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Two guys just talking about our two favorite passions, Baseball and Barbecue

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Two guys just talking about our two favorite passions, Baseball and Barbecue

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One Of My Favorites

By garmac17 - Nov 11 2018
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Great insight, interesting talk, and terrific information. Len and Jeff are fun and entertaining.

Great podcast

By Monymike - May 23 2018
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Great context with insightful interviews!

iTunes Ratings

19 Ratings
Average Ratings
18
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One Of My Favorites

By garmac17 - Nov 11 2018
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Great insight, interesting talk, and terrific information. Len and Jeff are fun and entertaining.

Great podcast

By Monymike - May 23 2018
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Great context with insightful interviews!
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Baseball and BBQ

Latest release on Oct 17, 2020

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Two guys just talking about our two favorite passions, Baseball and Barbecue

Rank #1: Baseball and BBQ Episode #45 - Author Sridhar Pappu, The Year of the Pitcher; Bob Gibson, Denny McLain and the End of Baseball's Golden Age

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Sridhar Pappu, who wrote the book The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain and the End of Baseball's Golden Age joins Jeff and Len to discuss his fascinating book.  If you like history, Baseball and American history, then this book is for you.  Check out his website - sridharpappu.com

Later, we talk to Master Butcher Mark Pauvert about his passion for his craft. His website is marcmoneybutchery.com

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Oct 26 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #2: Baseball and BBQ Episode #39 - Remembering Jim Bouton, Interview with Kyle Halvorson of Thermoworks and Hall of Fame talk

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This episode, the guys talk about the passing of Jim Bouton, then speak to Kyle Halvorson or Thermoworks and discuss the importance of temperature when using the grill and their great products.  Then who is the next Hall of Famer from every MLB Team.  Lastly, the Hall of Fame debate of CC Sabathia.

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Jul 20 2019

58mins

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Rank #3: Baseball and BBQ Episode #44 - Ryan Cooper of BBQ Tourist & Sportswriter and BBQ Podcaster Lyndal Scranton

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Not one but TWO interviews about Baseball and BBQ!  First off, Ryan Cooper of BBQ Tourist & The Smoke Sheet joins the guys for an interview on his experience being, well, a BBQ Tourist.  Then Len goes solo, talking to sports journalist Lyndal Scranton whose beat included the St. Louis Cardinals during their 1980's heyday.  Lyndal and his BBQ partner have a podcast called the Tailgate Guys BBQ Show (disclaimer, the Lyndal Scranton interview was recorded on October 7th, prior to both Game 5's of the NLDS)

Interact with the show.  All comments are welcomed.  Rate and Review us on Apple Podcasts.

Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
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Oct 12 2019

1hr 43mins

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Rank #4: Baseball and BBQ Episode #41 - Sean Ludwig of The Smoke Sheet and NYC BBQ + Baseball Talk

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In this episode, we talk to Sean Ludwig of NYC BBQ and The Smoke Sheet. Talk all things BBQ.  Both newsletters are a great resource.
Subscribe to them
bbqnewsletter.com
nycbbq.com

Then we get into the Hall of Famer of the Day.
Finally, we speak about the proposed changes MLB is considering and testing in the Atlantic League

Connect with us !

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Aug 17 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #5: Baseball and BBQ Episode #47 - MLB Player Barry Lyons and Pitmaster Manny Voumvourakis

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In this episode, Jeff and Len speak to former Major League Player Barry Lyons. Barry talks to us about his time in the majors, his struggles after baseball and bringing the game back to Biloxi Mississippi after hurricane Katrina. This moving interview is not to be missed.
Then we visit barbecue restaurant, Smok-Haus  and talk to the owner and Pitmaster, Manny Voumvourakis on all things barbecue, including how he got into the business and what drives his passion for barbecue.   

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Nov 22 2019

1hr 44mins

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Rank #6: Baseball and BBQ Episode #46 - Home Plate: A Celebration of the Polo Grounds, as well as a visit with Ray Sheehan of BBQ Buddha

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In this episode, we are fortunate to be joined by Gary Mack of Mets Musings as we interview Neil Scherer, the fascinating curator for the exhibit, Home Plate: A Celebration of the Polo Grounds, The Birthplace of New York’s Love Affair with its Favorite Teams, now through January 5, 2020 at the Morris Jumel Mansion in New York City.  A wonderful exhibit.  See the pictures on our Facebook Page.  Go to www.morrisjumel.org for more exhibit information.

Despite our files being corrupted, we were fortunate to salvage a portion of our interview with the always entertaining Ray Sheehan of BBQ Buddha, creator of award winning sauces and rubs.  Check out their website at www.bbqbuddha.com

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Nov 09 2019

59mins

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Rank #7: Greg Luzinski Interview (Re-Release)

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The boys are on vacation this week which gives you the chance to enjoy this re-broadcast of the interview with Philadelphia Phillie great, Greg “The Bull” Luzinski at Citizens Bank Park.  There’s even interviews with the pitmasters from Bull’s BBQ.

Luzinski talks about his baseball career and his passion for barbecue.

