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On episode #3 of the Just Barely Sports Podcast Bruce talks to Jim Williams current/former PA Announcer for several teams in the NJ/PA area, as well as the host of the Touch Em' All podcast on clw83.com.  We talk about our attempt to become the voice of the Philadelpha 76ers.

You can find him at http://www.clw83.com/touchemall/

 

TOPICS -

The greatest outfits in sport broadcasting 101 with a focus in Don Cherry - You have seen nothing until you behold the suits of sports yesteryear, and for a select few the past is today.

An article about Don Cherry - http://bleacherreport.com/articles/988138-power-ranking-don-cherrys-25-most-obnoxious-suits-of-all-time

 

Topps is making a team set for the Indians of Major League the Movie -  Simple as it sounds, the fine folks at Topps trading cards are making a team set for the Major League team in this years Archives baseball.

You can find those here - http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/big-league-stew/topps-produce-baseball-cards-players-film-major-league-210404471--mlb.html

 

LOGO OF THE SHOW -

This time we talk about the Reading Phillies/Reading Fightin' Phils, including mention of the jerseys, and the away "Baseballtown" logos.

You can find them here - http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t522

 

Thanks for listening

 

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:33am EST

On episode #2 of the Just Barely Sports podcast Bruce talks to Erika Lewis formerly the maven of Fight Fans Radio and currently on the top stats worker for Fightmetric and the UFC.  Erika talks about being a geek for UFC and MMA and turning that into a job working for the biggest MMA promotion in the world.

You can find Fightmetric at www.fightmetric.com

and you can find Fight Fans Radio by checking iTunes and whereever else you get your podcasts.

TOPICS -

The Tommy Toe Hold Show - Bruce and Erika talk about the phenomenon that started as a You Tube channel (and still is) and became big enough to have a segment on the UFC show on Fox Sports.

You can find the Tommy Toe Hold Show on You Tube at https://www.youtube.com/user/TommyToeHold

and the website at https://www.ttths.com/

 

The backwords K in baseball, has nothing to do with the KKK - If you are any kind of baseball fan you know the "K" in baseball is short for a strike (if not, you have now learned something....you're welcome) but you might not understand why in the videoboards some of the "K"s are backwords.  We always thought it was so the the KKK was never on a scoreboard....we were wrong.

 

LOGO OF THE SHOW

 

The Richmond Flying Squirrels/Norwich Navigators -  Erika and Bruce talk about the various logos for the team, and the logo for a previous incarnation of the team, the Norwich Navigators.

Find the Flying Squirrels at http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t3410

Find the Clink Room at http://www.theclinkroom.com/

 

Thanks for listening, and please let me know what you think of the show and keep the discussion of things "Just Barely Sports" related going on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/justbarelysports?ref=hl

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:24pm EST

Welcome to episode #1 of the Just Barely Sports Podcast on this episode the Minor League Geek will talk about himself.

Bruce H. Voge III (the Minor League Geek, and host) will layout the basic idea of how the show will work, and share with you why he loves minor league, semi-pro and occasionally pro sports so much, while also not really liking athletics of athletes.

TOPICS -

RPM Turntable Football - Now football can be for hipsters because its on a vinyl record and was issued for Record Store Day.

A Dinosaur Throws out the Opening Pitch for the Padres - Bruce also discusses opening pitches in general.

LOGO OF THE SHOW - 

This time we open with the Montgomery Biscuits.  You can find the team at http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t421

 

Please let me know what you think, this is a new show, and all feedback is welcome.  

You can contact me at minorleaguegeek@gmail.com 

Twitter @minorleaguegeek

or find the show on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/justbarelysports

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:34pm EST

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