A Conversation With Nick Francona, Part 1

In part one of this conversation, Nick Francona joins us to discuss growing up the son of Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona and coming into his own as a member of the US Marines.

Nick Francona had a unique upbringing being the son of an MLB player and manager. In this episode, part 1 of our conversation, Nick delves into his early life up to the point where he entered the US Marines.

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Stay tuned for Part 2 of this interview next week!

Topics include:

  • (0:00) Fixing baseball’s popularity problem
  • (18:20) Have we gone too far with analytics?
  • (25:05) Growing up the son of Terry Francona
  • (35:31) Las Águilas Cibaeñas
  • (47:10) The US Marine

THIS EPISODE was produced & edited by Manny and L.A.

Music for ALL episodes by VM VargaRapternal Music by Notty Productions

The artwork is by Luigi Gomez

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Author: Manny Gómez

Having grown up in Washington Heights, a small Dominican neighborhood just one mile away from Yankee Stadium, Manny is a life-long Yankees fan. He began pursuing his passion for writing about baseball in March 2018 when he co-founded a small baseball media company called Welcome to THE SHOW. Manny is also a contributor at Call to the Pen. Follow Manny on twitter @MannyGo3.

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