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Long suffering baseball fan Rhea Butcher reinvents America's pastime with radically sensible thoughts on baseball, history, culture, gender, race, and more. For baseball diehards and novices alike, Rhea breaks down the week in MLB news, analyzes the culture of American sports, and explores forgotten…

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    • May 31, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 142 EPISODES

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    The Last Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 45:28

    After four years of baseball and other things, Rhea Butcher brings Three Swings to a close with an episode of gratitude and memories. Thank you to everyone who listened to the show, who supported the show, who bought a t-shirt, who went to a live show, who sent us a Rosin Bag question. We love you and we couldn't have made this show without you. Rhea also talks the highs and lows of the last week in baseball, including Javy Báez's baserunning wizardry, fan fights, and Jacob deGrom's historic ERA. THE JAVY BÁEZ PLAY: https://twitter.com/Cubs/status/1397965478027530246 SEE RHEA LIVE IN WASHINGTON DC JUNE 4-5: https://www.ticketmaster.com/rhea-butcher-washington-district-of-columbia-06-04-2021/event/15005AADC905D542 GET RHEA'S NEW STANDUP ALBUM: https://astrecords.com/collections/digital-albums/products/pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootleg LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Oakland A's Relocation, No Hitters, & Unwritten Rules

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 47:01

    Rhea talks the Oakland A's and MLB's bad faith negotiations with the City of Oakland, the Year of the No Hitter, and the return of the "unwritten rules" conversation. Plus Sinéad O'Connor, social media, and the fruitless discourse of cancel culture. SEE RHEA LIVE IN WASHINGTON DC JUNE 4-5: https://www.ticketmaster.com/rhea-butcher-washington-district-of-columbia-06-04-2021/event/15005AADC905D542 GET RHEA'S NEW STANDUP ALBUM: https://astrecords.com/collections/digital-albums/products/pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootleg LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Ump Problem, Division Leaders, & Mike Trout's Best Season

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 36:43

    Rhea talks bad umpiring, early season Division Leaders, Mike Trout's best season, MVP candidates, the thrilling and bizarre conclusion to the Mets-Phillies weekend series. Plus ethical consumption and awareness without expertise. GET RHEA'S NEW STANDUP ALBUM: https://astrecords.com/collections/digital-albums/products/pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootleg LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A's Win Streak, Tatis vs Bauer, & Madison Bumgarner's 7 Inning No Hitter

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 27:54

    Rhea catches you up on men's baseball news - the A's win streak, Tatis vs Bauer, Madison Bumgarner's 7 Inning No Hitter, Willians Astudillo. Plus the Derek Chauvin verdict and dreaming bigger than the patriarchy. LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus GET RHEA'S NEW STANDUP ALBUM: https://astrecords.com/collections/digital-albums/products/pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootleg SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Yermin Mercedes, Dodgers vs Padres, & Nonbinary Athletes

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 52:45

    Rhea catches you up on the week in baseball, including Carlos Rodon's No Hitter, Jacob deGrom striking out nine in a row, Yermin Mercedes's hot start, Ronald Acuña Jr's MVP campaign, and Dodgers vs Padres. Plus friend of the podcast Britni de la Cretaz writes about nonbinary athletes for Sports Illustrated. Read "Living Nonbinary in a Binary Sports World" by Britni de la Cretaz: https://www.si.com/wnba/2021/04/16/nonbinary-athletes-transgender-layshia-clarendon-quinn-rach-mcbride-daily-cover LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus GET RHEA'S NEW STANDUP ALBUM: https://astrecords.com/collections/digital-albums/products/pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootleg SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Joe Musgrove No Hitter, Shohei Ohtani Resurgence, & Akil Baddoo's Big Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 60:50

    Rhea recaps the first week of MLB men's baseball 2021, including Joe Musgrove's no hitter, the controversial Michael Conforto walkoff, the LA Dodgers ring ceremony, the Cincinnati Reds hot start, Shohei Ohtani's resurgence, and rookie Akil Baddoo's incredible week. Plus an update on anti-trans legislation, getting back into competitive baseball, and TV recommendations. LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus GET RHEA'S NEW STANDUP ALBUM: https://astrecords.com/collections/digital-albums/products/pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootleg SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Community of Hearts & Minds: The Echo Park Lake Displacement

