Episode 11 – Buster Olney (ESPN)

Doing it for Bartolo

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Buster Olney of ESPN joins the show to talk about growing up on the farm in Vermont, growing up as a Dodgers fan, struggling financially through Vanderbilt, learning the ropes in journalism on the job, covering the Yankees for The New York Times, joining ESPN, going through the learning curve of being on television, befriending his childhood idol Peter Gammons, journalism in the age of Twitter and his future beyond baseball reporting.

Special thanks to Ronald Jenkees for letting us use “Try The Bass” as the podcast intro music. Check out his music on iTunes.

Joon Lee writes for Over The Monster and Gammons Daily, and has interned for the Boston Herald and WEEI.com. He currently attends Cornell University, and hosts the Doing It For Bartolo podcast. Follow him on Twitter @iamjoonlee.

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