“Pinstripe Pod” is the premier New York Yankees podcast hosted by former Yankees pitcher and four-time World Series champion Jeff Nelson and YES Network host Chris Shearn.
The podcast will take you inside the clubhouse with Yankees beat writer George King, columnist Joel Sherman and the full team of NY Post baseball writers. “Pinstripe Pod” will also feature special Yankees guests, including current players, former players, broadcasters and celebrity fans. New episodes every Monday and Thursday morning throughout the entire season. “Pinstripe Pod” is currently on hiatus during the suspended MLB season but earlier episodes of the podcast are available.
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EPISODE 6: HONORING ANTHONY CAUSI FEAT. CHRIS CHAMBLISS
April 13, 2020
This show is a tribute to longtime NY Post sports photographer Anthony Causi, who tragically passed away Sunday at 48 years old due to coronavirus.
I share a few words on the impact Causi had on my colleagues at the Post as well as the strong relationships he had with players. NY Post sports columnist Mike Vaccaro, his friend and colleague, joins Chris and Jeff to honor Causi. Vac talks about the incredible photographer Causi was, the tremendous person he was, what his loss means and shares some stories and memories of him.
Six-time World Series champion player and coach with the Yankees Chris Chambliss then drops by the podcast. Chambliss talks about his famous homer to win the pennant in 1976, winning titles in 1977 and 1978, how special the 1996-2000 Yankees teams were, coaching Derek Jeter, being on Joe Torre’s staff and playing for Billy Martin.
EPISODE 5: BASEBALL AT THE MOVIES FEAT. DASCHA POLANCO, NICK TURTURRO
April 6, 2020
Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson open the show chatting with NY Post sports writer Peter Botte. They talk about his new Yankees book, if baseball will be played this year and the best baseball and sports movies.
Actress and Yankees fan Dascha Polanco then joins the podcast. Polanco talks about her love for the Yanks, her role on the hit show “Orange Is The New Black,” doing the “In The Heights” movie and working with Sylvester Stallone on a movie.
Actor and rabid Yankees fan Nick Turturro then drops by with the guys. He talks about some of his favorite Yankees teams, games and memories. He also talks about being in “The Longest Yard,” the star-studded cast and his memories as a doorman at Billy Joel’s apartment building.
EPISODE 4: OPENING DAY MEMORIES FEAT. TINO MARTINEZ
March 30, 2020
Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson open the show talking about Aroldis Chapman’s Instagram picture with his jacked arms and how being that strong affects a pitcher. The guys then share their Opening Day memories as Nellie tells a story about his first Opening Day with the Yankees.
NY Post baseball columnist Kevin Kernan drops by the pod to discuss a shortened season and what changes baseball needs to make.
Yankees great and four-time World Series champion Tino Martinez then joins the show. He talks about coming with Nellie from Seattle to New York, replacing Don Mattingly, winning four titles, the 2001 season, being replaced by Jason Giambi, taking over for Mark McGwire in St. Louis and the legendary managers he played for in his career.
EPISODE 3: AARON JUDGE’S MYSTERIOUS INJURY FEAT. KEN SINGLETON
March 23, 2020
Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson open the show talking about Aaron Judge’s collapsed lung nobody knew about and concerns over his injury history. The guys then react to Mariano Rivera’s comments about a shortened season and how many games this season would make for a true champion to be crowned.
NY Post baseball writer Dan Martin then makes his debut on the pod to talk about what Judge said about his injury and the feeling around camp in Tampa as coronavirus grew and players had to leave.
Three-time MLB All-Star, World Series champion and YES Network Yankees broadcaster Ken Singleton then joined the show. He talks about Judge’s injuries, Rivera’s comments on length of the season, working in the Yanks broadcast booth and he looks back at his playing days with the Orioles, losing out on the MVP to Don Baylor and playing for Earl Weaver.
EPISODE 2: WHEN WILL BASEBALL RETURN?
March 16, 2020
Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson open the show talking about the coronavirus and the impact it has had on their lives, baseball, sports and the world. They talk about when the baseball season could realistically begin.
Jake Brown plays a clip from his chat with Doc Gooden on Nellie, which leads to a story from Nellie about them on the 1996 Yankees.
NY Post sports columnist Mike Vaccaro then makes his debut on the show. Vaccaro talks about how to write about sports without sports, when baseball might return, how the season could end up shaping up, what changes could be made and looks back to 9/11 when sports was on pause.
EPISODE 1: HOW YANKEES CAN SURVIVE INJURY CRISIS FEAT. PAUL O’NEILL
March 9, 2020
Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson open the debut show talking about Aaron Judge and his rib injury. What exactly happened and can the Yankees overcome the injury bug?
NY Post baseball columnist Joel Sherman drops by to talk about Judge’s timeline, how the rotation may shake out after the injuries and if the Yankees are still the favorites in the AL East.
Yankees great and YES Network broadcaster Paul O’Neill then joins the show. O’Neill discusses the multitude of injuries, how the game and workouts have changed, why the Yankees will be fine, Clint Frazier’s role and memories of O’Neill’s days with Nellie winning titles in the Bronx.