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 66:36

    Rhea talks to Ayman, a displaced former resident of Echo Park Lake, about the violent displacement of Echo Park Lake's unhoused encampment (March 24-25) by the LA City Council's Mitch O'Farrell and the LAPD on this episode of Three Swings, a podcast about baseball and other things. FOLLOW ECHO PARK RISE UP: https://www.instagram.com/echoparkriseup GET RHEA'S NEW STANDUP ALBUM: https://astrecords.com/collections/digital-albums/products/pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootleg LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Anti-Trans Legislation Pt2 w/ Chase Strangio

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 51:59

    Rhea welcomes ACLU lawyer Chase Strangio on the podcast to dive deeper into the issue of anti-trans legislation: what's causing it, what you should know about it, and how you can help fight it. FOLLOW CHASE STRANGIO FOR MORE INFO ON HOW TO FIGHT ANTI-TRANS LEGISLATION: https://twitter.com/chasestrangio https://www.instagram.com/chasestrangio LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Anti-Trans Legislation

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 60:31

    Rhea talks the nationwide surge in anti-trans legislation, the story of Maria Pepe, investigating white supremacy, men's baseball teams on the bubble, and MLB's sexual harassment policy. GET RHEA'S NEW STANDUP ALBUM: https://astrecords.com/collections/digital-albums/products/pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootleg LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Henry Aaron RIP, Offseason Moves, & Preseason Power Rankings

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2021 48:32

    RHEA IS BACK with thoughts on baseball and other things, including a remembrance of Henry Aaron, a rundown of the biggest offseason trades and free agency moves, preseason Power Rankings, and an early candidate for catch of the year from LSU softball outfielder Aliyah Andrews. Plus thoughts on anti-trans legislation, putting energy into the good stuff, and important life updates! HENRY AARON ARTICLE IN THE ATHLETIC: https://theathletic.com/1724948/2020/04/06/the-baseball-100-no-4-henry-aaron/ GET RHEA'S NEW STANDUP ALBUM: https://astrecords.com/collections/digital-albums/products/pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootleg LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Negro Leagues Are Not Less Than w/ Clinton Yates

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2020 66:30

    Clinton Yates (The Undefeated) joins Rhea to talk about why MLB's decision to recognize the records and statistics from the Negro Leagues is the problem not the solution, and why words like "recognize" and "elevate" reflect the same white supremacist vision of the sport that segregated professional baseball in the first place. Follow Clinton Yates: https://twitter.com/clintonyates Read Clinton's article on The Undefeated: https://theundefeated.com/features/mlb-elevating-the-status-of-negro-leagues-is-the-problem-not-the-solution/ LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The First Female GM (w/ Lindsey Adler) & The Dark History of Dodger Stadium (w/ Eric Nusbaum)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2020 97:12

    Rhea celebrates the last full episode of 2020 with two incredible guests! First, Rhea welcomes journalist Lindsey Adler (The Athletic) to discuss the Miami Marlins' historic hiring of MLB's first female GM, Kim Ng. And then, Rhea talks Dodgers and the dark history of Dodger Stadium with author Eric Nusbaum (Stealing Home). Also Rhea recaps the latest baseball news, including the 2020 MVPs, Cy Young Awards, and more. Follow Eric Nusbaum and Lindsey Adler: https://twitter.com/ericnus https://twitter.com/lindseyadler LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Golden Gloves, Silver Sluggers, & Managerial Moves

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2020 39:41

    Rhea checks in with thoughts on the election and news from the first week of the men's baseball offseason, including updates on Justin Turner's COVID-19 diagnosis, Golden Glove and Silver Slugger winners, managerial moves, and a preview of free agency. LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    DODGERS WIN w/ Adam Conover & Bench Coach Brett

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2020 150:53

    Rhea celebrates and reflects on the LA Dodgers' 2020 World Series win over the Tampa Bay Rays with guests Adam Conover (Adam Ruins Everything) and Bench Coach Brett. LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    2020 World Series Gms 3-5

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 45:51

    Rhea recaps and analyzes Games 3-5 of the 2020 World Series. The Rays won a thrilling Game 4 in improbable fashion but the Dodgers lead the series 3-2 following two wins from Clayton Kershaw and now LA is one win away from their first Championship since 1988. LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    2020 World Series Gms 1-2

