Pod: A Chat with Dave Shaw, aka @UKPhillies

Episodes in consecutive weeks? Whoa!

This week, the guys talk a little basketball and a little baseball before John has a chat with Dave Shaw, better known on Twitter as @UKPhillies. Dave visited Philadelphia in 2012 and fell in love with baseball and the Phillies, and has gone to great lengths to grow fandom of the game – and the Phillies – in Great Britain.

You can follow Dave on Twitter at @UKPhillies and check out his podcast, Broad Street to Britain, as well.

This week:

• Baseball is back, kind of!

• John Reads The News™ (2:33)

• What Are You Drinking?™ (4:32)

• Some brief Sixers talk, including the growth of Ben Simmons into one of the NBA’s truly elite defenders (4:58)

• Spring Training games are underway and one umpire is already in mid-season form (11:43)

• John’s chat with Dave Shaw of @UKPhillies; hear how he became a Phillies fan in the first place, his favorite cheesesteak stops when he’s in town, and what he thinks of this season’s squad (15:40)

• John is still giving away a Chase Utley bobblehead from his collection; leave us a review on Apple Podcasts and it could be yours!

Eagles Beat the Panthers; Flyers and Sixers Mini Previews The Philly Frenetics Podcast

The Eagles beat the Panthers on Sunday; the guys discuss a poorly-coached, undisciplined first half (4:34) and a much better second half (11:56), not including whatever Miles Sanders was thinking (16:52).  Then, quick hits on the upcoming Flyers (31:07) and Sixers (41:16) seasons; the guys talk about when Ben Simmons will be traded about 24 hours before he returned to Philadelphia, because of course he did.  You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @PhillyFrenetics and on the web at PhillyFrenetics.com. — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
  1. Eagles Beat the Panthers; Flyers and Sixers Mini Previews
  2. The Eagles Get Clipped by Dallas and K.C.; Now What?
  3. The Ben Simmons Fiasco
  4. Eagles-49ers Breakdown; Bryce Harper Should Be the NL MVP
  5. Eagles-Falcons; Memorable Season Openers

You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; download, subscribe, and leave a five-star review! You can also find us at http://www.anchor.fm/phillyfrenetics.

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