Know the Score Special: Interview with Durham Bulls GM Mike Birling

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Welcome back to CSPN’s Know the Score !

Don has a special interview with Mike Birling, general manager of the Durham Bulls.

For those that don’t know, the Durham Bulls are a Triple-A minor league team currently playing in the International League and affiliated with the Tampa Bay Rays in the MLB. The Bulls are also the team on which the 1988 baseball movie “Bull Durham” is based.

In this interview, Mike discusses his experiences running the Bulls organization as their GM since 2002, leading them to several division titles, three league titles and numerous attendance records. Mike was also named IL Executive of the Year two times.

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About the Know the Score team:

Don Delarente

“I consider myself a sports super nerd. I’m #HTTR and #BeatDook till I die.” Member of the #RampantBlackNeckaryCrew. Don is also co-host of CSPN’s pro wrestling podcasts The WrassleCast & Cast Of Strong Style.

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Tyler Ball

taball1Tyler Ball has amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience covering intercollegiate sports, particularly at the Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU) of our nation.With over 10 years of service at N.C. A&T State University, Tyler has had access to some of the best athletes over the past 20 years. Tyler is a Sports Media Journalist and blog contributor whose work has been featured in the Associated Press, ESPN, and Sports Illustrated.

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Jessy

thatssojessyFuture graphic designer. Food lover. Baker/cook when the moment strikes. Arsenal FC. Baltimore Ravens.

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Visit Jessica’s blog jesscancode.com

 

Nubyjas Wilborn

nwilborn19a“Crossfitter, born again Runner & craft beer lover. multimedia sports journalist. Here to incite, enlighten, & entertain.” Nubyjas is a health/fitness & food reporter. Nubyjas also hosts “Beer, It Is”,  the CSPN podcast about craft beer.

Follow Nubyjas on twitter @nwilborn19

 


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