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  • Episode 56: How to Create Passion, Build a Niche Business and Work Within Sports – Jim Convertino
    March 17th, 2021

    Former D1 college player Jim Convertino shares how he has built a business which now has 700+ pro athletes and entertainers as clients on Episode 56. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 1. Why Jim believes focusing on becoming great at something leads to passion and is how he launched his professional career […]

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  • Episode 55: The Journey to the Big Leagues, Playing Overseas and Building a New Career in Sports Media – Xavier Scruggs
    February 17th, 2021

    Former MLB and KBO player Xavier Scruggs shares how baseball set the table for him to launch his second career in sports media on Episode 55. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 1. Why Xavier felt media was the perfect outlet for his second career which has had him working for […]

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  • Episode 54: Throwing a Perfect Game and Chasing New Dreams in Business – Javi Salas
    January 20th, 2021

    Former pitcher in the Milwaukee Brewers organization and at the University of Miami Javi Salas shares how baseball has been the precursor to bigger things in business on Episode 54. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 1. Why Javi returned for his senior year after being drafted by the Twins as a […]

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  • Episode 53: Habits of a Champion – Dana Cavalea
    December 16th, 2020

    2009 World Series champion and former New York Yankees Director of Strength, Conditioning and Performance Coach Dana Cavalea is the featured guest for Episode 53, our last episode of 2020. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation… 1. How after playing one year of college baseball Dana realized his most likely path to the […]

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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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