Dec 13, 2019 • 49M

D.B. Firstman & Interesting Baseball Names

 
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Midwest Swing is hosted by Twins fan Ryan Turnquist and Twins writer Brandon Warne, and attempts to take a deep dive on the team while keeping things lighthearted.
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Welcome back to Midwest Swing! Tom Schreier is once again gone but do not fret, Brandon brought in D.B. Firstman (@dianagram) author of the upcoming book Hall of Name: Baseball's Most Magnificent Monikers from 'The Only Nolan' to 'Van Lingle Mungo' and More to talk about a myriad of topics including the book, the Simpsons, funny Twitter accounts, and of course tons of baseball!

In This Episode:

  • Welcome, D.B. Firstman! [2:00]

  • Hall of Name: Baseball's Most Magnificent Monikers from 'The Only Nolan' to 'Van Lingle Mungo' and More [25:00]

Midwest Swing is a weekly podcast where Host Brandon Warne interviews experts, coaches, and players around the league on the state of the Minnesota Twins, The Major and Minor Leagues, and the latest MLB news.

Brandon Warne (@Brandon_Warne) is a Zone Coverage utility writer and our Minnesota Twins beat writer.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.