The Fair Pole Podcast

Episode 22: Carter Hicks, USA Baseball

August 16, 2020 Chris Edwards Season 1 Episode 22
Episode 22: Carter Hicks, USA Baseball
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The Fair Pole Podcast
Episode 22: Carter Hicks, USA Baseball
Aug 16, 2020 Season 1 Episode 22
Chris Edwards

Episode 22 of the Fair Pole Podcast features Carter Hicks who works in Baseball Operations for USA Baseball and has a hand in multiple areas of USA Baseball including the selection of National Teams, including the Olympic team, running a National High School Baseball Tournament and more. 

We visit with Carter to chat about his journey from playing high school baseball in Apex, North Carolina to being a part of our national governing body for baseball in the US. 

Some of the other topics included:
- Playing baseball at a small school and how that helped mold his journey and career
- Analytics and how they have impacted the game as a whole
- How young is too young to be worried about data and numbers
- What is America's brand of baseball and how does that compare to other countries
- How does America continue to grow the game of baseball 

... and more. 

Chris Edwards also provides a look at the history of the infield fly rule and how the rule has changed since its inception in the 1800's

Follow us on twitter: @FairPolePodcast
Find us on Facebook: Fair Pole Podcast
Email us: FairPolePodcast@gmail.com 

Thanks to the @galry for their support of the podcast this week. 

Show Notes

Episode 22 of the Fair Pole Podcast features Carter Hicks who works in Baseball Operations for USA Baseball and has a hand in multiple areas of USA Baseball including the selection of National Teams, including the Olympic team, running a National High School Baseball Tournament and more. 

We visit with Carter to chat about his journey from playing high school baseball in Apex, North Carolina to being a part of our national governing body for baseball in the US. 

Some of the other topics included:
- Playing baseball at a small school and how that helped mold his journey and career
- Analytics and how they have impacted the game as a whole
- How young is too young to be worried about data and numbers
- What is America's brand of baseball and how does that compare to other countries
- How does America continue to grow the game of baseball 

... and more. 

Chris Edwards also provides a look at the history of the infield fly rule and how the rule has changed since its inception in the 1800's

Follow us on twitter: @FairPolePodcast
Find us on Facebook: Fair Pole Podcast
Email us: FairPolePodcast@gmail.com 

Thanks to the @galry for their support of the podcast this week.