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Aug 31 2019

46mins

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Rank #8: Baseball and BBQ Episode #43 - Interview with David Marks of Operation BBQ Relief

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In this episode, the guys interview David Marks of Operation BBQ Relief.  A tremendous organization whose purpose is to provide food in areas affected by natural disasters (hurricanes, tornadoes, etc).  Go to obr.org to see all the terrific work they do.  To date, they have served almost 3,000,000 meals.  

Hall of Famer of the day is discussed and debated.
Len has an international barbecue recipe.
Jeff has a rant.
There's even a reminder to attend the BBQ Guru 2nd annual Monsterfest on Saturday, October  12th.

It is all on this episode of Baseball and BBQ
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Sep 28 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #9: Baseball and BBQ Episode #42 - The Mark Littell Interview

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Former Major League Pitcher with the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals, inventor of the Nutty Buddy and a heck of a nice guy, Mark Littell joins us on Baseball and BBQ.

We are then joined by Lisa Jo Goetter of BBQ Guru to promote their big event, the 2nd annual Monolith Monsterfest which takes place October 12, 2019 in Warminster PA from 10am to 4pm.  Hurry and purchase your tickets at www.bbqguru.com

Sep 14 2019

1hr 18mins

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Rank #10: Baseball and BBQ Episode #51 - Last Ride of the Iron Horse: How Lou Gehrig Fought ALS to Play One Last Championship Season by Dan Joseph

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In this episode, Len and Jeff interview Dan Joseph, author of Last Ride of the Iron Horse:  How Lou Gehrig Fought ALS to Play One Last Championship Season.  The book focuses on the 1938 season as Lou Gehrig struggled to lead the Yankees to the World Series.

Also a new Hall of Famer of the Day - from the world of BBQ.

We end the show with the wonderful new baseball song, “Baseball Always Brings You Home” from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

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Jan 11 2020

1hr 6mins

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Rank #11: Baseball and BBQ Episode #38 - Catcher Todd Pratt and BBQ Sauce contest

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This episode Len and Jeff had the pleasure of interviewing former Phillie, Met, Cub and Brave catcher Todd Pratt who is now a minor league Manager in the Miami Marlin system. He talks about his catching career playing with Mike Piazza, Darren Daulton, Brian McCann and Mike Liberthal.  He also talks about the Jupiter Hammerheads the team he is managing now.

Then Jeff was a judge in a BBQ Sauce contest at his office and interview a few of the contestants.

Enjoy Episode #38

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Jul 06 2019

57mins

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Rank #12: Baseball and BBQ Episode #49 - 2nd Anniversary Special. Two years talking Baseball and BBQ

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Baseball and BBQ is 2 years old.  It's time to celebrate and reminisce.  We look back at the past year and look forward to 2020. 
But that's not all.  Hall of Fame voting is going on and Len & Jeff talk about the ballot and the two new hall of famers who were selected by the Modern Era Committee.  Do we agree?  Do we disagree?  Find out on this episode of Baseball and BBQ.

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Dec 21 2019

58mins

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Rank #13: Baseball and BBQ Episode #50 - Jean Fruth/Jeff Idelson Interview on Grassroots Baseball and Pitmaster Aaron Stoffer of Man Meat BBQ

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BIG episode #50.  Baseball Photographer, Jean Fruth along with former Baseball Hall of Fame President, Jeff Idelson talk about the book, Grassroots Baseball:  Where Legends Begin as well as the overall Grassroots Baseball movement. Check out the websites at grassrootsbaseball.com and jeanfruthimages.com

Then we speak to competition team, Man Meat BBQ pitmaster, Aaron Stoffer (website: therealmanmeatbbq.com) who speaks to us about the fascinating sport of competition barbecue.  We even sneak in talk about the Kansas City Royals.

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Dec 27 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #14: Baseball and BBQ Episode #40 - Chris Epting, author of Roadside Baseball and Lori Rubinson of WFAN

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Two terrific interviews on Baseball this episode.
First off is the author or Roadside Baseball, Chris Epting.  A great book for the baseball traveler.  We follow that up with radio personality, Lori Rubinson of WFAN. We get her perspective on baseball today and how she got started in the business.

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Aug 03 2019

59mins

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Rank #15: Baseball and BBQ Episode #52 - Shaun Clancy of Foley's NY Pub & Restaurant and Sean Ludwig of NYC BBQ and The Smoke Sheet

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This episode features an interview, on location, from Foley's NY Pub & Restaurant, an Irish bar with a baseball attitude.  We speak to the owner, Shaun Clancy on his must visit bar located at 18 West 33rd Street, New York, NY.  Shaun talks about how he got started and how he came to love the game of baseball. He knows just about everyone in the game from players to owners to media and umpires.  His bar features over 4,000 signed baseballs.  Check out our YouTube channel to see some of the memorabilia.  We also talk about the Irish-American Baseball Hall of Fame. 

Then Jeff and Len speak to Sean Ludwig, founder of NYC BBQ and co-founder of The Smoke Sheet, about what is happening in the world of barbecue. Sean tells us about the Beer, Bourbon and BBQ event which was held in Brooklyn on January 18th and exciting events to look forward to.  Sean also tells some places to go for great BBQ.  

