Irish Baseball Podcast
Former Scout Phil Riccobono and Baseball United News | Episode 29

Former Scout Phil Riccobono and Baseball United News | Episode 29

February 14, 2022

On this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Author and former Phillies scout Phil Riccobono continues his conversation with host Rick Becker.
  • IABS Founder John Fitzgerald discusses news from the Baseball United Foundation.

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Author and Former Phillies Scout Phil Riccobono and February’s Irish Baseball Birthdays | Episode 28

Author and Former Phillies Scout Phil Riccobono and February’s Irish Baseball Birthdays | Episode 28

January 31, 2022

On this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Phil Riccobono talks about his new book, "Baseball English," scouting in Japan, and Shohei Ohtani.
  • IABS Founder John Fitzgerald runs down the list of Irish Baseball Birthdays for February.

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Artist Sean Kane (Part 2) and Baseball in Ireland | Episode 27

Artist Sean Kane (Part 2) and Baseball in Ireland | Episode 27

January 17, 2022

On this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Artist Sean Kane gives us an in-depth look at the creative process behind his painted baseball glove art.
  • IABS Founder John Fitzgerald discusses how the Baseball United Foundation is introducing baseball to kids in Northern Ireland.

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Artist Sean Kane and Irish Baseball Birthdays for January | Episode 26

Artist Sean Kane and Irish Baseball Birthdays for January | Episode 26

January 3, 2022

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Artist Sean Kane on growing up a Cubs fan, combining his passion for art and baseball, and working with the Irish American Baseball Society.
  • IABS Founder John Fitzgerald discusses January's Irish Baseball Birthdays with host Rick Becker.

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Ted Sullivan: The Barnacle of Baseball | Episode 25

Ted Sullivan: The Barnacle of Baseball | Episode 25

December 20, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast, host Rick Becker interviews Pat O'Neill and Tom Coffman, authors of "Ted Sullivan, Barnacle of Baseball: The Life of the Prolific League Founder, Scout, Manager and Unrivaled Huckster."

For more information on the book, visit: https://www.amazon.com/Ted-Sullivan-Barnacle-Baseball-Unrivaled/dp/1476684782

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Emma Tiedemann (Part 2) and Dr. William E. Watson (Part 2) | Episode 24

Emma Tiedemann (Part 2) and Dr. William E. Watson (Part 2) | Episode 24

December 6, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Jim Ward continues his discussion with Emma Tiedemann, Director Of Broadcasting for the Portland Sea Dogs, the AA affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.
  • Rick Becker goes in-depth with Dr. William E. Watson about the Duffy's Cut project.

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Emma Tiedemann, Jim Palmer, Dr. William E. Watson | Episode 23

Emma Tiedemann, Jim Palmer, Dr. William E. Watson | Episode 23

November 22, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Jim Ward talks with Emma Tiedemann, Director Of Broadcasting for the Portland Sea Dogs, the AA affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.
  • Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer discusses the Baltimore Orioles and the American League East.
  • Rick Becker speaks with Dr. William E. Watson about the Duffy's Cut project.

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Steve Garvey, Author Patrick Mahoney, and Iron Joe McGinnity | Episode 22

Steve Garvey, Author Patrick Mahoney, and Iron Joe McGinnity | Episode 22

November 8, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Steve Garvey shares his memories of Mickey Mantle, Gil Hodges, and being a batboy for the Dodgers.
  • Author and IABS member Patrick Mahoney on studying the history of baseball in Ireland and the connection between baseball and Irish immigrants in 19th century America.
  • Host Jim Ward looks back at the career of Irish Baseball Legend "Iron Joe" McGinnity.

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Brant Ust, Ryan O‘Hearn, and Irish Baseball Legend Mickey Welch | Episode 21

Brant Ust, Ryan O‘Hearn, and Irish Baseball Legend Mickey Welch | Episode 21

October 25, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Royals 1B/OF Ryan O'Hearn 
  • Former Notre Dame standout and professional baseball player Brant Ust
  • Irish Baseball Legend Mickey Welch

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Ryan Fitzgerald, Steve Garvey, and Dan Brouthers | Episode 20

Ryan Fitzgerald, Steve Garvey, and Dan Brouthers | Episode 20

October 11, 2021

In this episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast:

  • Jim Ward talks with Red Sox minor leaguer Ryan Fitzgerald
  • IABS Member and baseball legend Steve Garvey tells an amazing story about meeting Jackie Robinson as a boy
  • We meet an Irish Baseball Legend named Dan Brouthers

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