Thank you for tuning in to the Jake McDonnell Sports Podcast! Today Jake sits down with Lancaster Barnstormers manager Butch Hobson. Hobson played eight seasons in the major leagues, six with the Boston Red Sox. Hobson also played for the California Angels and New York Yankees. He is currently in his 10th season managing in the Atlantic League, and his sixth with Lancaster. Hobson also managed the Red Sox from 1992-1994.
On Saturday Jake sat down with the skipper to talk about a variety of topics, including:
-The 2016 Barnstormers season
-Playing college football under Bear Bryant at the University of Alabama
-His favorite memories playing and managing in the majors
-Having his son KC play under him this season
-Thoughts on the MLB replay system
-The importance of the Atlantic League