We have a wonderful, semi-Canadian-themed episode for you this week! We hope you enjoy it.
(0:00-5:10) The open
(5:48-10:18) The musical guest: CHELSEA WOLFE. Buy “Abyss” here. Stream it here.
(10:18-22:13) Generally baseball-themed emails from non-Canadians with bonus “Heavy Metal Bands to Jack Off To” segment
(22:52-46:18) Our human guest: Drew Fairservice of the Birds All Day podcast, talkin’ all things Jays.
(46:57-1:09:14) The baseball stuff. Mostly trade-related, with some bonus other nonsense.
- Carl O’Sgomez to the Astros
- AJ Preller and the Padres don’t do nuthin’
- Leake to the GAINTS
- Cespedes to the Mets
- Haren to the #CUBES
- Parra to the Orioles
- CJ Wilson is done, but his teammates don’t believe him, Weaver might be done too
- The Hiroshima Carp wore denim uniforms because Japan
(1:09:52-1:14:44) This week’s Old School Player of the Week is: WILLIE MUELLER
70 Merm, 70 DADGLASSES, 30 stache, 60 DORKHAT, 20 complexion
Mueller was a brutish 6’4”, 220 lb. reliever who pitched in two seasons for the Milwaukee Brewers (1978 & 1981). In those two seasons, he pitched in six games, logged 14 ⅔ innings, posted a 6.14 ERA and a 1.773 WHIP. He spent 10 years toiling in the minors before hanging up his spectacles after the 1983 season at age 26.
Mueller’s claim to fame is that he played the Duke, a menacing Yankees reliever, in the movie Major League. He’s now the pitching coach at Concordia University of Wisconsin. So there’s that.
Thanks for listenin’!