Ed Blankmeyer, a St. John's legend of 20-plus years as head coach, is set to manage High-A Brooklyn in 2021, but first he will run the alternate site just as he did last year. Blankmeyer talks with Billy & Keith about five major prospects who were at the alternate site last year, missing baseball, and getting into coaching.
EP13 – Ed Blankmeyer & Ty Blankmeyer – Coaching and Family Dynamics in a Changing Baseball World
The Morning Brushback with Dan Blewett & Bobby Stevens
Legendary coach Ed Blankmeyer of the Mets (formerly with St. Johns) joined us to talk baseball, father-son relationships, how the game is changing, pitch-calling and more with his son, Ty Blankmeyer. Ty is a St. Johns alum, former pro player (Cincinnati Reds) and current scout for the Milwaukee Brewers.
Archives - Episode 43 - Dugout Chatter with Ed Blankmeyer, St. John's
In this episode, we connect with a loyal ABCA member who was recently elected to the ABCA Hall of Fame - St. John’s University head coach Ed Blankmeyer. Bringing 38 years in the dugout and all that perspective to this show, Blankmeyer delivers to our listeners his viewpoint on the real mission of teaching and coaching: develop and grow the individual and prepare them for LIFE! Blankmeyer reflects back on the important people throughout his career that impacted him, helped guide him down the right path while also outlining his advice for young coaches and the invaluable lessons he learned along his journey.
EP:15 Ed Blankmeyer (St. John’s U.) on Raising a Ball Player: Reflections of a Baseball Coach
The Baseball Drive
On this episode, we discuss the dynamic between players, coaches, and parents, and dive deep into his experiences of raising a ball player. Coach Blankmeyer shares strategies for how to successfully coach your own kid, and how he set parameters and also his process for making it a family decision. In addition, Coach Blankmeyer shares stories of important baseball moments in his father/son relationship, stories that we can all learn from – true teachable moments. Episode Links Show Survey – will only take 60 seconds Follow the guest on twitter: @EdBlank1 Follow the Johnnies on twitter: @StJohnsBaseball Our guest’s resources: Check out Jon Gordan’s books here – The Baseball Drive Resources CHECK OUT CANNONBALL: The Cannonball Foundation The Baseball Drive on Facebook Follow your host on twitter: @TIMBANOS Follow the show on twitter: @DRIVEBALLMEDIA The Back of Ed Blankmeyers Baseball Card Ed Blankmeyer is the head coach of the St. John’s University Red Storm and was the manager for the 2015 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team. In over 21 seasons at the helm of ‘the Johnnies”, he has recorded 688 victories, making him the winningest coach in program history and Big East Conference history. Coach Blankmeyer has guided his program to three Big East Championships, four regular season championships, and eight NCAA tournament appearances, one of which they advanced to Super Regional play. Ed has earned conference coach of the year 5 times and has been named American Baseball coaches Association Northeast Region Coach of the Year 4 times. Coach Blankmeyer’s has seen over 80 of his players drafted or signed to professional contracts, including players whom you may know, 2015 world series champion Joe Panik, 1995 Al MVP Mo Vaughn, and Hall of Famer Craig Biggio. In addition to his dug out duties, Coach Blankmeyer has served on many committees which truly shows the respect that he receives from his coaching peers. He has served on the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee, is an ABCA Division I Regional chairman, has represented that association at the MLB winter meetings, has been appointed to the American Baseball Coaches Association Editorial Committee and has served as the president of the Big East Baseball Coaches Committee to name a few. Lastly, before coach Blankmeyer began his coaching career, he was the starting 2nd basemen for Seton Hall Pirate teams that played in the college world series in both 1974 and 1975 and Ed co-captained the 1976 Pirates that made to the Northeast Regional. In 1975 he was named the Atlantic Collegiate League MVP, and was an Academic All-American. At the completion of his college career, Ed was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles.