Posts Tagged ‘MLB’

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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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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Former MLB Umpire Gary Darling

Former MLB umpire Gary Darling joined the podcast to discuss Umps Care and his nearly 30-year career. Umps Care is a charity foundation that works with children’s hospitals and foster care organizations to get kids out to games. The umpires also visit hospitals to talk baseball with kids. Gary explains the origins of Umps Care…

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