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Barbecue Renaissance Man, Carey Bringle AKA The Peg Leg Porker and Prolific Best-Selling Author, Peter Golenbock, Writer of Some of Sports Biggest Works
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Barbecue Renaissance Man, Carey Bringle AKA The Peg Leg Porker and Prolific Best-Selling Author, Peter Golenbock, Writer of Some of Sports Biggest Works
Barbecue Renaissance Man, Carey Bringle AKA The Peg Leg Porker and Prolific Best-Selling Author, Peter Golenbock, Writer of Some of Sports Biggest Works Carey Bringle developed a love of barbecue when he was young and he still remembers family gatherings at iconic barbecue places.  At age 17, he lost a leg to cancer, but recovered from the disease, and after success for years on the competition BBQ circuit, celebrated his second chance at life by naming his restaurant Peg Leg Porker when it opened in Nashville in 2013. His Peg Leg Porker sauces and rubs, a new line of professional-grade home smokers, and Peg Leg Porker Tennessee Straight Bourbon Whiskies have expanded the BBQ into a full-fledged brand.  Carey is even an author as he is the writer of the book, BBQ For Dummies. Peter Golenbock is a prolific author, known for his many books about baseball and other sports with many becoming bestsellers. The Bronx Zoo, which Golenbock coauthored with Yankees pitcher Sparky Lyle was a New York Times bestseller and, in 2003, was chosen as one of Sports Illustrated's Top 100 Sports Books Of All Time.  In addition to Lyle, Golenbock has written books with Graig Nettles, Billy Martin, Bobby Valentine, and many others.  He joins us to discuss his newest book, Baseball Heaven:  Up Close and Personal, What It Was Really Like In The Major Leagues.  The book is a compilation of many of Golenbock's interviews which for the last 50 years have featured some of the most fascinating figures in baseball.   We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories, Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Author, Mitchell Nathanson Discusses His Newest Book, Under Jackie's Shadow and Chef Ray Sheehan Presents A Special Father's Day Gift Guide
Jun 1 2024
Author, Mitchell Nathanson Discusses His Newest Book, Under Jackie's Shadow and Chef Ray Sheehan Presents A Special Father's Day Gift Guide
Author, Mitchell Nathanson Discusses His Newest Book, Under Jackie's Shadow and Chef Ray Sheehan Presents A Special Father's Day Gift Guide 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 returns to the show to discuss his newest book, Under Jackie's Shadow:  Voices of Black Minor Leaguers Baseball Left Behind.  "Under Jackie’s Shadow is a portal to the hidden world of Minor League baseball in the era just after Jackie Robinson signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.  It features "oral histories of Black minor league baseball players who played in the post-Jackie Robinson era, from the 1960s to the mid-1970s, who were figuratively and literally left behind as both baseball and the country claimed a newfound racial progressiveness."  "The players’ experiences in baseball’s Minor Leagues in the 1960s and 1970s do not comport with the largely celebratory tales the leagues like to tell about themselves. The Black Minor League players remained largely invisible men—most of whom couldn’t be named by even the most devoted baseball followers. Based on Mitchell Nathanson’s interviews, Under Jackie’s Shadow uses the players’ own words to tell the unvarnished story of what it was like to be a Black baseball player navigating the wilds of professional baseball’s Minor Leagues following the integration of the Major Leagues. Harrowing, beautiful, and maddening, these stories are vital to our understanding of race not only in baseball but in the United States as a whole." Ray Sheehan also known as Chef Ray is an award winning maker of barbecue sauces and rubs as well as an award winning cookbook author.  He has been a frequent guest and co-host on this show and presents a special Father's Day Gift Guide.  Ray has rebranded his company and sauces and rubs under the new label, Chef Ray Sheehan and you can find all his products, including his two cookbooks at https://www.raysheehan.com/ We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories, Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Tyler Kepner, Baseball Writer for The Athletic and Byron Chism, Barbecue Hall of Fame Member and Creator of Bad Byron's Butt Rub
May 25 2024
Tyler Kepner, Baseball Writer for The Athletic and Byron Chism, Barbecue Hall of Fame Member and Creator of Bad Byron's Butt Rub
