Minor League Baseball Umpire, Sam joins Not a Great Whisperer Podcast with Katy Rey. Sam talks about being an umpire and the crazy times we are living in. Sam started umpiring during college as a way to make some beer money and turned it into his career. As an athlete his whole life he re-discovered a huge respect for the game from a different point of view. He is passionate about baseball and enjoys the community he is a part of. Travelling 6 months out of the year is one of the greatest benefits of the job and this year he is having to adjust with the Minors being shut down due to Covid. He goes through some of his funniest stories and learning moments in the game. As an umpire he has a different perspective than the players in the game. He discusses UMPS CARE , a non-profit that supports seriously ill children and their families. He is honest and charismatic. Enjoy the real, unedited conversation with Katy and Sam.
Episode 64: Baseball is Back, Sam Burch