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Best podcasts about big swing

Latest podcast episodes about big swing

Dodgers Nation: Blue Heaven Podcast
Episode 190 – Padres v Dodgers Series Preview, Fans Booing Kenley Already? GOATs on the Bump & More | Blue Heaven Podcast

Dodgers Nation: Blue Heaven Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 64:27


Coming at you live on Jackie Robinson Day, the guys reflect on what the day represents and what it means knowing what Jack did for the Dodgers and for baseball. Next, we dive into the new look "angry Kenley Jansen" and the boo birds flying early in the season for the closer at Dodger Stadium. Plus, the latest injury updates involving Gavin Lux, Cody Bellinger, and Brusdar Graterol. For the second act, we welcome long-time friend of the show, and co-host of The Big Swing podcast, Cooper Surles to the show to talk about the new Ross Stripling hosted podcast "GOATs On the Bump" podcast. Finally, we dig into the highly anticipated series against the little brother Padres in San Diego. First, are the Pads rushing superstar Fernando Tatis Jr back to the active roster? Past Padres actions say they may in fact be for an ultimately meaningless series in April. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Big Swing Podcast
ESPN’s Senior Baseball Analyst, Tim Kurkjian + March Madness Talk

Big Swing Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 34:42


The 2021 MLB Season is finally at our doorstep, and what better guest to have to preview the season than ESPN’s Senior Analyst, Tim Kurkjian. From the elite arms on the Dodgers, to the powerful bats of the Yankees, Kurkjian gives us his predictions on which teams will be in the hunt to win it all! With March Madness being filled with upsets, how did your bracket do? Coop shares his March Madness thoughts as his bracket is in the top one percent.Click the link below to send your question to Strip & Coop and see if your question makes it on the show!Click here to send your question to Strip & Coop!4:54 – Guest Interview with Tim KurkjianFollow us on social mediaBig Swing Podcast: Instagram (@BigSwingPodcast) & Twitter (@bigswingpodcast)Ross Stripling: Instagram (@ross_stripling) & Twitter (@RossStripling)Cooper Surles: Instagram & Twitter (@coopersurles)A Jam Street Media Production.

Underrated
Gods of Egypt

Underrated

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2021 48:47


It's our 50th episode and this monumental event marks the conclusion of our Big Swing series! We couldn't pick a more perfect film to end on than this big budget film with mythology inspired worldbuilding that wasn't based on any existing IP. Most of all this movie is really really wierd.

Underrated
Alita: Battle Angel

Underrated

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 45:44


We continue our series Big Swing by talking about this 2019 film directed by Robert Rodriguez based on the manga and OVA Battle Angel Alita. Despite making around $400 million at the box office the huge price tag of this movie may actually mean it didn't turn a profit. The film clearly sets up a sequel but the jury is still out on if it will receive one. Follow us! Instagram: @undercastcompany, Twitter: @undercastco, Facebook: Undercast Company. Email us at undercastcompany@gmail.com. Check out more on Big Swings by checking out the post on Medium.

Aughtsterion
Silent Night (2012)

Aughtsterion

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2020 58:22


Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas, Aughtsterion family! Although the spirit of the season feels a little bit lacking in 2020, Jordan and Sam simply couldn't let the advent calendar go empty without one more chapter of winter wonderland content for you. This time, your co-hosts immerse themselves in the weird and wild world of Silent Night, the 2012 remake of trash Christmas classic Silent Night, Deadly Night. And Sam is taking a BIG SWING on the true meaning of this late era Aughsterion entry. Jordan gets red pilled and Jamie King gets her flowers as we wrap the pod in tinsel and dress it in a too-short sexy Santa dress one more time this year.   Produced by: Jordan Crucchiola Music by: Sam Wineman

The Daily Gardener
November 4, 2020 Frederick Orpen Bower, the California Fan Palm, November Folklore, Dorothy Parker, Private Gardens of the Bay Area by Susan Lowry and Nancy Berner, and Henry David Thoreau

