2018 Minicast – James “Deacon” White

February 21, 2018   | Leave a comment

Ed Kasputis interviews baseball researcher, James D. Smith III about the barehanded catcher, James “Deacon” White (1847-1939) who will be the only player inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 28, 2013.


2018 Minicast – BallParkNerd.com

February 18, 2018   | Leave a comment

Ed Kasputis interviews long time lister, Anthony Lorenzo about his website, ballparknerd.com.


2018 Minicast – What So Proudly We Hailed

February 14, 2018   | Leave a comment

Over 200 years ago, Francis Scott Key penned the words for our National Anthem as he watched the Battle of Baltimore from a British Navy ship.  Ed Kasputis interviews author, Marc Leepson about his newly completed biography, What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, A Life.


2018 Minicast – Philadelphia 1778

February 11, 2018   | Leave a comment

Ed Kasputis interviews Philadelphia tour guide, Ed Mauger about Lord William Howe and the Las Vegas of the colonies – Philadelphia 1778.


2018 Minicast – The Original Curse

February 8, 2018   | Leave a comment

Let’s go back almost 100 years to the only World Series played in September, the 1918 World Series.  Did the Chicago Cubs throw the 1918 World Series to the Boston Red Sox?  Did this act curse both the Cubs and Red Sox organizations for decades to come?  Ed Kasputis interviews Sporting News writer and author, Sean Deveney about his intriguing book, The Original Curse.


Seoul Train

February 4, 2018   | Leave a comment

As we wait for pitchers and catchers to report, we focus on the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea as we say good bye to Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk as they prepare to leave for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games.


2018 The Grind

January 31, 2018   | Leave a comment

Ed Kasputis interviews author and national baseball writer at the Washington Post, Barry Svrluga about his newly released book, The Grind: Inside Baseball’s Endless Season.


Free Agent Collusion?

January 28, 2018   | Leave a comment

With a slow free agent market this offseason, could there be collusion among the owners (or Russians) to bring salaries down? We explore that and give a faithful listener tips on his future Midwest baseball road trip.


2018 Minicast – Grape Radio

January 22, 2018   | Leave a comment

In 2010, award winning podcast Grape Radio helped to inspire the creation of Baseball PhD.  Ed Kasputis interviews and pays homage to Jay Selman from Grape Radio.


2018 Minicast – The JuJu Rules

January 17, 2018   | Leave a comment

Ed Kasputis interviews award winning humorist and author, Hart Seely from his battle pod about his book, The JuJu Rules.