Takoma Baseball Today: The Official T-Bolts Podcast


Episode #4: A Deep Dive Into the Roster

Thunderbolts Founder Dick O’Connor, Tbolts General Manager, Brian Brewer, and Tbolts Head Coach Doug Remer discuss the team’s current roster, the challenges and philosophy of running a summer collegiate wooden bat team, how players are recruited, and the changes to the Cal Ripken League with host Neal Lavon.

Episode #3: The Psychology of Baseball

Psychologist Dr. Dan Griffin of Takoma Park discusses some of the psychological issues rampant in the Nation's Pastime. He shows how the fear of failure affects a player's performance and he offers some tips for parents on how to help their kids better enjoy youth baseball. Rick Stack hosts.


Episode #2: Equipment Risks And Safety

Join host Rick Stack as he discusses equipment, risks, and new developments in the National Pastime, from kid leagues to the pros, with Tom Cove, President and CEO of the Sports and Fitness Industry Association.


Episode #1: Calm Before The Storm: 2019 Season

The Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts offer the first podcast of the 2019 season. The team will produce several podcasts throughout the season focusing on the team and all things baseball—local, regional, and national. Join host Neal Lavon as he talks baseball with Thunderbolts founder and president Dick O’Connor and some occasional special guests. This season, the podcasts welcome a new member to the team, Rick Stack, who will host shows and examine all things baseball both on and off the field. Look for new podcasts to be added in the coming weeks and months. Follow the Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts and local baseball by listening to these podcasts throughout the summer! Welcome aboard and make www.tbolts.org your summer home for the National Pasttime played right in the neighborhood. The Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts—major league dreams, small town charm!