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Jan 25 2020

1hr 15mins

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Rank #16: Baseball and BBQ Episode #48 - Author Jeremy Beer and BBQ Gift Guide

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History comes alive as Jeremy Beer discusses his new book, Oscar Charleston:
The Life and Legend of Baseball's Greatest Forgotten Player.  Jeremy's book tells the life story of an amazing player who history seems to have forgotten.  By the end of the interview, you too, will have wished you had the chance to see him play.  

Then we get into the holiday spirit with the ultimate BBQ gift guide. Guaranteed to please any barbecue lover on your holiday list.

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Dec 08 2019

1hr 19mins

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Rank #17: Baseball and BBQ Episode #53 - Kurt Bevacqua Interview

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In episode #53, Len and Jeff interview, Kurt Bevacqua, 15 year MLB veteran, most notably with the San Diego Padres.  Also played for the Pirates, Indians, Brewers and Royals.  Kurt tells us great stories from his time in the game, from his managers and his teammates which include the great Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn. An enjoyable talk and we find out who gave him his nickname "Dirty". 

Also included is a barbecue rant by Len 

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Feb 08 2020

1hr 3mins

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Rank #18: Baseball and BBQ Episode #59 - Baseball or Barbecue? No need to choose as we bring you two great guests. Russ Salzberg and John Maguire

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Baseball or Barbecue?  No need to choose as we bring you two great guests.

Russ Salzberg has been involved in sports media of one type or another for more than 30 years.  He is a wonderful example of someone who had a dream and made it come true.  Whether it is on television, radio, or his podcast, he endears himself with his audience in a way that makes you realize he is a sports fan just like you and me.

Is he opinionated?  You better believe it.

Will you always agree with him?  Of course not.  Who doesn't like a good debate once in a while?

Will you want to hear every word he has to say?  Absolutely.  He is knowledgeable, entertaining, and extremely interesting.

Filled with stories from his many years in the business, we were thrilled to speak with him and hope you will be thoroughly entertained.

John Maguire is a host on the extremely popular podcast, Pit Life BBQ.  The show can be found live on Facebook every Tuesday at 5:00 pm EST and is then released in podcast form and available wherever you prefer to listen to your podcasts.

Known to his viewers, listeners, and friends as Johnny Maggs; this truly talented podcaster will delight you as we talk all things barbecue, then jump into baseball talk, and jump back once again into barbecue talk.  

We hope you will enjoy the interview and by the end you will also feel like calling him Johhny Maggs.

We once again conclude the show with the wonderful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
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May 02 2020

1hr 19mins

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Rank #19: Baseball and BBQ Episode #58 - Mark Healey, author of Gotham Baseball: New York's All-Time Team and LisaJo Goetter of BBQ Guru

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Bringing you two great guests for your listening pleasure:

Mark Healey, author of Gotham Baseball:  New York's All-Time Team and LisaJo Goetter of BBQ Guru

Mark Healey has written an outstanding book which baseball fans will absolutely love.  His writing style will make you feel like you are having a conversation with one of your buddies on the greatest baseball players at each position that have ever played in New York.  New York's long baseball history offers many choices as he has the New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees, and New York Mets to choose from.  He also picks the best manager, general manager, and owner in all of New York's illustrious baseball history.

Mark discusses the book, including some of the wonderful stories and how his choices were made.  He really is a delightful guest who will surely entertain you.

LisaJo Goetter is the marketing and fulfillment coordinator at BBQ Guru and after her numerous appearances, she is a true friend of the show.  We have her on to talk about the new innovations from BBQ Guru, but more than that we have her on when we need to smile and this is a time we all need to smile.

Barbecue fans will love hearing Lisa talk about all of the great products BBQ Guru offers, including their new UltraQ and DynaQ temperature control devices.  Their website is http://www.bbqguru.com and you can find just about anything for your barbecue needs.  The website even has some wonderful recipes and tips.

We once again end the show with the wonderful baseball song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
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Apr 18 2020

1hr 34mins

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Rank #20: Baseball and BBQ Episode #57: Interview with Jared Diamond, author of Swing Kings

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This week, Baseball and BBQ talks to Wall Street Journal, National Baseball Writer and author of the new book, Swing Kings - Jared Diamond.  

This is the inside story of Baseball's Home Run Revolution. Told superbly by Jared Diamond.  

Swing Kings is on sale now and available in Hardcover, ebook and digital audio.

We also throw in some BBQ News !

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Apr 04 2020

42mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #72: Shoeless Joe Jackson historian, Mike Nola and KCBS CEO, Emily Detwiler

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Fascinating conversations with wonderful guests. 

Mike Nola is the official historian of the Shoeless Joe Jackson's Virtual Hall of Fame, http://www.blackbetsy.com/shoeless.html and we had the pleasure of learning a great amount on one of the biggest known names in baseball history. We were joined by our friend Gary Mack from Mets Musings and The Baseball Talk Radio Show as we all got the chance to learn the truth about one of the game's legendary characters where facts and myths are often confused. Mike tells it like it is or rather like it was and he is a great source for information on Jackson's fascinating history which even included owning a barbecue restaurant.

