Inside of Jerry’s World

I talked to Al Michaels about broadcasting minor league baseball, and I introduced myself to Troy Aikman who seems to be an easy-going guy. I wish I could have met hundreds of others from the business community and sportsworld that attended this event. For so many years, I have had the privilege of attending some…

Cy Speak & Interviews Gone Bad

Many blogs ago, I shared with you some of the players and other baseball personnel that I have thoroughly enjoyed having as a radio pregame show interview guest. The star power factors into someone being a favorite, but there has to be more to it than that. Hopefully, the listener (and I) will learn something…

My First Baseball Gig

I would love to tell you how Paul Stewart pitched tonight or what Bucky Jacobsen did at the plate. We can even speculate as to why manager Don Money didn’t use Jason Childers in relief. I could share all of that, but I would be talking about the 1998 Beloit Snappers, the Single-A affiliate of…

Let’s Go To The Phone Lines

I called into a sports talk show once in my life. Once. I will tell you more in a minute or two. My Texas Rangers radio postgame show is driven by the plays that occur from that night’s game, but the callers have the strength to steer the show into a spirited direction that I…

The Passion

The Dallas-Fort Worth area is a baseball area. I would say it’s a baseball town, but you have to experience the area to know it’s not a town…it’s an area. A huge metroplex. There are five or six million people live here. Huge. And, it’s a baseball town. I mean, area. Why? When I arrived…