Out of Left Field

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

398 episodes of Out of Left Field since the first episode, which aired on January 13th, 2020.

  • Episode 30: Farm Bureau Interview - Adam Frazier and Wes Rea

    May 4th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  14 mins 20 secs
    baseball, college, college baseball, college sports, mississippi state, pittsburgh pirates

    Former Bulldogs Adam Frazier and Wes Rea look back at the 2013 season and share their thoughts on what made the national runnerup team special.

  • Episode 29: Adam Frazier, Wes Rea, and Coach Steve Smith

    April 30th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 35 secs
    baseball, college, college baseball, college sports, mississippi state, pittsburgh pirates

    Adam Frazier and Wes Rea share their memories of the 2013 team, and former pitching coach Steve Smith provides a look back at the early 90's as he talks Harden, Wallace, Dubose and recruiting the top ranked recruiting class in the country in 1994.

  • Episode 28: Heartland Catfish Interview - Janet Marie Smith

    April 29th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  20 mins 33 secs
    baseball, college, college baseball, college sports, dodgers, mississippi state, orioles, red sox

    Janet Marie Smith grew up in Jackson, MS...graduated from Mississippi State...and went on to become one of the most influential baseball stadium architects in Major League history.

  • Episode 27: Renowned MLB architect Janet Marie Smith discusses baseball projects, former managers John Mooney and Jon Burt go behind the scenes.

    April 23rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 37 secs
    baseball, college, college baseball, college sports, dodgers, mississippi state, orioles, red sox

    MSU alum and Jackson native Janet Marie Smith talks Camden Yards, seats on the Green Monster at Fenway, Dodger Stadium renovation and the urban impact of stadiums. John Mooney and Jon Burt go behind the scenes of 90's Bulldog Baseball.

  • Episode 26: Heartland Catfish Interview - Lane Burroughs and Butch Thompson

    April 19th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 1 sec
    baseball, college, college baseball, college sports, mississippi state

    Former Bulldog assistant coaches Lane Burroughs and Butch Thompson share recruiting stories of Bulldog greats, and share behind-the-scenes memories on helping create a successful decade of Mississippi State baseball.

  • Episode 25: Butch Thompson and Lane Burroughs share recruiting stories and memories of their time at Mississippi State.

    April 15th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 31 secs
    baseball, college, college baseball, college sports, mississippi state

    Before Butch Thompson became head coach at Auburn and Lane Burroughs became head coach at Louisiana Tech, they were assistant coaches in their home state. Thompson, from Amory, and Burroughs, from Meridian, hit the road recruiting and began putting together signing classes that led Mississippi State into one of the nation's elite programs of the past decade.

  • Episode 24: Farm Bureau Interview - Former Bulldog Jeffrey Rea

    April 13th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  11 mins 50 secs
    baseball, college, college baseball, college sports, mississippi state

    Jeffrey Rea was a four year starter at Mississippi State and was a fixture as the leadoff man in the Bulldog lineup. One of the all-time great hitters at Mississippi State, Rea climbed the hit chart and held the record for most hits as a Bulldog, until last season. Listen as Jeffrey talks about the 2007 run to the College World Series and his life with Farm Bureau.

  • Episode 23: Heartland Catfish Interview - Pat McMahon

    April 13th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  21 mins 35 secs
    baseball, college, college sports, mississippi state, yankees

    Pat McMahon took Mississippi State to the College World Series as Head Coach in 1998 after being a part of some great Bulldog teams as an assistant coach.

  • Episode 22: Former head coach Pat McMahon and former baseball great Jeffrey Rea

    April 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 25 secs
    baseball, college, college baseball, college sports, mississippi state, new york yankees

    Pat McMahon served as head coach at State in 1998-2001 after a long career as an assistant under Ron Polk. Jeffrey Rea set the MSU school record for hits in his career and held that record until last year.

  • Episode 21: Heartland Catfish Interview - Kyle Peterson

    April 6th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  13 mins 17 secs
    baseball, college, college baseball, college sports, mississippi state

    ESPN's Kyle Peterson joins the show to talk about the NCAA ruling regarding spring athletes.

  • Episode 20: Interview - Former Bulldog Barry Winford

    April 6th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  9 mins 10 secs
    baseball, college, college sports, mississippi state

    Barry Winford joins the show to talk about the great teams from the late 80's and shares his thoughts on the new SBA loan programs.

  • Episode 19: April 2, 2020 - ESPN's Kyle Peterson, former Bulldog Barry Winford and a look back at Bulldog Shortstops

    April 2nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 50 secs
    baseball, college, college baseball, college sports, mississippi state

    ESPN's College Baseball Analyst Kyle Peterson discusses the extra year for college baseball players, Barry Winford talks late 80's baseball and the SBA Loan Program, and a look back at great Bulldog Shortstops.

  • Episode 17: Heartland Catfish Interview - Ben McDonald

    March 29th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  18 mins 22 secs
    baseball, college, college sports, lsu, mississippi state

    SEC College Baseball analyst Ben McDonald joins Bart and Charlie to share his thoughts on the current state of college baseball, his thoughts on arm injuries, and how the interest in SEC baseball has grown in the past 20 years.

  • Episode 18: Country Music artist/songwriter HARDY

    March 29th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  10 mins 6 secs
    country music, hardy, mississippi state

    He grew up in Philadelphia, MS...a huge State fan....and has written some of the biggest songs in country Music. HARDY talks Mississippi State, the music industry, and the background to writing God's Country, a song Blake Shelton took to #1.

  • Episode 16: March 25 - Ben McDonald, HARDY, and a look back at the 2012 SEC Baseball Tournament

    March 25th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  50 mins 15 secs
    baseball, college, college sports, country music, hardy, lsu, mississippi state

    Former big league star and college baseball analyst Ben McDonald discusses the current times in college baseball, country music singer/songwriter HARDY talks about Mississippi State and what goes into writing a hit song.

  • Episode 15: Interview - Buck Showalter

    March 22nd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  17 mins
    baseball, college, college sports, diamondbacks, mississippi state, orioles, rangers, yankees

    Buck Showalter joins the show to share his experiences on coaching after a stoppage, his thoughts on analytics in the game, and his time in Starkville as a Mississippi State Bulldog.