Emily Detwiler is the CEO of the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) https://www.kcbs.us/ and as she was happy to point out, is a proud baseball mom coming from a family extremely involved in the game as her son, husband, and brother-in-law are all involved in baseball. Her  love of baseball and barbecue makes her a very special guest as we discussed both topics.  Enjoy learning about a great society dedicated to barbecue and the person leading it through this extremely difficult time.   

We once again conclude the show with the beautiful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Don't forget to go to http://www.baseballbbq.com for grill tools and clothing for barbecue and baseball fans.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
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Oct 17 2020

1hr 43mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode 71 - Joan Ryan, author of Intangibles

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A team chemistry filled episode. 

Joan Ryan is an award-winning journalist and author of five books. We were extremely fortunate to discuss her latest effort, Intangibles: Unlocking the Science and Soul of Team Chemistry. The book explains team chemistry through incredible interviews and stories helping to demystify this very real phenomenon. Are you a cynic; a non-believer? You won't be once you hear this interview with Joan, a sports journalist who has covered every major sporting event from the Super Bowl and the World Series to the Olympics and championship fights. Her sports columns and features earned 13 Associated Press Sports Editors Awards, the National Headliner Award, the Women's Sports Foundation's Journalism Award, and the prestigious Edgar A. Poe Award. She is a member of the Pandemic Baseball Book Club and her book is a must-read and treasure to have as part of your home library. 

Michael Mullen and Brett Mandel join us briefly to discuss their company, Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com and their special promotion to benefit the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, as well as their newly released home plate shaped wooden cutting board and other soon to be released grilling tools.  Great guys and a wonderful company.

We conclude the show with the song, "Ace & Bobo" from our friends Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.  You can find the song on Facebook at Dave Dresser Music or find the song and video on YouTube.  While at Dave Dresser Music or YouTube enjoy some of their other songs as well.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
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Oct 03 2020

59mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #70 - Doug Scheiding of Traeger (part 2) and Mitchell Nathanson author of Bouton: The Life of a Baseball Original, plus a special return of the musician and poet

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Launching a new show introduction while hosting some incredible guests.  Be prepared to be amazed.  

Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky make beautiful music which has become integral to the show while providing us with an incredible ending for most episodes. They have gifted us an awesome introduction which will make you smile and sing along. We wouldn't dream of playing it for the first time without having them on and that's just what we have done as the musician and the poet return to the show which proudly introduced the world to their song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home."

Doug Scheiding is back for part two of the interview that everyone is talking about. Part one merely scratched the surface of a life that is filled with two great passions, baseball and barbecue. In this part, Doug will talk about Traeger Pellet Grills, provide cooking tips, including talk on sauces and rubs. He also entertains with his favorite baseball moments and some talk on his beloved Chicago Cubs. One interview, divided into two parts is all that is needed to see why Doug has quickly become a show and fan favorite.

Mitchell Nathanson is a Professor of Law at Villanova University and the author of numerous books and articles on baseball. He is a two-time winner of the McFarland-SABR Award, presented in recognition of the best historical or biographical baseball articles of the year. He is the author of Bouton: The Life of a Baseball Original. The book is an amazing look at the life of a man who won 62 Major League Baseball games, but impacted the game, its players, and fans in ways that not many ever have or ever will. The book is a must-read for lovers of this great game and it's incredible history while Mitchell is wonderfully entertaining with stories you will want to share with fellow baseball lovers.

We once again conclude the show with the beautiful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Don't forget to go to http://www.baseballbbq.com for grill tools and clothing for barbecue and baseball fans.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
Twitter - @baseballandbbq
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Sep 19 2020

1hr 28mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #69 - '24' Author John Shea and Doug Scheiding of Rogue Cookers

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Just when you thought the show couldn't get any better, episode 69 comes along with two amazing guests.

John Shea had the enviable task of working with, perhaps the greatest baseball player ever, Willie Mays, as they wrote, 24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid.  The book is filled with wonderful stories and thoughts from the mind of an American icon, treasure, and hero.  Willie Mays, was a major-league center fielder for 22 seasons with the New York Giants, San Francisco Giants, and New York Mets, as well as playing for the Birmingham Black Barons in the Negro Leagues.  He hit 660 home runs, collected 3,283 hits, stole 338 bases, earned 12 Gold Glove Awards, played in 24 All-Star Games, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1979.  Not every author could handle the daunting task of working with an icon whose life's work could fill volumes, but Shea, an award-winning national baseball writer at the San Francisco Chronicle and author of four baseball books was more than able to handle the challenge. The interview merely scratches the surface of an amazing book you will be pleased to add to your collection.

Doug Scheiding is a true renaissance man. For our devoted listeners who keep track of these things, he is the first rocket scientist we have had as a guest. To the barbecue world, he is a wearer of many hats, including pitmaster of the award winning competition barbecue team, Rogue Cookers, embedded correspondent on The BBQ Central Show, Traeger Pellet Grills representative, and Head Country brand ambassador. He is also an avid Chicago Cubs fan and quite a knowledgeable baseball fan. In addition to all of that, he is just one of the nicest guys, in barbecue or out, that you would ever want to meet. We are so lucky and pleased to bring you part one of this wonderful conversation.

