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Oregon St Head Coach Mitch Canham talks Playing and Coaching on The Minor Side

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A former 57th Overall MLB Draft Pick, Mitch Canham rose 3 levels in 3 three years as a manager in the Seattle Mariners organization. Mid way through the 2019 season, Canham returned to his Alma Mater Oregon State as a head coach for the program where he won back-to-back College World Series in 2006 & 2007.  Mitch talks his move to college ranks and his 10 years of pro baseball across 5 different organizations. The Minor Side of Life features candid conversations about the business and promotional aspect of Minor League Sports. Host Rob Sternberg brings nearly a decade of experience to the table and chats with a guests who’ve worked in a Front Office, or played or performed on the Minor League stage.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR:

The Minor Side of Life is presented by Promotional Adventures. Based in California, Promotional Adventures is a full service advertising specialties company offering a wide range of promotional items to promote your company.

Dustin and his team will help countless Minor League and Major League teams find a cost effective way to market and promote their organizations with custom promotional items. With the number of companies they work with the possibilities are only limited by your imagination. Get a quote from today by e-mailing dustin@promotionaladventures.com.

Kaylee Swanson builds major league relationships on The Minor Side

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From Tim Tebow, to Women in Sports, to Sales tactics and retention, Kaylee Swanson weighs reflects on her 10+ years in Minor League Sports and first with the Baltimore Orioles, and has been building relationships since she stepped foot in MiLB. Now a consummate sales professional, her travels included 7 leagues, 2 sports, and 2 continents and led her to the MLB team she grew up rooting for. The Minor Side of Life features candid conversations about the business and promotional aspect of Minor League Sports. Host Rob Sternberg brings nearly a decade of experience to the table and chats with a guests who’ve worked in a Front Office, or played or performed on the Minor League stage.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR:

The Minor Side of Life is presented by Promotional Adventures. Based in California, Promotional Adventures is a full service advertising specialties company offering a wide range of promotional items to promote your company.

Dustin and his team will help countless Minor League and Major League teams find a cost effective way to market and promote their organizations with custom promotional items. With the number of companies they work with the possibilities are only limited by your imagination. Get a quote from today by e-mailing dustin@promotionaladventures.com.

NBA Exec Geoff Brown talks The Minor Side with Rob Sternberg

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Geoff Brown spent 19 years in MiLB and is best known as the 1st GM of the Lakewood BlueClaws where his club led the league in attendance nearly every season. He made the jump to CMO of Rutgers Athletics during their move to the Big Ten conference and is now Sr. Director at the NBA’s TMBO. The Minor Side of Life features candid conversations about the business and promotional aspect of Minor League Sports. Host Rob Sternberg brings nearly a decade of experience to the table and chats with a guests who’ve worked in a Front Office, or played or performed on the Minor League stage.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR:

The Minor Side of Life is presented by Promotional Adventures. Based in California, Promotional Adventures is a full service advertising specialties company offering a wide range of promotional items to promote your company.

Dustin and his team will help countless Minor and Major League teams find cost effective ways to market and promote their organizations with custom promotional items. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination. Get a quote today by e-mailing dustin@promotionaladventures.com.

Former MiLBer Anthony Seratelli talks Playing & Filming on The Minor Side

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From college walk-on to a 10 year pro baseball career, Anthony Seratelli climbed the ranks of MiLB and finished his career with a season in Japan. While playing, his film making hobby transformed into his new career, head of Jersey Filmmaker. The Minor Side of Life features candid conversations about the business and promotional aspect of Minor League Sports. Host Rob Sternberg brings nearly a decade of experience to the table and chats with guests who’ve played or performed on the Minor League stage.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR:

The Minor Side of Life is presented by Promotional Adventures. Based in California, Promotional Adventures is a full service advertising specialties company offering a wide range of promotional items to promote your company.

Dustin and his team will help countless Minor and Major League teams find cost effective ways to market and promote their organizations with custom promotional items. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination. Get a quote today by e-mailing dustin@promotionaladventures.com.

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Todd Parney Parnell is on The Minor Side of Life with Rob Sternberg

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Todd Parnell – “Parney” as he is known in the industry – is as synonymous with colorful Minor League Baseball promotions as he is with his colorful “Parney Pants”. And wrapped up an outlandish attire is man that has accumulated success at each stop in a 31 year Minor League Baseball career.

“Parney” may have not been his first boss Chuck Domino’s first choice for his job back in 1990, but it was certainly his best choice. The two have been collaborating and trend-setting within the industry ever since. “Parney” talks about his start, how the business has changed, and of course some of his favorite promotions, new and old, in this extended chat with one of MiLB’s biggest personalities.

The Minor Side of Life features candid conversations about the business and promotional aspect of Minor League Sports. Each episode Rob Sternberg brings nearly a decade of industry experience to the table and chats with a guest who has either worked in a  Minor League Front Office, or played or performed on the Minor League stage.

Gary Green Joins The Minor Side of Life with Rob Sternberg

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In less than ten years Gary Green has become a renaissance man of minor league sports, and he stops by The Minor Side to talk about the ins and outs of how and why he has acquired parts of three Minor League Baseball teams, Baseball America and a USL Soccer team.

From his initial dealings with Lou DiBella in investing in, and then moving the Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A Affiliate of the San Francisco Giants) with the management team of Chuck Domino and Todd “Parney” Parnell to meeting Warren Buffett and purchasing the Omaha Storm Chasers (Triple-A Affiliate of the Kansas City Royals), Gary talks about canvasing the country to find the value of a Minor League baseball team and elaborates on his experience along the way.

The Minor Side of Life features candid conversations about the business and promotional aspect of Minor League Sports. Each episode Rob Sternberg brings nearly a decade of industry experience to the table and chats with a guest who has either worked in a  Minor League Front Office, or played or performed on the Minor League stage.