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Play Ball Kid Baseball Development Podcast

75 EpisodesProduced by Bryan Eisenberg, Sammy Eisenberg Website

Our podcast is for those who are interested in baseball player development and the recruiting process. It was originally started by Sammy Eisenberg as a 13 year old. He wanted to share knowledge he gained as he interviews current & former professionals around the game of baseball. If you are committ… read more

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The Business of Baseball with Tim Jackson

This week we are joined by Tim Jackson, General Manager of the Round Rock Express, AAA affiliate of the Astros.
Tim Jackson joined the Express staff in March of 2010. He was promoted to General Manager in October 2015 after serving as assistant GM, baseball operations for one season. In this role, will oversee the day-to-day business and baseball operations of the team. He'll also work closely with Almendarez on the Express' sales efforts.
Jackson came to Round Rock after four years at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where he spent the last two years as director of baseball operations while earning his Master of Science degree in sport administration.
Prior to joining Baylor's staff, Jackson played two seasons for the Bears. A 2007 team co-captain, Jackson was named second-team CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District VI as a senior. He also earned first-team Academic All-Big 12 Conference honors in 2007 and was named to the Big 12 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll five times. Jackson earned his undergraduate degree (communications) from Baylor in August 2008.
Jackson played two seasons at McLennan Community College in Waco, where he was named a 2005 Academic All-American, following a stellar prep career at Cedar Hill [Texas] High School.
Jackson married the former Patty Wine in December 2012. Besides enjoying the sites and sounds of Dell Diamond during the baseball season, the couple enjoys spending most of their free time with their dog Toby.
Walk-up song: Bad To the Bone - George Thorogood
You can follow him on Twitter. 

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