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The PosCast with Joe Posnanski & Michael Schur

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A sort of sports show but not really. Filled with meaninglessness. Hosted by Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur. joeposnanski.substack.com

A sort of sports show but not really. Filled with meaninglessness. Hosted by Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur. joeposnanski.substack.com

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United States

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A sort of sports show but not really. Filled with meaninglessness. Hosted by Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur. joeposnanski.substack.com

Language:

English


Episodes

PosCast: Yelling at Sepinwall

10/21/2021
Listen now | Joe and Mike get out all their Yankees frustrations as Rolling Stone critic Alan Sepinwall returns to the PosCast after his long suspension. Alan also breaks down the top five television characters he would like to have serve him food at a ballgame. Joe and Mike also announce the first PosCast charity partner — the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City — and talk about the museum with President Bob Kendrick. Get full access to JoeBlogs at...

Duration:01:24:11

Live (on tape) from Cooperstown!

10/15/2021
Listen now (82 min) | Joe and Mike sit in the hallowed Grandstand Theater at the Baseball Hall of Fame and talk about the obvious subjects — fruit, the Cleveland Browns and the New York Times Spelling Bee — as the PosCast makes its debut on Meadowlark Media. Get full access to JoeBlogs at joeposnanski.substack.com/subscribe

Duration:01:22:28

Conversation with Bill James

10/2/2021
In a special episode of the PosCast, we offer a recorded conversation between Joe and the legendary Bill James from Unity Temple on the Plaza in Kansas City. The conversation was set up by Rainy Day Book to kick off Joe’s Baseball 100 book tour. Also: Joe and Mike are going to the Hall of Fame on Saturday, October 9! Joe will be doing a Baseball 100 book event at 11 a.m., and then Joe and Mike will be doing a PosCast in front of an audience in the Grandstand Theater at 1:30 p.m. All museum...

Duration:01:09:54

PosCast: The Announcement

9/24/2021
Joe and Mike talk about the awesomeness of Juan Soto and the frustrating success of the St. Louis Cardinals while also offering some expert thoughts on cryptocurrency. They also make an earth-shattering announcement about the future of the PosCast. Get full access to JoeBlogs at joeposnanski.substack.com/subscribe

Duration:01:22:04

The PosCast: Emergencies!

9/6/2021
Listen now (114 min) | There are emergencies across baseball, emergencies everywhere. Will the Yankees destroy us all? Will Tony La Russa win manager of the year? How do the Giants keep on winning? Joe and Mike talk for way too long about all of them. Also includes an interview with Nick Davis, director of the ESPN’s upcoming 30 For 30 documentary, “Once Upon A Time in Queens” about the 1986 Mets. Get full access to JoeBlogs at joeposnanski.substack.com/subscribe

Duration:01:54:58

The Field of Dreams PosCast

8/17/2021
Listen now (76 min) | It just so happens that Mike and Joe were both at the Field of Dreams Game in Dyersville, Iowa, so they talk all about that. They also catch up with special guest Jason Kander. And they answer some listener questions. Get full access to JoeBlogs at joeposnanski.substack.com/subscribe

Duration:01:16:52

Emergency PosCast

7/24/2021
Listen now (49 min) | In this emergency PosCast, Joe, Mike and former big-league pitcher Brandon McCarthy discuss the urgent issues of the day — should relievers’ ERAs go up when they give up inherited runs, how should we feel about the new Cleveland Guardians name and who is the worst hugger in Major League Baseball. Get full access to JoeBlogs at joeposnanski.substack.com/subscribe

Duration:00:49:51

PosCast: Athletes we'd like to be

7/21/2021
PosCast! Puh-puh-puh-puh-puh PosCast! Mike and Joe are back, answering five penetrating questions from listeners and drafting athletes that they’d like to be. Get full access to JoeBlogs at joeposnanski.substack.com/subscribe

Duration:01:17:10

The new PosCast with Mike Schur!

7/15/2021
PosCast! Puh-puh-puh-puh-puh PosCast! Mike and Joe are back with a new format, new segments and the same level of meaninglessness. Get full access to JoeBlogs at joeposnanski.substack.com/subscribe

Duration:01:05:11

Segments, Phil Mickelson & More Segments

5/25/2021
The PosCast says farewell to The Athletic by setting a record for the most segments in one episode. Joe and Mike discuss everything from “Fruit Talk” to “Yankee Minute,” “Tony La Russa The Opposite of Appreciation,” “Scooter Gennett Update,” “Sports Movie Time” and much more. Plus, it’s a Phil Mickelson themed draft you don’t want to miss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Get full access to JoeBlogs at joeposnanski.substack.com/subscribe

