Baseball Is Good



A show about baseball, life, fun and et cetera.


  • Episode #42 Gerry Geurts

    Episode #42 Gerry Geurts

    05/04/2018 Duration: 50min

    Gerry Geurts is the president of CurlingZone and Operations for World Curling Tour. He is also the statistician for USA curling and the Grand Slam of Curling. We will talk about his work with analytics for the sport and what that entails. We will also chat about curling strategy and tips he would give curlers who are looking to better their game through the use of research and analytics. We may also chat some baseball, as he is a noted baseball fan. Please give it a listen!

  • Episode #41 39 Seconds John Donaldson

    Episode #41 39 Seconds John Donaldson

    28/03/2018 Duration: 01h05min

    I am lucky enough to chat with Peter Gorton and Payton Woodson who are helping to create the movie/documentary regarding John Donaldson, the greatest baseball pitcher you have never heard of. Here is the press release for the film... The legacy of John Donaldson, one of the greatest baseball players and a true American hero, will be restored in the feature documentary film 39 SECONDS. Pre-Production has begun with a major Kickstarter effort: The heavily anticipated film will shoot in the late summer of 2018 with the community’s support for the Kickstarter Born in Glasgow, Missouri, on February 20th, 1891, John Wesley Donaldson’s life was a life of baseball, and was known in his day as ‘The Greatest Colored Player in the World’. In a 32 year career that began at age 17, he played in over 2300 games from 1908 to 1949, when he became the first black scout in major league baseball history, working for the Chicago White Sox. Then he disappears. Only to

  • Episode #40 Brett Kruschke

    Episode #40 Brett Kruschke

    22/03/2018 Duration: 01h08min

    Brett Kruschke is the Vice President/General Manager of the Belle Plaine Tigers, a member of the Minnesota Baseball Association’s River Valley League. His playing days (or more accurately, bench days) began in 1991 and he continues to be involved with town-team baseball today, including an active presence on social media and playing with the 35-and-older Belle Plaine Gray Tigers. We will chat about his reflections on playing and working in Minnesota town ball, his stint as an intern with the Sioux Falls Canaries, life as a lifelong Twins fan and more. Please give it a listen!

  • Episode #39 Travis Aune

    Episode #39 Travis Aune

    16/03/2018 Duration: 34min

    Travis Aune is the founder of Minnesota Sports Unlimited and the host of the podcast Minnesota Sports Weekly. We will talk about his podcast and website, his love of Minnesota sports (specifically the Twins) and how he got into baseball and his love of sports as a kid. I hope you enjoy this episode, as Travis was absolutely someone who helped me learn that I love podcasting and being a part of this medium, and for that (and many other reasons) I like that I can call him a friend. Have a great day!

  • Episode #38 John Olson @Four_Six_Three

    Episode #38 John Olson @Four_Six_Three

    09/03/2018 Duration: 01h02min

    John Olson (@Four_Six_Three) is a baseball fan and writer/contributor at and Puckett's Pond. We will talk about his love of baseball, how he came to be a baseball fan, what his process is like for writing an article, and where his twitter handle was born from, among other topics. Please give it a listen. Have a great day!

  • Episode #37 Matthew Burke aka @TwinsColdTakes

    Episode #37 Matthew Burke aka @TwinsColdTakes

    02/03/2018 Duration: 01h01min

    Matthew Burke is a huge Twins fan. He runs the twitter account @TwinsColdTakes, which he uses to help bring knowledge to fans of the sport of baseball who are angry about players or baseball decisions involved with the Twins who may or may not have a #take that is worth standing by, at least in his opinion. I'm interested in his process as far as searching for ideas/thoughts to write about, and how he found this niche in social media. Please give it a listen!

  • Episode #36 Matt Bergeron

    Episode #36 Matt Bergeron

    22/02/2018 Duration: 01h01min

    Matt Bergeron is an Associate Attorney at Larkin Hofman Daly and Lindgren, Ltd. He is also a baseball fan, among basically all sports. We will talk his love of baseball, his love of fantasy sports, and what a typical day is like for a Cubs/Bears fan living in Minnesota. Seriously though, did I mention he is in like 6,000 fantasy sports leagues? Please give it a listen!

  • Episode #35 Joey Mellows AKA Baseball Brit

    Episode #35 Joey Mellows AKA Baseball Brit

    16/02/2018 Duration: 01h04min

    Joey Mellows (aka @baseballbrit) reports he quit his job and is planning to travel and document independent/non-affiliated baseball in 2018 and 2019, across the US, Great Britain and possibly elsewhere. I am fascinated by the little I know of his story, and I look forward to hearing about his travels and his plans in search of what he wants to find with the sport of baseball. Please also fill out his survey if you are a fan of independent baseball yourself. Have a great day!

