Dodgers in Sydney
March 6, 2014 | Leave a comment
It’s time for Dodger baseball in the Land Down Under. Ed Kasputis interviews Andrew Menczel from Australian Cricket Podcast and our PhD Committee debates whether MLB opening day should be a national holiday.
2014 Pitchers & Catchers Re-broadcast
March 3, 2014 | Leave a comment
Ed, Farley & Mark review Moe Berg’s famous article that Berg wrote for the Atlantic Monthly in 1941 – “Pitchers & Catchers.”
2014 Cactus League
February 27, 2014 | Leave a comment
Spring training has begun. We’re in Phoenix enjoying the Cactus League. Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk interview former Major Leaguer Joe Inglett about what it takes to get ready for spring training. We conclude our podcast as we get ready for the Dodgers in Sydney.
2014 Moe Berg Re-broadcast
February 24, 2014 | Leave a comment
The Catcher Who Was a Spy
This week we honor the man who inspired the creation of Baseball PhD - Moe Berg (1902 – 1972). Moe Berg got his PhD in life – through baseball. Berg spoke 12 languages travelled the world, played in the major leagues and served as America’s foremost atomic spy during World War II. Berg knew about the existence of America’s atomic bomb before President Truman! Discover his story as Ralph Berger, Louis Jacobson, Chuck Brodsky, Linda McCarthy and our PhD Committee remember Moe Berg.
Grapefruit League Abroad
February 20, 2014 | Leave a comment
2014 100th Podcast
February 17, 2014 | Leave a comment
Welcome to Episode 100 from the 100th floor of the Empire State Building! It’s been almost 4 years since our first podcast from Cleveland. Our PhD Committee remembers our first 100 podcasts. Let’s continue to get our PhD in life through baseball.
2014 Minicast – 1954 NY Giants
February 13, 2014 | Leave a comment
Lake Placid 1980
February 8, 2014 | Leave a comment
Our PhD Committee remembers Lake Placid 1980 as Dave Matejczyk recalls his ultimate road trip.
2014 Minicast – Banzai Babe Ruth
February 6, 2014 | Leave a comment
Ed Kasputis interviews Robert K. Fitts about his book, Banzai Babe Ruth: Baseball, Espionage and Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan.
2014 Minicast – St. Luke’s Hospital
February 3, 2014 | Leave a comment
In March 2012, Ed Kasputis visited St. Luke’s International Hospital in Tokyo to retrace the steps of Catcher and OSS spy, Moe Berg who visited the hospital on November 29, 1934 and shot video of the Tokyo skyline. Later during World War II, Berg shared this video with the U.S. Government. Kasputis interviews Kaoru Oda and Sumio Yabu from the roof of St. Luke’s.