BASEBALL & BEYOND
About This Show
Interviews, stories & discussion primarily with baseball folks & analysts, but will go beyond, as we meet up with "all" sports figures and entertainment types passing through St. Louis, like Bob Costas, Ozzie Smith, Jim Edmonds, Joe Buck and more. This podcast is interview based, with a heavy emphasis on storytelling by our guests. Look for an episode each week. PLEASE HELP ME-- leave a comment and positive review on itunes. TWITTER- @Bradstraubinger.
Most Recent Episode
Bob Tewksbury tells Pedro Guerrero, Joe Torre stories & mental science to baseball
6 days ago
Brad Straubinger interview with Bob Tewksbury. Tewksie was a Cardinal from 1989 to 1994, and played with many characters along the way. We talk about those characters, including a fun story about Pedro Guerrero. We talk about his incredible 1992 season where he walked 20 in over 230 innings pitched--not accomplished since or before in a long time. And we talk about his book, 90% Mental. Bob has been a mental skills coach for many years with the Red Sox and now the Giants. A new role in baseball, but it is one that is seemingly going to become grow more in the game, Tewks talks about working with Jon Lester, and his troubles throwing to to 1st. We cover other stories about the mental side of the game and helping players through those struggles, including personal memories when he was in it mentally.