Ballcaps & BagpipesMar 09, 2020
Which Historic Franchise?
Jason Derr and John McKellar are once again joined by guest co-host Danny Quinn, as well as Glasgow Galaxy player and umpire Brian Clark for a chat about Clark's baseball journey.
City of Glass
We bring you a very special episode of the show as we're joined by photographer John Linton for a chat about his time photographing baseball in Scotland. We're joined by a guest co-host in Danny Quinn of the Glasgow Comets.
The End is Near
Jason and John are joined by Sophie Hollis, founder of the Glasgow Sunflowers who played their first ever games this past Saturday as hosts to the Leicester Diamonds. Sophie will be accompanied on the show by Andy Sweeney of Glasgow Galaxy who has helped with the coaching of the new club. We'll update everyone on the last two weeks of Baseball Scotland National League action and preview this coming Sunday's games. There's a massive announcement about the future of the show incoming as well.
Jason and John are joined by veteran Glasgow Umpire Bill Sheldrick for a chat about his relationship with the game of baseball, how his involvement in Glasgow evolved over the years and his current role as main Triple A Umpire in the city. Also this week: recaps of weeks 5-6 and a preview of week 7 of the 2023 Baseball Scotland calendar.
Jason and John are joined by Aberdeen Oilers Manager Casey Mackenzie and Tayport Breakers Manager Jason West for a chat about their teams' offseasons and 2023 goals.
(Don't Fear) The Moustache
Recap of Opening Day in Baseball Scotland and preview of week three's games after a week off for Easter. Jason and John are joined by representatives of the Glasgow Baseball Association, Jacob Wright (Galaxy) and Danny Quinn (Comets) to chat about their respective teams' off-seasons and goals / expectations for the season ahead.
Opening Day 2023 Preview
Opening Day in Scottish baseball is coming up on Sunday the 2nd April. Jason and John are joined by managers from Edinburgh for a preview of the Opening Day livestream between the Devils and Cannons and provide a full rundown of the first week of league action in 2023.
Local Dialect for "Dung Heap"
Baseball Scotland President Paul Convoy joins the show as always for a review of the league's offseason and a look forward at what to expect from the 2023 iteration of Baseball Scotland's Single- and Triple-A National Leagues!
A Saturday Night in Our Sunday Best
The finale episode of the fourth season of Ballcaps & Bagpipes. Baseball Scotland President Paul Convoy joins the show to recap the 2022 Baseball Scotland Awards Ceremony held in Edinburgh.
Watch the video edition of this episode on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ti7Tczitgk,
We'll see you again in the Spring!
Paint It, Black
The Scottish baseball season is over, and we're taking a look at the 2022 Single-A Caledonia Classic between the Tayport Breakers and the Glasgow Comets. Will the Breakers win the double? Or, will the Comets win a first ever championship? Watch the video version on Youtube
The Ball Has No Memory
John is joined by Baseball Scotland's Ewan Spence, official scorer for the 2022 Baseball Scotland AAA Caledonia Classic and Marina DeAngelis of the 2022 Caledonia Cup Champion Tayport Breakers.
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Episode FIFTY! (For Real This Time)
Baseball Scotland A scores for 21/8/22: Glasgow Comets 17 Edinburgh Knights 3
We're back! Apologies for the wait again, but tonight we bring you part two of our interview with Glasgow Comets legend John Nelson and take a look back at this past Sunday's games, as well as a preview of the final make-up week of 2022. — YouTube video version available at youtu.be/N0c-N5dw6tA
Not the Actual Episode 50; or, John is Bad at Counting
We're back! Our 49th episode features a recap of the first annual Baseball Scotland All Star Game and the first week of results from the second half. Plus, a long-awaited and eagerly-anticipated interview with all-time single season home run record holder, former Baseball Scotland MVP and Glasgow Comets legend John Nelson! Watch the unedited video version at our Youtube channel.
Karma, My Boy
Jason rolls solo and is joined by Edinburgh Knight Ryan "Mookie" Macfarlane. View the video edition on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JP9s_HAY0t8&t=125s
Flying solo this week, John recaps two unforgettable weeks of Scottish baseball and is joined by Mark Joss of the resurgent Oilers for a chat
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Do the Kenny Miller
Baseball Scotland scores for 1/5/22
A Division: Comets 13-3 Galaxy
Join Jason and John tonight from 9pm at the usual channels for the week 5 roundup and an interview with John’s Glasgow Comets Coach and Scottish baseball legend Jason Stott.
Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right
With guest Ruari Dunn of the Edinburgh Cannons
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Happy Birthday Dahlia
A Couple Extra Brussels Sprouts
A Division - Knights (1-0) 7 Comets (1-1) 6
AAA Division - Cannons (2-0) 19 Comets (0-2) 3 | Breakers (2-0) 7 Devils (0-2) 3 | Galaxy (2-0) 9 Oilers (0-2) 0 (Forfeit)
We are live tonight with Tayport Breakers Manager Jason West for a chat about his team’s excellent start to the 2022 season.
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Opening Day 2022
Bonus Episode: Chris Kelly On 'Three Strikes'
Bonus Episode: Evolution
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Season Three Finale
The Sea of Quantrillity
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Crazy Aunt Tina
iScore, You Score, We All Score
Ivan To Break Free
This week, Jason ( @bubbaonbaseball ) and John ( @johncapspipes ) are catching up on the last two gamedays in Scottish baseball. The pair also talk baseball equipment. The essentials, how to kit yourself out and some of Jason's favourite gear. The first ever episode of the show recorded by the guys in-person!
The Man in the Cage
Aberdeen Baseball Club (3-2) 12 The Glasgow Comets (4-1) 8
Edinburgh Cannons (3-2) 20 Tayport Baseball Club (0-6) 1
Edinburgh Diamond Devils (5-1) 13 Glasgow Galaxy (1-4) 3
Join us for a new episode of Ballcaps and Bagpipes as we're joined by Andy Brown is an artist for a chat about his recent trip to Scotland during which he painted both Aberdeen and Tayport's ballparks live. We'll discuss Andy's experience as well as reviewing this past Sunday's SNBL results, followed of course by a look forward at this coming Sunday's games.
Baseball Scotland results for Sunday, 11th July 2021:
Jason Derr is taking us on a trip into the olden times. We have an exciting weekend of baseball to recap and another to preview. It's the MLB All Star Game tonight. Join us for a new Ballcaps and Bagpipes.
Watch the unedited video version on Youtube at Episode 32 - Olden times - YouTube
A Bite of Jason's Sausage
The Umpire Strikes Back
Aberdeen Baseball Club (1-0) @ Edinburgh Cannons (0-1)
Edinburgh Diamond Devils (2-0) @ The Glasgow Comets (1-0)
Glasgow Galaxy (0-1) @ Tayport Baseball Club (0-2)
Episode 30 of Ballcaps and Bagpipes as Jason and John are joined by veteran Umpire Thomas Haywood for a chat about his career, an insight into life behind the mask and his goal as an Ump.
Also features a preview of this weekend's Baseball Scotland schedule, as the league returns to a full three-game slate and a surprising tease from Jason...
Watch the unedited video webcast at www.facebook.com/151083255824269/videos/179995260742468.
Les Femmes Ont Leur Place Dans Le Sport
The Glasgow Comets (1-0) @ Edinburgh Cannons (0-1) (Postponed)
Edinburgh Diamond Devils (2-0) 16 Tayport Baseball Club (0-2) 1
Aberdeen Baseball Club (1-0) @ Glasgow Galaxy (0-1) (Postponed)
Just the one Baseball Scotland National League game to report on this week with both Glasgow Baseball Association teams out of action due to Coronavirus protocols, and Jason is taking the week off. However, John has put together a great show for you as he's joined by guest co-host Matt Mutton of the British Baseball Podcast and a very special guest, Glasgow Galaxy's Fiona Brambley who joins the show to discuss her baseball journey and pitching debut in last Sunday's Development League opener.
For more on women's baseball in Scotland follow Women's Baseball Scotland and for more baseball from a uniquely female perspective follow, subscribe and listen to the excellent Birds With Balls podcast.
Illegal Cock Ring
Opening Week Roundtable
Got A Feeling '21 Is Gonna Be A Good Year