Thursday, February 11, 2021

Podcast - Tending the Taps with Tim Tschida

Retired MLB crew chief Tim Tschida joins The Plate Meeting podcast to talk about his time as a Major League umpire, his journey to the show, memorable games and ejections, and development of his distinctive strike call. Tschida also answers your questions in this in-depth interview and conversation.

The Plate Meeting Podcast is now in its third season and we hope the 2021 baseball year will prove more optimistic and healthy for all umpires, and feature more opportunities for traveling umpires to make use of our episodes while on the road.

Listen to this show by clicking the play button on the following player or by visiting the link, below. You can also download The Plate Meeting podcast through providers such as Apple Podcasts, Google, Spotify, and more.

Alternate Link: Episode 27 - Tending the Taps with Tim Tschida (CCS on Anchor).

MIN@CAL - Twins pitcher Joe Niekro is ejected by Tschida's crew for doctoring the baseball.
Frank Robinson takes on Mike Scioscia over illegal substance, Tschida as home plate umpire.

The Plate Meeting, a Left Field Umpire Podcast
is the official audio program of Close Call Sports, where we talk umpiring with umpires, including analysis or other conversation pertaining to plays, ejections, rules, and more.

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