Posts Tagged ‘Children’s Hope Alliance’

Twins prospects Jimmy Kerrigan and Devin Smeltzer

Minnesota Twins prospects Jimmy Kerrigan and Devin Smeltzer, of the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos, joined the Home Run On Wheels podcast to discuss their life journeys toward a professional baseball career. Kerrigan was undrafted out of college, where he had to transfer from Temple to VCU after the Owls folded their program, and then played…

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New Year, New Season

Ron and Patti recap their last six months, discuss the Home Run On Wheels book release in July and Holmes’ victory over cancer, and talk about what’s next for Home Run On Wheels. The first baseball game of 2019 for Home Run On Wheels is in the books after seeing the Memphis Redbirds for the…

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MLB postseason recap and World Series predictions

Ron and Patti recap the MLB postseason and give their World Series predictions, which are not the same. We saw the Dodgers go 2-2 and the Red Sox win two of three on our 30-stadium MLB trip. We also provide an update on Holmes as he battles cancer. Spoiler alert: He’s responding very well to…

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Sports writer and author Jeff Pearlman

Sports writer and best-selling author Jeff Pearlman joined the Home Run On Wheels podcast to discuss his latest book, “Football For a Buck,” as well as his experience covering Major League Baseball. “Football For a Buck” chronicles the “crazy rise and crazier demise” of the USFL, which ran from 1983-85. Why did the USFL fail?…

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