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On episode #16 I am alone this time to give you a quick overview of the changes to teams and logos for the upcoming 2015 MiLB season.

You can find the article I was using for notes here: http://news.sportslogos.net/2015/03/11/minor-league-baseball-starts-2015-with-new-look-teams/

As a note, here is the site for the New York Prospect league, the new home of the Jamestown Jammers: http://www.prospectleague.com/view/prospectleague

Here is the logo I think will be the big one coming out of this year:

 

Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:36pm EDT

On this episode of the Just Barely Sports Podcast with the Minor League Geek, I talk to Richard Launius the creator of such games as Arkham Horror, Defenders of the Realm and Elder Sign to discuss his creation of the White Sox jersey from the Early 80's.

  

TOPICS

The White Sox Jersey designed by Richard (pictured above)

The creation of the one player rules for the new Dice Hate Me Games "Bottom of the 9th" which you can find on kickstarter at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dicehateme/bottom-of-the-9th-a-dice-and-card-game-of-classic

LOGO OF THE SHOW

We talk about the White Sox Logo that was an inspiration for the uniform.  

 

Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

On this episode of the Just Barely Sports podcast, Bruce is joined by Daryl Andrews of the "Meeple Syrup" show, which you can find here: http://meeplesyrupshow.com/

Daryl is current co-designing a board game called Fantasy Fantasy Baseball with JR Honeycutt about Fantasy creatures playing baseball

Daryl was also selected by MLB as "Canadas Biggest Baseball Fan" and got to spend the World Baseball Classic in the MLB fan cave, so we talk about that experience.

 

LOGO OF THE SHOW

We talk about the logo for the Vancouver Canadiens, you can find the team here: http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t435

Here is a look at one of the logos: 

 

Thanks for listening, and remember you can either contact me by email at minorleaguegeek@gmail.com, find me on twitter @minorleaguegeek or check out the show on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/justbarelysports

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode__14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:49pm EDT

On this episode of The Just Barely Sports Podcast Bruce is joined by Erik Dewey of "On Board Games".

You can find Erik at http://www.erikdewey.com/ and On Board Games at https://sites.google.com/site/onboardgamespodcast/

TOPICS

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1983940086/national-bobblehead-hall-of-fame-and-museum?ref=nav_search

Professional Downhill Shovel Racing

WSJ Article : http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748703427704575051482104942838

Ice Speedway Gladiators

http://www.mavtv.com/shows/fim-ice-speedway-gladiators.html

 

LOGO of the SHOW

The Tulsa Drillers http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t260

 

Thanks for listening!

 

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:55am EDT

On Episode #12 Bruce is back after a long absence to cover some hockey related topics. (Who are we fooling, the show starts with more baseball talk).

The logo I discuss at the beginning (the Daytona Tortugas) can be found here - http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t450

TOPICS

Jack Buckley's Baseball Tours - Do you want to spend a week to 10 days touring a section of the country and catching ALL the baseball games you possibly can?  Well then you might want to check this out.

www.jaybuckley.com

 

Minor League Hockey Jerseys - Toledo Walleye play as Batman and Riddler -  The title pretty much covers it.  Its seems minor league baseball is great for logos, but minor league hockey is where it's at for goofy jerseys.  No better example can be found than the Toledo Walleye celebrating Batman Night by playing in 1966 Batman jerseys and the away team playing in 1966 Riddler jerseys.  

http://www.toledowalleye.com/site/story/holy-toledo-batman-heroes-night-is-saturday-november-22

 

LOGO OF THE EPISODE

Minnesota Magicians - So I feel like all I can really do is post a link, you're welcome.  http://www.minnesotamagicians.com/

 

Thanks for listening, remember you can tweet me @minorleaguegeek or email me at minorleaguegeek@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:33pm EDT

On Episode #11 of The Just Barely Sports Podcast Bruce is by himself to tell you about some of the coolest things he could find that are Just Barely Sports.

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Woot.Shirt Fantasy Football 2014 - So the fine folks at woot have decided to add Fantasy to football, and in the process make some of the coolest football logos the world has ever seen, and on top of there there is a sportball contest of sorts that will in some way have something to do with the NFL in some non-copyrighted way.  SO AMAZING!

You can find the whole thing here http://shirt.woot.com/plus/shirt-woot-fantasy-football-1?ref=cnt_wp_1 Its open until 9/25/14, get in while you can.

 

Marvel has crossed over with Australian National League Rugby - Marvel characters were featured on their August 1-3 jerseys for 5 of the leagues teams.  