We once again conclude the show with the beautiful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Don't forget to go to http://www.baseballbbq.com for grill tools and clothing for barbecue and baseball fans.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
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Sep 08 2020

1hr 30mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #68 - Ricer part 2 and Hall of Name author DB Firstman

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Episode 68 is finally here and definitely worth the wait.

Jeff Rice known to all as Ricer, is one of the special people we are extremely fortunate to meet in the world of barbecue. Look up his channel, Dead Broke BBQ on YouTube and you will discover incredible videos as well as a Sunday night live show, BBQ Tavern Talk where he interviews some of the most intriguing people from the barbecue community. His cooking knowledge and radiant personality are not only on display on his YouTube channel, but also on the BBQ Central Show where he is one of the monthly featured embedded correspondents. Enjoy part two of this interview and then explore his YouTube channel, Dead Broke BBQ.

D. B. Firstman has written the wonderfully fun and interesting book, Hall of Name:  Baseball's Most Magnificent Monikers from The Only Nolan to Van Lingle Mungo and More.   The book pays homage to some of the great "names" in baseball history as each player profiled has general demographic information, etymology/definition of each part of their given name, their baseball biography, the best day in their major league career, what makes his name so memorable, fun anagrams, and factoids, tidbits, trivia, and their life after baseball.  D. B. is incredibly entertaining and has written a book you will be proud to add to your collection, discuss with the other baseball lovers in your life, and if you really want to make people happy, give them the book as a gift. 

We once again conclude the show with the wonderful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Don't forget to go to http://www.baseballbbq.com  for grill tools and clothing for barbecue and baseball fans.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.
Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
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Aug 22 2020

1hr 20mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #67 - Jon Pessah, Author of Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask & Jeff "Ricer" Rice of Dead Broke BBQ

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Episode 67 will hopefully satisfy that insatiable hunger for baseball and barbecue which we try to so hard to feed.

Jon Pessah took on a huge task by writing a book on one of baseball's most beloved icon's, whose reputation and life's work are part of historical lore.  It is a project which could overwhelm some authors, but not Jon Pessah.  In Yogi:  A Life Behind the Mask, we are witness to the story of Yogi Berra, from his humble beginnings through his 10 World Series Championships and the remainder of his life, where he becomes as large as—or maybe even larger—than the game itself.  Pessah shows the real Yogi, warts and all, but more importantly, we get to see one of our favorite characters of the game for whom he really was.  His interview will make you want to buy the book, and Yogi:  A Life Behind the Mask is one you will definitely be glad to add to your collection.

Jeff Rice known to all as Ricer, is one of the special people we are extremely fortunate to meet in the world of barbecue. Look up his channel, Dead Broke BBQ on YouTube and you will discover incredible videos as well as a Sunday night live show, BBQ Tavern Talk where he interviews some of the most intriguing people from the barbecue community. His cooking knowledge and radiant personality are not only on display on his YouTube channel, but also on the BBQ Central Show where he is one of the monthly featured embedded correspondents. Enjoy part one of this interview and then explore his YouTube channel, Dead Broke BBQ.

We once again conclude the show with the wonderful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Don't forget to go to http://www.baseballbbq.com for grill tools and clothing for barbecue and baseball fans.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
Twitter - @baseballandbbq
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Facebook - Baseball and BBQ
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Website - https//baseballandbbq.weebly.com 

Aug 08 2020

1hr 37mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #66: Pitmaster, Ed Randolph and Author of Big Sexy, Michael Stahl

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Episode 66 features two great guests who will bring happiness to barbecue and baseball lovers everywhere.

Ed Randolph is a restaurateur, cookbook author, and award-winning pitmaster,   His two books, Smoked:  One Man's Journey to Find Incredible Recipes, Standout Pitmasters and the Stories Behind Them and Showstopping BBQ with Your Traeger Grill:  Standout Recipes for Your Wood Pellet Cooker from an Award-Winning Pitmaster are required reading for barbecue lovers and anyone who wants to take their barbecue skills  up a notch or more.  If all that is not enough, he is also a winner of the Food Network's, Chopped. 

Michael Stahl is a freelance journalist, writer, editor, and the co-author of, Big Sexy:  Bartolo Colon In His Own Words.  There is no denying that Colon is one of baseball's more colorful characters and his love for the game is apparent every time he takes the mound or approaches home plate.  Fans of Big Sexy will never forget his first and only home run and some of his wonderful fielding plays.  Michael Stahl talks about all of that and so much more. 

We once again conclude the show with the wonderful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Don't forget to go to www.baseballbbq.com for quality grill tools and fun clothing for baseball fans

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
Twitter - @baseballandbbq
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Website - https//baseballandbbq.weebly.com 

Jul 25 2020

1hr 22mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #65 - Bob Kendrick returns plus the team from Baseballbbq.com

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Episode 65 is guaranteed to satisfy baseball and barbecue lovers.

Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, https://nlbm.com/ was our very first podcast guest, and we are thrilled that he is back to talk more baseball history.  He is a wonderful storyteller, and we ask him about the African American baseball players who were the first to play on each of the 16 teams in existence after Jackie Robinson first broke baseball's color barrier in 1947.  There is not much Bob does not know about baseball history, so we throw in some more questions, including our thirst for knowledge about the great Oscar Charleston. This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the Negro Leagues and Jeff and Len both tip our caps as a show of admiration and respect.