The Daily Gardener

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 14:19


Today we celebrate the man who is remembered in the botany building at the University of Glasgow. We'll also learn about the mystery behind the California Fan Palm. We’ll salute the Folklore of November, along with a witty poem about November by an American poet and satirist. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about some incredible private gardens in the San Francisco Bay Area. And then we’ll wrap things up with a charming 1855 journal entry from an American writer.   Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart To listen to the show while you're at home, just ask Alexa or Google to “Play the latest episode of The Daily Gardener Podcast.” It's just that easy. Gardener Greetings Send your garden pics, stories, birthday wishes, and so forth to Jennifer@theDailyGardener.org Facebook Group If you'd like to check out my curated news articles and blog posts for yourself, you're in luck because I share all of it with the Listener Community in the Free Facebook Group - The Daily Gardener Community. There’s no need to take notes or search for links - the next time you're on Facebook, search for Daily Gardener Community and request to join. I'd love to meet you in the group.     Important Events November 4, 1855  Today is the birthday of the English botanist and Primitive Plant Expert Frederick Orpen Bower. Bower served as the Regius chair of botany at the University of Glasgow "Glahs-go." When he arrived in 1885, the department was housed in two rooms, and the herbarium was stuffed into a small attic space. To make matters worse, when Bower lectured, he had to vie for a lecture hall with other departments and faculty. Fifteen years later, the University finally constructed a new botany building, and when it was finished, the building served as England’s first botanical institute. The 1901 grand opening for the Glasgow botany building was lumped in with the University's 450th-anniversary celebration. The eminent botanist Sir Joseph Hooker opened the building. Almost a century later, the building was renamed to honor Frederick Orpen Bower, and that’s how the building became known as the Bower Building. Tragically, on October 24, 2001, the Bower building was significantly damaged by a fire. The losses included first editions of Darwin's Origin of the species and Hooker and Bower's works. Many of the oldest botanical manuscripts and books were impacted because they were stored on the third floor under the roof space. After almost four years of continuous work, the building reopened in November 2005. The 2001 Bower Building fire is a cautionary lesson for archivists and curators to digitally preserve our most precious historical artifacts before they are lost to time.   November 4, 1984 On this day, the Arizona Republic newspaper shared an article about the history of the native palm of Arizona written by Vic Miller, a professor of agriculture at Arizona State University. The article starts this way: "Yes, we do have a native palm. Seeds of it were collected in Arizona; taken to Belgium and grown in a nursery; [where it was observed] and named by a German botanist, but [it is not called the Arizona Fan Palm,] it is called the California Fan Palm." The mystery of the California Fan Palm was not about how it got its name but rather where it came from - California or Arizona. In 1976, researchers made a discovery that helped solve the 100-year-old mystery. Here's the fascinating backstory: In 1879, a German botanist, Herman von Wendland, saw the palms growing in a Belgium nursery. He named the palm Washingtonia filifera “Washing-TONE-ee-ah fill-IF-er-ah”  in honor of George Washington. The name seemed appropriate since Wendland only knew that the seeds for the palms had been collected in America. Wendland had no idea which state was home to the palms. Three years earlier, in 1876, the German botanist Georg Drude had noted that the seed was collected in Arizona, along the Colorado River. An [Italian botanist, Dr. Francesco Franceschi, also said that the palms were] from Arizona. But a Stanford botanist named Samuel Parish disagreed. Parish knew that the area where the seeds were supposedly collected was near Prescott. According to Parish, this was "a region of pines rather than of palms." To Parish, the seeds had to come from California. But what Parish didn't realize is that there were small groves of Arizona palms roughly 38 miles from Prescott - near Castle Creek. Next, the researchers wondered how the Arizona Palm seeds ended up in Belgium? Well, it turns out, the 1870's stagecoach line went right along Castle Creek to Prescott, Arizona, and then onto Santa Fe, New Mexico. In September 1872, the Czech botanist and Extreme Orchid Hunter Benedict Roezl was in that part of the Southwest on his way to Mexico. Roezl likely bought some of the ripe purple fruit from those Castle Creek Arizona Palms and then sent the fruit back to Germany with his other specimens. And that is how the Arizona Fan Palm was named the California Fan Palm by a German Botanist who saw them growing in Belgium.   Unearthed Words Today’s Unearthed Words are a collection of folklore and sayings about November. Thunder in November, a fertile year to come. A heavy November snow will last till April. Flowers in bloom late in autumn indicate a bad winter. If there’s ice in November that will bear a duck, There’ll be nothing after but sludge and muck. November take flail; let ships no more sail. If trees show buds in November, the winter will last until May. There is no better month in the year to cut wood than November. Ice in November brings mud in December.   In May, my heart was breaking- Oh, wide the wound, and deep! And bitter it beat at waking, And sore it split in sleep. And when it came November, I sought my heart and sighed, "Poor thing, do you remember?" "What heart was that?" it cried. — Dorothy Parker, American poet, writer, critic, and satirist   Grow That Garden Library Private Gardens of the Bay Area by Susan Lowry and Nancy Berner This book came out in 2017. This fantastic book was written by two incredible and accomplished garden writers: Susan Lowry and Nancy Berner. The marvelous landscape photographer Marion Brenner took all the photos. Together, this team toured over thirty-five private gardens in the San Francisco Bay Area. Now, whether you’re from this part of the country or not, you will surely be seduced by the enchanting beauty of Northern California—it's a dreamscape for landscape designers and gardeners. Susan and Nancy organized their book geographically. We get to follow along as they make their way from the San Francisco Peninsula, to San Francisco, into Berkeley and Oakland, and then wrapping up in Napa, Sonoma, and Marin. You’ll gain an appreciation for so much about this area: the micro-climates, the range of plants, the drought-tolerant natives, the rock gardens, and the endless supply of gorgeous backdrops. This tour includes the 1911 masterpiece garden known as Green Gables, the salvia haven known as Big Swing, a jaw-dropping vertical garden in San Francisco, and many more. Susan and Nancy reveal the goals of each gardener and design secrets behind every garden. This book is 256 pages of garden ideas. Susan and Nancy’s coffee-table book would be a fine gift for an avid California gardener or anyone who would enjoy touring this horticultural paradise vicariously. You can get a copy of Private Gardens of the Bay Area by Susan Lowry and Nancy Berner and support the show using the Amazon Link in today's Show Notes for around $35   Today’s Botanic Spark November 4, 1855    On this day, Henry David Thoreau wrote in his journal: "The winter is approaching. The birds are almost all gone. The note of the 'dee de de' sounds now more distinct, prophetic of winter, as I go amid the wild apples on Nashawtuc. The autumnal dandelion sheltered by this apple-tree trunk is drooping and half-closed and shows but half its yellow, this dark, late, wet day in the fall... Larches are now quite yellow, — in the midst of their fall... When I look away to the woods, the oaks have a dull, dark red now, without brightness. The willow-tops on causeways have a pale, bleached, silvery, or wool-grass-like look."

