Patrick Ellington, 5 O’Clock Hitters, & the Life Swap

Noah & Brandon are joined by a special guest, Patrick Ellington!


Short Hops & Tall Tales

Brandon & Noah are joined by baseball writer Patrick Ellington! Patrick shares the origin of his interest in baseball and writing, along with a story from his time covering the minors! Then, Brandon & Noah explore more baseball slang and the ‘5 O’Clock Hitter,’ along with a wild story about Yankees pitchers not switching wives, but swapping lives entirely! Tune in!




(01:20) Our Special Guest!

(02:45) Pickoff Trivia: Cleveland Edition

(09:21) Patrick shares a story about earning his stripes in the minors!

(18:08) Patrick’s baseball origin story

(26:26) The Pickle Jar: 5 O’Clock Hitters

(29:55) Pickoff Trivia: Weird Trades

(34:26) The Yankee Life Swap!

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Noah Scott

Noah Scott is a long-suffering baseball writer and knuckleball connoisseur. If you want to talk old timey baseball names, traffic on the 405, or lukewarm hip-hop opinions you can find him on Twitter @noahascott6

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