It's the first show of 2018 for the Phillies Talk Podcast, a raucous bunch took to the microphones on this show! We discussed the Eagles and how they made it to the Super Bowl, and of course the Phillies and how they will be heading down to Spring Training to start up a new season under new manager Gabe Kapler. We heard from Gabe Kapler and Andy Galdi, Phillies Director of Baseball Analytics from Rich's trip to the Phillies College Summit, after many years, Rich returned to College this year for 2018 and covered the enthusiastic bunch of students who made the trek for a chance at a career in baseball.
Additional show notes:
It's the Phillies Talk Podcast back for 2018, getting ready for Spring Training and talking about the Philadelphia Eagles appearance in the Super Bowl.
Rich Baxter is joined by Matt Veasey and a newcomer to the show, who is an old friend of Rich's, Mike McCabe. Matt just recently retired from 28 years on the Philadelphia Police Department and Mike has been retired and he is known as 'The Mayor of The Boardwalk' from the city of Atlantic City, New Jersey, where he retired after many years as well.
Will the Eagles win the Super Bowl? We give you our take on the game. Plus, of course the Phillies season is set to start up again in Clearwater with Spring Training. New manager, Gabe Kapler, is speaking at the 2018 College Summit on how he was inspired to embrace the chance to become a Major Leaguer, as well as how he intends to manage the team this year.
Andy Galdi, Phillies Director of Baseball Analytics, talks about how he got to the Phillies and what goes into making a successful analytics department. Phillies announcer, Gregg Murphy, introduced the Phillies management to the College crowd for 2018.
All of this and more on this edition of the Phillies Talk Podcast. The show is looking for sponsors, so if you have a business and you'd like to have an ad on the show please visit fightinphillies.com to find out more about it.