A unique combination of player, agent, and broadcaster team up to bring you conversations with some of the biggest stars of baseball, other sports, and other professions. Hear previously unheard personal stories of memorable and meaningful events in the careers of our guests as well as their current activities and future plans.
Mark Sweeney spent 14 years in the Major Leagues with seven different teams. He played in the 1998 World Series and finished his career as the second all time pitch hitter in Major League history.
Barry Axelrod spent 40 years as an agent representing football and baseball players as well as athletes in other sports. He represented Hall of Famer’s Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell as well as other notable players such as Rick Sutcliffe, Wally Joyner, Mark Grace and Phil Nevin.
Emmy award winning broadcaster and journalist, Mike Pomeranz, brings unique perspective and extensive experience. In addition to having played minor league baseball, Mike has been broadcasting news and sports on the national, regional, and local levels for decades.
Since 2012, Mike has been the primary host for Fox Sports San Diego and has worked extensively for Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket.
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Episode 65: Geoff Blum
White Sox folk hero, Geoff Blum talks title, trades and tributes on this episode of Major League Beginnings. Enjoy Geoff's ride over 14 seasons with six clubs. The highlight, his prolific game 3-run homer in the 2005 World Series against his former team, the Houston Astros. Hear all the great backstories about the parties, parade, and being included in the statue that forever immortalizes the team that broke an 88 year title drought on the South Side.