Michael Mullen and Brett Mandel are joining us for the first time, but our devoted listeners should already be very familiar with their company, Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com/ as we have been promoting their wonderful one-of-a-kind, personalized baseball themed barbecue tools and hats and shirts.  We learn where the idea for this new and exciting business came from, what they are doing at present, and where they are heading.  This is a fantastic company that shares our love for baseball and barbecue and uses that love in their great products.  Listen to the interview, visit their website, and purchase any of the numerous products that will become the center of attention at your next barbecue.

We once again conclude the show with the wonderful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
Twitter - @baseballandbbq
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Facebook - Baseball and BBQ
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Website - https//baseballandbbq.weebly.com 

Jul 11 2020

1hr 36mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #64 - Ryan Cooper/Sean Ludwig & the author of The Wax Pack, Brad Balukjian

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Episode 64 features three great guests, two outstanding interviews and one spectacular musical ending. 

Ryan Cooper and Sean Ludwig are back by popular demand and make a triumphant return.  Ryan is founder of the BBQ Tourist website, https://bbqtourist.com, dedicated to  celebrating the best barbecue in America.  Sean is the founder of NYC BBQ,  http://www.nycbbq.com, a website and newsletter with news and information on all things barbecue in the NYC metro area.  Together they are the co-founders of The Smoke Sheet, https://www.bbqnewsletter.com, a weekly email that curates the latest national barbecue news, upcoming events, top recipes, and so much more.  Their knowledge is extensive and the love they have for barbecue is infectious.  We thoroughly enjoy every opportunity to have them on. 

Brad Balukjian took the road trip of a lifetime and makes a stop on our show to discuss the journey which he eloquently writes about in perfect detail in, The Wax Pack:  On the Open Road in Search of Baseball's Afterlife.  To say that he opens a single pack of 1986 Topps baseball cards and then goes on an 11,341 mile road trip through 30 states in 48 days to interview 15 players does not do justice or even scratch the surface of this wonderful book.  Brad's adventures are fascinating, what he learned is meaningful, and when the trip ended, getting the book published proved to be another daunting adventure.  

We conclude the show with a wonderful new song called "Ace & Bobo" from our friends Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.  You can find the song on Facebook at Dave Dresser Music or find the song and video on YouTube.  While at Dave Dresser Music or YouTube enjoy some of their other songs as well.  They are quite enjoyable.

Don't forget to go to www.baseballbbq.com for grill tools and clothing for baseball fans.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.  Please rate and review us.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
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Jun 27 2020

1hr 25mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #63 - Wayne Randazzo, Part 2 of Thermoworks and Chris Lopresti

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Episode 63 is an interview trifecta and contains more excitement than many can handle, but be daring and give it a try.

Wayne Randazzo is a treat to listen to.  As one half of the New York Mets radio broadcast team, along with Howie Rose, he paints a word picture so clearly, vividly, and beautifully, that all you need to do is close your eyes and you are instantly transported to a prime stadium seat.  Add that to his broad knowledge and wonderful stories and you have a broadcast you are not soon to forget, as well as an interview you will truly enjoy.

It's the Kyle Halvorson and Martin Earl interview, Part 2.  They represent Thermoworks, the leading manufacturer of numerous temperature devices. Thermoworks award winning products are incredibly unique and quite different than any other devices available today and both Kyle and Martin are wonderful spokespersons.  If you are into cool gadgets and love talking about the latest technology then this is for you.

Chris Lopresti also known as C-Lo is a broadcaster who has the voice and charisma to become one of the top personalities in his field.  Whether he is reporting on a local sports team or providing updates on the prior night's events, he is a delight to listen to.  We thoroughly enjoyed our conversation and hope you will too.

We once again conclude the show with the wonderful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
Twitter - @baseballandbbq
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Jun 13 2020

1hr 30mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #62 - Ed Hearn of the 1986 Mets / Kyle Halvorson and Martin Earl of Thermoworks

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Episode 62 features some very special guests.

Ed Hearn was a member of the 1986 World Champion New York Mets, but that is just a small part of who this amazing person is.  Listen to our conversation with Ed and you will understand why his presentations impact countless lives and why he was the awarded the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association.

Kyle Halvorson and Martin Earl represent Thermoworks, the leading manufacturer of numerous temperature devices. Thermoworks award winning products are incredibly unique and quite different than any other devices available today and both Kyle and Martin are wonderful spokespersons.  If you are into cool gadgets and love talking about the latest technology then this is for you.

We once again conclude the show with the wonderful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
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Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
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May 30 2020

1hr 23mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #61 - SUPERSIZED: Brett Topel; Ray Sheehan; Dave Dresser & Shel Krakofsky

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Episode 61 is SUPERSIZED as we bring you an exciting, but rarely turned, triple play.

Brett Topel is a prolific author (When Shea Was Home:  The Story of the 1975 Mets, Yankees, Giants, and Jets; So You Think You're a New York Mets Fan?; Miracle Moments in New York Mets History: Simply the Best:  The Story of the 1929-31 Philadelphia Athletics) and makes his triumphant return to the show to discuss the world of baseball as well as to promote his newest project, BT Talks Baseball which features fantastic video interviews and some other rather fun features.  Episodes can be found on YouTube and the website, www.bttalksbaseball.com.  Watch just one episode and you will be hooked.

