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Sidearmnation Podcast - A Unique Baseball Podcast

A unique baseball podcast - Interviews with: - current/former MLB sidearm/submarine pitchers- unique baseball stories- athletes from other sports talking baseball

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Former MLB C/Current Indy ball Manager Gregg Zaun
On this episode we have former MLB veteran catcher Gregg Zaun....Gregg comes on the show to talk about his baseball career, MLB debut, winning a World Series with the Marlins, time with the Jays, catching side of the game, transition to coaching. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
62:02 5/19/24
Bill "Spaceman" Lee - Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer - Baseball Legend
On this episode we have the one and only Bill "Spaceman" Lee.... Bill comes on to talk baseball, pitching, MLB Debut, his time in Canada, playing Cuba/Soviet Union...life lessons! Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
33:48 4/18/24
Brandon Barnes - Former MLB OF/Creator of Athlete Narrative
On this episode we have former MLB OF Brandon Barnes... Brandon comes on the show to chat about his journey to the show, getting recruited more as a Football player in HS, grind in the minors, MLB Debut, hitting for the cycle, playing in Korea, new project Athlete NarrativeThank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
39:04 4/13/24
Ryan Bollinger - Pro LHP/Baseball Globetrotter
On this episode we have pro LHP Ryan Bollinger .... Ryan comes on the show to talk about his unique journey, getting drafted out of HS as a hitter, transition to pitching, Indy ball, signing with the Yankees out of Germany, getting called up with the Yankees, playing in Australia/Taiwan. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
36:24 4/7/24
Gary Van Tol - Boise Hawks Manager/Former Team Canada player
On this episode we have pro manager of the Boise Hawks Gary Van Tol....Gary comes on the podcast to chat about his baseball career, hockey career, time playing with Team Canada, playing in Netherlands, coaching career, pro baseball. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
98:00 4/2/24
Joe Sergent - Former pro LHP
On this episode we have former pro LHP Joe Sergent...Joe comes on the show to chat about his college career, time in Marlins system, Indy ball, transition to coaching, baseball in USA vs Canada Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
66:44 3/28/24
Andrew Gross - Pro Sidearm RHP - Team Israel WBC
On this episope we have former Rays RHP Andrew Gross... Andrew comes on the show to chat about his college career, arm slot story, sidearm pitching, playing in WBC, playing winter ball, starting Sidearm Specialist Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
51:39 3/24/24
Kody Funderburk - Twins LHP
On this episode we have Minnesota Twins LHP Kody Funderburk....Kody comes on the show to talk about his college career as a two-way player, time with the Okotoks Dawgs, grind in the minors, MLB debut, relief pitching. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
43:12 3/20/24
Bo Schultz - Former MLB RHP
On this episode we have former MLB RHP Bo Schultz....Bo comes on the show to talk about his college career, transition to a sidearm pitcher than back to over top, MLB Debut in Australia, time with Jays, playing in World Port TournamentThank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
49:46 3/18/24
Ralph Garza - MLB multi arm slot RHP
On this episode we have RHP Ralph Garza... Ralph comes on the show to chat about his college career, arm slot story, sidearm pitching, MLB debut, playing winter ball. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
32:15 3/14/24
Pete Hartmann - Former AAA LHP/Baseball Globetrotter
On this episode we have 15 year pro LHP Pete Hartmann.  Pete comes on the show to chat about his college career, journey in the minors, arm slot story, Indy ball, playing winter ball/Italy,  pitching/bullpen mindset.  Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
40:31 3/10/24
Joe Testa - Former Pro Multi Slot LHP
On this episode we have former pro LHP Joe Testa.   Joe comes on to talk about his college career, time in affiliated ball with Twins/Nationals, arm slot story, playing winter ball, Italy, Indy ball. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
49:30 2/25/24
Darrell Thompson - Brewers LHP
On this episode we have Milwaukee Brewers LHP Darrell Thompson....Darrell comes on the show to talk about his college career, playing Div 3/summer ball, having to go the Indy ball route, playing in World Baseball Challenge in Canada, signing with the BrewersThank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
43:39 2/20/24
Marc Rzepczynski - Former MLB LHP
On this episode we have former MLB LHP Marc Rzepczynski....Marc comes on the show to talk about his college career, MLB Debut, winning a World Series, the mental side of pitching. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
82:45 2/15/24
Alexia Jorge - Current University C/USA Women's National Team
On this episode we have current college catcher Alexia Jorge.  Alexia comes on the show to chat about her journey to playing collegiate baseball, playing for the USA Women's National Team, softball vs baseball for girls, catching part of the game, calling pitches. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
32:05 2/4/24
Alex Maestri - Former Cubs/Team Italy RHP