Andrew and Jotham: Top of the Standings

Top of the Standings hosts Andrew Hale and Jotham Israel recall their greatest sports experiences and adventures. This week's story is titled "Jotham's Big Swing."

Big Swing Podcast
3x All Star Pitcher, Scott Kazmir

Big Swing Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2020 23:03


Is it time for a comeback? 3x All-Star, Scott Kazmir talks about his new team (Eastern Reyes del Tigre) as he is currently in the Constellation Energy League. Scott has played for numerous organizations like the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays but there’s one team he envisions himself playing for when he looks back. This week's Beast of the Week, Coop is joined by their Big Swing's producer, Anthony Silva, AKA “Fake Klay,” as they tip their cap to Jamal Murray. 01:08 – Guest Interview with Scott KazmirInstagram (@scottykaz)Twitter (@scottkazmir19)Follow us on social mediaBig Swing Podcast: Instagram (@BigSwingPodcast) & Twitter (@bigswingpodcast)Ross Stripling: Instagram (@ross_stripling) & Twitter (@RossStripling)Cooper Surles: Instagram & Twitter (@coopersurles)A Jam Street Media Production. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

QuadCities.com Weekend in 2 Minutes
Quad Cities Weekend In 2 Minutes – August 20th, 2020

QuadCities.com Weekend in 2 Minutes

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2020 3:05


Get your virtual fishing jones on this Saturday, rip out some tunes at Big Swing’s karaoke night on Friday, and check out some blues on Wednesday at Kavanaughs! And, get even more info on live music, art classes, car shows and more, in this week’s Weekend!

