• Episode 32: Train With a Pro – The Baseball and Business Podcast
    April 15th, 2020

    Oakland A’s prospect Ryan Gridley shares how through the launch of his business ProCo+ he’s created a solution to the financial challenges many minor leaguers face on Episode 32. Here are the highlights from our conversation… 1. How Ryan went from being known more for his glove than bat as a freshman at Mississippi State to earning […]

  • Episode 31: Transforming Your Resume – The Baseball and Business Podcast
    April 8th, 2020

    Former college player Clayton Gelfand shares how he’s turned the page from winning 3 conference championships, a D2 College World Series appearance and playing in the Cape Cod League in undergrad to now maximizing the window of time as a current student in the J.D.-M.B.A. program at Michigan State on Episode 31. Here are the highlights […]

  • Episode 30: Choosing Yourself – The Baseball and Business Podcast
    April 1st, 2020

    Thanks for the support as we relaunched the podcast last week. This week former pro player and current VP of Product Development at Original Nations Walt Nolen shares his story from playing in the Cubs organization to business executive and now partner on Episode 30. Here are the highlights from our conversation… 1. How Walt […]

  • Episode 29: Stand For Something – The Baseball and Business Podcast
    March 25th, 2020

    The podcast is back! The plan was to relaunch with Opening Day going this week. Obviously much has changed in the last month but am excited about the guest who will kick us off for this year’s episodes. Former college player and owner of Athletes Brand Kyle Mauch shares the story behind how he has […]

  • It’s Just a Ring?
    March 4th, 2020

    By Luke Melms In the last few months, there have been many emotions stirred within the baseball community especially among current MLB players. The gasoline on the fire moment was the commissioner referring to the World Series trophy as “a piece of metal” in an interview with ESPN. Seeing that the fire has only gotten […]

  • Did It Matter?
    December 31st, 2019

    By Luke Melms As we come to the end of the year, it is important to pause and reflect on everything you’ve accomplished. I want to give you a simple but deep question to ponder going into 2020 as you set new goals. The question to contemplate is, “Did it matter?” I believe we are all called to lead in […]

  • Episode 28: From Hitting White Pearls to Chasing a White Coat – The Baseball and Business Podcast
    July 24th, 2019

    Former college player and current medical school student Jonathan Melms shares from his journey on the field and how this has prepared him for his biggest test on Episode 28. Here are the highlights from our conversation… 1. How juggling being a student-athlete at Macalester College prepared Jonathan for med school by being at an academically challenging school while playing […]

  • Episode 27: The Transition – The Baseball and Business Podcast
    July 17th, 2019

    The transition from playing baseball to business can be one of the most challenging situations that we as baseball players face. This week former college player and Founder of Baseball and Business Luke Melms shares a few questions that have been emailed in recently and shares his thoughts and perspective on Episode 27. Here are […]

  • Episode 26: Playing With No Regrets – The Baseball and Business Podcast
    July 10th, 2019

    Former MLB player and 2006 1st Round Pick of the Padres Matt Antonielli shares from the highs and lows of his pro ball career and how this perfectly positioned him to coach after his playing career in Episode 26. Here are the highlights from our conversation… 1. Why Matt decided to go to college versus […]

  • Episode 25: From Baseball to the Battlefield – The Baseball and Business Podcast
    July 3rd, 2019

    Former D1 college player and Navy SEAL Jason Kuhn shares from his time on the mound, in special ops and how both led to starting his company Stonewall Solutions on Episode 25. Here are the highlights from our conversation… 1. How Jason went from dealing on the mound for a Top 25 team at Middle […]