Phillies Backstage with Brazer and Bu...

Co-hosts John Brazer (Director of Fun and Games) and Tom Burgoyne (Best Friend of the Phillie Phanatic) take you on a fun ride for an inside look at the Phillies. Learn more about some of your favorite players and go behind-the-scenes to meet some of the key people in the organization who help make every day at the ballpark special.

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Stories from the good old days.....
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Conversations about your Phavorite team
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Phillies Backstage with Burgoyne and Brazer.....Garrett Stubbs
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The guys talk with their latest Hall of Fame guest-Al Morganti, soon to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Tom and John have known Al for close to 30 years. You'll hear stories about Ted Williams, Angelo Cataldi, ESPN and of course, Wing Bowl.
58 min
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Don't miss this episode as the guys speak with the Phillies General Manager, Sam Fuld.
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Leslie Gudel was one of the original anchors at Comcast Sportsnet. Tom and John talk about her journey to the anchor desk and then the Philly moments that she got to cover.
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Dickie Noles is the Phillies EAP. Back in the day he was a brash rookie on the 1980 team and an alcoholic. Dickie talks about the highs of pitching in the World Series and the lows of taking on his addiction, and lots of other things in-between.
57 min
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The boys talk with Phillies 3rd base coach, Dusty Wathan. Dusty talks about growing up the son of a major leaguer, playing Rock, Paper, Scissor against Cutch, and when to send the runners home.
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the guys talk with former Phillies outfielder and current Phillies radio broadcaster Michael Bourn. Hear his stories about playing little league with Carl Crawford, his memory of the trade to Houston, and his dream to meet his idol Allen Iverson
46 min
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The boys sit down with NBC Sports Philadelphia Phillies Insider Jim Salisbury to talk about the personnel moves the Phillies have made on the day of the Phillies first home game in spring training.
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On the latest episode, the guys catch up with Philadelphia hockey and broadcast legend Keith Jones. Jonesy talks about his unique journey to the NHL, playing on a line with Eric Lindros and John LeClair, being on the ice when Keith Primeau scored his five-OT playoff goal, winning a round of golf with only a putter, and other fun stories.
45 min
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Listen in as the guys talk with longtime 76ers PA announcer Matt Cord. Hear Matt tell stories about Allen Iverson requesting to be two inches taller, Seth Curry showing his appreciation pregame, getting booed in Spring Training after throwing the first pitch into the ground and helping Pearl Jam get their first #1 single in the US.
52 min
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Former 1st round pick Ricky Jordan joins Tom and John from Phillies Phantasy Camp. Ricky talks about: hitting a home run in his first official at-bat, being mentored by Mike Schmidt, his love for Harry Kalas, and being one of the "normal" guys on the 93 Phillies
49 min
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Former Phillies catcher Mike Lieberthal looks back at his career, recounting moments like catching Kevin Millwood's no-hitter, hitting a walk-off home run after midnight, and getting inducted into the Phillies Wall of Fame.
48 min
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Phillies Backstage with Burgoyne and Brazer....Doug Pederson- a walk down memory lane for the final show of the year
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Chad Durbin...pitcher for the 2008 WS championship Phillies. Hear Chad tell stories about the characters in the memorable 2008 bullpen like Brad Lidge, Ryan Madson, Clay Condrey and Scott Eyre. Chad's also a trivia nut...see how he fares in the famous quiz at the end!
56 min
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His story reads like a Hollywood script. Jim Eisenreich talks about his struggles with Tourette's Syndrome, quitting baseball, and then coming back to be a part of two World Series.
52 min
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Phillies Backstage with Burgoyne and Brazer.....Merrill Reese
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The PA voice of the Philadelphia Flyers, Lou Nolan, joins the boys. He talks about his first announcement as the PA guy and how Flyers hockey attendance grew over the years.
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Backstage with Burgoyne and Brazer....Dave Hollins
Dave Hollins was the fiery 3rd baseman on the 93 team. Dave has great love and respect for "Dutch" and his leadership. He also tells some stories about Barry Bonds and Rick James.
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Backstage with Burgoyne and Brazer......Steve B...
"Bedrock" Steve Bedrosian won the Cy Young Award while pitching with the Phillies in 1987. His son Cam is now in the bullpen for the Phillies. They talk about Cam, playing hockey, and playing in the 1989 World Series with the Giants.
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A member of the 1993 squad and a hitting coach for the World Series teams in 2008 and 2009, Milt Thompson is one of the many great people who have worked for the Phillies. Milt loves to talk the game and is a born coach. The guys at Phantasy camp love him.
61 min
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Ryan Howard was the "Big Piece" that made the Phillies' offense go when they were winning the NL East five years in a row.
53 min
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Wayne Gomes was the victim of one of Larry Andersen's greatest pranks, he is also one of the all-time great guys ever to put on the Phillies pinstripes.
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Manny Trillo will be going on the Phillies Wall of Fame, next week.
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Kyle Kendrick was a member of the 2008 champs and also got to learn from the HOF pitcher Roy Halladay.
