The Bruce Collins Show- The Last Lost Episode or The Lost Rocker- Guest: John Rocker

Born in Statesboro, Georgia, John Rocker has been involved in sports since the age of seven. His accolades include: All State Baseball, All Region Football, and All Star Baseball. During high school he pitched for the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) and was player of the year in 1993. Rocker attended Mercer University and received a baseball scholarship from the University of Georgia.

Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in 1993, Rocker served as a closer during his last four years with the Braves, although he began his minor League career as a starting pitcher. He joined the Cleveland Indians in 2001; the Texas Ranger in 2002, and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 2003, where he completed a year contract before undergoing rotator cuff surgery.

Rocker joined the Big Leagues in 1998, where he would close for the next 3 ½ years. He pitched in two National League Championships and one World Series. He pitched 21 1/3 scoreless playoff innings.

After attempting a comeback to baseball with the Long Island Ducks in 2005, Rocker decided to give up the game and focus on his other businesses, real estate developments and IP Promotions, Inc., a streaming video company.

Rocker has been a radio analyst for several programs including ESPN Radio in New York and Sporting News Radio. His charity involvement includes the Ultimate Team Up for the Wheelin’ Sportsmen in Alabama; Georgia Transplant Foundation, Safari Club International, the Empty Stocking Fund; Cornerstone for Living; the Starlight Children’s Foundation; Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital; United Special Sportsman Alliance; and he recently participated in the Price Oil Celebrity golf tournament to benefit Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center. Rocker also hosts kids from Ronald McDonald House to the NASCAR race in Atlanta every fall, and he was chosen to present the sports awards at the 2004 Southeast Emmys in Atlanta. Rocker recently rode in the Cox MS 150 in an effort to help raise funds for the fight against Multiple Sclerosis. For more information visit www.johnrocker.net.

BRUCE COLLINS is a former pro wrestling promoter, an author of three published books (one of them with Brett Wagner, the host of The Speed Channel’s PASS TIME and voice of Monster Garage and another book with Ric Drasin, the middle Hulk in the 1970’s Incredible Hulk tv show with Bill Bixby and the creator of the Gold’s Gym logo) and the former book reviewer of Monster Radio, which was nationally syndicated in 84 radio markets. Bruce has hosted The Bruce Collins Show (and its’ genesis known as The Big Finale) since January, 2006. The Bruce Collins Show graduated to AM radio in 2009 and spent two years broadcasting at WSMN 1590 AM in Nashua, New Hampshire and WWZN 1510 AM in Boston, MA. Currently, the program resides online at www.fringeradionetwork.com . Based on the AM radio exposure, he was approached by the History Channel’s Decoded TV (with bestselling author Brad Meltzer) to audition for their program. After learning he would have to interview occultists and numerologists without expressing his own opinions, he turned down the invitation. Bruce is the self-proclaimed Baron of Broadcasting.

CHAD MILES is the co-host of The Bruce Collins Show. He is also a former contributing editor for Defense Watch Magazine and former contributor to The Michigan Journal. In 2006 Chad ran for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in Michigan’s 14th Congressional District. He served seven years on active duty with the 82nd Airborne Division, 2nd Infantry Division and the 5th Special Forces Group. His Military service as an infantryman and intelligence analyst took him around the world with service in the countries of Jordan, Egypt, South Korea and Panama.  Chad is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He was the creator and founder of the wildly popular Hearken the Watchmen website which featured articles from Chuck Missler, L.A. Marzulli, Michael Hoggard and many others. Miles appeared on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory to talk about drones over Miami, Florida. Chad is known as “The Odometer” and “Captain Doomsday.”

THE BRUCE COLLINS SHOW is known as the new theatre of the mind in a way that no other program is able to capture. It is an ‘out of the box’ program, having interviewed a plethora of guests, such as Jesse Ventura, Kevin Trudeau, Gerald Celente, Alex Jones, Texe Marrs, L.A. Marzulli, Congressman James Rogan, Stryper’s Michael Sweet, Megadeth’s Dave Ellefson, Actor Brett Wagner, stuntman Chris Carnel, WND’s Joseph Farah, Wally “Famous” Amos, “The Creature from the Black Lagoon” Ben Chapman, Patrick Heron, Joe Ortiz, Jack Abramoff, Nick Redfern, Micah Hanks, Coast to Coast AM’s John B. Wells, Ralph Epperson, Patrick Wood, Ray Comfort, wrestling legends Ivan Koloff and Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Dr. Jeffrey Meldrum, Frank Joseph, financial analyst and author John Rubino, former managing editor of Forbes Stewart Pinkerton, Robert Kiyosaki, Pamela Geller, Jim Marrs, Machine Gun Preacher Sam Childers, Jerome Corsi, The Collins Brothers, Trey Smith, Bumfights’ Rufus Hannah, Erik Rush, Mike Heiser, Gary Franchi, former Major League Ballplayer John Rocker,  Dr. Stanley Monteith and many others.

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