Big Swing Podcast
ESPN College Football Analyst, Kirk Herbstreit

Big Swing Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2020 55:09


Want the latest college football news and analysis? We have you covered as ESPN College Football analyst, and broadcaster Kirk Herbstreit joins The Big Swing. With the college football season in doubt, Herbstreit explains the difficult decisions that lie ahead for conference commissioners and should college athletes get paid? Do you ever wonder after over 20 years of being on College GameDay why Herbstreit does not age? He gives us his secret ingredient. Strip and Coop give their Beast of the Week as there are athletes that are on a complete tear. Do not forget to SUBSCRIBE, write a REVIEW, and be a SWINGER! 07:47 – Guest Interview with Kirk HerbstreitInstagramTwitterFollow us on social media!Big Swing Podcast: Instagram & TwitterRoss Stripling: Instagram & TwitterCooper Surles: Instagram & TwitterA Jam Street Media Production. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Big Swing Podcast
NBA Guard, CJ McCollum (Re-Release)

Big Swing Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2020 51:37


The Big Swing is having a big throwback with a rerelease episode with NBA Star Guard, CJ McCollum. When chasing your dream there can be plenty of doubts and hardships. McCollum explains what helped him push through and how he finally got his shot in the NBA. In any professional sport, film study is pivotal for success. McCollum goes over his obsession for film study and the measures he takes to ensure he has an edge on his opponent. 01:21 – Guest Interview with CJ McCollum (Instagram) (Twitter)Follow the Big Swing!Big Swing Podcast: Instagram & TwitterRoss Stripling: Instagram & TwitterCooper Surles: Instagram & TwitterA Jam Street Media Production. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Radio Vagabond
165 JOURNEY: Swinging in Durban

