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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Ernie Banks

February 3, 2015   | Leave a comment

Episode 293 - Ernie Banks

On the day of his 84th birthday, our PhD Committee remembers baseball’s greatest ambassador and Hall of Fame great, Ernie Banks who passed away on January 23, 2015.  Let’s play two.

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2015 Hall of Fame Review

January 20, 2015   | Leave a comment

Episode 292 - 2015 Hall of Fame Review

Our PhD Committee salutes the 2015 National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees and Ed Kasputis interviews baseball researcher and author, Andre Lower from baseballbypositions.com.

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Merry Christmas San Diego

December 23, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 291 - Merry Christmas San Diego

Santa has been very kind to the Padres this week.  Ed Kasputis interviews San Diego baseball researcher James D. Smith III about the Padres good fortune.

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2014 Christmas Podcast

December 15, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 290 - Christmas Podcast

Merry Christmas as our PhD Committee talks about our two favorite topics, baseball and Christmas.

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Donaldson goes to Toronto

November 30, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 289 - Donaldson goes to Toronto

Ed Kasputis interviews Alex Hall from athleticsnation.com about the A’s trading their best player to the Toronto Blue Jays.  Is Billy Beane crazy like a fox or will 2015 be a rebuilding year?

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