Baseball BBQ

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Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman will serve as your guides to the good, bad, and utterly bizarre corners of the baseball world and all that makes them special. In the run-up to the delayed season, they’ll dive into the rabbit hole on some of their favorite fascinations, from the home run derby to baseball brawls and more. Once the MLB season returns, they’ll break down the latest news and developments with their trademark wit and irreverence.

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Will We Ever See a Two-Sport Superstar Again?
4670
From the headliner to the sideshow, we’re giving you everything you need to know about two-sport baseball stars. Will we see one in the future, or was Kyler Murray our last shot? Settle the debate: Bo or Prime Time? Plus, Brian Jordan on what it was like to play in the NFL and MLB, protecting Mark McGwire in the lineup as he chased 70 home runs in a single season, and why he ended up choosing baseball over football (29:54). Hosts: Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman Guest: Brian Jordan
May 27, 2020
The Strange Origins and Glorious Evolution of the Home Run Derby
4800
For our second episode, it’s all about the long ball, baby. We break down everything we love about the Home Run Derby, the only purely joyful event on the baseball calendar. Who are the five greatest to ever do it? What is the derby’s ideal format? And which derby pitchers are the best at giving up dingers? Plus: a conversation with Phillies slugger Rhys Hoskins. Hosts: Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman Guest: Rhys Hoskins
May 20, 2020
Your Definitive Guide to Baseball Brawls | Baseball BBQ
4180
Jake and Jordan bring you everything you need to know about baseball brawls and then some, from ranking the top five in MLB history to examining what makes a good (and not so good) brawl. Plus, Reds reliever Amir Garrett explains what it was like to start the biggest brawl of the 2019 season. Hold on to your helmets and sunglasses—we’re coming out swinging. Hosts: Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman Guest: Amir Garrett
May 13, 2020
Introducing Baseball BBQ
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Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman will serve as your guides to the good, bad, and utterly bizarre corners of the baseball world and all that makes it special. In the run-up to the delayed season, they’ll dive down the rabbit holes of some of their favorite fascinations, from the home run derby to baseball brawls and more. Once the MLB season returns, they’ll break down the latest news and developments with their trademark wit and irreverence.

May 07, 2020