Former MLB pitcher Billy Wagner closed for the Astros, Phillies, Mets, Red Sox, and Braves during his 15-year Major League career. "Billy the Kid" is a seven-time All-Star and currently on the ballot for the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Now the Head Baseball Coach for Miller School of Albemarle in Virginia, Coach Wagner joins Nick to discuss his journey from DIII to the MLB, share advice for players and parents, and explore what it means to be competitive. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jim is joined by former producer for ESPN's Baseball Tonight and the creator of the website "Cooperstown Cred", Chris Bodig, to break down down the hall of fame candidacy of former MLB Closer Billy Wagner. First, Jim and Chris actually discuss the last season of Wagner's career and just how he left the game at the peak of his powers with a 1.43 ERA (4:42). Next, they compare Wagner to HOFers Dennis Eckersley and Trevor Hoffman and run through an impressive number of statistical lists where Wagner finds himself near the top (17:51). Finally, Chris shares some original research on closers and their usage patterns when it comes to "Save" situations (41:17), before both stating whether or not they believe Wagner deserves a spot in Cooperstown (1:03:58).
Billy Wagner of Brightway Insurance Shares What's Missing In Your Insurance Knowledge Might Be Limiting Your Commercial Real Estate Career
Commercial Real Estate Today
Billy Wagner earned his business chops as a restaurant GM prior to building a large insurance agency with Brightway.Beyond business Billy is a solid family guy with a strong sense of community with commitments to Big Brothers and Rotary among other service interests.As a media-active educator, show host Wally Conway has been a regularly featured expert on the HGTV series “House Detectives”, co-hosted of the DIY Network series “Finders-Fixers”, is host of “The Home and Garden Show” radio show on WOKV and host of "SOLD in St Augustine" on WSOS Wally writes routinely and authored #1 Amazon Bestseller “Home Inspection Secrets of the Happy Home Inspector”. Wally is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, retired Navy Pilot, licensed contractor, home inspector, energy auditor, media expert, and entrepreneur who founded HomePro Inspections in 1994. As Founder/President of HomePro Inspections , Primo Pest Control and Monument Commercial Building Inspections, Wally has personally performed over 5,000 home and building inspections, numerous energy audits and infrared evaluations. Monument and HomePro Inspections combined with Primo Pest have performed over 40,000 inspections! Wally serves on the education staff at Florida Realtors, is a GRI Instructor and a One Thing Certified Trainer. Credentials earned include LEED AP, LEED Green Rater, HERS rater, AEE Commercial Energy Auditor, RESNET HESP, BPI Building Analyst, and Kansas City Barbecue Society Certified Barbecue Judge.
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The Built Different Podcast-Finding my Identity & Purpose in Christ with one of Major League Baseball’s Greatest Closers, Billy Wagner
The Built Different Podcast with Zach Clinton
On today's edition, Zach interview baseball great Billy Wagner. Billy resides with his wife, Sarah, and their four children, in Crozet, Virginia. He played college baseball at Division III Ferrum College (Va.) of the USA South Athletic Conference. He went 17-3 in three season with the Panthers. He holds the single-season NCAA record for strikeouts per nine innings with 19.1 in 1992 and fewest hits allowed per game at 1.58 in 1992. He held the Division III mark for career strikeouts (327 in 182.1 innings). He was rated by Baseball America as the collegiate prospect with the best velocity among draft-eligible players in 1993. He was inducted into the Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame in Salem, VA in February 2003. He was the 2005 recipient of the Tug McGraw Media Good Guy Award...Donated $1,000 per save in 2007 and 2008, which was matched by the Mets Foundation per save to the East Harlem Tutorial Program and the Second Chance Learning Center in Virginia. The total contribution was $122,000. He received the Ben Epstein Good Guy Award from the New York chapter of the BBWAA in January 2008 recognizing his accessibility, cooperation and candor.Also, on our "House Call" segment of the show, Dr. Tim Clinton will answer a question from one of you. Tim Clinton, Ed.D, LPC, LMFT, is the President of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), the largest and most diverse Christian counseling association in the world. Dr. Clinton also serves as the Executive Director of the James Dobson Family Institute and recurring co-host of “Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk”, heard on nearly 1,300 radio outlets daily. Licensed as a Professional Counselor and as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Dr. Clinton is recognized as a world leader in mental health and relationship issues and spends much of his time working with Christian leaders and professional athletes. He has authored or edited nearly 30 books, including The Struggle is Real: How to Care for Mental and Relational Health Needs in the Church.Find out more at drtimclinton.com
