Doug Baldwin Jr. (@DougBaldwinJr.) graduated from Stanford University before signing with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2011. During his 8 year career, he won a Super Bowl and played in two Pro Bowls. He led the NFL in TD receptions in 2015. Most notably, Baldwin is a Board member of the Players Coalition, a 2018 Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian award finalist, and was selected the 2013 Seahawks Man of the Year, for his extraordinary leadership and service in the community.
Baldwin Jr. joins Brian Berger for a wide-ranging interview on Sports Business Radio to discuss his football career, his meaningful work in the community as a Board member with the Players Coalition, the recent retirement of Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (Baldwin Jr. played college football with Luck at Stanford) and the mental health of athletes.
Also on this week’s edition of Sports Business Radio, Chris Wimmer, Host of the Infamous America podcast joins us to discuss Black Barrel Media’s latest podcast - the telling of the true story of the 1919 World Series Black Sox scandal. The 8-episode podcast travels through Baseball as amateur activity leading into a professional sport, formation of White Sox, the glory days of the players involved, the many factors that lead to the scandal, the actual scandal and finishes with a couple expert interview on the topic. This is the 100 Year Anniversary of the scandal. Find the Infamous America Black Sox podcast on iTunes, Spotify and wherever you get your podcasts.
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