Baseball

1860’s Vintage Base Ball is the fastest growing sport in these United States. Get to know these competitive history buffs and hear the stories and memories that make being a part of vintage base ball so special. Learn the history of the game and the history of their love of baseball.

Episodes

Listen as Barrel Roller interviews Zak Ford about his upcoming book "CALLED UP". Zak is the chair of the Dusty Baker Sacramento Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research. We talk about his love for one of his favorite players CHILI DAVIS and how windy Candlestick Park was. Zak has stories and isn't that what we want? We also talk about his upcoming project

"The project is a quest for personal stories of players becoming major leaguers, regardless of MLB experience length".-ZAK FORD

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Listen as Barrel Roller gets the "DIRT"bag on Adam Johnson's club the ADDISON MOUNTAIN STARS BBC OF PENNSYLVANIA. His love for base ball and it's history but doesn't consider himself a stickler. Some of his best memories and stories. A WAAAAAYYYYYY to accurate scouting report of his wife, Jenette. And how he is an unapologetic gamer. The strong mustache game of most of the Mountain Stars.

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Listen as Barrel Roller finally gets the Moby Dick of his vintage life as he interviews his former captain, Jayme Johnson from the Bay City Independents. There wasn't enough time to do him justice, but listen as Cap tells how he started the Bay City club, memories, favorites and stories. We talk about former player Trevor "BIG WOOD" David and how he is a mans man. OH the stories!! a perfect Godzilla reference, the perfect burger!! And an awkward dismount as Barrel Roller really needed an energy drink.

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Listen as Barrel Roller and Squints talk about how Adam started in vintage base ball, his love for it and some of his favorite memories. Also Barrel Roller bares his soul how Adam is his foul tip nemesis. How Adam's business is involved in vintage base ball. A GHOST IN GETTYSBURG? A HOT DOG AS A LAST MEAL?

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Listen as Barrel Roller talks to Jake about all things Maine Vintage Base Ball. The actual history of his club. His favorite events and places to play. Who is his favorite player to watch? What is the correct pronunciation of Dirigo? RED SOX, PATRIOTS AND THE TIGER KING...OH MY!!!

Also MARCUS DICKSON'S LATEST INSTALLMENT OF " YOU COULD LOOK IT UP"

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What would it look like if "Townball" came out of the 19th century as the dominant sporting activity? What would that look like today? Listen as Daniel Jones explains how and why he put a 21st century slant on a failed 19th century sport. How does math play a part in all of this? Why does Barrel Roller hate the expression "Playing the game the way it was meant to be played? What is the Golden Rectangle!? 

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Scott Hopgood has an addiction...to baseball. Listen as Barrel Roller steps out of the confines of vintage base ball and interviews this former Independent League player, former high school coach, owner/ instructor of H12 academy and current bird dog scout for the San Diego Padres. Follow along with his life in baseball as he always has to be involved with his first love..BASEBALL, also coaches Stephen Strasburg in high school, and gets into a brawl involving Kevin Mitchell.

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Listen as Barrel Roller and Ketch talk about all things vintage base ball in the Mid Atlantic Vintage Base Ball League. Daniel's favorite places and events. We go over some of the highlights of the 2020 schedule. Sports card collecting? Philadelphia 76ers!? Bartending with Alexander Ovechkin!!??

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Listen as Barrel Roller and Black Bart talk Vintage base ball in the MID ATLANTIC. His passion for vintage base ball. Some memories and stories. TILTED AXES?! They pick up there is Bryce Harper over rated argument. Has he ran the library stairs in Rocky? WHY DID EAGLES FANS THROW SNOWBALLS AT SANTA?

Also the newest installment of Marcus Dickson's "YOU COULD LOOK IT UP"

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Listen as Barrel Roller and "BRANDYWINE" Matt Stone discuss the vintage base ball scene in the Central Valley and in California. His beginnings in vintage on the other side of the country. How'd he get his nickname? Memories, Stories, ... Favorite cheese!?

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