Sox Degrees

White Sox broadcasters Jason Benetti and Len Kasper talk with Chicago celebrities and figures around baseball, some with close White Sox ties, and some six degrees away. No topic is off limits in this free-flowing conversations around the White Sox universe.

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14. Stacey King and Adam Amin
Jason and Len are joined by Chicago Bulls TV broadcasters Stacey King and Adam Amin as they discuss King and Amin filling in on a recent White Sox telecast, the differences between calling basketball and baseball and looking ahead to the coming NBA season.
48 min
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13. Andrew Vaughn
White Sox rookie Andrew Vaughn joins Jason and Len to talk about his first big-league season in Chicago. The trio chats about how Andrew made his transition to playing outfield, his interactions with Sox greats Jim Thome and Paul Konerko, and fishing.
29 min
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12. Dan Epstein
12. Dan Epstein
55 min
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11. Céspedes Family BBQ
Jason and Len are joined by baseball bloggers and podcasters Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman from Céspedes Family BBQ
55 min
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10. Uni Watch’s Paul Lukas
It’s an hour of jersey talk with Uni Watch’s Paul Lukas. Len, Jason and Paul discuss what makes a uniform’s look “classic,” some of their favorite and least-favorite redesigns of all time, and reminisce about MLB’s “Turn Ahead The Clock” uniform series.
61 min
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09. Sarah Langs
Len and Jason are shared by MLB.com reporter/researcher Sarah Langs to discuss taking part in the first all-female broadcast in MLB history, how she combined her love of baseball and writing into a career and how she covers the sport on Twitter.
52 min
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08. Gavin Sheets
Jason and Len are joined by White Sox rookie Gavin Sheets. The left-handed hitter and 2017 second-round Draft pick talks about joining the Sox in the middle of a playoff race, growing up in a Major League baseball family and what he learned from Hall of Famer Jim Thome.
46 min
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07. Roger Bennett
Roger Bennett, host of “Men in Blazers” and author of the New York Times Bestseller “Reborn in the USA,” joins the podcast to talk about his history of cheering on the White Sox and Bears from across the pond. Bennett discusses how he became a Chicago sports fan, his deep love of Joey Cora and his enjoyment of this year’s current White Sox team.
58 min
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06. Sean Evans from “Hot Ones”
Sean Evans, host of the hit YouTube show “Hot Ones,” joins the podcast to talk about his love of the White Sox, how he learned to interview guests on-camera by watching David Letterman and Howard Stern, his affinity for Anthony Bourdain and more.
57 min
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05. Happy Fourth
Sox Degrees is off this week, but check out highlights from the first month of episodes. Hope you had a happy and safe Fourth of July, we will see you next week with guest Sean Evans of Hot Ones.
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04. Liam and Kristi Hendriks
White Sox closer Liam Hendriks and his wife Kristi join the podcast this week. The couple talk about “embracing the crazy,” Liam’s strange path to becoming an elite closer and why Pride Month is so important to them.
65 min
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03. Rob Friedman of @PitchingNinja
Rob Friedman, owner of the @pitchingninja social media handles and FlatGround Pitching, joins Len and Jason to discuss all things pitching. They talk about how a lawyer became one of the biggest names in MLB social media circles, advising Major Leaguers on adding new pitches to their arsenals, and more. Plus, special White Sox guests join the show to ask their own questions.
54 min
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02. Bob Odenkirk
Jason and Len are joined by Bob Odenkirk, star of “Better Call Saul” and the new film, “Nobody.” They talk about Bob’s memories of Disco Demolition Night, his unproduced TV series about minor-league baseball, Midwestern comedy stars and so much more.
58 min
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01. Rick Hahn
White Sox VP/GM Rick Hahn joins Sox Degrees’ first episode! He discusses his earliest baseball memories, his emotions watching the team from the GM’s chair, and catching a game with Bo Jackson.
47 min
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