8 Baseball Podcasts for MLB Opening Day

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Creation Date February 25th, 2019
Updated Date Updated March 12th, 2019
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Here is a guide to the best baseball podcast episodes. Dig into the batter's box and listen to these top episodes to prepare for Major League Baseball's 2019 Opening Day!

The Lights Of Wrigleyville

  • over 1 year ago

When the Tribune Company bought the Chicago Cubs in 1981, its executives saw nighttime baseball as a way to turn around the club's fortunes. The only problem? Scores of Wrigleyville residents were ready to fight against it. Produced by Dan Collison and Elizabeth Meister of Long Haul Productions. Narrated by former Cubs PA announcer Wayne Messmer.

111- Masters of the Uni-verse

  • about 5 years ago

Uniforms matter. When it comes to sports, they might be the only thing to which we’re actually loyal. Sports uniforms are packaging. But unlike any other packaging, if the product inside changes or degrades, we remain loyal. Players come and … Continue reading →

262- In the Same Ballpark

  • almost 2 years ago

In the 1992, the Baltimore Orioles opened their baseball season at a brand new stadium called Oriole Park at Camden Yards, right along the downtown harbor. The stadium was small and intimate, built with brick and iron trusses—a throwback to … Continue reading →

The Great Albert Belle Bat Caper

  • 6 months ago

In 1994, the Cleveland Indians crawled through a ceiling, stole a bat out of an umpire’s dressing room, and set off a chain of events that eventually involved a former FBI agent.

The Loophole

  • 6 months ago

In 1995, star pitcher Hideo Nomo attempted to do what no Japanese player had done since 1965 - join Major League Baseball. Nomo and his agent hatched a plan to overcome the legal and cultural barriers that stood in his way, risking Nomo's career and reputation in Japan. The Loophole reveals how they pulled it off, launched "Nomo-mania," and transformed both American and Japanese baseball forever.

Juiced

  • 6 months ago

At the end of his career, Jose Canseco, the self-proclaimed "godfather of the steroid era," was effectively forced out of baseball. As revenge, Canseco conceived a tell-all memoir in which he would call out his fellow players for steroid use. Within a month of its publication, Juiced sparked a congressional hearing. Reported by Andrew Mambo. More at 30for30podcasts.com

Rickey Won't Quit

  • 5 months ago

At age 46, Rickey Henderson refused to walk away from the game of baseball. This is the story of a baseball legend doing everything he can to keep playing the game he loves, whether or not it will ever love him back. Produced by Pineapple Street Media. Narrated by The Undefeated's Clinton Yates. 30 for 30 Podcasts is hosted by Jody Avirgan.

234- The Shift

  • over 2 years ago

Every now and again, a truly great athlete shatters all previous assumptions about what’s possible to achieve in a sport. When this happens, opposing teams scramble to find ways to stop them or slow them down. In basketball, teams tried … Continue reading →