At Bat with Jonesy: Chad Jones

Josh Jones: What does baseball mean to you? Chad Jones: As cliché as it may sound, baseball means the world to me. Most of what I do evolves around the sport—my workouts, how I eat, what I watch and read, what I talk about. The sport has had me hooked since age 5 and won’t…

Beyond Left Field with Norm: Asad Rahman

I came across Asad and Project Enlighten on Facebook.  I chatted with Asad a few times and ended up buying a lot of cards from him for $40. Well worth the money. I received Topps cards ranging from 1968-1984. I ended up buying a second lot for the same price and was very happy with…

Beyond Left Field with Norm: Austin Yount

Austin Yount was the Dodgers 12th round draft pick in 2008. Austin played for Stanford and his father Larry pitched in the majors. Austin is the nephew of Brewers great Robin Yount. Thanks for taking some time Austin. What are you up to these days? I am now doing investment banking in San Francisco.  I…

Beyond Left Field with Norm: Mike Safford

Mike thanks for taking the time to chat with 9 Inning Know it All. Please, tell us more about yourself. I have been the play by play voice of the Boise Hawks for nine seasons (2003-05, 2008-present), serving as both the media relations coordinator and baseball information coordinator during that time. I am also the…

Beyond Left Field with Norm: Brian Hunter

I’m really excited to have a chance to ask Brian Hunter a few questions. Brian played all or part of nine seasons in Major League Baseball between 1991 and 2000 for the Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, Seattle Mariners, St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies. While he was primarily a first baseman, he also appeared in nearly 100 games as an outfielder.   Your homerun in…