The Cat Chat Podcast – Ep. 29: Skip Schumaker

This versatile former Cardinal and 2-time World Series champion is now on the Padres coaching staff, and chatted with Jimmy “The Cat” Hayes in San Diego…


  • Skip discusses his inaugural podcast and segue into coaching
  • The importance of launch angle plus how hitting has evolved
  • How often does he still get asked about the infamous squirrel
  • What does he remember about Freese and 2011 World Series
  • What kind of memorabilia has Skip saved from his MLB run
  • How important was playing 2B to establishing Skip’s career
  • The unique rapport he enjoyed w/ teammate Chris Carpenter
  • Discussing team chemistry and watching out for Kyle Lohse
  • Why he wore a jersey with “Squeaks” on the back nameplate


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