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Ask anyone who was around for his short tenure in Philadelphia and they will tell you that Dale Murphy is one of the great gentlemen in the game.
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50 years ago, Rick Wise not only threw a no-hitter, but he also hit two home runs in the same game. Rick joins the guys to talk about the day.
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The author of "If These Walls Could Talk" and "This Date in Phillies History"; long time Phillies PR Director Larry Shenk joins the boys. The Baron has seen so much Phillies history and loves to share it
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Jamie Moyer grew up with a Phillies fan, went to St. Joe's and won a championship with the Phillies. The soft-tossing underdog talks about how he overcame the obstacles to have a long MLB career
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His tenure here was not that long, but he made an impact while he was here, Aaron Rowand is a fan and front office favorite.
55 min
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Kevin Frandsen's Pine Tar for Breakfast.....Nic...
Kevin talks to the rookie about his debut......
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Joe Conklin from the WIP Morning Show joins the guys to talk about his path to becoming the funny guy on the radio.
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Tom and John chat with Phillies Director, Operations/Security Sal DeAngelis. Sal is a long time Phillies employee who has been one of the hardest working people in the building during the Covid period.
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Ed Wade drafted much of the core of the 2008 World Champions, and also built the foundation for a winner in Houston.
57 min
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There is only one Shane Victorino. Funny, friendly, and a concerned member of the community. Shane talks about his days in Philly and helping the team win the 2008 WS.
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They have been on the WIP morning show many times over the years, today they get Angelo to return the favor. Angelo is (to borrow a phrase) not always correct, but never in doubt; and has been entertaining listeners for decades.
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All-around good guy and member of the 2008 Champion Phillies Scott Eyre dials in to tell some stories from his playing days.....Crab Fries were a thing in the bullpen.
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The boys talk to the Phillies legendary former chairman Bill Giles. A true baseball lifer and a great gentleman.
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Anyone who has spent more than five minutes talking to Charlie Manuel, loves Charlie Manuel. Tom and John spend some time with one of their favorite people. Happy New Year everyone.
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Randy Wolf sits down to talk with the boys about his days playing for the Phillies. The last years at the Vet were filled with lots of crazy fan clubs and none was bigger or better than the Wolf Pack.
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Billy Wagner is on the Hall of Fame ballot, so Tom Burgoyne and John Brazer grab a few minutes of his time to talk about his career and his time in Philadelphia.
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Erik Kratz has been just about everywhere in the baseball world, and now that he has retired, he sits down with Tom Burgoyne and John Brazer to talk about his career and what is next.
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Tom and John are joined by Ruben Amaro, Jr. Ruben has been a member of the Phillies organization for most of his life, and has seen baseball from every angle.
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The boys talk to the closer who achieved perfection in 2008, Brad Lidge.
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The "Wild Thing" Mitch Williams joins the guys for a little walk down memory lane. As always Mitch is funny and candid.
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Mike Tollin is a Hollywood producer and director, but first and foremost, he is a Phillies fan. Mike is among the many who believe that Dick Allen should be in the Hall of Fame.
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They boys sit down with one of our favorite baseball fans, Larry Bowa. Bowa is always ready to talk about the game he loves.
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Jayson Stark takes some time out to talk about the 60 game sprint to the finish that is the 2020 season.
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The boys talk about the Phillies with NBC Sports Philadelphia Insider Jim Salibury.
55 min
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Tom Burgoyne and John Brazer are happy to be back in the ballpark and very happy to talk Phillies with you. Where have the been and what have they been doing?
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The boys start the season by sitting down with Kevin Frandsen. John Brazer turns the tables on Kevin with Waffle or Not and of course the quiz.
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Phillies Backstage 2019 Tommy Greene
The stories we tell each other over lunch at the Ballpark
51 min
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Phillies Backstage 2019 Dave Spadaro
Tom Burgoyne and John Brazer chat with Eagles Insider Dave Spadaro. Dave is a huge Phillies fan and a great guy.
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Phillies Backstage 2019 Phil Gosselin
The boys chat about John Brazer's soup obsession and then chat with Phil Gosselin, the first active player that they have had on the podcast.
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Phillies Backstage 2019 Skip Denenberg
The stories we tell each other over lunch at the ballpark
49 min
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Phillies Backstage 2019 Kevin Camiscioli
Kevin is the Phillies Director, Video Coaching, if you watch the games you probably call him "The Decider". Music, movies, and baseball.....Kevin has it covered.
47 min
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Phillies Backstage 2019 Kelly DiGiacomo
The first face most people see when they visit the front office...Kelly is beloved by generations of Phillies players and front office members past and present
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Phillies Backstage: Michele DeVicaris
The boys are joined by the low-key funny Michele DeVicaris, Director, Community and Charity Events.
43 min
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Phillies Backstage 2019 Vince Papale
Tom and John are joined by former Eagle and all-around good guy Vince Papale.