Duration:02:26:57

John Means’ No-Hitter, Mike Trout Appreciation & Drafting Baseball Card Poses

5/6/2021
The PosCast makes history with it’s first ever “live look-in!” Joe and Mike take you to Seattle to announce John Means’ no-hitter. Then, they dive into multiple segments including the debut of “Mike Trout Appreciation” and “Tony La Russa The Opposite of Appreciation.” Plus, they talk Lakers, strawberries, calculators and the return of the “Tommy Pham Update.” Finally, they discuss what’s going on with the Dodgers before their baseball card poses draft. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:01:57:40

Baseball’s Surprises and Disappointments of 2021 with Ellen Adair

4/22/2021
There is plenty to talk about across baseball so Joe welcomes back the delightful Ellen Adair to break it all down. They start by discussing how they feel about the new rules in a full 162 game season. Then, Ellen explains what she loves the most about Aaron Nola and Joe creates the Joe Davis Fan Club. Plus, what’s going on with the Yankees? They joyfully react to New York’s rough start. Finally, they wrap things up by talking about the most surprising and disappointing teams of...

Duration:02:06:03

Brooklyn Nets Fascination, MLB’s PosCast Player of the Week & Drafting Team Abbreviations

4/15/2021
Can Joe and Mike cram segments, a draft and One Last Meaningless Thing in 75 minutes? You bet! They kick things off my discussing their love for açaí and their fascination with the Brooklyn Nets. Later in the show they debate MLB’s PosCast Player of the Week and check in on the Cleveland Browns after their deal for Jadeveon Clowney. Finally, they draft team abbreviations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Get full access to JoeBlogs at...

Duration:01:24:46

2021 MLB Season Preview

4/1/2021
The PosCast celebrates 10 years of nonsense with their annual baseball preview. Before Joe and Mike dive into the 2021 MLB season, they have a little ‘Fruit Talk’ followed by an ‘NBA checkin’ and ‘Science Appreciation.’ (Spoiler: New segment tracks are a must listen!) Then they break down each division by giving their predictions which are guaranteed to have an 98.3% accuracy rate. They wrap things up by discussing The Elite Moving Company and sunglasses in One Last Meaningless...

Duration:02:20:19

Legends, Myths & the Romance of Sports with Bob Costas

3/12/2021
It’s Bob Costas on The PosCast! Joe Posnanski welcomes on his longtime friend and the sportscasting great to talk about spring training, the state of baseball and much more. They discuss what makes players “legendary,” how baseball’s analytics have actually lost many fans’ attention and what can be done to enhance the entertainment of the game. Finally, how much stock can we put into last year’s 60-game season? They preview what to expect on the field in 2021. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:01:37:06

Bringing Back Segments & Drafting Rivers

3/5/2021
Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur are bringing back segments from the early days of The PosCast, with a twist of course. Hear the first edition of “Fruit Talk” before they dive into “Pointless baseball memories” and a jam packed “NBA check-in.” Plus, they draft American rivers and talk about a painting elephant in One Last Meaningless Thing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Get full access to JoeBlogs at joeposnanski.substack.com/subscribe

Duration:01:49:12

Fun & Games with Flula Borg

2/27/2021
Joe Posnanski welcomes back German actor, musician, comedian, YouTube personality and avid sports fan Flula Borg for a fun-filled episode of The PosCast! Before ranking American sports, the two discuss Flula’s viral baseball video and his early memories of the game in Germany. Plus, Joe is on a mission to find Flula a MLB team. Hear the requirements necessary for his fandom. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Get full access to JoeBlogs at...

Duration:00:57:17

Super Bowl ads are dead, Tom Brady is not a great athlete and the Dodgers are the new Yankees

2/10/2021
The commissioner has spoken and Alan Sepinwall's lifetime ban from The PosCast is over after about six weeks. He joins Joe to recap the Super Bowl and another year of disappointing Super Bowl ads. They also reflect on the career of legendary NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer. Joe and Alan go on to explain what's great about WandaVision, why the Dodgers are the new Yankees and they finish up with one last meaningless thing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Get...

Duration:01:44:03

Super Bowl Shenanigans, J. T. Realmuto’s Return to Philly & Cardinals’ Trade for Nolan Arenado

2/4/2021
Ahead of Super Bowl LV, Joe Posnanski sits down with Ellen Adair to talk about her thoughts on the big game, the silly storylines and what it’s like covering the event. Then, Ellen discusses her excitement surrounding J. T. Realmuto’s return to Philly and they dive into Nolan Arenado’s trade to the Cardinals. Later in the show, they assess how each division stacks up and debate the idea of expanded playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Get full access...

Duration:02:00:26

Hall of Fame Conundrum, NFL Playoffs & Best Places to Sit

1/28/2021
Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur have plenty to get to on today’s 2-hour PosCast. They begin by discussing MLB’s Hall of Fame voting, Curt Schilling’s comments and what will happen when Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz join the ballot next year. Before drafting the best places to sit, they talk about the Packers’ decision to kick a field goal in the NFC Championship and Tom Brady’s 10th Super Bowl appearance. Finally, they wrap with an epic One Last Meaningless Thing involving “taste...

Duration:02:03:37