For The Fans By The Fans

For The Fans By The Fans

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A weekly dose of all things Giants’ Baseball from the perspective fan’s perspective.
Golden State Warriors, LeBron James, and Cleveland Sports Fans
Jul 16, 2018 • 14 min
Today we introduce the Golden State Warriors edition of For The Fans By The Fans Podcast. As the Dubs continue to celebrate their third championship in four years, we welcome in an exhausted, demoralized, and completely broken man. Ian Kay is an…
Couples Night, Cardinals Fans, and Good Pizza
Jul 13, 2018 • 18 min
As the Giants wrap up their series against long time National League rivals the St Louis Cardinals, we welcome the first couple brave enough to be FTFBTF podcast guests. Luigi Petrone is a Giants fan and co-owner of Piazza D’angelo restaurant in Mill…
Who Are The Giants’ Most Tradable Players?
Jun 29, 2018 • 13 min
As the giant sit at a few games over 500 and in third place, and the NLS is about halfway through the season, it’s just me today, your host Benjamin Shapiro, sneaking in an extra podcast before the end of the month. Support this podcast:…
Giants’ Present vs Future, Pence Comes Home, Do We Have a Chance?
Jun 21, 2018 • 29 min
Today we interview the first guest that we met through FTFBTF.com, Kevin Wong. According to his first message to us, Kevin is a Giants fan who’s well versed in the team, including the future and present. Do the Giants have a chance when Bumgarner and…
Giants Are Hitting, Dodgers Streak, What is Kershaw’s ERA?
Jun 19, 2018 • 21 min
As the Giants hit in third place two games behind their streaking rivals in blue, we welcome back Andre Anderson. Andre is an e-commerce and digital marketing expert who grew up in Pasadena and now resides in San Francisco. And while he’s a devoted…
Giants’ Momentum, Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins
Jun 15, 2018 • 18 min
As the Giants welcome back half of their roster and hope to build momentum before the All Star break, we welcome in Zach Routman. Zach is an inhouse fishing guide and a physical therapy student in Miami, Florida, and he’s one of the very few Miami Marlins…
Back to 500, Harper vs Strickland, Signs of Life
Jun 11, 2018 • 18 min
As the Giants and their revitalized pitching staff show signs of life, and the team has crawled back to the 500 mark, we welcome my first boss, Mike Adams. Mike is now Vice President of IRS Programs at MicroPact, and a Washington Nationals fan based in…
Outfield Party, McCutchen’s Contract, Spier Hits the Cycle
Jun 8, 2018 • 16 min
Today we welcome back The Godfather of the FTFBTF podcast, Dolph Shapiro, for the second part of our two-part interview. In this episode, we talk about Hunter Pence in the middle of an outfield party, discuss McCutchen’s contract, and remember some of the…
Is Stratton the Giants’ best pitcher? Are the Giants buyers or sellers?
Jun 7, 2018 • 11 min
As the Giant sit and lick their wounds after Jeff Samardzija’s twenty-three pitch, one inning outing, we welcome back the original FTFBTF guest, The Godfather of this podcast, Dolph Shapiro. Dolph is a retired orthopedic surgeon, volunteer at-risk youth…
Bay Area vs Cleveland, JR vs Lebron, Indians vs The World
Jun 5, 2018 • 27 min
As the Giants’ pitching staff flounders and the team sits a few games below 500, we turn our attention to more competitive subjects today and welcome Adam marks, a long-suffering Cleveland Indians and Cavaliers Fan to talk both American League Baseball…
Cubs vs Giants: Clark’s ‘89 NLCS, Bullpen Implosions, Life as a Champion
May 31, 2018 • 22 min
As the Giants hover around 500 heading into their road trip through Chicago and Colorado, we welcome in my fellow Kappa Sigma fraternity brother, the best backyard football player I’ve ever seen, and a die hard Chicago Cubs fan, Kirk Benson. Support this…
The Future of Hunter Pence: Play, Release, or Trade?
May 31, 2018 • 10 min
Today it’s just you and I folks, and I want to put things in perspective. After about a third of the season, the Giants have sunk to five games below 500. It’s been a mess out there, and I wanted to spend some time talking to you about what direction the…
50 Games: Is Belt an All Star? Who is our best pitcher? Hitting Left & Throwing Right
May 27, 2018 • 28 min
As the Giants Hover right around 500 about 50 games into the season, we welcome back Adam Grossman. Adam is a lifelong Giants fan who lives in Seattle, Washington, and he moonlights as an operations and demand planning consultant. Adam graduated from…
Rockies vs Giants: Mile High Mount Rushmore, The Big Cat, 2018 Rocktober?