Tyler Kepner, Baseball Writer for The Athletic and Byron Chism, Barbecue Hall of Fame Member and Creator of Bad Byron's Butt Rub Tyler Kepner is a senior writer for The Athletic covering Major League Baseball.  He previously worked for The New York Times, first covering the Mets, then the Yankees, and finally serving as national baseball columnist.  He has covered the Angels for the Riverside Press-Enterprise and Mariners for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and began his career with a homemade baseball magazine in his home town Philadelphia in the early 1990s. Tyler is the author of the best-selling, K: A History of Baseball In Ten Pitches and The Grandest Stage: A History of The World Series.  We learn of a very special talent Tyler possesses and there is a lot of great talk about baseball's hall of fame in Cooperstown, New York. Byron Chism graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 1996 and created his infamous Butt Rub product in 1997.  To help market his creation, Byron began competing in BBQ competitions accross the country.  With his numerous competition awards, television exposure, product awards, and internet marketing, Butt Rub has become a household name and international brand.  Byron now does most of his cooking at the Butt Ranch known as the BBQ Theme Park in Mulberry, Tennessee.  Byron has a full-length YouTube documentary, "BBQ Dreams-The Butt Rub Story" which chronicles his journey from obscurity to major success.  For more information on Byron Chism and his company go to https://buttrub.com/ We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Moe Cason, Award-Winning Pitmaster, Discusses His Barbecue Journey Which Now Includes His New Big Cookbook and Noah Gittell, Author and Film Critic, Discusses His Ultimate Book On Baseball Movies
May 18 2024
Moe Cason, Award-Winning Pitmaster, Discusses His Barbecue Journey Which Now Includes His New Big Cookbook and Noah Gittell, Author and Film Critic, Discusses His Ultimate Book On Baseball Movies
Moe Cason, Award-Winning Pitmaster, Discusses His Barbecue Journey Which Now Includes His New Big Cookbook and Noah Gittell, Author and Film Critic, Discusses His Ultimate Book On Baseball Movies Moe Cason is an award winning pitmaster who has toiled for many years creating his well respected brand, Moe Cason Barbeque and his instantly recognizable, Big Moe persona.  His journey was not easy, but all of his hard work as well as the sacrifices his family made have allowed him to realize his dream of becoming a distinguished award-winning pitmaster.  Moe's  barbecue journey includes competing in hundreds of contests while working a full-time job and helping to raise his kids along with his wife who recently passed away and whom Moe lovingly discusses.  The same journey includes developing a line-up of rubs and sauces which he is very proud of and uses in his award-winning cooks.  The journey is also filled with numerous television appearances, including the Steve Harvey Show.  The latest step in his journey is becoming a cookbook author as he has written, Big Moe's Big Book of BBQ.  For more information on Moe Cason and to purchase his products go to  https://moecasonbbq.com/      Noah Gittell is a film critic, sportswriter, and the author of Baseball:  The Movie.  As an ardent fan of baseball and movies, Noah  has written articles for The New York Times, The Ringer, The Guardian, LA Review of Books, Slate, Defector, Elle, Esquire, GQ, Wired, UPROXX, Decider, and more. He has been a regular critic at Washington City Paper and The Rye Record and is a regular on-camera contributor to BBC’s flagship film program “Talking Movies.”  Baseball:  The Movie is a fascinating deep-dive into many of the baseball movies we know and love as well as some we have either not heard of or maybe were not fans of, but after reading this book will want to rewatch.  From an online site where his book is available, "Noah sheds light on well-known classics and overlooked gems, exploring how baseball cinema creates a stage upon which the American ideal is born, performed, and repeatedly redefined."  Go to https://www.noahgittell.com for more information on Noah and the book. We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Author, Brett Topel Talks About New York Mets Firsts and Dansons, Julie Day Discusses Pit Boss Heroes while Chef Ray Sheehan Guest Co-hosts
May 11 2024
Author, Brett Topel Talks About New York Mets Firsts and Dansons, Julie Day Discusses Pit Boss Heroes while Chef Ray Sheehan Guest Co-hosts
Author, Brett Topel Talks About New York Mets Firsts and Dansons, Julie Day Discusses Pit Boss Heroes while Chef Ray Sheehan Guest Co-hosts Brett Topel is a prolific author whose passion for his subjects comes through in all of his projects.  He returns to the show to discuss his latest book, New York Mets Firsts:  The Players, Moments, and Records That Were First in Team History.  In the more than sixty-year history of the New York Mets, there are many firsts, some more well known than others.  For example, the first Met pitcher to record a win at Shea Stadium (Al Jackson), the first Met to hit a homer at Citi Field (David Wright), the first Cy Young Award winner for the Mets (Tom Seaver), the first Met to pitch a no-hitter (Johan Santana).  However, Brett provides many Mets firsts that even the most ardent fan may not know, but will definitely love finding out Julie Day is the head of corporate responsibility for Dansons which is the the parent company of Pit Boss and Louisiana Grills.  She joins us to discuss the Pit Boss Heroes program.  The program is a continuation to help others as they try to give back to the people and communities who need and/or deserve it.  This program offers a 25% discount on all Pit Boss equipment and accessories to first responders and service men and women, past and present.  Per their website, "It is our way to say thank you for your sacrifice that allows all of us to live freely."  In addition to the discount they also recognize a Pit Boss Hero of the Month.  Chef Ray Sheehan joins us.  For more information on Dansons, Pit Boss, and the Pit Boss Heroes program go to https://pitboss-grills.com/heroes We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Sam Gadziak from RIP Baseball and Homero Gonzalez from Harmacy Hot Sauce Co. with Guest Co-host, Chef Ray Sheehan Make This a Hot Episode to Die For
