Out of Left Field

A weekly podcast featuring in-depth analysis on Mississippi State sports.

About the show

Veteran broadcasters Bart Gregory and Charlie Winfield go behind-the-scenes on Mississippi State and college sports.

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Episodes

  • 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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.

  • Episode 14: March 18 - Buck Showalter, Dr. Cliff Story of the MSU Health Center, and a look at life without baseball

    March 18th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 30 secs
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    Bart and Charlie talk about life without baseball, go in-depth with Buck Showalter, and have a health update with Dr. Cliff Story.

  • Episode 13: INTERVIEW - MLB Agent Bo McKinnis

    March 15th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  14 mins 50 secs
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    Bo McKinnis talks to Bart and Charlie about how he got his start as an agent, the impact Ron Polk had on him coming to Mississippi State, and much more.

  • Episode 12: Left Field - Dogs go 5-0 vs Quinnipiac and Texas Tech

    March 12th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  51 mins 8 secs
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    Bart and Charlie look back at the great week of baseball as Mississippi State sweeps Quinnipiac and Texas Tech.

  • Episode 11: Heartland Catfish Interview - Mitch Moreland

    March 7th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  13 mins
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    Red Sox first baseman and former Bulldog Mitch Moreland joins Bart and Charlie to talk about his playing days at Mississippi State.

  • Episode 10: Out of Left Field - Look back at Long Beach State series and Quinnipiac preview

    March 4th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 16 secs
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    Veteran broadcasters Bart Gregory and Charlie Winfield look back at Long Beach State series, Bulldog Baseball memories, interview with Mitch Moreland, and a preview of Quinnipiac.