Episode 8 - Interview with Billy Wagner - Rocky Morality - A Heavy and Trolled Week
In this week's episode of RBaseball Weekly, Louis and Andy break down all the heavy news and the lighter Trevor Bauer trolling news from the week as well as a wrap up of signings. Then Mazz sits down with user BleaklyPositive and discusses how the Rockies have been one of the most moral front offices in baseball as well as looking at some other ethical hypotheticals. Finally, Bizz and Jimmy sit down with former MLB pitcher and Hall of Fame candidate Billy Wagner to talk about his wrong-handed throwing, college career, and some highlights from his time in the Big Leagues (and his alpacas). Thanks to users bobichetteismydaddy, Nolan-, futhatsy, CaptainSolo96, and atoms12123 for their question suggestions for Billy Wagner! 24:20 - Rocky Morality 49:20 - Interview with Billy Wagner
Billy Wagner: If My Staff Pay Their Debt, We Match It
In this episode of the Agency Intelligence podcast, host Jason Cass interviews Billy Wagner, Multi-Unit Owner at Brightway Insurance. Billy talks about his focus on growth and sales, the hiring process, and his four different levels of compensation.Episode Highlights: Billy shares that when he started studying the insurance business, he was interested in the P&C side and started a scratch agency in 2006. (12:18) Billy shares that his success in the industry had to do with the skill sets he had and his knowledge of how to manage people. Because of that, each of his team members already has nine team members, and they all came from the service industry. (18:50) Billy mentions that if you have the right structure, the right system, and you get the right person, you can approximately always make a hire if it's structured correctly. (25:11) Billy mentions that having different levels of validation is vital. (28:52) In Billy’s opinion, when somebody delivers an exceptional value, you must continue to find creative ways to recognize that. (32:05) Key Quotes: “My goal is that everyone that works in this agency is debt-free, including their mortgage. So, as long as they stay with me, and they continue to pay it down, I will continue to let them leverage what they're doing and the momentum towards that so that everyone that works here is debt-free eventually.” - Billy Wagner “I am tremendously focused on the growth of my staff, whether it be personally or professionally, and people are happiest when they're growing.” - Billy Wagner “I'm an entrepreneurial spirit, and I think of other businesses and I always come back to investing more in this one. It just nothing else brings the same return because you're not a hero to zero. After a lot of work, you've got a foundation that always kind of keeps growing.” - Billy Wagner Resources Mentioned: Agency Intelligence Reach out to Jason Cass Billy Wagner LinkedIn Brightway Insurance Advertisers: Podium We Got Your Podcast
Bulls Rebuild Paying Off, Billy Wagner Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 1-6-21)
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On today’s show, Jon breaks down the Bulls’ encouraging 3-4 start, and explains why there’s still much more improvement to come. Jon also catches up with Billy Wagner, 7-time MLB All-Star, Baseball Hall of Fame candidate, and Head Baseball Coach at The Miller School (14:47)! They discuss his legendary MLB career, including the story behind his transition from starter to closer. They also talk about his Hall of Fame case, and what he thinks about the current ballot. Later in the interview, Billy looks back on his favorite hitters to face, plus reveals funny moments from his time in the game! TO ACCESS SPORTS TALK CHICAGO’S EXCLUSIVE SPORTS GAMBLING PROMOTION, VISIT https://sportstalkchicago.com/cash/. Remember to tune in every day at 2p Central to listen to the show live on AM 1530 WCKG! National audiences can find WCKG on the iHeartRadio and Radio.com apps!