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2020 35:20

    Rhea recaps and analyzes Games 1 & 2 of the 2020 World Series. LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    2020 World Series Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2020 31:11

    Rhea previews the 2020 World Series matchup between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Los Angeles Dodgers! Stay tuned later this week for a recap of Games 1 & 2. LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    2020 NLCS Recap w/ David Perdue

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2020 55:23

    Atlanta fan David Perdue returns to talk a rollercoaster NLCS! Rhea and David bond over baseball pessimism, stress out over a back and forth series, and compare superstitions and coping methods. Game 7 tonight!!! LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Listen to Three Swings Ad-Free on Forever Dog Plus

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2020 1:51

    Forever Dog just launched a premium subscription service that gives you immediate access to ad-free versions of your favorite Forever Dog podcasts, including THREE SWINGS! It's fast, easy, affordable, AND it's compatible with all major podcast players. LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    2020 Division Series Round Recap w/ David Perdue

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2020 83:25

    Rhea breaks down the 2020 Division Series Round and welcomes on friend of the pod David Perdue (@DueOrDie) to talk playoff baseball and preview the upcoming League Championship round between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Houston Astros (ALCS) and Atlanta and the LA Dodgers (NLCS). LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    2020 Wild Card Round Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2020 42:45

    Rhea recaps the 2020 Wild Card Round! With only one series left undecided, Rhea weighs in on sweeps by Atlanta, the Dodgers, Rays, Yankees, and (ugh) Astros. Plus a thrilling series developing between the Cardinals and Padres! And a tough week for Chicago baseball fans! LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    EPISODE 100! MLB Season Recap w/ Paul F. Tompkins

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2020 73:14

    Rhea celebrates the 100th Episode of Three Swings by chatting with friend of the pod Paul F. Tompkins about baseball under quarantine. Plus Rhea recaps the 2020 MLB season and makes their playoff predictions and awards picks. Thank you Threebies for going on this journey with us! And buckle up for a wild postseason! LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Three Swings Classic: The Science of Baseball w/ Dr. Meredith Wills

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2020 49:46

    Enjoy this throwback interview with astrophysicist, sports data scientist, and baseball superfan Dr. Meredith Wills! Rhea and Dr. Wills talk about scientific explanations for MLB's historic increase in home runs over recent seasons and the physics of juiced balls. Originally recorded on July 19, 2019. THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP & QUIP: *Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseball *Get your first Quip refill FREE at getquip.com/baseball SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod GET THREE SWINGS MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swings THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    RIP Lou Brock, 29 Runs, & Predicting the Postseason

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2020 41:47

    Rhea catches you up on the shortened 2020 men's baseball season - high scoring games, postseason predictions, and more. Plus a remembrance of Hall of Famer Lou Brock. LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Players Strike

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2020 37:25

    Recorded on Jackie Robinson Day, Rhea discusses the decision made by several MLB teams and players this week to strike in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake and what it means for the future of political activism in men's baseball. LISTEN TO THREE SWINGS AD FREE ON FOREVER DOG PLUS: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Homophobia in the Booth & MLB's Unwritten Rules w/ Evan Davis

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2020 146:32

    Baseball journalist Evan Davis joins Rhea to talk Reds' announcer Thom Brennaman's on-air homophobic remark (and his subsequent suspension and apology) and the latest furor over MLB's "unwritten rules" following Fernando Tatis' late game grand slam against the Rangers.FOLLOW EVAN DAVIS:https://twitter.com/EvanDavisSportsTHIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP & QUIP:*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseball*Get your first Quip refill free at GetQuip.com/BaseballSUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    It's Hard to Enjoy Baseball Right Now

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2020 32:18

    Rhea opens up about anger, empathy, and why it's hard to enjoy baseball right now. Plus MLB updates, including the effect of coronavirus on the 2020 season and early season surprise teams.FOLLOW TRASH CANYON:https://www.instagram.com/trashcanyongoodsTHIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP & QUIP:*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseball*Get your first Quip refill free at GetQuip.com/BaseballSUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Three Swings Classic: Justine Siegal

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2020 29:29

    Enjoy this throwback interview with classic Three Swings guest Justine Siegal (Baseball For All)!THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP & QUIP:*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseball*Get your first Quip refill FREE at getquip.com/baseballSUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Summer Mental Health Check-In (Presented by Better Help)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2020 10:55

