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Bat Flips and Maple Dips

Bat Flips and Maple Dips started in 2018 after Justin and Patrick met online and began a passionate discussion about Canadian baseball and the Toronto Blue Jays. After well over 100 episodes the guys are still going strong and have interviewed Sportsnet’s Dan Shulman, MLB.com’s Keegan Matheson, Jays Journal’s Chris Henderson, CBC’s Devin Heroux, Saskatchewan baseball alum and Pirates draft pick Logan Hofmann & other great guests.

BFMD Episode 168 – 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame – Part 3 Bat Flips and Maple Dips – A Blue Jays Podcast

In the third and final part of the BFMD Baseball Hall of Fame series, Justin and Patrick make cases for and against the final 15 players on the BBWAA ballot.  Starting with Manny Ramirez and Alex Rodriguez, the guys go over stats, suspensions, accusations, and character of the candidates.  Should Curt Schilling ever get in to the Hall? What about Omar Vizquel?  At the end of the show, the guys reveal who would be on their ballots if they were able to vote.  Thanks for listening to this series! 
  1. BFMD Episode 168 – 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame – Part 3
  2. BFMD Episode 167 – 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame – Part 2
  3. BFMD Episode 166 – 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame – Part 1
  4. BFMD Episode 165 – 2021 Blue Jays Hitting & Fielding Grades
  5. BFMD Episode 164 – Gausman is a Blue Jay

Latest Episodes

BFMD Episode 165 – 2021 Blue Jays Hitting & Fielding Grades

Summary Justin and Patrick are back with the 2021 hitting and fielding grades for the Toronto Blue Jays.  Unlike previous years where we struggled to hand out As and Bs, this year is full of them! Which catcher got the best grade? What did we think about Grichuk and Springer?  Tune in to hear all…More

BFMD Episode 157 – Berrios Baffles Twins

Coming off of a weekend series win against the Twins, the Blue Jays find themselves 1.5 games clear of the New York Yankees for the 2nd Wild Card spot in the American League. They trail the Boston Red Sox by 1 game for the 1st Wild Card spot.  Jose Berrios was dialed in against his…More

BFMD Episode 155 – A Crazy Weekend in Baltimore

Justin and Patrick a back to break down a WILD weekend in Baltimore and to highlight Teoscar’s magnificent season.  On Friday night the Baltimore Orioles ended the Toronto Blue Jays 8-game winning streak.  On Sunday the Jays left no doubt and racked up 22 runs in a 22-7 win of the first Sunday of the…More

Meet Our Hosts

Justin Anderson

Justin fell in love with baseball watching Roy Halladay and Carlos Delgado as a young kid in Saskatchewan. Justin figured it out at age 12 that he wasn’t a very good ballplayer but loved the game so much that he became an umpire. Justin continues to umpire men’s baseball in Saskatoon and provincial championships. His goal is to work a Canada Cup and an international event as an umpire.

Patrick Marsh

Patrick has always been a sports fanatic but baseball holds a special place in his heart. After playing baseball as a child he continued his passion as a lifelong Blue Jays fan from the championships in 1992 & 1993 to the fabled bat flip of 2015 and on to the present day. His passion led to a short stint blogging before the creation of Bat Flips and Maple Dips in 2018.

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