A Swing and a Belt: Diamond Dads
The Sheepdogs lead singer Ewan Currie and his dad, Neil, talk sports and music. Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Randal Grichuk remembers little league, and his father’s impact as a coach. Plus, Ben Shulman turns the microphone around on Dan in this week’s Voices of the Game segment.
(Music on this week’s podcast provided by The Sheepdogs.)
A Swing and a Belt with Dan Shulman
In this MLB and Toronto Blue Jays podcast, Dan Shulman takes a look at the human side of baseball. Because everyone in the game has a story.
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OPEN – Randal Grichuk, Ewan Currie (lead singer of The Sheepdogs) and his father Neil, and we get to know Dan a bit better thanks to Ben.
2:00 – Dan and Ben chat with Ewan Currie (lead singer of The Sheepdogs) and his father Neil in-studio about their love for baseball, the Blue Jays, bucket list sports events, throwing out a first pitch a baseball game, best stadiums they’ve attended and, obviously, music.
21:20 – Dan sits down with Blue Jays outfielder Randal Grichuk to talk about the impact his father, George, had on his career.
27:15 – This week’s Voices of the Game segment, Ben asks his dad about his career and where he got his start. Dan tells the story of the (prank) phone call from ESPN, his favourite calls, covering the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer and how he changed careers after graduating university.
47:20 – Tease for next week when John Kruk joins the show!