The Radio Vagabond

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2020 22:03


Groete van Durban! Welcome to the next instalment of my amazing road trip across South Africa. In this episode, you still find me in the vibrant coastal city of Durban - but more specifically, perched on top of one of the city's most renowned landmarks, Moses Mabhida Soccer Stadium. Just what exactly am I doing 106 meters (348 ft) from the ground? I'm about to jump… The reason why I am about to jump off this stadium arch is not because I'm crazy, or because this global pandemic has gotten all too much for this weary Danish vagabond, but rather it is because I am about to do The Big Rush Big Swing: a thrilling leap swinging out into a massive 220m arc soaring over the entire stadium. It has been officially named the world's tallest swing by the Guinness Book of Records since 14 May 2011. Okay, I might be a little crazy after all! But first, let's backtrack a little. WHERE WE LEFT OFF IN THE PREVIOUS EPISODE After a great chat with Nkonzo aka Dat Boy Mreppa in the Sky Car (listen to the previous episode here), we returned safely to the ground on what had become yet another glorious day in the African sun. I went into the Moses Mabhida Stadium tourism office to see if any of the other attractions would arouse my interest. And then I saw it - the brochure for The Big Rush Big Swing. My heart started pounding.  Then I heard two voices on each shoulder, an angel and little devil, trying to convince me of the pros and cons of attempting this crazy swing: A: “Why put yourself through that? You know you're going to hate it.” D: “No! You know you're going to regret it if you don't do it!” A: “Come on. You don't need that. Just get in an Uber and go have lunch.” D: “If you do it, you'll feel good about yourself!” A: “Feel good??” D: “Yes! The big rush…the big adrenalin rush!” A: “You know what would feel good? A nice cold beer and a big juicy cheeseburger!” D: “Remember just a few days ago when you were at the bungy jump place? Didn't you just say that you regretted that you didn't do it?” A: “Yeah…but you already did the world's highest bungy jump.” D: “Yes that's right…but do you know what you haven't done yet?” A: “No...what?” D: “The world's highest swing...” Yes, they were having a lively conversation. And I was struggling to make a decision. But I mustered up enough courage and made the decision to get a dose of adrenaline over Durban's skyline. I sounded calm when I got up to the top - but I wasn't. MY VAGABOND RULE When I was in the tourism office an hour earlier, the tourism officers could see that I looked scared, so I told them that I needed time to think. I actually thought this must be something that happens on a daily basis, and I was sure they were making bets if I would return or not. Let me tell you a bit about my Vagabond Rule. On day 2 of my nomadic journey back in July 2016, I made the rule to myself which stated, ‘when in doubt, just do it'. This rule has always steered me in the direction of adventure and discovery and has provided me with countless serendipitous moments I have been lucky enough to experience. I have tried to live by my Vagabond Rule ever since, and it has never let me down. This was not the day I would break my most valued rule. So, I bought a ticket and started preparing myself for what was to come. Oh yes, did I mention that I am terrified of heights? SWINGING IN DURBAN “Would you like to pay extra for the video and the photos of your swing-venture?” the tourism officer asks. You bet I would. I was here alone, and I definitely needed some proof of me doing this. I mean, who wouldn't want to see my poor, terrified face hurtling towards the ground for their own amusement? That's why you're here, isn't it? :) The Big Rush Big Swing is not your average swing. It allows you to take the thrilling leap from a small bridge between parts of the iconic arch of the stadium, some 80 meters above the spectator stand, swinging out into a massive 220m arc where you soar into the centre of the stadium. This is not a bungy jump. There's no big rubber bungee cord this time. Only a rope. One end strapped to my waist and the other strapped to the highest point of the arch. Before I jumped, I was presented with some legal papers with a lot of fine print to sign, which would take me hours to read, and then a dotted line after the text where my shaking signature should go. When I'm nervous I tend to make jokes, so I asked them if I was effectively signing my life away, to which they responded “Yes”. Yikes. After I bravely signed the consent form, the tour operators began to attach the harnesses on me. It was all getting too real at this point. They attach the harnesses onto you on the ground because the only way to get to the jumping-off point at the top of the stadium arch is to walk up the 352 steps of the actual arch, which carries a strong risk of falling. So, the experience of thrill mixed with danger begins when you are still on the ground and haven't even started the swing yet! Before we embarked to the summit, I am literally sweating fear droplets (dramatic, I know), and of course, I am nervously making jokes about dying with every breath.  Not only am I painfully aware that these are not funny at all. I am also clearly making the other two jumpers nervous. Ugeetha and Luis, a young couple from Cape Town, were my jumping crew partners. We began making our way up the stairs in nervous anticipation, but all I can think of now is how unfit I am! These stairs are more terrifying than the prospect of the jump! 352 steps are the equivalent of 25 floors in a building. So, if the thought of jumping out of a window from the 25th floor doesn't make your mouth dry, the walk up there definitely will. We eventually made it to the top and Ugeetha and I both fervently insisted that Luis be the first lemming to take the plunge. Ugeetha and I could see the terror in his face as he was about to take his last step to the edge. He jumped, and it looked amazing, to be honest! Soon after they reeled him back in, Ugeetha jumped with excitement. Now it was my turn… THE BIG RUSH First, you have to climb down 4-5 meters on a vertical ladder from the viewing platform to the actual jumping platform itself. But even though I knew I was safely secured in my harness; my heart was in my throat when I looked down to the ground to see just how high we were. After cautiously making my way to the jumping platform I realized there was no turning back. “Are you ready to jump?” the swing operator asked me. “I don't have a choice now, do I?” I thought. I handed over my phone to a girl shooting videos and taking pictures and left my microphone on the side as well. They asked me to say a few words to the camera, which was placed a few meters away and it's windy up there so, it's a bit hard to hear. But basically, I said the same thing I had been saying for an hour leading up to this point: “I don't know why I'm doing this. I feel this is a big mistake and bla-bla-bla." I then started climbing down the stairs (with them filming each nervous step) and halfway down they said: “Hey look up and smile!”. I managed to do so, but inside I was terrified! 1-2-3-JUMP...! Then I slowly made my way out to the middle of the very narrow bridge. It's less than a meter wide and even though there's a railing on one side and I was strapped in, I still felt I could fall down and die any second. Oops…I used the D-word again. And then it was my turn. 3-2-1…JUMP! If you want to get the full experience, then be sure to watch the video of my Big Swing. I promise you will not be disappointed! Look out for my next episode about what happened after I descended the towering arch of Moses Mabhida Stadium. Because the next day turned out to be nothing like I expected – and plans were drastically changed… Until then, take care!   LISTENER LETTER I decided to fulfil a request I've had a few times regarding a song I used in one of my previous episodes. Here's one of the emails about that. This one is from Andrea from Brisbane, Australia.   “Hi Palle, I've heard you playing a little bit of a song where they sing something like “Living the good life”. Would you mind playing the full song at some point? I really like it and it always makes me smile. Thanks, Palle! Keep up the good work, Andrea” Thank you for your letter, Andrea! I am glad that you like the song so much, it is one of my favourites, too. The song is called ‘Living the Good Life' and is performed by singer-songwriter, Steve Collom. Enjoy!   I WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! I really would like to hear from you. Where are you and what are you doing as you listen to this episode? You can either send me an email on listener@theradiovagabond.com or go to my brand new website TheRadioVagabond.com. Or you know what would be fun? Send me a voicemail on WhatsApp and I can play it on the next episode. My WhatsApp number is +4540105105. Either way, I would love to hear from you. It's so nice to know who's on the other end of this…    SPONSORS A special thank you to my sponsors, Hotels25.com, who always provide me with the best, most affordable accommodation wherever I am in the world.