May 4 2024
Sam Gadziak from RIP Baseball and Homero Gonzalez from Harmacy Hot Sauce Co. with Guest Co-host, Chef Ray Sheehan Make This a Hot Episode to Die For
Sam Gadziak from RIP Baseball and Homero Gonzalez from Harmacy Hot Sauce Co. with Guest Co-host, Chef Ray Sheehan Make This a Hot Episode to Die For Sam Gadziak created RIP Baseball, https://ripbaseball.com/ a website where, they "celebrate baseball history, one life at a time." Sam finds gravesites of baseball players, executives, announcers and others associated with the game and researches and writes their stories, as well as those of recently deceased baseball figures. As we said in the interview the website should come with a warning as baseball fans who love the game's history will find themselves spending lots of time exploring the site. Sam is also the communications manager for the American Association of Meat Processors and we make sure to include some in barbecue talk. Homero Gonzalez is the creator of Harmacy Hot Sauce Co. where small batch, award-winning sauces, are made by hand. On their website, https://www.harmacyhotsauce.com/ Homero is identified as the "sauce boss" as well as the following, "Homero is a proud weird spirit that loves good times with good people, and that tends to involve good food. Following his grandmother's example, he hopes to feed and nurture those around him as the ultimate show of love. His knack for solving problems and fondness of quality flavor saw him seek out the challenge of food entrepreneurship, and so Harmacy Hot Sauce Co. was born!" Chef Ray Sheehan, a purveyor of sauces, joins in and adds insight based on experience. We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/. 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 YouTube: baseball and bbq Website: https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook: baseball and bbq
Traeger Game Day 2023 Winner, Jeremy Wayland with Guest Co-host, Doug Scheiding and Richard Wachtel from Grilling With Rich and The Nats Report
Apr 27 2024
Traeger Game Day 2023 Winner, Jeremy Wayland with Guest Co-host, Doug Scheiding and Richard Wachtel from Grilling With Rich and The Nats Report
Traeger Game Day 2023 Winner, Jeremy Wayland with Guest Co-host, Doug Scheiding and Richard Wachtel from Grilling With Rich and The Nats Report Jeremy Wayland is an Emmy winning cinematographer who tells others stories through a camera lens, but Jeremy has many stories of his own to tell.  Some of Jeremy's personal stories involve his love of cooking which combined with his skills and creativity made him the winner of Traeger Game Day 2023 College Football edition.  With the addition of our guest co-host, Doug Scheiding we learn about Jeremy and where he has been and possibly where this cooking journey is taking him.  Jeremy shares the same view as us that  everyone has a story and we really enjoyed hearing Jeremy's.  For more information on Jeremy Wayland go to  https://www.waylandfilms.com/ and https://www.instagram.com/campwestbbq/ Richard Wachtel received a Weber Kettle Grill and became a fan of live fire cooking.  He used that fandom to begin the YouTube Channel, Grilling With Rich, https://www.youtube.com/user/GrillingwithRich He has been to Memphis in May, a mecca for barbecue lovers.  Richard also was a contestant on a cooking show and tells us about his attempt at making macaroni and cheese in 30 minutes and what happened as he was trying to win the $25,000 grand prize.  Richard's latest project was taking his love of MLB's, Washington Nationals and creating the Nats Report, https://www.thenatsreport.com/ which is an extremely informative website which fans of the Washington Nationals will absolutely love.  Richard discusses exciting players new to the Nationals as well as his bobblehead collection. We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/   We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Patrick Montgomery, Author of Baseball's Great Expectations and Barbecue Hall of Famer, Ray Lampe AKA Dr. BBQ, Plus Guest Co-host, Doug Scheiding
Apr 20 2024
Patrick Montgomery, Author of Baseball's Great Expectations and Barbecue Hall of Famer, Ray Lampe AKA Dr. BBQ, Plus Guest Co-host, Doug Scheiding
