The Jim Day Podcast

40 Episodes


Take deep dives with Reds broadcaster Jim Day as he interviews current and former Reds players, coaches, broadcasters, celebrities and those that make news in the baseball and sports world. Jim will feature unique and relaxed conversations that will take you in between the lines and away from the field of play or the broadcast booth. Deep dive into what makes these celebrities tick as sports meets pop culture on the Jim Day Podcast. One click subscribes you to every episode.

The Jim Day Podcast- Sean Casey
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No one can bring it quite like "The Mayor" Sean Casey and his return appearance doesn't disappoint. Plenty of laughs to be had as Sean and Jim dish on what it's like for Sean to now have a podcast of his own, the many stories that came from Induction Night and The Reds Legends softball game, a hug from Johnny Bench, the struggle of getting interviews with Griffey and Dunn, Joey Votto admiration and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

The Jim Day Podcast- Jim Day

Nasty Boy Randy Myers comes out of the wilderness to join the Jim Day Podcast. One of the most unique characters to ever put on a Reds uniform, Randy dishes on all things 1990 World Championship Reds including stories about his Nasty Boys teammates and once and for all we find out if it's really true that he stun-gunned Manager Lou Piniella?? And much more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

The Jim Day Podcast- Barry Larkin & Jose Rijo

National Baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin joins Jim in a reflective conversation when the party is crashed by 1990 World Series MVP Jose Rijo! It's Rijo and Larkin audio gold! Including Lou Pinella stories, behind the scenes stories from the 1990 World Championship season, the close bond between Lark and Jose and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

The Jim Day Podcast- Tucker Barnhart

Gold Glove catcher Tucker Barnhart returns to the Pod to take us inside the Reds winning clubhouse! Tucker and Jim discuss the fun of the 2021 season so far, behind the scenes of catching Wade Miley's no hitter, the stories surrounding the no hitter and life as Wade's friend and teammate, analyzing the "flip phone" of Castellanos, the mentoring relationship and friendship with Tyler Stephenson, the toughness of having his contract status unknown, humbling Kyle Farmer, watching the greatness of Votto right before his eyes and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

The Jim Day Podcast- Best of The Broadcasters

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The Jim Day Podcast- Bronson Arroyo

The always unique Bronson Arroyo returns to the Pod with his thoughts on his former teammate Joey Votto, Wade Miley's no-hitter happening on the the night he made his radio booth debut, how he gained Marty Brennaman's respect, the very unusual way he uses text messages, playing guitar in the shower and taking song requests from teammates, say what?? Yes, that and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

The Jim Day Podcast- Best Of The Newcomers

Four newcomers have played major roles in the 2021 version of the Reds and four newcomers come together in one episode! It's the "Best Of: The Newcomers" with Jonathan India, Tyler Stephenson, Tyler Naquin and Tejay Antone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

The Jim Day Podcast- Kyle Farmer

Kyle Farmer returns to The Jim Day Podcast with a behind the scenes venture into the 2021 Reds team including his Granny sliding into Winker's DM's, reviewing the Luke Bryan concert that he and many teammates attended, why Sonny Gray is the quirkiest guy he's ever met, why Tyler Naquin is the goofiest, who are the best dressers on the team, Votto as his future bench coach??!! And more!

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The Jim Day Podcast- Writers Roundtable

The writers roundtable returns to talk all things Cincinnati Reds. Bobby Nightengale of the Cincinnati Enquirer, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Athletic and Mark Sheldon of join Jim to discuss the looming trade deadline, will the Reds be active? What is their status to win the Central? Foreign substances, should the shift be banned or regulated? The current environment of player access and are they satisfied? Thoughts on Castellanos, India and current players and much more!

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The Jim Day Podcast- Tyler Naquin

From playing tee ball on a cow pasture, all the way to The Bigs, and now The Jim Day Podcast! Reds center fielder Tyler Naquin joins the Pod to share his heart warming stories about his Mom, Dad, brother and teammates. Tyler also takes us inside "The Riders" group, life in the outfield with Castellanos and Winker, the stories behind his tattoos, the mispronunciation of his name, and more...all while teammate Ryan Hendrix cooks him breakfast!

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The Jim Day Podcast- Ron Oester

Reds Hall of Famer Ron Oester brings his grit to the Pod! Ronny-O relives coming up in the Big Red Machine era, rookie hazing from Rose, Bench and Morgan, why he shaved his head during the 1990 World Championship season, how his hard edge leadership led to a few skirmishes, the text he sent to Marty Brennaman upon retirement, life as a grandfather and more!

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The Jim Day Podcast- John Sadak

Bally Sports Ohio's John Sadak joins Jim to talk about his first season in the Reds broadcast booth. What was John's path the Bigs? What was Opening Day like? Is it what he expected? John and Jim also get off the beaten path with old school wresting talk, pop culture, favorite TV shows of all-time, Star Wars, John's love of math and Jim's disdain for it, a history project that led John to sports and much more!

The Jim Day Podcast- Tommy Thrall

Reds on Radio play-by-play man Tommy Thrall brings his pipes to the Jim Day Podcast. Jim and Tommy take you inside the broadcast booths, how tough is it to follow a Reds legend in the radio booth, his working relationship with Jeff Brantley, being terrified on Opening Day, how Jim and Tommy became food legends in Phoenix, why both are not morning people, the one jinx Tommy believes in, and did a ghost show up mid episode? And more!

The Jim Day Podcast- Jesse Winker

Jesse Winker rakes his way back into the Podcast with a very candid conversation that includes: maturing as a person, "arm over the shoulder" moments with teammates that sparked change with the way he carries himself on the field and off, why his recent curtain call was so emotional for him, duck hunting with Jay Bruce, converting Bruce's children to become Bills fans and Jesse's extreme Bills fandom and much more!

The Jim Day Podcast- Todd Frazier

As he embarks on playing for Team USA, Todd Frazier invades the pod Jersey style! The "Todd Father" becomes the "Pod Father" with a look back at his favorite Reds teammates, what wearing the Red, White and Blue means to him, the self-proclaimed fast food French Fry expert, the famous switch-a-roo play, his favorite Reds moments, Frank Sinatra and more!

The Jim Day Podcast- Jay Bruce

Fresh into his retirement, future Reds Hall of Famer Jay Bruce joins Jim in a nostalgic conversation including: how Jesse Winker became the little brother he never had, behind the close friendship with Joey Votto, the epic walk-off division clinching HR and why he almost didn't play that night, playing in the same outfield with his idol Ken Griffey Jr, his love for Cincinnati and more!

The Jim Day Podcast- Wade Miley

Fresh off of his no-hitter, Wade Miley joins the podcast to take us into the dugout and behind the scenes of his masterful No-No. Plenty of stories to be told on this one! Including the now famous Hulk tattoo, why the country boy Wade does not mesh with big cities, tough conversations with teammates, and fishing with Votto? and much more!

The Jim Day Podcast- Lou Piniella

It's a sit-down interview with 1990 World Series Champion and Reds legend Lou Piniella. Anything Lou is Reds gold! Sweet Lou relives the characters he had on the 1990 team, the epic base throwing incident, the day Bill Gates made out a lineup for Lou that he used in a game, the clubhouse fight with Rob Dibble, the antics of the Nasty Boys, classic Steinbrenner story and more!

The Jim Day Podcast- Sam LeCure Part 2

He was so good the first time around, we had to have Sam LeCure back for part two! Sam dishes on former teammates from the playoff years from Arroyo to Votto and many in between, and the discussion gets serious when Sam talks about the struggles he went through after his career on the field ended. It's another spirited visit with "Nails."

The Jim Day Podcast- Sam LeCure

Former Reds pitcher and current broadcaster Sam LeCure joins Jim for a much anticipated and lively conversation. Sam and Jim delve into many topics including reliving great and heartbreaking moments from 2010 and 2012, Sam's famous mustache, the story behind the "Cup" of 2012, how Corky Miller played a vital role in Sam reaching the Bigs, how the nickname "Nails" evolved, how Sam touched Jim's heart, Jonathan Broxton stuffing Billy Hamilton into a trash can and more!