  • Episode #34 John Bonnes

    Episode #34 John Bonnes

    09/02/2018 Duration: 01h05min

    I will chat with John Bonnes of Twins Daily and Gleeman and the Geek on Thursday evening. I look forward to chatting with him about podcasting, writing, and how he got into the sport of baseball initially. I'm curious about his thoughts on both twins daily and gleeman and the geek as well and what he sees as their individual futures. If you have any questions of John please let me know. Have a great day!

  • Episode #33 Nate Palmer of Pucketts Pond

    Episode #33 Nate Palmer of Puckett's Pond

    02/02/2018 Duration: 01h01min

    Nate Palmer is a writer/contributor with Puckett's Pond. We will talk baseball, offseason, Minnesota, social media and anything else that comes up in discussion. Please give it a listen!

  • Episode #32, Cory Engelhardt

    Episode #32, Cory Engelhardt

    25/01/2018 Duration: 45min

    I will be my own guest tonight. This show will be treated as if I am asking the questions I typically ask others about their reason for loving baseball and their baseball "origin" story. I will talk a LOT about why I love the sport of baseball, what I see as far as the potential idea for my podcast going forward (as well as writing) and I will lastly bring up my experience from Twins Fest over the past weekend. Please give a listen if you are so inclined, or go into the chat room if you want to ask questions Have a great day!

  • Episode #31 Ryan Turnquist

    Episode #31 Ryan Turnquist

    19/01/2018 Duration: 57min

    Ryan is a huge MN sports fan and we will talk baseball, sports, growing up a sports fan and anything else that comes our way. Please give it a listen!

  • Episode #30 Shea Mcginnity

    Episode #30 Shea Mcginnity

    12/01/2018 Duration: 01h00s

    Shea McGinnity (@SheaMcGinnity)  is a big time baseball fan who lives in Kansas City, MO. We will talk baseball, Minnesota Twins, and anything else that comes our way. Please give it a listen!

  • Episode #29 Chad Matthews

    Episode #29 Chad Matthews

    05/01/2018 Duration: 01h10min

    Chad Matthews is a lifelong baseball fan, as well as Tigers fan. He lives in Michigan, and we will talk baseball, traveling to see other team's stadiums, being a parent to a baseball fan, Ron Gardenhire and anything else that comes up along the way. Please join us!

  • Episode #28, Devlin Clark

    Episode #28, Devlin Clark

    28/12/2017 Duration: 01h12min

    Devlin Clark (@Devlin_Clark84) is a self-described Ultimate Twins Fan. We will talk baseball, growing up in Minnesota, the Minnesota Twins and anything else that comes our way. Please give it a listen.

  • Episode #27 Luke Muellerleile

    Episode #27 Luke Muellerleile

    22/12/2017 Duration: 01h30min

    Luke Muellerleile played baseball and football growing up in Minnesota, and was able to play both sports at Carleton college in Northfield. We will talk sports including youth and amateur sports in Minnesota. We will also talk Minnesota Twins baseball, and towards the end I plan to chat a little about the new Star Wars movie, of which Luke is a huge fan. Please give us a listen!

  • Episode #26, Darren Wolfson

    Episode #26, Darren Wolfson

    15/12/2017 Duration: 55min

    Darren "Doogie" Wolfson will be my guest. We will talk baseball and what sports he played as a kid growing up, why he started to really enjoy sports, how he got into what he does for his amazing career, and probably a little bit about the winter meetings. Please give it a listen! Twitter = @DWolfsonKSTP

  • Episode #25, Annie Huidekoper

    Episode #25, Annie Huidekoper

    01/12/2017 Duration: 01h01min

    Annie Huidekoper is the former community relations director, and later Vice President of Customer Service and Community Partnerships with the St. Paul Saints. The Saints are an un-affiliated minor league baseball team based out of St. Paul, MN. Annie and I will chat about baseball, her time with the Saints (as well as the Twins) some of the people and players she has met along her baseball journey, and other topics as they arise. Please give this show a listen!

  • Episode #24 Andy Ross

    Episode #24 Andy Ross

    23/11/2017 Duration: 01h30min

    Andy Ross is my cousin, and he is awesome. We will chat about baseball, life, and things we did when we were younger. I am insanely excited to catch up with Andy. Please give it a liste

  • Episode #23 Zachariah Friesen

    Episode #23 Zachariah Friesen

    17/11/2017 Duration: 01h08min

    Zach is an avid Twins and baseball fan. This episode will consist of Twins talk, offseason rumors, memories of the team as a kid and how someone becomes a lifelong baseball fan. Please give it a listen.  

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