    Better Help presents a bonus episode from Rhea talking about how they're dealing with stress and anxiety.**Special Offer for Three Swings Listeners**Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseball

    MLB's Performative Activism w/ Shakeia Taylor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2020 78:15

    Rhea Butcher talks to writer Shakeia Taylor (Baseball Prospectus, SB Nation, Fan Graphs) about MLB's attempt to separate activism from politics, the Joe Kelly suspension, Cleveland baseball, and the chaos of the 2020 season.FOLLOW SHAKEIA TAYLOR:https://twitter.com/curlyfroREAD "ACTIVISM IS ART OVER ACTION FOR MLB":https://www.baseballprospectus.com/news/article/60397/black-lives-matter-protests-activism-mlbTHIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP:*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseballSUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Opening Day 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2020 54:49

    Rhea recaps the Opening Day of men's baseball 2020 in the midst of a pandemic. Plus Season Preview and Predictions, Juan Soto, and MLB's response to police brutality and racial justice.NEW T-SHIRT FOR SALE ("SEIZE THE MEANS OF THE DAY"):https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP & BOMBAS:*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseball*Go to bombas.com/threeswings today to shop the Pride Collection and get 20% off your first orderSUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    The Cleveland Logo & Racial Justice w/ Nick Francona

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2020 88:56

    Nick Francona (@NickFrancona) returns to Three Swings to talk with Rhea about the Cleveland baseball team's recent announcement regarding their name and logo ("We are committed to engaging our community and appropriate stakeholders to determine the best path forward with regard to our team name") and how MLB can prioritize racial justice and accountability moving forward.NEW T-SHIRT FOR SALE ("SEIZE THE MEANS OF THE DAY"):https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY QUIP & BOMBAS:*Get your first Quip refill FREE at getquip.com/baseball*Go to bombas.com/threeswings today to shop the Pride Collection and get 20% off your first orderSUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Negro Leagues Centennial, Glenn Burke, & Ian Desmond

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2020 70:55

    As men's baseball nears a return, Rhea talks the Negro Leagues Centennial, Ian Desmond's powerful stand against the 2020 MLB season, and the life and career of Glenn Burke (1952-1995), the first MLB player to come out as gay to teammates and team owners during his professional career and the first to publicly acknowledge it.THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BOMBAS & BETTER HELP:*Go to bombas.com/threeswings today to shop the Pride Collection and get 20% off your first order*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseballSUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Baseball Returns (But Should It?)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2020 32:32

    Rhea talks the return of men's major league baseball and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred's plans for a 60 game season, while at least 40 MLB players & staff test positive for COVID-19.THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BOMBAS & BETTER HELP:*Go to bombas.com/threeswings today to shop the Pride Collection and get 20% off your first order*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseballSUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Activism, Change, & This Week in Baseball

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2020 50:09

    Rhea joins you at this moment in history to talk police terrorism, activism, and change. Plus the week in baseball-- MLB's latest plan for restarting the season and its limitations; players and team staff test positive for Covid-19; Delino DeShields Jr's experiences with racism. Seize the Means of the Day.DONATE TO THE OKRA PROJECT:https://www.theokraproject.comTHIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP:*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseballSUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Three Swings Classic: Kendra James

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2020 43:45

    Enjoy this throwback interview with classic Three Swings guest Kendra James (Twitter @kendrajames_, Shondaland.com) talking Cubs fandom and much more!THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP & QUIP:*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseball*Get your first Quip refill FREE at getquip.com/baseballSUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Mental Health Check-In (Presented by Better Help)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2020 18:17

    Better Help presents a bonus episode from Rhea talking about how they're dealing with stress and anxiety.**Special Offer for Three Swings Listeners**Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseball

    MLB & Systemic Racism w/ Randy Wilkins

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2020 72:40

    Rhea talks with filmmaker Randy Wilkins (@PamsSon) about baseball fandom, his tryout with the Royals, and his viral Twitter thread about the MLB's response (or lack of response) to the George Floyd murder and systemic racism in men's major league baseball.FOLLOW RANDY ON TWITTER & READ HIS THREAD HERE:https://twitter.com/pamsson/status/1268198025924694020THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP:*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseballCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    De-Center Yourself

