HAPPY MARCH STILL! We sat down with Millikan head baseball coach Ron Keester at Avenue 3 to talk about his squad this season and what the Moore League is looking like this year (11:56-42:40). 'Shoot Your Shot' is the official podcast of the countdown to the 2028 Olympics in LA. We share what we're looking forward to most (1:28-6:58). In 'Iron Sharpens Iron' we talked about Wilson's brand new facilities and the Jaguars releasing Marcedes Lewis (6:59-9:41). We talk about what's
Seattle Mariners Pitcher Chase De Jong We gave former Wilson Bruin and current Seattle Mariners pitcher Chase De Jong a call in the Long Beach 908 studio. We asked him about life in the minor leagues and what it was like making his MLB debut against the Houston Astros (11:09-38:21). In 'Iron Sharpens Iron' we talked about CIF-SS playoff basketball where both Poly and St. Anthony advanced to the semifinals (2:29-6:02). We shared some of the things that were bothering us this w
John ("The Bossman"), Coach Buckley, and Paul Slater ("The Chosen One") What is a LBSU Dirtbag? In case you missed it, here's a highlight video of our interview with Long Beach State Dirtbag coach Troy Buckley. He talks expectations this season, teaches us what it means to be a Dirtbag, and how that relates to the movie 8 Mile. We sat down with Long Beach State Dirtbags coach Troy Buckley at EJ Malloy's to talk expectations for this year's club. We also played a game called '
In Memory of Loretta Haas June 27, 1938 – November 27, 2017 Loretta was born and raised in Long Beach, CA, with her parents Nicholas and Nancy, sisters Arlene and Linda. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend to many. At the age of 79 she lost a long, hard-fought battle to Lewy Body Dementia. Loretta was a graduate of Poly High School Class of 1957. After graduation she worked at Prudential Insurance Company as a claims clerk. On St. Patrick’s Day 1962
We sat down with Mike Guardabascio and JJ Fiddler at Naples Rib Company after the Press-Telegram layoffs and they broke the news of the emergence of 562 Sports (11:39-48:04) . "Shoot Your Shot" continues to be the official podcast of the countdown to the 2028 Olympics in LA (3:15-6:31) and we took 908 into the future in Iron Sharpens Iron to talk about high school basketball (6:33-10:44). In our favorite segment Good JuJu/Bad JuJu we debate whether Long Beach's own JuJu Smith
Gene “Skip” Rowland Field
Wilson High School
On the corner of Seventh Street and Park Avenue, the Wilson Bruins baseball team plays at Gene “Skip” Rowland Field. The late Skip Rowland was an icon and a legend in the entire Long Beach sports community.
“Everyone was scared to even say a word to him because he was such a legend,” Rowland’s long time friend, Dan Gooch said. “It took me years to get the courage to say something, but he was like a father figure to me.”
IT'S A REVERSE SHOW!!! We gave World Series champion Matt Duffy, a former Lakewood and Long Beach State star, a call in the Long Beach 908 studio. We asked him what the expectations are for the Tampa Bay Rays this season and what it was like to hold that World Series trophy after the 2014 season with the San Francisco Giants. He also gave us some inside information on what it's like to be a professional athlete (15:17-42:01). We did our segments at Glory Days Beachside off of
Philadelphia Phillies star JP Crawford always comes through in the clutch. We gave him the sign and he delivered at Glory Days Sports Grill (4132 Woodruff). #jpcrawford #phillies #mbl #sports #pro #professional #glorydays #lakewood #longbeach #shootyourshot #shootersshoot #video #funny #podcast #baseball
4700 Deukmajian Drive, Long Beach, CA 90804 The nostalgia surrounding Blair Field is second to none and it’s hard not to get the chills when stepping foot in its hallowed grounds. Although its history is somewhat of a mystery, it’s been one of the most prized baseball facilities in the United States.
Before 1958, youth baseball stars played ball at a practical baseball field at Recreation Park on the corner of Seventh Street and Park Avenue. It was dusty and ordinary, which
Former Major League Baseball and Long Beach State pitcher Mike Gallo came on in relief for the Shoot Your Shot boys at Tracy's Bar and Grill. We sat down with former Houston Astro and Long Beach State relief pitcher Mike Gallo at Tracy's Bar and Grill (5511 Spring St). He told us what it was like playing Major League Baseball and pitching in the 2005 World Series. We also attempted to Make Baseball Fun Again (9:49-38:18). We talked high school sports and Long Beach State voll
Nearly 10,000 fans graced the stands in San Bernardino during the Little League Western Championship Tournament against Hawaii in the summer of 1992, and most of them had traveled from Long Beach to cheer for the 12-year-olds All-Stars out of Stearns Park. State flags waved in the stands as everyone held their breath, wondering which team would make it to the World Series. But the road wasn’t going to be easy. The Long Beach nine were facing Hawaii pitcher Lanakila Niles, who