The Jim Day Podcast- Greg Vaughn

Marty Brennaman calls Greg Vaughn the single greatest leader he ever witnessed in his 46 years in the Reds broadcast booth. 1999 was a memorable year in Reds Country and Greg Vaughn literally willed the Reds to 96 wins. From solely changing the Reds facial hair policy to his Good Cop/Bad Cop with Barry Larkin to the side of Greg Vaughn you perhaps never knew, that and more on the latest episode of The Jim Day Podcast.

The Jim Day Podcast- Jonathan India

He's burst onto the Major League scene and now Jonathan India bursts onto the Jim Day Podcast. Included is his emotional meeting when told he was the starting 2nd baseman for the Reds, his emotional call home to his parents, his already popular hair flow, does he need a chin strap, working out with Nick Castellanos in the offseason, growing pains in the transition from college ball to pro ball, what inspired him to use Pirates of the Caribbean as his walkup song, who he looks up to on the team and much more!


The Jim Day Podcast- Tyler Stephenson

Imagine hitting a home run in your first Major League at-bat as Tyler Stephenson did. Tyler relives the incredible moment, his walk off HR later that season and throwing out Billy Hamilton, his relationship with Tucker Barnhart, Corky Miller's influence, how he's a 6'4" Teddy Bear, the unusual way he bought at PS5, one of the few things that can take a Georgia boy our of Georgia, how it was meant to be for him to be a Red and much more!

The Jim Day Podcast- Tejay Antone

On the brink of perhaps greatness, Tejay Antone invades the Jim Day Podcast. As well-rounded of a guest the podcast has seen, Tejay waxes poetic about the story behind his name, why his honeymoon was so unusual, his fellow bearded locker mate, the rise of his fastball and his rise through the ranks, how he overcame rock bottom after Tommy John Surgery and the major chance he took following it, what exactly he doesn't appreciate from some detractors, achieving a lifelong goal off the field at such a young age, his missionary work, his work with kids off the...

The Jim Day Podcast- George Foster

Reds Hall of Famer George Foster embarks on the Jim Day Podcast. Once known as a quiet teammate on the Big Red Machine, he is far from that now! George and Jim discuss how the switch of Pete Rose to 3rd base exactly went down that allowed him into the everyday lineup, who did he hang with on the team, memories of Joe Morgan and how Joe became his mentor, thoughts and stories of his other BRM teammates, how Joe Nuxhall helped him develop as a hitter and a man, the incredible MVP season of 1977, how many HR’s wo...

The Jim Day Podcast- Adam Dunn

Reds Hall of Famer Adam Dunn joins Jim for a wide-spanning conversation that includes what he’s up to now, who named him “The Big Donkey,” Does he have any regrets, facing tremendous criticism during his career what bothered him the most, why he tells Sean Casey he wants to punch him in the face, how exactly did Scott Hatteberg make the most unlikeliest of predictions as he called the shot on Dunn’s walkoff grand slam, how much does Ken Griffey Jr. mean to him, how much does being a Reds Hall of Famer mean to him and much, mu...

The Jim Day Podcast- Joey Votto

The always fascinating Joey Votto returns to the Jim Day Podcast to tackle many subjects as only Votto can do…his brutally honest assessment of last season’s disappointments, the humbling experience of being benched, Ken Griffey Jr. talk, the battle with Father Time and how much he has left in the tank, why he says he has to ween himself off of YouTube! Why playing chess in a park is a dream, Joey Votto working in a front office? Why his relationship with Barry Larkin was challenging at first and much, much more!

The Best Of The Broadcasters

The Reds broadcasters have provided many laughs and poignant moments on the Pod as we bring you "The Best Of" The Broadcasters. Enjoy our visits with Marty Brennaman, George Grande, Jeff Brantley, Chris Welsh and Danny Graves!

The Jim Day Podcast- Ep 56- Playoffs Roundtable

The writers are back! C Trent Rosecrans, Mark Sheldon and Bobby Nightengale join Jim to look back at the unusual 2020 season, the Reds incredible run down the stretch and a look ahead to the playoff matchup with the Braves. It's a regular season wrap Jim Day Podcast style.

The Jim Day Podcast- Ep. 55- The Best Of Reds Hall of Famers

4 Reds Hall of Famers in one quality listen! It's another "Best Of" edition with the Best of interviews with Joe Morgan, Jim Maloney, Tom Browning and Tommy Helms.

The Jim Day Podcast- Ep 54- Aaron Harang

Does Aaron Harang blame Dusty Baker? It's a question that has lingered for years and it's answered in our visit with the former Red that made five Opening Day starts. Story time includes the infamous day that Sean Casey jumped off the bus to challenge an entire Cubs bar from Aaron's perspective, the day Ryan Freel was stuffed into an overhead compartment on takeoff, "surfing" on the team plane and much more!

The Jim Day Podcast- Ep 53- Tom Seaver Tribute

Johnny Bench, Marty Brennaman and George Grande join Jim to pay tribute to Tom Seaver. Upon the passing of a legend, 3 of Tom's friends reflect on the greatness of the player and the man on a special episode of the Jim Day Podcast.

The Jim Day- Ep 52- Best of 1990

Bringing together the "Best Of" from our interviews with Rob Dibble, Tom Browning, Joe Oliver, Glenn Braggs and Marty Brennaman, we look back at the 1990 World Champion Reds with stories, legends and laughs.

The Jim Day Podcast- Ep 51- Bob Trumpy

He's known as one of the Godfather's of Sports Talk radio, but Bob Trumpy's broadcasting career took him much farther than Cincinnati. From Super Bowls to The Olympics to professional golf, Jim walks down memory lane with Bob including his first-hand admiration of the Reds in the 70's, Burt Reynold on a milk crate? Sneaking away for a smoke with Jesse Owens or golfing with Neil Armstrong! And Jim reveals what kickstarted his television career in a very unique story that's never been told on this podcast.

The Jim Day Podcast- Ep 50- Sonny Gray

He's the ace of the Reds pitching staff and known for a bulldog mentality on the mound, but what is underneath the exterior? Jim peels back a few layers of the All-Star pitcher on the latest episode of the Jim Day Podcast.

The Jim Day Podcast- Ep 49- Glenn Braggs

He made one of the biggest plays in Reds history and now 30 years removed he's on the Jim Day Podcast. Glenn Braggs looks back on the magical 1990 World Championship season. Would the crucial play he made on Carmelo Martinez been a home run had he not caught the ball? His legendary muscles and brute strength led to breaking bats on his follow-through swing including the World Series. And what it's like to be married to such a famous person? And much more!

The Jim Day Podcast- Ep 48- Mike Moustakas

Upon the week of making his real Reds debut, it's time to get to know Mike Moustakas a bit! "Moose" joins the show to talk the current state of the Reds, chances of winning it all in 2020, playing without fans in the stands, being the new guy on the block, teammates and much more! There's a Moose on the Loose!

The Jim Day Podcast- Ep 47- David Weathers

Always a funny teammate, former Red David Weathers joins the show. There's plenty for "Stormy" to talk about including stories about his favorite Reds teammates, life in the Bigs through 17 years of service time, and resurrecting what David calls the greatest TV commercial ever created, "Together Again," featuring the incomparable Bronson Arroyo and Chris Welsh. Also, his son Ryan was once a mainstay in the Reds clubhouse as a kid, now he's a 1st Round Draft Choice in pro ball and it's a roller coaster ride as a dad! That and much more!

The Jim Day Podcast- Ep 46- Tucker Barnhart

Tackling protocols and tough questions, Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart returns to the show upon the return of Major League Baseball. We go in-depth with Tucker about the current challenges of playing baseball including detailed protocols. As the Reds Players Rep, Tucker gives us heartfelt and honest answers about the most difficult of situations, the negotiations. And, oh yes, how will those Reds fare this season!

The Jim Day Podcast- Ep 45- Writers Roundtable

Baseball is back! Jim gathers the beat writers that cover the Reds for a roundtable discussion. Joining Jim to discuss the many stories surrounding the return of baseball are Mark Sheldon of, C Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic, and John Fay and Bobby Nightengale from the Cincinnati Enquirer.