2015 San Diego Padres

April 26, 2015   | Leave a comment

Episode 302 - San Diego Padres

We’re in America’s Finest City learning about the much improved San Diego Padres as Ed Kasputis interviews tour guide, Jan Shields about places to see and Nick Lee from friarsonbase.com about what the Padres will be.

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2015 Boston Red Sox

April 19, 2015   | Leave a comment

Episode 301 - Boston Red Sox

Happy Birthday!  Fenway Park is 103 as we explore Boston.  Ed Kasputis interviews Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about things to see in bean town and Jason Mastrodonato from the Boston Herald about this year’s Red Sox.

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Episode 300 – New York, NY

April 12, 2015   | Leave a comment

Episode 300 - New York, NY

Welcome to our 300th podcast as we explore the Big Apple, such a vibrant city with so many places to see.  Our PhD Committee talks about the Yankees & Mets and Ed Kasputis interviews Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about all things New York.  Our podcast concludes as Ed Kasputis gets ready for his first Broadway musical, Clinton the Musical.

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2015 Kansas City Royals

April 5, 2015   | Leave a comment

Episode 299 - Kansas City Royals

2014 was Royal for the team from the City of Fountains.  Can the Royals repeat and head back to the Fall Classic?  Ed Kasputis interviews baseball researcher Lloyd Johnson about the 2015 Kansas City Royals.

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Our 2015 Predictions

April 3, 2015   | Leave a comment

Episode 298 - Our 2015 Predictions

Our PhD Committee makes our 2015 predictions on what 10 teams will make the post-season.  We then sit down and take notes as Ed Kasputis interviews our Grand Predictions Champion, Professor Bruce Bukiet from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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2015 San Francisco Giants

March 29, 2015   | Leave a comment

Episode 297 - San Francisco Giants

We honor the World Champion, San Francisco Giants as we launch Season 6.  Ed Kasputis interviews Connor Grossman from westcoastbias.org about this year’s Giants and Tegan Firth from alcatraztours.com about the Bay Area iconic prison island – Alcatraz.

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2015 Spring Training

March 4, 2015   | Leave a comment

Episode 296 - Spring Training

Spring training has began while America’s northeast is buried in snow.  We review both the Grapefruit & Cactus Leagues as Ed Kasputis interviews Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about all the places to see in both Florida and Arizona.  Our podcast concludes as Farley Dillinger and Dave Matejczyk make a bold prediction about this year’s Cubs that would make Theo Epstein proud.

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Living the Dream

February 23, 2015   | Leave a comment

 

Episode 295 - Living the Dream2

Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk interview Ranger’s minor league pitcher, Ryan Bores as he drives to the Cactus League.

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Pitch Clock

February 15, 2015   | Leave a comment

Episode 294 - Pitch Clock

Is the pace of baseball too slow?  Our PhD Committee ponders this topic as we review Major League Baseball’s recent experiments in the 2014 Arizona Fall League.

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2015 Moe Berg

February 9, 2015   | Leave a comment

Episode 36 - Moe Berg

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 BergerLouis JacobsonChuck BrodskyLinda McCarthy and our PhD Committee remember Moe Berg.

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