Ray Sheehan is someone who's name is becoming synonymous with high quality barbecue products.  As the founder of  BBQ Buddha, he has managed to venture into a world dominated by large sauce making companies and carve out a niche as a premium sauce and rub company.  His products win awards, but more importantly they bring delight to the taste buds of people who love good quality food. His latest project is the outstanding cookbook, Award-Winning BBQ Sauces and How to Use Them:  The Secret Ingredient to Next-Level Smoking.  Listen as we welcome Ray back for another informative and entertaining conversation.

Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky are making their first show appearance and yet their work should be familiar as we have ended several episodes with their wonderful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home."  One is a musician and one is a poet and together they have created a song which captures the heart and soul of baseball.  Find the song on YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmmzzXl0VPU and you will be treated to a video you will want to watch again and again.  Enjoy this conversation with our neighbors to the north as we discuss the game we all love and the song which we adore.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
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May 16 2020

1hr 52mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #60 - Darren Heitner, Sports Attorney

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If you are missing baseball while wondering what the future may look like for a possible 2020 Major League Baseball season then this is a can't miss episode.

Episode 60 is one week early as portions are quite timely, extremely relevant, and need to be heard.

Darren Heitner is the founder of Heitner Legal; representing athletes, agents, entertainers, small businesses and large corporations.

He is the author of the book, How to Play the Game:  What Every Sports Attorney Needs to Know.

He also created and hosts the exceptionally entertaining podcast, How to Play the Game, which covers sports business and sports law related issues.

His views and opinions are well thought out, informative, and even include talk regarding his grilling exploits. 

We once again conclude the show with the wonderful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
Twitter - @baseballandbbq
Instagram - baseballandbarbecue
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Website - https//baseballandbbq.weebly.com

May 09 2020

42mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #59 - Baseball or Barbecue? No need to choose as we bring you two great guests. Russ Salzberg and John Maguire

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Baseball or Barbecue?  No need to choose as we bring you two great guests.

Russ Salzberg has been involved in sports media of one type or another for more than 30 years.  He is a wonderful example of someone who had a dream and made it come true.  Whether it is on television, radio, or his podcast, he endears himself with his audience in a way that makes you realize he is a sports fan just like you and me.

Is he opinionated?  You better believe it.

Will you always agree with him?  Of course not.  Who doesn't like a good debate once in a while?

Will you want to hear every word he has to say?  Absolutely.  He is knowledgeable, entertaining, and extremely interesting.

Filled with stories from his many years in the business, we were thrilled to speak with him and hope you will be thoroughly entertained.

John Maguire is a host on the extremely popular podcast, Pit Life BBQ.  The show can be found live on Facebook every Tuesday at 5:00 pm EST and is then released in podcast form and available wherever you prefer to listen to your podcasts.

Known to his viewers, listeners, and friends as Johnny Maggs; this truly talented podcaster will delight you as we talk all things barbecue, then jump into baseball talk, and jump back once again into barbecue talk.  

We hope you will enjoy the interview and by the end you will also feel like calling him Johhny Maggs.

We once again conclude the show with the wonderful song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
Twitter - @baseballandbbq
Instagram - baseballandbarbecue
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Website - https//baseballandbbq.weebly.com

May 02 2020

1hr 19mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #58 - Mark Healey, author of Gotham Baseball: New York's All-Time Team and LisaJo Goetter of BBQ Guru

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Bringing you two great guests for your listening pleasure:

Mark Healey, author of Gotham Baseball:  New York's All-Time Team and LisaJo Goetter of BBQ Guru

Mark Healey has written an outstanding book which baseball fans will absolutely love.  His writing style will make you feel like you are having a conversation with one of your buddies on the greatest baseball players at each position that have ever played in New York.  New York's long baseball history offers many choices as he has the New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees, and New York Mets to choose from.  He also picks the best manager, general manager, and owner in all of New York's illustrious baseball history.

Mark discusses the book, including some of the wonderful stories and how his choices were made.  He really is a delightful guest who will surely entertain you.

LisaJo Goetter is the marketing and fulfillment coordinator at BBQ Guru and after her numerous appearances, she is a true friend of the show.  We have her on to talk about the new innovations from BBQ Guru, but more than that we have her on when we need to smile and this is a time we all need to smile.

Barbecue fans will love hearing Lisa talk about all of the great products BBQ Guru offers, including their new UltraQ and DynaQ temperature control devices.  Their website is http://www.bbqguru.com and you can find just about anything for your barbecue needs.  The website even has some wonderful recipes and tips.

We once again end the show with the wonderful baseball song, "Baseball Always Brings You Home" from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Please know how much we appreciate our listeners.  We hope that all of you are staying safe.

If you would like to contact the show, we would love to hear from you.

Call the show - (516) 855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
Twitter - @baseballandbbq
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Apr 18 2020

1hr 34mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #57: Interview with Jared Diamond, author of Swing Kings

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This week, Baseball and BBQ talks to Wall Street Journal, National Baseball Writer and author of the new book, Swing Kings - Jared Diamond.  

