2016 Minicast – BWP Bats
August 24, 2016 | Leave a comment
2016 Pittsburgh Pirates
August 21, 2016 | Leave a comment
Are the Pirates contenders or pretenders? We debate as our PhD Committee enjoys the Steel City. Ed interviews Joe Connor aka Mr. Sports Travel about all the great things to do in Western Pennsylvania.
60 Days of Baseball
August 17, 2016 | Leave a comment
Ed & Dave interview Canadian Chris Lapointe about his 60 day U.S. baseball road trip.
2016 New York Yankees
August 14, 2016 | Leave a comment
A-Rod has left the building as we talk about the Big Apple and the Evil Empire. Ed Kasputis interviews Andrew Mearns from pinstripealley.com and Peg Zitko from libertyellisfoundation.org. Go Yankees!!!
2016 Ernie Harwell Re-broadcast
August 10, 2016 | Leave a comment
This podcast features baseball sportscaster great, Ernie Harwell. Our PhD Committee first reviews Major League Baseball’s playoff expansion idea of adding an additional wild card team in each league and then shifts into analyzing who is listening to our podcasts. Then it’s time for Harwell. Hear Harwell’s moving 1955 poem – The Definition of Baseball, then hear Harwell’s account of baseball’s Shot Heard ‘Round the World. Ed Kasputis then interviews baseball author, Irwin J. Cohen about his friend, Ernie Harwell. The podcast concludes with At the Mixer with Marty Allen as Marty relives his most memorable day in radio – Sunday, October 26, 1997 as our PhD Committee gets ready for our next podcast featuring sportscaster great, Mel Allen.
2016 Seattle Mariners
August 7, 2016 | Leave a comment
We are in the Great Northwest as Mark comes home from Ireland. Ed Kasputis interviews Ted Huetter from the Museum of Flight and Matt Ellis from lookoutlanding.com. The podcast concludes as Farley helps close it out and keeps his streak alive for never missing a Baseball PhD podcast (357 and counting!).
2016 Moe Berg Re-broadcast
August 3, 2016 | 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.
2016 Chicago White Sox
July 31, 2016 | Leave a comment
2016 Minicast – Eight Men Out
July 27, 2016 | Leave a comment
Eight Men Out is a 1988 American baseball classic movie that depicts the 1919 Chicago White Sox gambling scandal. In our first minicast (a short podcast), Ed Kasputis and baseball researcher, Jim Nitz review this must see movie. Say it ain’t so Joe.
2016 Philadelphia Phillies
July 24, 2016 | Leave a comment
The Democrats are in Philadelphia and the Phillies are in 4th. Our PhD Committee talks about Philadelphia while Ed interviews Joe Connor about things to do in America’s 5th largest city and Rich Baxter from fightinphillies.com about this year’s Phillies. Farley makes his grand entrance as he arrives from South Carolina at the close of the podcast to keep his episode streak alive at 355.