2019 Philadelphia Phillies

June 16, 2019   | Leave a comment

Can the Phillies win the NL East or have the Braves picked up momentum by signing pitcher, Dallas Keuchel? Ed Kasputis interviews Paul Sullivan from Locked on MLB podcast about all things Phillies.


2019 Minicast – Pluto on Weaver

June 12, 2019   | Leave a comment

Ed Kasputis interviews Cleveland Plain Dealer sports columnist Terry Pluto about Earl Weaver.


2019 Kansas City Royals

June 9, 2019   | Leave a comment

While the Royals might be in last, Kansas City as a baseball destination is always in first. Ed Kasputis interviews Jonathan Casey from the National World War I Museum and Ray Doswell from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.


2019 Minicast – Jews & America’s Game

June 6, 2019   | Leave a comment

Ed Kasputis interviews Larry Ruttman about his book, American Jews & America’s Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball.


2019 Detroit Tigers

June 2, 2019   | Leave a comment

Is the Tigers’ payroll killing the franchise?   Ed Kasputis interviews Peter Hoyos, President of Detroit’s SABR Chapter about all things Tigers.


2019 Minicast – Get Capone

May 29, 2019   | Leave a comment

Ed Kasputis and Farley Dillinger interview author, Jonathan Eig about his book, Get Capone.


2019 New York Mets

May 26, 2019   | Leave a comment

Let’s meet the Mets and remember them too as Ed Kasputis interviews Gary Mack from metsmusings.com as we review the 2019 Mets and remember that 1969 “Miracle” Mets.


2019 Summer of ’68

May 22, 2019   | Leave a comment

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 and later played in the shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s funeral. That summer, as the pennant races were heating up, the assassination of Robert Kennedy was later followed by rioting at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. But even as tensions boiled over and violence spilled into the streets, something remarkable was happening in major league ballparks across the country. Pitchers were dominating like never before, and with records falling and shut-outs mounting, many began hailing ’68 as “The Year of the Pitcher.”

Meanwhile in Detroit—which had burned just the summer before during one of the worst riots in American history—’68 instead found the city rallying together behind a colorful Tigers team led by Denny McLain, Mickey Lolich, Willie Horton, and Al Kaline. The Tigers would finish atop the American League, setting themselves on a highly anticipated collision course with Bob Gibson’s Cardinals.


2019 Baltimore Orioles

May 19, 2019   | Leave a comment

We’re in the Charm City enjoying the Inner Harbor as the O’s struggle and the City deals with a ransomware attack.  Our PhD Committee conducts its quarter season review as we ponder the remaining 75% of the season.


Ten Innings at Wrigley

May 15, 2019   | Leave a comment

May 17, 1979.  Ten Innings at Wrigley is Kevin Cook’s vivid account of a game that could only have happened at this ballpark, in this era, with this colorful cast of heroes and heels.  Ed Kasputis interviews Kevin about his newly released book.