The Show Before the Show: Episode 43

Logo designer joins podcast, talks new Southern, Appy League looks

By MiLB.com | January 29, 2016 9:54 PM

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review The Show Before the Show on iTunes. Send your questions and feedback to podcast@milb.com. You can follow hosts Tyler Maun (@TylerMaun) and Sam Dykstra (@SamDykstraMiLB) on Twitter.

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Episode 43:

Three Strikes (2:30)

  • Having already given their votes for who should be baseball's No. 1 prospect, Tyler and Sam discuss the biggest storylines heading into MLB Pipeline's Friday release of the Top 100 Prospects list for the 2016 season.
  • With Sam's continued series exploring the potential seasons of top prospects throughout baseball, the American League Central is up this week featuring elite talent like Twins outfielder Byron Buxton and right-hander Jose Berrios.
  • With his Minor League career over, former Blue Jays prospect Boomer Collins is taking a shot at cricket and trying to crack the professional ranks in Twenty20, a shortened form of the sport. Tyler discusses his story on Collins' career change.

Todd Radom interview (31:15)

  • Graphic designer Todd Radom is the man behind a myriad of logos you're familar with, from the Brooklyn Cyclones to the World Baseball Classic to a handful of MLB Winter Meetings and more. This offseason, he redesigned the logos for the Southern and Appalachian leagues, and he joins the show to discuss the process of creating logos for leagues, the inspiration behind his designs and much more.

Wrapping up (56:38)

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