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It’s always beautiful in San Diego and sometimes, so are the Padres are they fight for the final playoff spot in the National League. Ed Kasputis interviews Joe Connor aka Mr. Sports Travel about the Padres and all things travel.
Farley’s back in the studio as we interview Professor and co-author, Randy Roberts about his new and timely novel, War Fever: Boston, Baseball and America in the Shadow of the Great War.
The Mariner’s rebuild is ahead of schedule as the M’s fight for a playoff spot. Meaningful September games for Seattle. Who would have thought?
How many baseball cards did you collect? Do you still have them? Our PhD Committee remembers as Ed Kasputis interviews Tanner Jones about his book, Confessions of a Baseball Card Addict.
The owner blames the players, the players blame the fans and the team’s manager doesn’t know what’s going on. Let’s Meet the Mets, a team that sat in first place for 90 days this summer but no more. Can the Met’s resurrect their season? Ed Kasp
Ed Kasputis interviews Professor of Law and the author of numerous baseball books, Mitchell Nathanson about his new book, Bouton: The Life of a Baseball Original.
The Diamondbacks currently have the worst record in the National League. We discuss their struggles and what Major League Baseball’s next collective bargaining agreement needs to fix.
Ed Kasputis interviews Dan Austin about his book, Baseball’s Last Great Scout: The Life of Hugh Alexander.
The Cardinals are in 3rd but still have a shot at the post-season. Ed Kasputis interviews Josey Curtis from vivaelbirdos.com about the state of the Cardinals.
As we enjoy the dog days of August, let’s ponder who was better – Ruth or Bonds?  Ed Kasputis interviews baseball authors Bill Nowlin and Jim Prime about this question for the ages.
This year’s surprising Reds are playing well and competing for a playoff spot. Ed Kasputis interviews Cincinnati sports radio personality, Mo Egger about the Reds.
Let’s go back to 1975 and remember The Great Eight from the Big Red Machine as Ed Kasputis interviews baseball researcher and editor, Mark Armour.
“If you build it, he will come”. Let’s get ready for the Field of Dreams game as the first place, Chicago White Sox and surging New York Yankees play the first MLB game in Iowa.
In 2016, as the Cubs prepared for the National League Championship Series, our PhD Committee remembered baseball’s greatest ambassador and Hall of Fame great, Ernie Banks who passed away on January 23, 2015.  Let’s play two.
The Cleveland Indians are changing their name to the Guardians as they struggle to be playoff competitive. But the Cleveland Guardians already exist as a roller derby team! We ponder the name change and review the organization’s future (no matt
Ed Kasputis interviews author, Tim Wendel about his book, Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball – and America – Forever. From the beginning, ’68 was a season rocked by national tragedy and sweeping change. Opening Day was postponed an
Welcome to Episode 600 as we examine this year’s Cubs and what they’ll do as the July 30th trade deadline approaches. Ed Kasputis interviews Paul Francis Sullivan from Locked on MLB Podcast about those lovable Cubs.
As we prepare for Episode 600 let’s remember Episode 100 from the 100th floor of the Empire State Building! Our PhD Committee goes down memory lane as we remember our first 100 podcasts.  Thanks for listening and let’s continue to get our PhD i
The second half of the season has begun but some Yankees have COVID-19 again. Can the Yankees make a run or will the virus make them done? Ed Kasputis interviews Andrew Mearns from pinstripealley.com about those men in pinstripes.
Ed Kasputis interviews photography icon, Michael Zagaris who is the official photographer to both the Oakland A’s and San Francisco 49ers.
As we head into the All-Star break, the Brewers are solidly in first. Ed Kasputis interviews Pastor and baseball historian, James D. Smith III about his heavenly All-Star team.
Ed Kasputis interviews New York Times columnist, Harvey Araton about his book, Driving Mr. Yogi.
Kansas City is wonderful even when the Royals are not. Ed Kasputis interviews baseball historian and author, Lloyd Johnson about the Kansas City Royals and what lies ahead for this franchise.
As we remember the 2015 World Champion Kansas City Royals, let’s revisit our Field of Legends Minicast – Episode 94. The Field of Legends is the focal exhibit at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.  This museum is a must see for any visiting the
They’re in first and strongly leading Major League Baseball in offense. Can the Houston Astros slug their way to the World Series? Ed Kasputis interviews William Metzger, Managing Editor of crawfishboxes.com about the team that is out slugging
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