37 minutes | Jul 6, 2020

2010 Ogden Raptor and 5-Year MLB Veteran Shawn Tolleson

In this episode, host David Graf interviews 2010 Ogden Raptor and 5-year MLB veteran Shawn Tolleson. Tolleson was a 30th round draft pick by the Los Angeles Dodgers out of Baylor University. Tolleson dominated the Pioneer League in 2010 and was named a Pioneer League All-Star after the season. He baffled hitters with a 0.63 ERA, 17 saves, and 39 strikeouts in 28.2 innings.Tolleson talked about his involvement with a cool new baseball app, overcoming injuries during high and school college to become a late round draft pick, what his experience was like playing in Ogden, being a Los Angeles Dodger, and what it was like being on the Texas Rangers during the "Bat Flip Heard 'Round the World" from Joey Bautista.The next episode featuring 1999 Missoula Osprey and 14-year MLB veteran Lyle Overbay will be released on Thursday, July 9th.Please rate, review, and subscribe to the podcast to help other baseball fans find the podcast! Donate at the link in the description below, or you can Venmo @davidgraf.You can follow David and Shawn on Twitter:@mrdavidgraf@shawn_tollesonYou can follow David and Shawn on Instagram:@davidgraf@shawn_tollesonShoutout Turntkenny on the music! Check him out on Tik Tok @turntkenny and Instagram @sometimes_turnt!Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-pioneer-league-podcast/donations
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