The Yard - A Los Angeles Dodgers Fan Podcast
Episode 8 - Dodgers Baseball on July 10th?

The Yard - A Los Angeles Dodgers Fan Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2020 45:45


On this episode of The Dodger Yard Podcast we talk about the MLB draft being tonight. What did David Price have to say on the Big Swing podcast. We talk about lots of proposals! Owners reject Players proposal then MLB sent a proposal of their own the players rejected it and you can guess it another proposal! How much will MLB be making this upcoming season? Scott Boras can’t pay his players so he has to redirect that elsewhere. MLBPA has a plan for paying minor leaguers. Owners and players have agreed to a July 10th opening day! Baseball is upon us but which version will we get? Check out our website dodgeryard.com to keep up with the latest news. Twitter: @DodgerYard Instagram: @DodgerYard YouTube: Dodger Yard Facebook: @DodgerYard2019

Big Swing Podcast
HUGE Announcement!

Big Swing Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2020 5:05


HUGE Announcement! The Big Swing Podcast has some BIG news as Ross and Coop announce they are joining a new podcast network, Jam Street Media! Jam Street Media is an up and coming podcast company that has already launched over 300 podcasts. The Big Swing Podcast officially launches June 10th and we have a lineup of great guests! The guys are thrilled to be apart of the team and we hope you Swingers are ready for what is to come. The Big Swing t-shirts with our NEW logo are coming out thanks to Sports Creatures. We are teaming up with Sports Creatures as they have creative player apparel to fans across the globe. Use our promo code “BIGSWING15” for 15% all gear. Get ready swingers because we are swinging for the fences with new episodes starting June 10th.Follow and visit Jam Street Media to get more information on their other new podcasts. Website: jamstreetmedia.com Instagram: @jamstreetmedia1Twitter: @jamstreetmediaGo to www.sportscreatures.com and use our 15% off Promo Code for all apparel: BIGSWING15 REVIEW & SUBSCRIBE to listen to all of The Big Swing Podcast new episodes. Be a Swinger! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Big Swing Podcast
69. Pat Connaughton, Milwaukee Bucks

Big Swing Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2020 49:34


Bucks F, Pat Connaughton, joins the Big Swing to talk about his interesting path to professional sports, the NBA coming back, his top 3 NBA players ever, and much more! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bigswing/message