This is the inside story of Baseball's Home Run Revolution. Told superbly by Jared Diamond.  

Swing Kings is on sale now and available in Hardcover, ebook and digital audio.

We also throw in some BBQ News !

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Apr 04 2020

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #56 - grand slam as we welcome not one, not two, but three exciting guests. Greg Rempe, Gary Looney and Jacob Kornhauser

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 Episode 56 is a grand slam as we welcome not one, not two, but three exciting guests.

Gary Looney, whom Jeff met on his recent trip to Arizona, kicks things off. Gary works at the Los Angeles Angels spring training camp complex and Jeff definitely lucked out meeting him. Gary discusses the ins and outs of training camp and his thoughts on the Angels upcoming season.  Please note this was recorded a few weeks prior to baseball being delayed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, but baseball fans will enjoy this immensely as we long for the season to begin.

If you are a fan of live fire cooking or even cooking in general, you must get to know our next guest, Greg Rempe.  His long and illustrious tenure as innovator and outstanding host of The BBQ Central Show is unmatched and it is what every barbecue podcast should aspire to.  His show can be heard live every Tuesday night from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm and is released in podcast format; the first hour on Wednesday and the second hour on Thursday.  Then on Fridays you can catch up on parts of past episodes listening to The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less.  Go to http://thebbqcentralshow.com/ to find out more. 

Rounding out our star studded lineup is author, Jacob Kornhauser.  His book, The Cup of Coffee Club: 11 Players and Their Brush with Baseball History is full of wonderful stories and interesting facts.  You will definitely want to read it more than once.  The tales of players and what they go through to become big league ball players is fascinating and then when you realize they only play in one Major League game, it is truly incredible.  The book is available on Amazon.com and is one we highly recommend.

We once again end the show with the wonderful baseball song, “Baseball Always Brings You Home” 
from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Call the Show - 516-855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
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Also - check out this YouTube video of the great song by Shel Krakofsky and Dave Dresser  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmmzzXl0VPU

Mar 21 2020

1hr 44mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #55 - Meathead from Amazingribs.com and Anika Orrock, Author and Illustrator

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Big BIG Epsiode #55

Len and Jeff are joined by two exciting guests who provide two wonderful interviews.

Meathead Goldwyn, author of Meathead:  The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling and also from the website, https://amazingribs.com/ joins the show to talk about his career, St. Patrick's Day, Corned Beef, Pastrami and so much more in a very entertaining fashion.

Anika Orrock, author and illustrator of the new book, The Incredible Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.  If you thought you knew it all from the movie, A League of Their Own, think again.  Anika will enlighten us with actual stories from the women themselves and where women’s baseball is headed.  The book will be available on March 10, 2020.  A must for any baseball library collection.  Check out all of Anika's work at https://www.anikaorrock.com/

We once again end the show with the wonderful baseball song, “Baseball Always Brings You Home”
from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Call the Show - 516-855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
Twitter - @baseballandbbq
Intsagram - baseballandbarbecue
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Website - https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com/

Also - check out this YouTube video of the great song by Shel Krakofsky and Dave Dresser  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmmzzXl0VPU

A jam-packed show you don't want to miss.

Mar 07 2020

1hr 37mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #54 - Baseball Card Talk with Tanner Jones, Gary Mack from The Baseball Radio Talk Show and talk about the book, “Smoked.”

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Jam packed Episode #54.

First we have Gary Mack who rants on several baseball subjects including commissioner Rob Manfred. Gary hosts or co-hosts several Podcasts.  Go to www.anchor.fm/baseballradiotalkshow
www.anchor.fm/metsmusings
www.anchor.fm/talkinggoldwithgary
and check them out

Len tells us about a book he received called "Smoked, One Man’s Journey to Find Incredible Recipes, Standout Pitmasters and the Stories Behind Them” by Ed Randolph.  The book has received Len's highest recommendation.

Finally, we have a great interview about collecting baseball cards with the one and only Tanner Jones.  Tanner is the ultimate card collector and tells us his secrets about baseball card collecting.  Check out his book "Confessions of a Baseball Card Addict" available on Amazon and on his website www.tanmanbaseballfan.com

We once again end the show with the wonderful baseball song, “Baseball Always Brings You Home” from Dave Dresser and Shel Krakofsky.

Call the show - 516-855-8214
Email - baseballandbbq@gmail.com
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Feb 22 2020

1hr 15mins

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Baseball and BBQ Episode #53 - Kurt Bevacqua Interview

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In episode #53, Len and Jeff interview, Kurt Bevacqua, 15 year MLB veteran, most notably with the San Diego Padres.  Also played for the Pirates, Indians, Brewers and Royals.  Kurt tells us great stories from his time in the game, from his managers and his teammates which include the great Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn. An enjoyable talk and we find out who gave him his nickname "Dirty". 

Also included is a barbecue rant by Len 

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Feb 08 2020

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One Of My Favorites

By garmac17 - Nov 11 2018
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Great insight, interesting talk, and terrific information. Len and Jeff are fun and entertaining.

Great podcast

By Monymike - May 23 2018
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Great context with insightful interviews!