Patrick Montgomery, Author of Baseball's Great Expectations and Barbecue Hall of Famer, Ray Lampe AKA Dr. BBQ, Plus Guest Co-host, Doug Scheiding Patrick Montgomery is an award-winning writer. His latest book is Baseball's Great Expectations: Candid Stories of Ballplayers Who Didn't Live Up to the Hype. The book examines nine players who were once poised for greatness, but as the title clearly states, for whatever reason, their playing careers never reached the levels predicted.  Revealed ls an often-overlooked side of professional baseball;  the struggles with injury, mental exhaustion, pressure, temptations, and sometimes just being in the wrong place at the wrong time.  We often read books which extol successes, but Patrick shows how difficult that success can be to achieve. Ray Lampe AKA Dr. BBQ has been a lover of barbecue since entering his first rib contest in 1982.  He quit the family trucking business after 25 years to become a full-time pit-master,but spent 15 years testing different barbequing styles and participating in cookout competitions before making barbecue his full-time career.  Inducted into the Barbecue Hall of Fame in 2014, Ray is the author of numerous cookbooks, a judge on many televised cooking shows, a winner of numerous cooking competitions, and a restaurateur.  He has witnessed and been a part of the surge in barbecue's enormous growth and popularity and shares these many stories.  We are joined by guest co-host, Doug Scheiding. We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Matt Abdoo from Pig Beach BBQ, Ray Negron from the New York Yankees, and John Fuhrman, Founder of Bubb'n Mutha's Makes This Another Huge Triple Play Episode
Apr 13 2024
Matt Abdoo from Pig Beach BBQ, Ray Negron from the New York Yankees, and John Fuhrman, Founder of Bubb'n Mutha's Makes This Another Huge Triple Play Episode
Matt Abdoo from Pig Beach BBQ, Ray Negron from the New York Yankees, and John Fuhrman, founder of Bubb'n Mutha's makes this another huge triple episode. Matt Abdoo is the executive chef and partner of Pig Beach BBQ and he joins us to discuss the 4th annual Jeff Michner Foundation BBQ Benefit taking place at Pig Beach in Queens, New York on Saturday, April 27, 2024.  Jeff Michner was Matt's brother-in-law and he passed away at the age of 36, leaving behind his wife Sara, and his 16-month-old daughter Hayes. A foundation was created in Jeff's honor to keep his memory alive. The organization embraces the things he loved best: family, friends, and great food. The Jeff Michner Foundation supports families managing loss and grief and provides scholarships to graduating high school students with a love for cooking and golf, two of Jeff’s biggest passions in life.  The Jeff Michner BBQ Benefit celebrates Jeff with an epic barbecue featuring some of the countries greatest pitmasters.   Go to https://www.pigbeachnyc.com/events/ for more information. Ray Negron is an executive in the New York Yankees organization.  His position with the Yankees is impressive, but the story of how he achieved all of his success is incredible.  It is a story based on someone taking a chance on Ray when he was behaving badly and could have ended up in jail, but instead this person offered Ray a job as the Yankees batboy.  That moment changed not only Ray's life, but possibly, as you will hear Ray tell, the lives of many other people.  The someone who took the chance on Ray was George Steinbrenner AKA "The Boss" and the storis Ray tells about Mr. Steinbrenner and the entire Yankees organization, which he has been a part of for the last 50 years, is fascinating and heart-warming.  For more information on Ray Negron go to https://theraynegronstory.com/index.html John Fuhrman is the founder of Bubb'n Mutha's which manufactures premium spice rub blends.  After serving in the United States Navy, John, worked in the auto industry and ended up in North Carolina.  While there he fell in love with barbecue and learned how to cook it and experimented with different spices and rubs.  John returned to Maine and started this company, making his products with special real Maine ingredients like organic blueberry powder, maple crystals and even Raye’s Mustard which is the oldest mustard company in America. John is always looking to help fellow military veterans and hires veterans from the area so they can earn a quality living, get training and keep their families there.  For more information on John or to order their products go to https://www.bub-n-muthas.com/ We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
David Sweeten Shares Baseball Stories, Matthew Brown from The Black Garlic Market, and Rene LeRoux, New York State Baseball Hall of Fame Executive Director, Plus Doug Scheiding and Ray Sheehan Make This a Huge Triple Play Episode
Apr 6 2024
David Sweeten Shares Baseball Stories, Matthew Brown from The Black Garlic Market, and Rene LeRoux, New York State Baseball Hall of Fame Executive Director, Plus Doug Scheiding and Ray Sheehan Make This a Huge Triple Play Episode
David Sweeten Shares Baseball Stories, Matthew Brown from The Black Garlic Market, and Rene LeRoux, New York State Baseball Hall of Fame Executive Director, Plus Doug Scheiding and Ray Sheehan Make This a Huge Triple Play Episode David J. Sweeten loves baseball and his life has been greatly impacted by bats, baseballs, and gloves.  David has many wonderful  stories as he was a CPA who worked with many well known players such as Joe Morgan, Rusty Staub, Larry Dierker, and Jerry Royce.  He became friends with Joe Morgan and attended 1975 and 1976 World Series games in Cincinnati as Joes’ guest.  Other players David had met and has stories about, include Reggie Jackson, Mickey Mantle, and Jim Bouton.  David also plays in a senior baseball league, which he has done for many years and shares those stories too. Plus Doug Scheiding joins in for a fun discussion. Matthew Brown is one of the founders of The Black Garlic Market.  Matthew gives us another ingredient we can use to up our cooking game which includes making better barbecue.  Per the company's website, "We were inspired by the culinary possibilities that one simple ingredient could bring to the table.  