Dodgers Nation: Blue Heaven Podcast
Episode 106 - Beer and Chicken Strips

Dodgers Nation: Blue Heaven Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2020 59:38


The Blue Heaven boys are back from spring training in Arizona and they've got stories ...but first they want to talk about the Dodgers starting rotation and how it was already set only a couple games into Cactus League play. On today's show: Rosterbation Is the Rotation Really Already Set? Spring Training Stories Dodger Stadium Renovation Update And More! It seems that the only question left unanswered is who starts opening day, even though Dave Roberts has said it's down to two. Clayton Kershaw apparently went to Driveline Baseball and it has the guys excited to see what a re-invented Kersh looks like. Moreover, we discuss the pitchers on the outside looking in as far as the rotation is concerned and openly wonder if the organization has enough players to field two competitive teams in the major leagues. Plus Mookie Betts has spoken and he wants to be left in the leadoff spot. Clint and Brook share some of their favorite stories from Arizona but hold off on the juicy stuff while Gary is away. Still, importantly, how mrgarylee tried to kill them is discussed, as well as drinking all of a bar's beer with a host of The Big Swing podcast. Finally, there is one month until the official start of the season and Dodger Stadium is far from finished. While an update tour is planned shortly, Clint and the online audience are all very concerned about whether the ballpark will be ready in time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Big Swing Podcast
Ben Fairchild, Spring Training & Dodgers Preview, Super Bowl Recap

Big Swing Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 5, 2020 39:15


On episode 51, we have Fairchild Sports Performance's, Ben Fairchild on the pod for his 2nd Big Swing appearance. We also recap the Super Bowl and talk all things Spring Training and Dodgers. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bigswing/message

My Brother, My Brother And Me
MBMBaM 495: Play Along at Home!

My Brother, My Brother And Me

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2020 56:44


You’re gonna have some questions after the new segment in today’s episode. Only one man has the answers. His name is Travis, and also when we said he has the answers, that’s actually not gonna be true a lot of the time. Suggested talking points: Laughter and Love Challenge, Cole Slaw Juice, Brutalist Cup Design, Pizza Box Repair, Travis Takes a Big Swing at a New Bit, RIP Nut, Sky Pipes

All Sports Best
49ers, Kaep Comeback, & The Manziel Era with Cooper Surles

All Sports Best

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2019 41:28


Cooper Surles of The Big Swing dropped in for an original podcast with the ASB crew! We talk all things sports, look back on the Manziel Era Cooper was around for, and discuss the possible future for Collin Kaepernick. We get a fresh look at what it's like to be a Rockets fan and talk DISNEY+. Plus, we share our drink choice for the podcast! This one is a must-listen - check it out!

Effectively Wild: A FanGraphs Baseball Podcast
Effectively Wild Episode 1397: Stripling Explains it All

Effectively Wild: A FanGraphs Baseball Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2019 71:18


Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller talk to Ross Stripling, Los Angeles Dodgers starter and host of The Big Swing, about why he started and enjoys doing a podcast, how Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman influenced his pitching style, how he uses data to prepare for opponents, and how he feels about pitching in […]

All Sports Best
Dodgers' Ross Stripling & The Big Swing's Cooper Surles

All Sports Best

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2019 36:21


We're happy to bring you the latest episode featuring The Big Swing podcast hosts Ross Stripling & Cooper Surles! We dive into how the podcast got started, what it's like to pitch for the LA Dodgers, wedding planning with just a few days to go, and much more! This is an episode you won't want to miss! Both of these guys have a ton of chemistry on their show and you can feel that on this episode. Be sure to share with a Dodger fan for some added behind the camera information you won't get anywhere else!

