Gar Ryness

Gar Ryness, better known as the Batting Stance Guy, is an American sports entertainer and Youtube phenomenon. He is known for his ability to perform spot-on impressions of the batting stances of Major League Baseball players. He can mimic the batting stances of the starting line-ups of all 30 MLB teams with alarming accuracy


Guest Appearances

March 31, 2017

Gar Ryness and Jonah Keri return to Sklarbro Country this week to dive headfirst into a discussion about the World Baseball Classic. They talk to the Sklars about why the Classic amps up the enthusiasm from the crowd and share personal stories of meeting Evan Gattis and witnessing Adam Jones’ insane catch. Plus, they deliberate on the new big stat of 2017, and finally, the Bros call up Ozzie Guillen to hear about his new Pony League team.
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July 26, 2016

“Batting Stance Guy” Gar Ryness slides home to Sklarbro County this week to talk about mimicking Pete Rose to his face, Aaron Boone’s recent foray into batting imitations, and juggling sports enthusiasm with adult life. Daniel Van Kirk brings a story about a brother and sister charged with food fraud, and later, Michael Caine calls in to complain about his absence from Game of Thrones.


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May 10, 2016

Comedian Gar Ryness, aka Batting Stance Guy, joins the Sklars to discuss baseball and new trends of MLB players’ batting stances. Daniel Van Kirk brings County Stories of a pizza-made pizza box and a man who was angry after being asked not to have sex in the community pool. Later, Steven Seagal leaves a voicemail for the Sklars asking for a job referral at Disneyland.

October 17, 2014

Randy and Jason kick off the episode with “Sklarbrotration,” where in, they issue proper punishment for anybody who wanders into the action of a professional sporting event. Later, joined by Dave Anthony and Gar Ryness, the SklarBros revolutionize the world of podcasts by introducing…the CARCAST! Join these four friends on a journey to the NLCS. Along the way they will predict the outcome of game 3, make a case for why the 1989 World Series saved the lives of thousands of people, and Randy will give some life advice to Randy Choate. Finally, in a deed of good will, Dr. Tuttle calls in with some sage health advice that best be taken very seriously.


April 15, 2014

Hilarious stand-up comedian & The Pete Holmes Show writer Jamie Lee brings some much needed lady energy to this week’s Sklarbro County! Jamie talks about the one time she was make out rejected during Spring Break, her thoughts on having kids, and how working for Comedy Central after college inspired her to start doing stand-up. Daniel Van Kirk brings in some crazy stories as always such as a Florida woman who vandalized a McDonald’s in nothing but a thong, a front desk clerk in Florida who thought he was a victim of an April Fool’s Day prank, and Philadelphia police who are investigating a love triangle rat attack. Later, in honor of baseball season, friend of the show Gar Ryness aka the Batting Stance Guy returns to tell us about some amazing stories from his many MLB misadventures including recently hanging out with the New York Yankees.



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October 1, 2013

Human sports jukebox Gar Ryness returns to the Sklarbro universe to talk baseball playoffs and make predictions on this week’s Sklarbro County! Dan Van Kirk and his ridiculous news stories go international as he brings us some crazy stories from across the pond, complete with a creepy English clown and a hard partying man who has sex with a car. Gar sheds some light on the recent Dodgers/Diamondbacks urine in the pool debacle before we hear a voicemail from friend of the show Joe Walsh. Be sure to check out Daniel Van Kirk’s NFL column over at! Citizens of Los Angeles — Sklarbro Country will be a part of the LA Podcast Festival on October 5th! Go to for tickets.