Exploring the potential to change aromas, flavours, and textures is what drives us on a daily basis.  We create high quality products from one simple thing, black garlic."  Matthew talks about their many products and their perfection of black garlic.  Plus Ray Sheehan adds his chef insights.  For more information or to purchase their products go to https://www.theblackgarlicmarket.com/  Rene LeRoux is the founder and executive director of three New York State Hall of Fame’s, baseball, basketball, and hockey.  He was most recently awarded the Jim Quigley Baseball Service Award by the New York Professional Scout's Association.  He spearheaded a mammoth undertaking when he took a hall of fame which was known for its annual induction dinner and online list of inductees and turned it into a brick and mortar baseball lover's destination in Gloversville, New York.  Rene discusses what Jim Quigley award means to him as well as providing a glimpse into the 2024 induction class which is an exciting group which is being add to even as this show is released.  Go to http://www.nysbhof.com/home.html for more information on the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame. We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
John Markus, BBQ Pitmasters Television Series Creator and Eric C. Gray, Author of Backyards to Ballparks
Mar 31 2024
John Markus, BBQ Pitmasters Television Series Creator and Eric C. Gray, Author of Backyards to Ballparks
John Markus, BBQ Pitmasters Television Series Creator and Eric C. Gray, Author of Backyards to Ballparks John Markus may not have invented competition barbecue, but the television series he created, BBQ Pitmasters is responsible for what many cooks say made them take up competitive barbecue and helped lead to this latest barbecue craze.  John's career includes writing a revival of the animated "Mighty Mouse,” staff writer on Working Stiffs, writing an episode of Taxi, and he then joined the original writing staff of The Cosby Show.  There is much more, but being a barbecue podcast, we invited John on to discuss his career, but especially what led him to create The All Star Barbecue Showdown which later became the beloved, BBQ Pitmasters.  In 2002, John was inducted into the Barbecue Hall of Fame.  Go to https://john-markus.com/ for more informtion on John Markus. Eric C. Gray has written a book which will make you laugh, cry and experience a whole range of emotions.  The book is Backyards to Ballparks:  More Personal Stories from the Stands and Beyond which follows up his highly successful book, Bases to Bleachers.  The books are filled with stories that everyone can relate to.  Per Eric's website, "These are the stories from people who you and I pass on the street every day, but don’t get a chance to meet, ask them questions, or hear about their baseball experiences.  Eric spent many years meeting people, making friends, and collecting their stories."  For more information on Eric C. Gray go to  https://basestobleachers.com/ We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Slap Yo' Daddy BBQ's, Harry Soo Spreads Barbecue Love, Sports Radio's, Angelo Cataldi Gets Loud, and Spring Training Correspondent, Gary Looney Helps Usher In the 2024 MLB Season
Mar 24 2024
Slap Yo' Daddy BBQ's, Harry Soo Spreads Barbecue Love, Sports Radio's, Angelo Cataldi Gets Loud, and Spring Training Correspondent, Gary Looney Helps Usher In the 2024 MLB Season
Slap Yo' Daddy BBQ's, Harry Soo Spreads Barbecue Love, Sports Radio's, Angelo Cataldi Gets Loud, and Spring Training Correspondent, Gary Looney Helps Usher In the 2024 MLB Season Harry Soo is back and wants to spread barbecue love.  Harry has retired from his 9 to 5 job and is now a full-time pitmaster with lots of projects.  He became a champion pitmaster purely by chance.  It was on his "bucket list" to enter a barbecue competition and with the nudging of a fellow co-worker he did and the rest as they say is history.  Harry has more than 100 first place finishes, 30 Grand Championships, is a television personality (Food Network, Chopped, Smoked, BBQ Pitmasters), and makes and posts incredible videos on YouTube.  We are joined by guest contributor, Ray Sheehan.  More information on Harry Soo can be found at https://www.slapyodaddybbq.com/   Angelo Cataldi has been the voice of morning sports talk radio in Philadelphia for over 30 years on 94 WIP.  Prior to that Angelo was a writer for the Providence Journal and later for the Philadelphia Inquirer. Known as “Mr. Philadelphia’s Sports Talk Radio" he brought passionate discussions, expert analysis, and unfiltered opinions to the ears of countless listeners.  Angelo details his life and career in his book, Loud: How a Shy Nerd Came to Philadelphia and Turned Up the Volume in the Most Passionate Sports City in America.  More information on Angelo Cataldi can be found at https://angelocataldi.com/ Gary Looney returns for his annual appearance which means that the baseball season is about to begin.  Jeff first met Gary in 2020 at the Los Angeles Angels spring training camp complex in Arizona and a friendship quickly developed.  Gary once again offers great insight into spring training, the just started baseball season, and what camp is like without Shohei Ohtani.  Having him on has become an annual tradition and his baseball knowledge is a great addition.   We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Prolific Baseball Author, Lew Freedman and Fergolicious BBQ's, Richard Fergola Make This a Can't Miss Episode
Mar 16 2024
Prolific Baseball Author, Lew Freedman and Fergolicious BBQ's, Richard Fergola Make This a Can't Miss Episode
Prolific Baseball Author, Lew Freedman and Fergolicious BBQ's, Richard Fergola Make This a Can't Miss Episode Lew Freedman is a veteran newspaper sportswriter and author of more than 75 books about sports and Alaska subjects.  He spent seventeen years at the Anchorage Daily News in Alaska and has also worked for the the Chicago Tribune and Philadelphia Inquirer.  Lew is also the recipient of over 250 journalism awards.  He previously joined us on episdode 94 to discuss his book, Cy Young:  The Baseball Life and Career and is back to discuss his book, Tales From The Clubhouse:  Great Baseball Moments Remembered.  It would take a lot of episodes to discuss all of the great books Lew has written, but we gladly welcome that challenge. Richard Fergola is an award winning pitmaster and his barbecue team is Fergolicious BBQ.  Featured on season five of the television show, BBQ Pitmasters as well as on the Food Network's show Chopped, Richard is constantly demonstrating his barbecue prowess.  Richard also has created a line-up of rubs which can be purchased at https://www.fergoliciousbbq.com/  which is the same place to find out more about Richard and the Fergolicious BBQ team. We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
2013 NL Manager of the Year, Clint Hurdle and Award-Winning Pitmaster, Matthew Deaton with Guest Contributor, Ray Sheehan AKA Chef Ray
Mar 9 2024
2013 NL Manager of the Year, Clint Hurdle and Award-Winning Pitmaster, Matthew Deaton with Guest Contributor, Ray Sheehan AKA Chef Ray
2013 NL Manager of the Year, Clint Hurdle and Award-Winning Pitmaster, Matthew Deaton with Guest Contributor, Ray Sheehan AKA Chef Ray Clint Hurdle is a former Major League baseball player, but he readily admits the 10 year baseball career, during which he played for the Kansas City Royals, Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets, and St. Louis Cardinals served as the training for his post playing career when he excelled at being a Major League baseball manager.  Clint regaled us with many stories from his career, including how he got started managing.  Once Clint got to the Major Leagues as a manager, he managed the Colorado Rockies to a 2007 World Series appearance and later the Pittsburgh Pirates and capped off a very successful 2013 season with being named National League Manager of the Year.  To find out more about Clint Hurdle he encourages you to go to https://www.clinthurdle.com/ Matthew Deaton is an award winning pitmaster who  fell in love with barbeque very young. He studied the traditions of age-old wood-smoked barbeque and techniques and started a catering business working out of his house.  He left a corporate job and moved into the food industry full time. According to Matt, "I’ve been called a purist, I think because I don’t overdo things. My meats are very subtle."  Matthew believes in respecting the relationships between the earth, animals, farmers, and chefs.  We are joined by Ray Sheehan who has been a long-time friend of Matt's and whose insight adds a lot. We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
It's a Bonus Episode with Smoked BBQ Source's, Joe Clements, JustinTime Baseball's, Justin Sherman, and International Baseball Promoter, Dmitry Sagalchik
Mar 6 2024
It's a Bonus Episode with Smoked BBQ Source's, Joe Clements, JustinTime Baseball's, Justin Sherman, and International Baseball Promoter, Dmitry Sagalchik
It's a Bonus Episode with Smoked BBQ Source's, Joe Clements, JustinTime Baseball's, Justin Sherman, and International Baseball Promoter, Dmitry Sagalchik Joe Clements is the founder and editor in chief of https://www.smokedbbqsource.com/  which is one of the largest barbecue and grilling websites.  Arranging this was worth the effort as Joe joined us from his home in Australia which was 16 hours ahead of us.  Joe's Smoked BBQ Source website is filled with barbecue recipes and techniques, smoker and grill reviews, and much more.  Joe may live in Australia, but his heart is anywhere great BBQ is served and Joe has become quite knowledgeable about American BBQ. Justin Sherman and Dmitry Sagalchik make a great team as they join us to talk youth baseball and international baseball.  Justin is the founder of JustinTime Baseball, www.justintimebaseball.com, an independent baseball/softball training and coaching business.  Dmitry is extremely knowledgeable about international baseball and was instrumental in bringing Ukraine's national baseball team to the United States in 2022.  Together they know something about helping baseball to grow by working with the youth and promoting the game internationally. We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Former MLB Player, Curtis Granderson aka the Grandyman and High School BBQ League Founder, Mike Erickson with Guest Co-host, Doug Scheiding Plus a Listener Shares Their Baseball Pet Peeve
Mar 2 2024
Former MLB Player, Curtis Granderson aka the Grandyman and High School BBQ League Founder, Mike Erickson with Guest Co-host, Doug Scheiding Plus a Listener Shares Their Baseball Pet Peeve
Former MLB Player, Curtis Granderson aka the Grandyman and High School BBQ League Founder, Mike Erickson with Guest Co-host, Doug Scheiding Plus a Listener Shares Their Baseball Pet Peeve Curtis Granderson is nicknamed the Grandyman. He played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers,Toronto Blue Jays, Milwaukee Brewers, and Miami Marlins.  He was recently inducted into the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame.  Curtis had an exceptional career on the playing field, but his post playing career is just as exceptional as he is involved with The Players Alliance, as well as his Grand Kids Foundation.  Our discussion covers so much more than his playing career and philanthropical endeavors as we also discuss Bob Kendrick, the president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the numerous awards Curtis has won, and much more, including his love of food. Mike Erickson is known as the BBQ Principal. He is the founder of High School BBQ and the Texas High School BBQ Cookers Association that he built into a State Wide Championship and is now the founder of the National High School BBQ Association.  He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and Johnson and Wales University Food Entrepreneurship program.  Doug Scheiding joins in with his own unique insight.  Go to https://www.highschoolbbqleague.com/ for more information on the National High School Barbecue Association. We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Journalist and SNY Televison's, Anthony McCarron and Dansons / Pit Boss Marketing Manager, Barrett Browne with Guest Co-host, Ray Sheehan AKA Chef Ray
Feb 24 2024
Journalist and SNY Televison's, Anthony McCarron and Dansons / Pit Boss Marketing Manager, Barrett Browne with Guest Co-host, Ray Sheehan AKA Chef Ray
Journalist and SNY Televison's, Anthony McCarron and Dansons / Pit Boss Marketing Manager, Barrett Browne with Guest Co-host, Ray Sheehan AKA Chef Ray Anthony McCarron is a seasoned journalist and a popular contributor on SNY televison who provides insights and news on Major League Baseball.  Anthony has written for the Miami Herald, Newsday, and the New York Daily News as well as writing the book, The Mets 50th Anniversary Celebration with his co-author, Andy Martino.  Our conversation veers off in many wonderful directions, but Anthony's career and baseball are discussed in depth.  Joe Garagiola once said, "Not only was I not the best catcher in the Major Leagues, I wasn't even the best catcher on my street."  We ask Anthony if there is anything in that quote he can relate to as he lives with another sports journalist and his answer may surprise some. Barrett Browne is the marketing manager at Dansons which has become a leader in the outdoor cooking industry.  They are the parent company behind Louisiana Grills and Pit Boss Grills.  Barrett provides tons of information on the company's exceptional products as well the innovations that their newest products provide.  Whether you are a seasoned pro or just starting out, Barrett's information is something we all can use. Per their website, "Dansons is a best-in-class, global consumer goods corporation.  As the home of multiple award-winning, consumer-backed brands, we consistently strive for quality and customer satisfaction in every area of our business."  Ray Sheehan joins in and provides his insights.  Go to http://www.dansons.com for more information. We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Former MLB Player and Gold Card Owner, Trevor May and Lillie's Q BBQ Chef, Charlie McKenna Offer Fascinating Looks at Baseball and BBQ On Episode 225
Feb 17 2024
Former MLB Player and Gold Card Owner, Trevor May and Lillie's Q BBQ Chef, Charlie McKenna Offer Fascinating Looks at Baseball and BBQ On Episode 225
Former MLB Player and Gold Card Owner, Trevor May and Lillie's Q BBQ Chef, Charlie McKenna Offer Fascinating Looks at Baseball and BBQ On Episode 225 Trevor May is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.  He played for the Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, and the Oakland Athletics.  Trevor was selected in the fourth round of the 2008 Major League Baseball draft by the Philadelphia Phillies and was once considered the Phillies best prospect and won the Paul Owens Award which is awarded to the Phillies best minor league pitcher.  Trevor was traded by the Phillies to the Minnesota Twins and later signed a two-year contract with the Mets and finally signed a one year deal with the Athletics; at the end of which he announced his retirement.  His second act has the potential to be even better than his first as he is involved in lots of social media and things which he is passionate about.  Trevor gives tons of information which baseball fans will love, including what a gold card is. Go to https://www.iamtrevormay.com/ for more information on Trevor and his various social media projects. Charlie McKenna has won two Memphis in May victories and a variety of other awards on the competitive barbecue circuit.  As Charlie traveled the barbecue competition circuit from Memphis to Alabama and the Carolinas, he created a Lillie's Q sauce unique to each region along the way.  In addition to the sauces, Lillie's Q rubs and kettle chips are also crafted with authentic regional flavors inspired by Charlie's travels.  His beginning in competitive barbecue grew out of his desire to do things with his dad.  Charlie has a barbecue concession in Chicago's Wrigley Field, home field for the Chicago Cubs.  Go to https://lilliesq.com/ for more infomation on Charlie and Lillie's Q. We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Former MLB Player and Current SNY Analyst, Todd Zeile, Kurvball Whiskey's CBO, Monica Badlani, and Eddie the Legend Author, Brian Scala Make This Another Huge Triple Play
Feb 10 2024
Former MLB Player and Current SNY Analyst, Todd Zeile, Kurvball Whiskey's CBO, Monica Badlani, and Eddie the Legend Author, Brian Scala Make This Another Huge Triple Play
Former MLB Player and Current SNY Analyst, Todd Zeile, Kurvball Whiskey's CBO, Monica Badlani, and Eddie the Legend Author, Brian Scala Make This Another Huge Triple Play Todd Zeile is a former Major League Baseball player whose varied positions included, third baseman, catcher, and first baseman. He played sixteen seasons, from 1989 to 2004, for the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, Florida Marlins, Texas Rangers, New York Mets, Colorado Rockies, New York Yankees, and Montreal Expos.  We first met Todd at the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame dinner when he was there to support one of the inductees and again a year later when Todd received the honor of being inducted into the same aforementioned Hall of Fame.  Other than his several years with St. Louis, Todd's career was spent with different teams every one or two years and this gave him a unique perspective.  We discuss all of the preceding and much more with Todd, including his outstanding work as an SNY television analyst.   Monica Badlani is the Chief Business Officer (CBO) for Kurvball Whiskey.  Kurvball has a very unique flavor as it blends the taste of whiskey with the taste of barbecue.  We learn about Kurvball's origins and how Monica became involved.  The whiskey can be used in many types of drinks as well as many types of recipes.  Kurvball is working at becoming known and enjoyed throughout the United States and overseas.  Kurvball bills itself as the "original barbecue whiskey."  Go to https://www.kurvballwhiskey.com/home/ for more information. Brian Scala is an author and his latest novel is titled, Eddie the Legend.  Brian is unlike other authors we have on as his book is a work of fiction.  However, Brian is an avid baseball fan and big fan of the New York Mets.  He incorporates his fandom within the book's very entertaining pages as he creates a close-knit friend group that also loves baseball, especially the New York Mets.  Go to https://www.brianscala.com/ for more information on Brian and all of his books. We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq
Versatile Sportscaster, Pete McCarthy and Pitmaster and High School Competition BBQ Team Coach, Sean Hill
Feb 3 2024
Versatile Sportscaster, Pete McCarthy and Pitmaster and High School Competition BBQ Team Coach, Sean Hill
Versatile Sportscaster, Pete McCarthy and Pitmaster and High School Competition BBQ Team Coach, Sean Hill Pete McCarthy has a very distinctive voice which has been heard all along the radio dial.  Pete works very hard at his craft and has provided sports updates on Sirius XM, and as a sports talk show host on WFAN. Pete also gives sports updates on WFAN, WINS, WCBS, and CBS Sports Radio.  Pete has interviewed numerous sports personalities and discusses many of them and provides insight into a career that has benefited greatly from his versatility which enables him to handle many jobs in broadcasting.  Pete is also a fan of a few teams, especially the New York Jets football team and he shows his true fandom as he shares the frustration he feels along with other fans. Sean Hill is a pitmaster who competes on the Texas Moonswiners BBQ team.  He has taken his love of barbecue and shares it with high school students as he coaches their team in the Texas High School BBQ League.  Just three years after his change of careers from high school football coach, Sean coached the team to an elusive first state championship. His 205 Pitmasters Team Smoke, representing Rockwall Independent School District's Dr. Gene Burton College and Career Academy, was named grand champion out of 92 teams at the 2023 Texas High School BBQ State Championship.  Competition BBQ is thriving among Texas high school students and Sean is a driving force behind this.  We conclude the show with the song, Baseball Always Brings You Home from the musician, Dave Dresser and the poet, Shel Krakofsky. We recommend you go to Baseball BBQ, https://baseballbbq.com for special grilling tools and accessories,  Magnechef https://magnechef.com/ for excellent and unique barbecue gloves, Cutting Edge Firewood High Quality Kiln Dried Firewood - Cutting Edge Firewood in Atlanta for high quality firewood and cooking wood, Mantis BBQ, https://mantisbbq.com/ to purchase their outstanding sauces with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Kidney Project, and for exceptional sauces, Elda's Kitchen https://eldaskitchen.com/ We truly appreciate our listeners and 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 YouTube:  baseball and bbq Website:  https://baseballandbbq.weebly.com Facebook:  baseball and bbq