Find Marvels take on it here: http://marvel.com/news/gear/23007/worlds_collide_as_marvel_super_heroes_meet_the_super_athletes_from_the_australian_national_rugby_league

and the NRL shop page here: http://www.nrlshop.com/iscmarvelheroes/

 

THE LOGO OF THE SHOW 

Vodaphone Warriors - So keeping with the Rugby discussion, I dug a logo out of the NRL to find, the Warriors from New Zealand, and great mix of a tiki and the Oakland Raiders.  

Here is the team site: http://www.warriors.co.nz/

 

 

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:49am EDT

On episode #10 of the Just Barely Sports Podcast with the Minor League Geek, Bruce is joined by Chris Michaud the moderator of the podcast Flip the Table, a show about the "other side of board games", you can find that show at www.tableflipsyou.com

 TOPICS 

Chikara Pro Wrestling - If you are looking for the most entertaining form of Pro Wrestling out there today, and something very different than WWE (WWF) look no further than Chikara Pro Wrestling at http://www.chikarapro.com/, you can even sign up for a book to get you started, for the low price of FREE. 

You can get a look at the roster, including the Dasher Hatfield here: http://www.chikarapro.com/roster/

Here is a link to the "Most Illegal Move in Pro Wrestling" : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xIYVw3ZPJk

Here is a fun link for part of a Chikara Match that uses part of the room: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDw0ivvq9Nk

You can find more Chikara Pro Wrestling Videos at : http://www.smartmarkvideo.com/ and just look for the Video on Demand or the DVDs for Chikara

 

Mike Tysons Punchout! - We talk about one of the greatest games in the history of video gaming, and one of a very elite group of top games for the NES, Punchout! 

Here is a full playthough if you want to spend the 35 minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXuecs5xVI0

 

LOGO of the Show:

Orlando Rage and the XFL - First here is a video about the XFL - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYhjpYKlWms

Now on to the Orlando Rage, you can get a look at the logo, and the current team here: http://orlandorage.com/

 

Thanks for listening, and please let me know what you think, I make the show for YOU the Just Barely Sports fan!

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

On Episode #9 of The Just Barely Sports Podcast with the Minor League Geek I break down the championship round of the years MILB Mascot Mania 2014.  I talk about all the entrants, and give you info from their bios, so you can make an informed decision about this years winner.  

Voting takes place until the 11th of August.

You can find it here http://www.milb.com/milb/fans/mascot_mania/y2014/

 

THE LOGO OF THE SHOW

This time I am talking about the Syracuse Crunch, which you can find here http://www.syracusecrunch.com/index.aspx

 

Thanks for listening, and remember to keep the conversation going on Facebook, on twitter @minorleaguegeek or email me minorleaguegeek@gmail.com

 

 

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_9.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:48am EDT

On Episode #8 of The Just Barely Sports Podcast, I talk to Peter Robert Casey about his creation, the sports passport brand of websites.

 

TOPICS

Sports Passport Websites - If you want a chance to track your live sports experiences, you NEED to check out the Passport sites.

Right now you can check out http://hardballpassport.com/ and http://bbpassport.com/ in Late August there is expected to be Football Passport, and in October Puck Passport for Hockey Fans.

El Paso Chihuahuas "Bark at the Park" jersey - August 3, 2014 the Chihuahuas are taking the field in a jersey with a photo of the iconic dog.  Check it out here http://www.milb.com/content/page.jsp?ymd=20140716&content_id=84918516&fext=.jsp&sid=t4904&vkey=

 

LOGO OF THE SHOW

For this episode Pater Robert Casey is joining me to talk about the logo for the El Paso Chihuahuas.  You can find them at http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t4904

 

Thanks for listening, and please let me know what you think.  Thanks to listener comments, we are going to try to feature more hockey logos (especially in Hockey season).  Let me know on facebook, twitter @minorleaguegeek or email me minorleaguegeek@gmail.com

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_8.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

On episode #7 I talk to you about why the episodes are coming out a little delayed.  I discuss the diffculties of making a podcast and the bright future of the show.

 

TOPICS

The Home Run Derby - So MLB has been doing the Home Run Derby at the All Star Game since 1985, but the idea came from a TV Show called The Home Run Derby from 1960.  It was hosted by Mark Scott, and here is a youtube link to one of the episodes.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmGCS1E5HUE#t=327

In this episode Hank Aaron faces Duke Snyder on the show.

 

Cowboy Monkey Rodeo - Its monkeys, dressed as cowboys, riding dogs, herding goats.  That is all I feel I need to say.  You can find them at http://www.teamghostriders.com/

 

LOGO OF THE SHOW

 

For this episode I am talking about the Jolier Slammers of the Fronter League.  You can find them at http://jolietslammers.com/

 

Thanks for listening, and please let me know how you feel about the show on Facebook, on twitter @minorleaguegeek or email me at minorleaguegeek@gmail.com

 

 

Direct download: Just_Barely_Sports_Episode_7.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT