The HOVG Podcast: Rob Nelson

The HOVG Podcast: Rob Nelson

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The HOVG Podcast: Rob Nelson

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This week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen are joined by Rob Nelson.

The original “shred head” and inventor of Big League Chew talks to the boys about how he ended up in the Pacific Northwest pitching for the Portland Mavericks, spending time alongside Kurt Russell and (eventual Academy Award-nominated director) Todd Field and, of course, how being re-acquainted with Jim Bouton unexpectedly led to him becoming a bubble gum mogul.

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SHOW NOTES:

Todd Field Eyeing Adaptation Of ‘Battered Bastards Of Baseball’ Doc

Kurt Russell’s MLB Dreams Were Killed by a Devastating Injury

How a Minor League Pitcher Turned a Dugout Conversation Into Big League Chew

The birth of a bubblegum empire: Big League Chew’s unlikely Portland origin

Big League Chew’s Softball Pouch Honors Women for First Time

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This week’s podcast was brought to you by Teambrown Apparel and Patrick’s Custom Painting.

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