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Podcast: All All-Starred Out - Pointless Exercise Baseball Podcast
A new Joe, the same old result and weird uniforms, and that was just a small part of All-Star "week"
All-Star “week” (it’s only three days) was chock-full o’ stuff with the draft, the Home Run Derby and the weird uniforms in the actual game. David Brown is here to talk about all of that, potential trades, another new idea for the Derby which somehow results in Tom Cruise delivering the balls to an aircraft carrier and much more.
They give their thoughts on Fox’s new Joe, when does mic’ing players on the field actually work and Andy’s two brushes with greatness at the 2002 Home Run Derby in Milwaukee.
Oh, and as a bonus, we “fix” the Cubs road jerseys for them. No need to thank me, Tom.
This is the second week in a row that I forgot to talk about a ludicrous Cubs reference on the Hulu show The Bear. I promise I’ll try to remember to tell it next week.
On this week’s we talk—well, I do—about the only Home Run Derby I have attended in person. The derby is an incredible in person experience, and I was in Milwaukee in 2002 watching the most roided up contest of all time. Here are the highlights.