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Phillies Backstage 2019 Tom McGinnis
Tom and John spend some time with Sixers voice Tom McGinnis. Tom is a huge baseball fan and even met his wife at the Vet
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Phillies Backstage 2019 #26 Joe Watson
This week Tom and John talk about the loss of our leader David Montgomery and then switch gears and talk to one of the great figures in Philadelphia sports, Joe Watson.
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Phillies Backstage 2019 #25 - John Kruk
John Kruk is one of our favorite people......he has stories for days...these are a few of them
46 min
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Phillies Backstage 2019 #24 - Spring Training a...
Tom and John recount the first week of the season as well as a great Spring Training experience.
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Phillies Backstage 2019 #23 John Timberlake
The stories we tell each other over lunch at the ballpark Tom Burgoyne and John Brazer talk with the Phillies Director of Florida Operations, John Timberlake, who just happens to be the uncle of a pretty fantastic young man
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Phillies Backstage with Todd Kalas
We open the season with Houston Astros broadcaster (and son of Phillies legend Harry Kalas) Todd Kalas. They talk about growing up with Harry and his new home in Houston.
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Phillies Backstage #21 Jim Jackson
Burgoyne and Brazer talk to Phillies pre and post game radio host (and Flyers announcer) Jim Jackson
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Phillies Backstage #20 with Gregg Murphy
Burgoyne and Braze talk with Phillies sideline reporter Gregg Murphy. Hear how a Phillies legend cut Murph from his high school baseball team and other stories.
54 min
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Phillies Backstage #19 Ben Davis
Tom and John talk with the Phillies broadcaster, with the 2nd best hair, Ben Davis.
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Phillies Backstage #18 Mike Boekholder
Tom and John talk with the man in the corner office...the rightfield corner office Mike Boekholder. He is just your average landscaper with a really big yard
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Phillies Backstage #17 Mike Harris
Tom and John talk with Philly native Mike Harris. The Phillies VP of marketing and new media has had many different roles with the Phillies and has great stories from his days as a basketball manager at Michigan
51 min
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Phillies Backstage #16 Tom McCarthy
Tom and John talk to Phillies TV voice Tom McCarthy. T Mac does not only the Phillies, but the NFL and college basketball.
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Phillies Backstage #15 Dan Baker
This week Tom and John talk with longtime Phillies PA voice Dan Baker. Dan has seen it all...Kiteman, Benny the Bomb, and many of your Big Five favorites as well.
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Phillies Backstage #14 Scott Palmer
Tom and John sit down with former Action News anchor and Phillies Director of Public Affairs Scott Palmer
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Phillies Backstage #13 Scott Franzke
Tom and John talk to the Phillies radio voice Scott Franzke.
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Phillies Backstage #12 Matt Mehler
You don't know it, but Matt Mehler has been entertaining Phillies fans for years and is one of the zaniest guys in the organization
60 min
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Phillies Backstage #11 Kevin Stocker
He was a rookie on the '93 team and now he spends some of his time in the booth with Scott Franzke. Kevin Stocker is an all-around great guy.
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Phillies Backstage #10 The Sarge
Tom and John talk to one of their favorite players "The Sarge" Gary Matthews.
51 min
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Phillies Backstage #9 | Larry Andersen
Tom and John share some laughs with LA about the 93 team and his life in baseball
56 min
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Phillies Backstage #8 | Mark Wyatt
Tom and John talk music with Mark Wyatt who plays the tunes for all of your Philly sports teams at the complex.
55 min
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Phillies Backstage #7 | Mike DiMuzio
Tom and John talk to long time Phillies employee Mike D, a man who is respected throughout the Philadelphia sports community.
53 min
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Phillies Backstage #6 | Mickey Morandini
Tom and John sit talk to Phillies Ambassador Mickey Morandini about being the “normal guy” on the ‘93 Phillies
50 min
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Phillies Backstage #5 | "Video Dan" Stephenson
Tom and John talk to the Great Video Dan Stephenson. From the wheeze kids to the 08 Champs, Vid was friends with them all.
52 min
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Phillies Backstage #4 | Frank Coppenbarger
Tom and John get Frank Coppenbarger, long time clubhouse manager and travel secretary, to sit down and share some stories
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4/26/18: Phillies Backstage #3 | Dave Raymond
Tom Burgoyne and John Brazer share the stories that they tell at lunch time in the Phillies offices. Dave Raymond is the original best friend of the Phanatic
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04/19/18: Phillies Backstage #2 | Scott Brandreth
Phillies Backstage is two long-time Phillies employees discussing the stuff that goes on behind the scenes. Director of Fun & Games, John Brazer, and “Best Friend” of the Phanatic, Tom Burgoyne. This week long time Phillies fan, and Phillies merch guy, Scott Brandreth joins the conversation to talk about all the giveaways he loved as a kid and how he comes up with the current promotional items.
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Phillies Backstage #1 | Chris Long
All the stories that go on behind the scenes from the director of fun & games and the best friend of the Phanatic. Today's episode is a conversation with Chris Long who has seen everything from The Wallenda's to Benny the bomb
50 min