Media Appearance – Ian Riccaboni on PW Torch LiveCast with Lance Archer!

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Hopped on as a surprise guest on the pre-Super Card of Honor X weekend edition of the PW Torch LiveCast to share my thoughts on #SCOHX and Women of Honor. Enjoy!

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PN Podcast Episode 5 – Howard, Bullpen, El Pulpo

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100 Greatest Phillies of All Time by Ian Riccaboni – now available on Amazon!

Ian Riccaboni and Steve Coring discuss the latest Phillies news including:

  • An update on the RED HOT (!) Phillies. Ian offers to mail them a trophy if they win the Grapefruit League
  • With Adam LaRoche retiring, does Ryan Howard make sense as a trade target for the Chicago White Sox? 
  • Why Steve has a St. Patrick’s day El Pulpo jersey (Ian has horrible Spanish/memory)
  • Ian and Steve try to sort out the bullpen. Is it OK to get excited about Andrew Bailey? Which lefty (Bobby LaFromboise, James Russell, Daniel Stumpf) breaks camp with the team?
  • How or why do you know Steve Winwood? Spencer Davis Group? Blind Faith? Traffic? “ROLL WITH IT, BABY!”?

No trivia question this week but an essay: What if A-Rod breaks the home run record and says Hank Aaron is the real home run king? Send your answer to Steve@worldofcorino.com!

Steve’s son makes a very special appearance!

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Join us tomorrow for a special THROWBACK THURSDAY upload. That episode is NOT in “cannon” but features a very special Part 1 of an unedited interview with Phillies’ legend Curt Simmons!

 

Send your questions, comments, and more to @philliesnation, @kingcorino, and @ianriccaboni. Thanks for listening!

About Ian Riccaboni: Ian has been a Phillies Nation contributor full-time since 2011 and is the author of The 100 Greatest Phillies of All Time. Ian can be seen on Phillies Nation TV, is the voice of Women of Honor, and is a Sports Media professor at Holy Family University.

About Steve Corino: Steve is a life-long Phillies fan whose love for the Phillies dates back to the launch of PRISM! Steve is a former ECW World Champion who has 80 tours of Japan. His best friend Mr. Wrestling III can be seen every week calling Ring of Honor action in Philadelphia at 11:30 PM on Saturdays on WMCN 44 and Midnights every Wednesday on COMET.

PN Podcast Episode 4 – Early Success, The Outfield, and the Beatles!

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PN PodcastOn this episode of the Phillies Nation Podcast, Ian Riccaboni returns from Vermont and Steve Corino returns from his 80th (!) trip to Japan to discuss:

– A large majority of young Phillies’ hitters are hitting well so far. Is the success in small samples more indicative of hitters being ahead of pitchers early in Spring, statistical anomaly, or a sign that the Phillies should get the permits for the World Series parade ready? The Phillies, after all, are 7-3-1!

– There are likely two catching spots. Carlos Ruiz likely has one. Which hot-hitting catcher out of Cameron Rupp, J.P. Arencibia, Andrew Knapp, and Jorge Alfaro starts the year alongside Chooch in Philly?

Darin Ruf hit two homers and has been hitting well while Ryan Howard is ill. How realistic is it that Ruf starts at first base, Howard gets cut, and or Brock Stassi sees time at first base?

Aaron Altherr has broken his left wrist – with Cody Asche battling an oblique injury, who becomes the third starting outfielder next to Peter Bourjos in left and Odubel Herrera in center? Can Tyler Goedel, Cedric Hunter, and David Lough all make the team and will those three plus Bourjos and Herrera be your outfield all season?

– Phillies starters have been pitching well, but what do Ian and Steve think about the bullpen? With David Hernandez out, is there a clear closer? Does there need to be?

– Last week’s trivia question answer and this week’s trivia question for a great prize!

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Next week: Ian and Steve will be LIVE from the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia prior to the Ring of Honor event! Limited tickets still remain and this event WILL sell out so get your tickets now! Be sure to say hello to Ian and Steve if you see them around town!

Send your questions, comments, and more to @philliesnation@kingcorino, and @ianriccaboni. Thanks for listening!

About Ian Riccaboni: Ian has been a Phillies Nation contributor full-time since 2011 and is the author of The 100 Greatest Phillies of All Time. Ian can be seen on Phillies Nation TV, is the voice of Women of Honor, and is a Sports Media professor at Holy Family University.

About Steve Corino: Steve is a life-long Phillies fan whose love for the Phillies dates back to the launch of PRISM! Steve is a former ECW World Champion who has 80 tours of Japan. His best friend Mr. Wrestling III can be seen every week calling Ring of Honor action in Philadelphia at 11:30 PM on Saturdays on WMCN 44 and Midnights every Wednesday on COMET.