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2020 32:00

    Rhea joins you on the weekend to talk racial oppression, self-reflection, and the importance of de-centering. Rhea also talks men's baseball updates - including the latest MLB owners plan for a 2020 season and why so many players have spoken out against it. (Hint: money)THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY QUIP, POSTMATES, & BETTER HELP:*Get your first Quip refille free at GetQuip.com/Baseball*Postmates is giving listeners ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS of free delivery credit for your first SEVEN days. To start your free deliveries, download the app and use code THREESWINGS*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseballCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Three Swings Classic: AAGPBL & Hometown Emotions (Tour Diary 4.11.18)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2020 36:23

    Revisit another classic Three Swings episode! Recorded from their dad's house in Akron, OH on April 11 2018, Rhea recounts firsthand memories of the A League of their Own reunion game that took place at the 2016 Bentonville Film Festival-- seeing former AAGPBL player Gina Casey make the most of an extra pitch, interviewing Geena Davis and the cast, witnessing the movie that changed their life come to life-- you might want to grab some tissues for this one because yes, there IS crying in baseball.THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP:*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseballTHE OLD BALL GAME HAPPENS EVERY SUNDAY AT 4:30PST! Rhea and pals Greg Nix and Wayland McQueen (Duck Snort Podcast) are watching classic baseball games every Sunday night during quarantine and you can join them! Just sign up at Patreon for exclusive access to the livestream and the archives:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Money, MLB Owners, and the July Return Plan

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2020 38:18

    Rhea discusses the MLB owners' plan for a July return, the money and media manipulation of it all, and responses from players, including friend of the podcast Sean Doolittle. THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY QUIP & BETTER HELP:*Get your first refill free at getquip.com/baseball*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseballTHE OLD BALL GAME HAPPENS EVERY SUNDAY AT 4:30PST! Rhea and pals Greg Nix and Wayland McQueen (Duck Snort Podcast) are watching classic baseball games every Sunday night during quarantine and you can join them! Just sign up at Patreon for exclusive access to the livestream and the archives:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Three Swings Classic: Greg Proops

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2020 54:51

    Enjoy this throwback interview with Three Swings classic guest Greg Proops, talking the mental side of baseball, including genius and not-so-genius managerial moves, playing angry, and why Willie Mays may be the smartest ball player of all time. Greg also tells some truly unforgettable baseball stories... postseason memories, meeting Joe Madden at the breakfast table... too many stories to count. Originally recorded 2/28/18.THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP:*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseballTHE OLD BALL GAME HAPPENS EVERY SUNDAY AT 4:30PST! Rhea and pals Greg Nix and Wayland McQueen (Duck Snort Podcast) are watching classic baseball games every Sunday night during quarantine and you can join them! Just sign up at Patreon for exclusive access to the livestream and the archives:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Baseball's Big Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2020 41:00

    Rhea tackles some of baseball's biggest questions-- Does Pete Rose belong in the Hall of Fame? What if the Marlins had kept Stanton and Yelich? Is Ichiro baseball's true hit king? Is the late 90s Cleveland team the best team to never win a World Series? And more!THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP: *Get 10% off your first month of Better Help at betterhelp.com/baseball THE OLD BALL GAME STARTS TODAY SUNDAY 5/3! Rhea and pals Greg Nix and Wayland McQueen (Duck Snort Podcast) are watching classic baseball games every Sunday night during quarantine and you can join them! Just sign up at Patreon for exclusive access to the livestream and the archives:https://www.patreon.com/threeswings CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS: https://twitter.com/threeswingspod https://www.instagram.com/threeswingspod GET THREE SWINGS MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swings THREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Quarantine Mental Health Check-In (Presented by Better Help)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2020 13:13

    Better Help presents a bonus episode from Rhea talking quarantine and how they're dealing with stress and anxiety. We hope this episode makes you feel a little less alone during this difficult time. And if you're struggling with your mental health, consider Better Help's online network of professional counselors.**Special Offer for Three Swings Listeners**Get 10% off your first month atbetterhelp.com/baseball

