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2018 Christmas Podcast
Merry Christmas as our PhD Committee celebrates Christmas and the fact that our Season 9 has concluded. Wait ’til next year!
2018 Minicast – Banzai Babe Ruth
Ed Kasputis interviews Robert K. Fitts about his book, Banzai Babe Ruth: Baseball, Espionage and Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan.
Bush & The Babe
On June 5, 1948, Babe Ruth met future President George H.W. Bush on the ball fields of Yale. We remember and honor the legacy of both of these great Americans who have impacted our lives, our culture and our country. Our podcast concludes as Ed Kasputis interviews author, Jerry Amernic on his book, Babe Ruth […]
2018 Minicast – Michael Zagaris
Ed Kasputis interviews photography icon, Michael Zagaris who is the official photographer to both the Oakland A’s and San Francisco 49ers.
2018 The Famous San Diego Chicken Re-broadcast
On March 22, 2011, Ed Kasputis interviewed Ted Giannoulas aka The Famous San Diego Chicken. This interview was originally scheduled to be released during our San Diego Padres podcast (Episode 49) but it was so good that we produced this special edition podcast. The Famous San Diego Chicken is the Babe Ruth of sports mascots. During this 39 minute […]
2018 Harry Caray Re-broadcast
Holy Cow! We conclude our 6 podcast series on baseball’s greatest sportscasters with Harry Caray (1914 – 1998). Caray broadcast Major League Baseball for 53 years. Ed, Farley & Mark review the 2006 PBS documentary, Kokoyakyu – High School Baseball. Then it’s time for baseball’s greatest showman. Ed interviews author and former presidential speech writer, Curt Smith about Caray and his legacy. We […]
2018 Jack Buck Re-broadcast
Jack Buck (1924 – 2002) called 11 World Series, 4 Major League All-Star games and 18 Super Bowls. Ed, Farley and Mark review Buck‘s career and make their Super Bowl predictions in his honor. Ed interviews author Curt Smith about Buck and Marty Allen shares his worst day in radio.
2018 Red Barber Re-broadcast
Barber hired Vin Scully We honor one of the greatest baseball sportscasters of all time – Red Barber. We explore his life and influence. Ed interviews and thanks Dale Mugford from Brave New Code for our new mobile web site. Ed then interviews author, speech writer and professor, Curt Smith. Our podcast concludes as we remember the Ol’ Redhead and […]
2018 Mel Allen Re-broadcast
Mordecai Israel was his name Mel Allen was born in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up to become the “Voice of the Yankees“. Our PhD Committee relives his great life with the help of authors, Stephen Borelli, Stanley Cohen and Rob Edelman. Our podcast also talks about Cliff Lee returning to the Phillies and notable baseball deaths for 2010. Then it’s time for At the Mixer with Marty […]
2018 Ernie Harwell Re-broadcast
This podcast features baseball sportscaster great, Ernie Harwell. Our PhD Committee first reviews Major League Baseball’s playoff expansion idea of adding an additional wild card team in each league and then shifts into analyzing who is listening to our podcasts. Then it’s time for Harwell. Hear Harwell’s moving 1955 poem – The Definition of Baseball, then hear Harwell’s account of baseball’s Shot Heard ‘Round the […]
2018 Vin Scully Re-broadcast
Greatest Baseball Sportscaster of All Time Our PhD Committee honors Vin Scully as the greatest baseball sportscaster of all time. We also remember Seattle’s Hall of Fame baseball sportscaster, Dave Niehaus who passed away on November 10, 2010. Ed, Farley and Mark then explore the life of Scully and listen to some of his greatest clips. Ed then interviews Dodger faithful and English Professor, Frank Ardolino about Scully. […]
2018 Arizona Fall League
Our PhD Committee is in Phoenix sharing the best kept secret in baseball – The Arizona Fall League. Ed Kasputis interviews Steve Cobb, Director of the Arizona Fall League and Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor shares his travel insights on the Valley of the Sun.
2018 World Series Review
The Boys are back and they just won the Series. Congratulations to the World Champion Boston Red Sox as they proved beyond a doubt that they are a team for the ages. Our PhD Committee examines the free agent market as the rest of league tries to catch up.
2018 Gulf Coast League
We continue with our Masters in the Minors Series as we explore the Gulf Coast League. Ed Kasputis interviews Andy Shultz, Assistant Director of Baseball & Business Operations of the Gulf Coast League.
Is T.V. killing Baseball?
Is T.V. killing baseball? On October 9, 1916, the Boston Red Sox defeated the Brooklyn Robins in Game 2 of the World Series in 14 innings. The game lasted two hours and thirty minutes. On October 26, 2018, the Red Sox defeated the Dodgers in 18 innings. This game last seven hours and twenty minutes. […]
2018 Arizona League
We continue with our Masters in the Minors series as we learn about the Arizona League which is a Rookie league that runs from June through August each year.
2018 World Series
The Fall Classic is finally here with the Dodgers making a return performance and the 108 win Red Sox looking strong. Our PhD Committee reviews the playoffs and makes their prediction on who will win the World Series.
2018 Appalachian League
We continue with our Masters in the Minors Series and explore the Appalachian League. Ed Kasputis interviews Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about this league.
2018 Pioneer League
Let’s learn about the Pioneer League as we continue our Masters in the Minors Series. Have you been to Idaho, Montana or Utah? Ed Kasputis interviews Jim McCurdy, President of the Pioneer League about the league he leads.