Dodgers Nation: Blue Heaven Podcast
Episode 62 – The One With Ross Stripling | Blue Heaven Podcast

Dodgers Nation: Blue Heaven Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2019 53:54


It's not super often that you get a real life big leaguer in your office, so we took full advantage of the opportunity with Dodgers swing man Ross Stripling. On today's show: - Getting to know Ross - Insight into "The Big Swing" podcast, hosted by Ross and long-time friend Cooper - How much he and other big league athletes pay attention to social media - Favorites, plus "this or that" - And questions from Twitter Get to know Thomas Ross Stripling better than you ever thought you did with this fun filled, exclusive interview. We delve into topics including how he became a pitcher, his favorite player growing up, and who he tried to most emulate as a pitcher. Plus we get to know all about his podcast "The Big Swing." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Big Swing Podcast
Actor, David Berman

Big Swing Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2019 54:24


On today's episode of The Big Swing, we have actor, David Berman. David appeared on 16 season of CSI and now has a role on The Blacklist. He is also a life-long Dodgers fan. Sit back and enjoy some amazing baseball & acting stories! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bigswing/message

Second Base, a Dodgers podcast
S1E5: MLB Foodfest Recap, Bellinger's Historic April, and Game of Thrones x Dodgers

Second Base, a Dodgers podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2019 45:57


This week, Bren recaps her experience at the MLB Foodfest (she tried the toasted grasshoppers!). We also talk about Cody Bellinger's historic April as well as his appearance on the Big Swing podcast and MLB's Newlybros Game, cry over the article Rich Hill wrote about his late son, and touch briefly on FOCO's Game of Thrones x Dodgers Bobblehead Collection.

Big Swing Podcast
Dodgers Update, TIGER IS BACK, Game of Thrones

Big Swing Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2019 32:19


On this episode of the Big Swing, we update the current status of the Dodgers, Tiger's historic Masters win, and Ross breaks down Game of Thrones. We also include our Happy Wife Happy Life and Beast of the Week segments. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bigswing/message

Optimal Finance Daily
643: On Taking a Big Swing by Shannon McNay with Cait Flanders

Optimal Finance Daily

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2018 9:14


Shannon McNay with Cait Flanders shares her thoughts on taking a big swing. Episode 643: On Taking a Big Swing by Shannon McNay with Cait Flanders (Improving Focus to Accomplish Goals & Achieving Dreams). Cait Flanders started her site to document her debt repayment journey. After paying it off, she adopted a minimalist lifestyle, tossed 75% of her stuff, and is currently doing a two-year shopping ban. She shares stories and lessons learned every week. The original post is located here: https://caitflanders.com/2016/07/27/big-goals/ Please Rate & Review the Show! Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com & in The O.L.D. Podcasts Facebook Group! and Join the Ol' Family to get your Free Gifts Thank you to ZipRecruiter for sponsoring! Listeners of O.L.D. can post jobs on ZipRecruiter for FREE! Just go to: ZipRecruiter.com/ofd --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/optimal-finance-daily/support

Wrestle Radio
Off the Rails Uncesored gets some "attitude"

Wrestle Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2018 111:00


Well folks for the first time ever you will hear from another podcast joining Granny Hulkster and B-Train tonight on "Off the Rails Uncensored for an hour and half's worth of some freakinfrackin fun! Call in feel free to have some fun tonight with Big Swing and Icon.

Potterless
Ep. 37 - Order of the Phoenix Ch. 37-38 w/ Julia Schifini

Potterless

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2018 42:42


Multitude's own Julia Schifini returns to finish off the remainder of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix! Topics include ANOTHER DANG RECAP, "The Weapon," Mike taking a BIG SWING at a theory, McGonagall impressions, found family, determining the worst book in the series, and more! — Thanks for listening to this episode of Potterless! Don’t want the journey to stop? Check out the links below and as always, Wizard On! WEBSITE: PotterlessPodcast.com (LEARN ABOUT THE SHOW!) PATREON: patreon.com/potterless (SUPPORT THE SHOW!) TWITTER: twitter.com/potterlesspod (TWEET THE SHOW!) INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/potterlesspodcast (PICTURES OF THE SHOW!) FACEBOOK: facebook.com/potterless (HOME OF THE FANCY PRIVATE GROUP!) MERCH: https://store.dftba.com/collections/potterless (REP THE SHOW!) DISCORD: (For $2+ patrons!) Created/Hosted/Edited/Produced by Mike Schubert, Music by Bettina Campomanes, Web Design/Art by Kelly Beckman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices