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Real Gauchos


REAL GAUCHOS. 50 1-hr interviews with people who've done cool stuff. Hosted by Paul Rivas on KCSB 91.9 FM in 2011-13. Free on realgauchos.com + iTunes Podcasts.

Oct 23, 2011

Paul Rivas interviews fellow Santa Barbara native Ryan Spilborghs on his addiction to watching the Dodgers as the child of immigrants, being knocked out of a Little League game by Bubba Ray Robison, his 35-game hitting streak as a UCSB Gaucho, doing plyometrics when everybody else was doing steroids, the sociocultural realities of playing in Mexico, the lucky breaks and hard work that got him to the big leagues, being the worst hitter in World Series history, hitting the only walk-off grand slam in Colorado Rockies history, fatherhood, and The Mesa.