May 17, 2018 • 16 min
Today we’re going to wrap up our conversation with Yi-Jau Ku. Yi Jau is a Business Development Manager in Global Productivity Solutions at Intel Corporation. And while he currently lives in Portland, Oregon, Yi-Jau is a both a Die Hard Colorado sports fan…
Owning a Minor League Baseball Team, The Fresno Tacos, No One Likes Mike Piazza
May 16, 2018 • 14 min
As the Giants sit at 1 game over .500, in 3rd place in the NL West and 2 games behind in the Wild Card race, we welcome a very special guest to the pod. Yi-Jau Ku is a Business Development Manager in Global Productivity Solutions at Intel Corporation, and…
Phillies vs Giants: Rebuilding, 2010 NLCS, Throwing Batteries at Santa?
May 10, 2018 • 25 min
As the Giants get ready for their series with the Fighting Phillies of Philidelphia, we welcome Doug Bell to the pod. Doug is the Vice President of Marketing for one of my favorite consulting clients Searchmetrics, a SAAS SEO optimization company. Outside…
Dodger Excuses, World Series Hangovers, Is Bum Puig’s Muse?
May 7, 2018 • 23 min
In this episode, we welcome back Andre Anderson, an e-commerce & digital marketing expert that grew up in Pasadena & now resides in San Francisco. While he is a devoted Dodger fan, we’re happy to welcome him to the pod. Support this podcast:…
Foul Balls in Anaheim, Trout vs Williamson, Gamerbabes Drinking Beers — FTFBTF Episode 9 (Chris Smith)
May 1, 2018 • 26 min
After going 4 up & 2 down against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Washington Nationals, the Giants sit at 2 games below last week, and we welcome Chris Smith back to the show. Chris is an avid Giants fan and former professional football player who…
Was it Beede or Suarez who…? Brenley’s Mustache vs his batting average — FTFBTF Episode 8 (Adam Grossman)
Apr 29, 2018 • 30 min
As the Giants lick their wounds coming off of last nights 1 hit performance and sit in 4th place in the NL West, we welcome back Adam Grossman. Adam is a life-long Giants fan who lives in Seattle, Washington, and moonlights as an Operations and Demand…
Ugly Dbacks Jerseys, Goldschmidt vs Timmy, Scottsdale Beer Prices — FTFBTF Episode 7 (Hugh Mulligan)
Apr 22, 2018 • 19 min
As the Giants sit at 6-9 in 11th place in the National League after two series losses to Arizona & San Diego, we welcome my brother-in-law, Hugh Mulligan to the pod. Hugh is a freelance graphic designer, Founder of Gotschops woodworking and an avid…
McCLUTCHen, LonGONEia, Pitching Injuries, & Senior Moments — FTFBTF Episode 6 (Dolph Shapiro)
Apr 19, 2018 • 18 min
As the Giants sit at one game below .500 and head to San Diego, we welcome back Dolph Shapiro to the pod. Dolph is retired Orthopedic surgeon, volunteer at-risk youth counselor, and Brooklyn Dodger turned San Francisco Giants fan. Support this podcast:…
Flirting with Pat the Bat, Lifting w/ Brian Wilson, Bruce Bochy Hangovers — FTFBTF Episode 5 (Chris Smith)
Apr 13, 2018 • 29 min
As the Giants sit at .500 after their first two series, we welcome Chris Smith to the pod. Chris is an avid Giants fan and former professional football player who now works in commercial real estate in Newport California. Support this podcast:…
Giants vs. Dodgers, Bumgarner vs. Kershaw , 30 year curses — FTFBTF Episode 4 (Andre Anderson)
Apr 7, 2018 • 25 min
As the 2018 season is officially underway, we enter the belly of the beast and welcome our biggest rival to the podcast. Andre Anderson is a ecommerce & digital marketing expert that grew up in Pasadena and now resides in San Francisco. And, while he is a…
A’s vs Giants, Battle of the Bay 1989 World Series, Spring Preview — FTFBTF Episode 3 (Jon Wilson)
Mar 29, 2018 • 24 min
Today we’re going to wrap up our 2018 spring training camp as the Giants head from Scottsdale back to the Bay Area. With us is the Jon Wilson, a is personal trainer and fitness coach who lives in the east bay and is a long-suffering Oakland A’s Fan. Jon…
Top 5 Giants, 2017 by the numbers, The All Backyard Team — Episode 2 (Adam Grossman)
Mar 22, 2018 • 33 min
With us today is the Adam Grossman. Adam is a life-long Giants fan that lives in Seattle Washington and moonlights as an operations and demand planning expert. He graduated from Vanderbilt with a degree in Mathematics and is going to talk us through his…
Giants Offseason, Divorcing the Dodgers, Predicting the Lineup
Mar 20, 2018 • 29 min
Since this is the first episode the For The Fans By The Fans - San Francisco Giants Edition podcast, we have a very special guest with us. Dr. Dolph Shapiro a converted Dodger lover turned diehard Giant’s fan. In this episode, Dr. Shapiro walks us through…