On this episode we have former Team Italy RHP Alex Maestri.  Alex comes on the show to talk about his baseball journey, getting signed by the Cubs, representing Italy in WBC, playing in Japan/Korea/Australia/Mexico, transition to coaching, DSL with the Pirates, starting baseball glove company Dominate Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
40:16 12/31/23
Jake Fishman - MLB Sidearm LHP
On this episode we have MLB LHP Jake Fishman.  Jake comes on to talk about sidearm pitching, getting drafted out of Div 3 Union College, MLB Debut, representing Israel at both the Olympics and World Baseball Classic. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
38:39 12/21/23
Justin King - Brewers LHP
On this episode we have current Milwaukee Brewers LHP Justin King...  Justin comes on the show to chat about his college career, his transition from hitter to pitcher, adversity from injuries, playing winter ball in Australia, playing in Arizona Fall LeagueThank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
39:55 12/17/23
Olympic curling Gold medalist/former Juco knuckleball pitcher John Shuster
On this episode we have Team USA Olympic curler John Shuster.  John comes on the show to talk about his juco baseball career, being a knuckleball pitcher, playing catch with Tim Wakefield, getting his own baseball card, curling career. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
38:10 12/13/23
Jeff Flagg - 2014 World Long Drive Champion/former Mets minor leaguer
On this episode we have 2014 World Longdrive Champion Jeff Flagg.  Jeff comes on the show to chat about his baseball career, playing college at Mississippi State, playing in the Minor League system with the NY Mets, transition to Long Drive golf and winning the World Longdrive Championships almost a year later. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
54:27 11/24/23
Christian Dearman - Sidearm RHP Savannah Bananas
On this episode we have Savannah Bananas RHP Christian Dearman.  Christian comes on the show to talk about his arm slot story, sidearm pitching, college career, Indy ball, Banana ball! Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
60:59 11/19/23
Former MLB/Team Italy RHP Jason Simontacchi
On this episode we have former MLB RHP Jason Simontacchi....Jason comes on the show to talk about his incredible journey to the show, getting drafted out of NAIA, had to go to Indy ball and Italy beforehand, going to the Olympics, MLB debut, transition to coaching, going full circle with Italy coaching with them at WBC. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
53:51 11/14/23
Former MLB Canadian RHP Matt Maysey
On this episode we have former MLB RHP Matt Maysey.  Matt comes on the show to talk about growing up in Canada, moving to Texas in HS, grind in the minors, MLB debut, playing international baseball, bullpen mindset. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
27:39 10/24/23
Former NHL/Team Canada player Morris Mott
On this episode we have former NHL player Morris Mott.  Morris is also a member of both the Manitoba and Saskatchewan baseball Hall of Fames.  Morris comes on to chat about his baseball career, hockey career, playing in the Olympics, getting to face Satchel Paige. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
33:55 10/13/23
Matt Kruse - Former college sidearm RHP/International coach
On this episode we have former college sidearm pitcher and International coach Matt Kruse.   Matt comes on to talk about his arm slot story, sidearm pitching, transition to college coaching, coaching the Swiss National team Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
42:25 10/8/23
Hyung Cho - Former AAA INF/Creator of Oppotaco
On this episode we have former AAA INF and creator of Oppotaco Hyung Cho.  Hyung comes on the show to talk about his college career, minor league baseball, Inter-County league, coaching career with Team Canada, Oppotaco, what infielders look for in their pitching teammates. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
61:32 10/4/23
Jack Hardy - Former White Sox Sidearm RHP
On this episode we have former White Sox sidearm RHP Jack Hardy... Jack comes on the show to chat about his arm slot story, sidearm pitching, MLB debut, time in Canada/including meeting his wife there, son Matt getting up to AAA and representing Panama at the WBCThank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
48:49 9/21/23
Gibran Hamdan - Former NFL QB/College baseball player
On this episode we have former professional QB Gibran Hamdan.  Gibran comes on the show to chat about his sports career, playing both sports at Indiana Univ, playing baseball for the 15u USA national team, almost playing for the Pakistan WBC team, playing in the NFL, NFL Europe, CFL Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
39:49 9/14/23
Quintin Torres-Costa - Sidearm AAA LHP Brewers
On this episode we have former AAA LHP Quintin Torres-Costa.   Quintin comes on the show to chat about baseball in Hawaii, college career, arm slot story, pro career, playing winter ball in Australia. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
31:37 9/5/23
Will Flynt - Baseball Globetrotter - Coach/LHP
On this episode we have former AAA LHP Will Flynt.  Will comes on the show to talk about his incredible career playing all over the world.  Japan, Taiwan, Mexico, Canada, Netherlands, playing Indy ball, sidearm pitching, now managing in the Northwoods League. Thank you everyone for listening! Geoff Freeborn
100:56 9/1/23