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  • Episode 52: Becoming an MLB All-Star, Playing for a World Series Title and Winning Beyond the Field – Russ Ortiz
    September 16th, 2020

    Former MLB All-Star Russ Ortiz shares from his 12 year big league career and how he went on to start a business, 2GG Apparel, around his passion for golf afterwards on Episode 52. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 1. The common trait Dusty Baker, Bobby Cox, Bruce Bochy and Joe […]

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  • Episode 51: What’s Next? – Luke Melms
    September 2nd, 2020

    Former college player and Founder of Baseball and Business Luke Melms shares the vision for the future of B&B through a few updates on Episode 51. Here are a few of the highlights… 1. Luke shares how COVID-19 while a negative event has allowed for an internship to develop for a few college baseball players […]

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  • Episode 50: Ivy League, Minor Leagues and Working at Nike – Brian McAfee
    August 26th, 2020

    Former pro player Brian McAfee shares from his experiences as a student-athlete at Cornell and Duke before being drafted by the Rays and now working at Nike as a Data Scientist on Episode 50. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 1. Brian talks about how he juggled the heavy workload as a […]

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  • Episode 49: Swinging An Axe – Branden Berry
    August 19th, 2020

    Former pro player Branden Berry shares how his dream of playing in the big leagues evolved into helping pro and amateur hitters get an edge working for Axe Bat on Episode 49. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 1. Branden talks about his competitive mindset going into playing at the University […]

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  • Episode 48: Finding the Dream Makers – Jim Morris
    August 12th, 2020

    Former MLB player Jim “The Rookie” Morris shares from his incredible story which Disney turned into a movie and the insurmountable odds he has once again overcome beating Parkinson’s since the movie came out on Episode 48. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 1. Jim talks about his difficult first stint […]

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  • Episode 47: No Legs, All Heart – Dave Stevens
    August 5th, 2020

    Dave Stevens shares his remarkable story as a legless college athlete who also had the chance to play independent league baseball for the St. Paul Saints on Episode 47. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 0:52 Dave describes the challenges he faced growing up without legs in Arizona and the resilience he […]

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  • Episode 46: A New Chapter – Casper Wells V
    July 29th, 2020

    Former MLB player Casper Wells V shares from his 10 year pro ball career and journey afterwards building a career in business on Episode 46. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 1. What Casper’s first call up taught him and allowed him to thrive hitting over .300 his first year in […]

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  • Episode 45: Bringing the Heat – Nick Hagadone
    July 22nd, 2020

    Former MLB player Nick Hagadone shares from his 5 year big league career and how this taught him to focus on incremental growth which he has carried into business on Episode 45. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 1. How Nick went from barely pitching as a freshman to being a 1st […]

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  • Episode 44: How to Thrive in Crunch Time – Rick Peterson
    July 15th, 2020

    Former MLB pitching coach and pro player Rick Peterson takes us behind the scenes of constantly being on the cutting edge as a coach on Episode 44. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 1. What during Rick’s college career piqued his interest in studying psychology 2. Rick selling Jerry Reinsdorf on […]

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  • Episode 43: From the Big League Bump to Business – Daniel McCutchen
    July 8th, 2020

    Former MLB player Daniel McCutchen shares how he maximized his opportunities while playing and how this set him up afterwards to start his own business on Episode 43. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 1. Daniel’s decision to take on a tough economics major while playing at the University of Oklahoma […]

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