Brian Hertzog: On the Craziness of Venezuela Winter Ball and what It’s Like to NOT Get The Call to the Big Leagues
Today: Brian Hertzog on his nine-year journey as a Minor League Baseball umpire! The craziness—and huge impact—of working Venezuela Winter League ball. The 20+ MLB umpires he worked alongside during his Minor League journey and the ones who inspired him the most. And a very personal description of what it really felt like NOT to get “The Call” to the big leagues. Enjoy!
The Umpire Inspire Podcast is LISTENER-SUPPORTED! Working umpires, and those who support them, are the engine behind this podcast and the greater mission of Umpire Inspire.
I’d like to invite you to support the show on Patreon and become an active participant in building Umpire Inspire as we celebrate and inspire baseball and softball umpires all around the world. Contributors on Patreon earn rewards like early access to podcast episodes, community involvement opportunities, Umpire Inspire merchandise, and, most importantly, the pride of fueling an effort that matters to you. Join the UI Crew today!