The 2020 Houston Astros avoided the cheating fallout. What will the 2021 Houston Astros storyline be? You might be able to make a case that the Houston Astros are the luckiest team in the entire sports world. Yeah, they made it to Game 7 of the ALCS against the Tampa Bay Rays after being down…
A brief analysis of the MLB blackout policy and the impact it has on the younger generation of fans. Ask any older baseball fan why they love their team—I will almost guarantee you it’s because their parents were fans of that same team. Maybe they grew up watching the games on television with their parents…
A look around the sports world with a focus on NBA TV ratings, bubbles, broadcasting, and sports during the pandemic. In the sports world, like just about everywhere else, 2020 has been a year like no other. As concern for the COVID-19 pandemic peaked, organized, professional sports all but ground to a halt. Then, rightly…
Positively impacting the lives of players, fans, and the city of Sacramento. In this SportsEpreneur Podcast episode, John Priore chats with Chip Maxson, General Manager of the Sacramento River Cats, AAA Affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. We discuss mentoring, the city of Sacramento, and leading a baseball organization.
Chip was the 2019 Pacific Coast League Executive of the Year. He led the Sacramento River Cats to the 2019 AAA National Championship.
John spent time with Chip at Sutter Health Park, the stadium the River Cats call home. Let’s get into this episode: Leading the Sacramento River Cats with General Manager, Chip Maxson on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
Leading the Sacramento River Cats with General Manager, Chip Maxson
The City of Sacramento
How the River Cats Positively Impact the Community
From Intern to General Manager
The Mental Side of Minor League Baseball
The Importance of Networking and Education
Winning the 2019 National Championship
The 2020 Sacramento River Cats
Getting dirty and doing the work on and off the field. In this episode, we chat with Sean Farrell, CEO of Quality Data Systems and former Minor League Baseball Player for the Oakland Athletics. We discuss the life of a minor leaguer, business lessons from sports, and doing the work.
Sean learned from a young age that if he was going to make it on the field, he had to get dirty. He has taken those same lessons from the ball field and applied them to the business world.
Sean proves that if you put in the work, you can knock it out of the park.
If you are a fan of baseball, hustle, and leadership, you will enjoy this conversation.
We are excited to feature Sean Farrell on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
If you have a passion for something, you can make a lifestyle out of it. In this episode, we chat with David Ring, Founder and Owner of Canyon Side Cages in San Diego, CA. We talk about teaching, a baseball life, and growing your business on Instagram. All of this and more with baseball coach, David Ring.
Through passion, hard work, an opportunity, and a viable market, David went for it, building Canyon Side Cages to what it is today. Even more, David has built up his own personal brand through teaching, giving, sharing both in person and on social media.
If you are a fan of sports, baseball, and business, you will enjoy this conversation.
We are excited to feature David Ring on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
America’s Pastime. But is baseball just that, a past time? In this episode, we discuss the state of major league baseball.
While financially, the MLB is growing… there seem to be some issues with the sport.
As we look ahead, we discuss some of the issues we believe are going on with Major League Baseball. And look at some ways baseball could get back to being that past time so many love
I am sure the house is divided on the state of Major League Baseball. Regardless of your opinion, we are fascinated by all of it. Do let us know your thoughts and we can feature them on a future episode.
Taking you back to the baseball card era. Today we speak with Stu Stone, Director of the sports documentary, Jack of All Trades. In this episode, we discuss baseball cards, authenticity, and Jack of All Trades
Stu Stone is an actor and writer from Ontario, Canada. He is best known for his work on Donnie Darko, The Boys Club, and Jack of All Trades.
Jack of All Trades is a documentary that gives an investigative look into the baseball card scandal during the 1990’s. This documentary, of course, has a major left turn.
Stu provides behind the scenes stories from his time directing and creating the documentary to his story growing up in the card collecting era.
Stu’s success on and off the screen has us excited to feature him on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
Born from hard work and great effort. Today we speak with Tom Murphy, Catcher for the Seattle Mariners. In this episode, we discuss the Major League Baseball Journey, The Seattle Mariners, and youth baseball. —— Last season, Tom played for the Colorado Rockies. Before his time in professional baseball, Tom played collegiate ball at the University of Buffalo. Tom shares stories from his time playing little league baseball in Upstate, New York to becoming a major leaguer to moving this past offseason from the Rockies to the Giants to the Mariners. We always talk about finding the positive and Tom showcases his positive mindset in this conversation. And as you will hear from Tom, it’s born from hard work and great effort. Tom’s success on and off the field has us excited to feature him on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.
Using your platform for good. Our guest today is Jake Newton, professional hockey player and mental health advocate. In this episode, we discuss mental health in sports and the life of a professional hockey player. ——Today we are chatting with Jake Newton, Professional Hockey Player and mental health advocate. In his career he has played in the AHL, ECHL and currently plays for JYP of the Finnish Liiga. Jake had a lot to say about mental health, battling recovery, and using his platform for good. Jake’s success on and off the ice have us excited to feature him on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.