Tampa & St. Petersburg are beautiful as we talk about the Rays and Mark’s trip to Finland. Ed interviews Kathleen Newer from toursbylocals.com about things to do while in Tampa and Steve Kinsella from sportstalkflorida.com about this year’s Rays.
Can the Rays catch the Red Sox? We’re in St. Petersburg enjoying the Gulf breeze. Ed Kasputis interviews Steve Kinsella from draybays.com and Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about all things Tampa. Our podcast concludes as we head east across Alligator Alley. Next stop – Miami.
We are in two places at once, Tampa Bay and Omaha. Baseball Bob reviews the Rays and Ed explores the College World Series. Larry Roth and Brett Clements share their views of Omaha while our PhD Committee passionately debates the role of home plate collisions in baseball. Then it’s off to the other land of passion for next week’s podcast – Boston.
This week is Rays‘ week with our podcast featuring the Tampa Bay Rays being released on Friday, June 24th. Almost a month ago, San Francisco Giants catcher, Buster Posey was injured in a home plate collision. Posey is out for the season.
Our PhD Committee will debate the role of home plate collisions in baseball. Was the Posey collision a clean hit or a cheap shot? Listen to our next podcast for an interesting debate on this topic. In addition, Ed Kasputis will be reporting and tweeting from the College World Series in Omaha on Thursday night.
Buster Posey – Scott Cousins Collision
Behind the Scenes at the 2011 College World Series
Past Posts about the Tampa Bay Rays
Happy Father’s Day from the Great Midwest! Our podcast is from both Kansas City and Omaha as the College World Series opens on June 18th. Ed Kasputis interviews Joe Connor about Father’s Day and Matt Miltner about the new TD Ameritrade Park – Omaha. Another great segment of 100 Places to See and Ed shares his first home run and who caught it. Then it’s off to the Gulf Coast. Next podcast will feature the Tampa Bay Rays.
Our PhD Committee is in Tampa analyzing why the Tampa Bay Rays are an elite franchise that wins without spending foolishly. Ed, Farley and Mark explore all things Tampa (and St. Pete) while Ed interviews super fan, Bill Dunstone. Ed and Mark then head to the mountains to watch pure baseball heaven – the Little League World Series. The Wise Guys get in the action as they battle out another episode of baseball history. Our PhD Committee packs up for their last West Coast road trip of the season. It’s time for all of us to get ready to leave our hearts in San Francisco.
This week is Rays‘ week with our podcast featuring the Tampa Bay Rays being released on Friday, August 27th. Tampa is on the Gulf Coast of Florida. The Rays play in St. Petersburg, 24 miles to the south.
Tampa is a delightful city (and former home to Yankees late owner George Steinbrenner). The Rays home, Tropicana Field has a dome and is a great place to watch a game and as you can see from the video below – make friends.
Travel Guide – Tampa
Raymond vs. Wally – “Why Can’t We Be Friends”
Our PhD Committee is in Miami, checking out Sun Life Stadium and Miami Marlins Ballpark which is currently under construction. Ed interviews Greg Sherlock from Populous. Greg is the lead designer for the new ballpark. Ed shares his story about Little Billie and the PhD Committee talk about chivalry in baseball. Ed then interviews Steve Barr from Little League as the Little League World Series starts today. Ed also shares his experience at the SABR convention that just ended in Atlanta. Lastly, our PhD Committee gears up to move from the east coast to the west coast of Florida. Goodbye to Miami and hello to Tampa, home to those dynamic Rays.