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Episodes

Episode 106: "National Pastime"

1/15/2018
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Martin C. Babicz teaches us about American history through the lens of baseball.

Duration: 00:48:02


Episode 105: "100 Years of Who's Who in Baseball"

1/11/2018
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For a century, the arrival of Who's Who in Baseball was a sure sign the season wasn't far away. Douglas B. Lyons tells us about the history of the venerable publication.

Duration: 00:32:41


Episode 103: "The Bad Guys Won!"

1/4/2018
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Step right up and meet the wild and winning '86 Mets, courtesy of author Jeff Pearlman.

Duration: 00:41:45


Episode 102: "Root for the Home Team"

12/28/2017
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We ring out 2017 with broadcaster Tim Hagerty, who tells us about some of the most off-the-wall minor league team names of all time.

Duration: 00:35:24


Episode 101: "Connie Mack's First Dynasty"

12/21/2017
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Lew Freedman takes us back to 1910-1914, when the Philadelphia Athletics ruled the baseball world.

Duration: 00:45:37


Episode 100: "Clemente"

12/14/2017
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We celebrate our 100th episode with award-winning author David Maraniss, who's here to discuss his acclaimed biography of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente.

Duration: 00:48:02


Episode 99: "The Jewish Baseball Card Book"

12/11/2017
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It's a special Hanukkah episode as author Bob Wechsler uses baseball careds to take us through the history of Jewish baseball players.

Duration: 00:33:40


Episode 98: "The Arm"

12/7/2017
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Jeff Passan takes an in-depth look at the most valuable commodity in sports—the pitching arm—and how its vulnerability to injury is hurting players and the game.

Duration: 00:56:29


Episode 97: "Nine Innings"

12/4/2017
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Distinguished author Daniel Okrent joins us to discuss his classic look at a single baseball game played in June 1982.

Duration: 00:49:40


Episode 96: "Cuba's Baseball Defectors"

11/30/2017
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Peter J. Bjarkman gives us the inside story of the men who have risked everything for a chance to play professional baseball in the United States.

Duration: 00:49:43


Episode 95: "Walter Johnson"

11/20/2017
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Henry W. Thomas, grandson of the legendary Big Train, discusses his Casey Award-winning biography of his grandfather.

Duration: 01:04:48


Episode 94: "Diamonds from the Dugout"

11/16/2017
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Hello, Mark Newman. The author talked to more than 100 former and current MLB players about their greatest hits.

Duration: 00:36:24


Episode 93: "The Big Chair"

11/13/2017
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Former Los Angeles Dodgers GM Ned Colletti looks back at his more than three decades in baseball.

Duration: 00:42:16


Episode 92: "Belles of the Ballpark"

11/9/2017
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Meet the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, courtesy of author Diana Star Helmer. Find out what 'A League of Their Own' got right -- and wrong.

Duration: 01:00:33


Episode 91: "Baseball's Golden Age" and "The Big Show"

11/6/2017
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Neal McCabe describes how he and his sister helped preserve the extraordinary photographic legacy of the great Charles M. Conlon.

Duration: 00:58:12


Episode 90: "Danger at the Ballpark"

11/3/2017
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Miami attorney Jack Herskowitz, recounting his own near tragic experience, says MLB must do something about the many dangers that lurk at stadiums.

Duration: 00:41:58


Episode 89: "Banzai Babe Ruth"

10/30/2017
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Robert K. Fitts tells us about this historic 1934 tour that sent major league stars to Japan amid political turmoil and intrigue.

Duration: 00:47:13


Episode 88: "Haunted Baseball"

10/26/2017
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It's a Halloween spooktacular as Dan Gordon takes us on a chilling journey to learn about ghosts, curses, legends and eerie events from the national pastime.

Duration: 00:44:08


Episode 87: "Down to the Last Pitch"

10/23/2017
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Tim Wendel discusses the 1991 World Series, perhaps the greatest Fall Classic ever.

Duration: 00:58:25


Episode 86: "Autumn Glory"

10/19/2017
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We travel back to October 1903 to learn about the first World Series with historian Louis Masur.

Duration: 00:42:12

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