls/Bars, Greg Frady. Coach Frady has an amazing background. From coaching the German National Team to a decorated college career. Get to know coach better by listening to this inning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:09:55

Maury Brown

11/2/2020
Welcome to year 3 of the podcast. In this episode Ben sits down for a conversation with Maury Brown of Forbes to talk MLB to PDX. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:15:21

Coal Ball - Inning 8 - The Cities Involvement

8/24/2020
In this inning we sit down to speak with Mayor Krog, City of Nanaimo, to discuss the cities involvement in bringing a team to Nanaimo. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:30

Coal Ball - 33

8/17/2020
In this inning of Coal Ball we take some time to reflect on one of Nanaimo's great ball player's. son, friend, husband and father. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:19:13

Coal Ball - Inning 7 - Nanaimo Ownership Group

8/10/2020
In this inning we sit down with Jim Swanson, one of the 4 Nanaimo Baseball group owners, to discuss the process behind selection a location for a new team and what was involved in bringing a team to that location. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:03

Coal Ball - Inning 6 - Burgmann

8/3/2020
In this inning we sit down with Josh Burgmann to talk about his career in baseball to this point. We discuss his time in Nanaimo, High School, University of Washington and up to when he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs. I also sit down with Josh's parents to talk about Josh and get their perspective. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:38:47

Coal Ball - Inning 5 - Rogers Brothers

7/27/2020
In this inning of Coal Ball Ben sits down with Nanaimo Coaching greats, and brothers, Dan and Doug Rogers. Both brothers run through their history of playing baseball and what got them interested in the game. They go on to talk about their coaching experiences, how they teach/instruct, what they learned from the players and what they hope to teach them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:15:39

Coal Ball - Inning 4 - Serauxmen Stadium Amatuer Baseball Association

7/20/2020
In this inning Travis sits down with Mr. Loren Goodall to talk about the Seruaxmen Stadium Amatuer Baseball Association Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:07

Coal Ball - Inning 3 - Serauxmen Stadium/Club

7/13/2020
In this inning Ben and Travis interview Cliff, Mike and Ian about the Serauxmen Club and Serauxmen Stadium. They give us a great history and background on these two wonderful topics. Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:47:27

Save Boise State Baseball

7/10/2020
In this special episode we sit down to talk with Boise State Baseball Coach Travis Buck. Coach Buck talks to us about his baseball career, coaching, and the current status of Boise State Baseball. This is an episode you want to listen too and do what you can to help. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:30

Coal Ball - Inning 2 - Early Nanaimo Baseball History

7/6/2020
In this inning of Coal Ball Ben and Travis sit down to discuss the founding and early history of baseball in Nanaimo British Columbia. From the founder Mr. Planta to the early 1920's when baseball began to pickup. Please enjoy this inning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:06

Coal Ball - Inning 1 - Nanaimo

6/29/2020
Welcome to inning 1 of Coal Ball. A podcast series focused on the history of baseball in Nanaimo, B.C. In this inning we speak with the First Nations representative Bill and Gary. In the second part of inning 1 we speak with Mayor Krog. Please enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:38