    Alex Cora Suspension, MLB Staff Pay, & Quarantine Survival Strategies

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2020 32:12

    Rhea returns with a fresh buzz cut to talk baseball and other things! Alex Cora's Suspension, MLB Staff Pay, Sean Doolittle's Grateful Dead Glove, Happy Birthday Omar Vizquel, Quarantine Survival StrategiesTHIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY POSTMATES & BETTER HELP:*Get $100 of free delivery credit for your first SEVEN days of Postmates using code THREESWINGS*Get 10% off your first month of Better Help atbetterhelp.com/baseballTHE OLD BALL GAME COMING SOON! HOPEFULLY NEXT SUNDAY 5/3! We're figuring out the tech for our livestreams to bring you the best viewing experience possible (and not get shut down for copyright infringement). Stay tuned on Twitter and Patreon for more info and sign up for Patreon to support Three Swings and get access to all livestreams:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    The Show, MLB Coronavirus Study, & Arizona Bubble Backlash

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2020 30:45

    Rhea is here to get you through your quarantine with updates on the MLB's coronavirus study, The Show league, and major backlash against the Arizona bubble proposal from Mike Trout and Clayton Kershaw.THE OLD BALL GAME STARTS THIS SUNDAY APRIL 19TH 4:30PM PST! Rhea is watching classic baseball games with pals Greg Nix and Wayland McQueen (Duck Snort Podcast) every Sunday at 4:30pm pst, starting with the 1995 ALDS Game 5 and some vintage Griffey Jr! We're going to be livestreaming the games on YouTube. Sign up on Patreon for all the exclusive details:https://www.patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Duck Snort, Robot Fans, & the Arizona Plan w/ Wayland McQueen and Greg Nix

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2020 70:05

    Rhea is joined by friends/teammates Wayland McQueen and Greg Nix (Duck Snort podcast) for a baseball chat and a special announcement! Plus an update on the imminent return of baseball in the Asian leagues and the possible return of the MLB (but only in Arizona).SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON! CLASSIC GAME LIVESTREAMS START SUNDAY APRIL 19TH 4:30PM PST!https://patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Yankees PPE Ponchos, Astros Non-Suspensions, & Minor League Salaries

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2020 40:06

    Rhea is back for another week without baseball to talk Yankees PPE ponchos, former Astros serving their suspensions without missing any games, and minor league salaries during quarantine.SUPPORT THREE SWINGS ON PATREON! BONUS CONTENT COMING YOUR WAY VERY SOON!https://patreon.com/threeswingsCONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Opening Day at Home

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2020 47:37

    Rhea records a new episode on what would have been Opening Day and talks control, generosity, MLB postponement, seven-inning doubleheaders, and how the top MLB teams could be positively or negatively affected by a late start to the season.THIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP & JOE EXOTIC: TIGER KING:*Go to BetterHelp.com/Baseball and get 10% Off your First Month!*Listen to Joe Exotic: Tiger King at wondery.fm/ThreeSwingsJECONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

    Introducing "Joe Exotic: Tiger King"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2020 6:00

    Joe Exotic devoted his life to raising and breeding lions, tigers, and other exotic animals at his Oklahoma zoo. He croons ballads, shoots guns, and puts it all on YouTube. But hes also made a lot of enemies. And the biggest of all is the owner of a big cat sanctuary in Florida named Carole Baskin. The feud between Joe Exotic and Carole gets messy, vicious, and outrageous -- until both of them are pushed far beyond their limits. From Wondery, comes Joe Exotic: Tiger King,the story about two people who want to save animals and destroy each other.For the Full Episode go to: wondery.fm/ThreeSwingsJE

    The Incredible Women of the AAGPBL

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2020 71:10

    Rhea talks with Anika Orrock, the author of "The Incredible Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League." Available now wherever books are sold:https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/51201832-incredible-women-of-the-all-american-girls-professional-baseball-leagueTHIS EPISODE SPONSORED BY BETTER HELP:*Go to BetterHelp.com/Baseball and get 10% Off your First Month!CONNECT W/ THREE SWINGS ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM AND SEND YOUR #ROSINBAG QUESTIONS:https://twitter.com/threeswingspodhttps://www.instagram.com/threeswingspodBUY TICKETS FOR RHEA'S TOUR DATES HERE:https://www.rheabutcher.com/livedatesGET THREE SWINGS MERCH:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/three-swingsTHREE SWINGS IS A FOREVER DOG PODCAST:https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/three-swings

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