2014 Oakland Athletics

July 31, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 273 - Oakland Athletics

Having just pulled off a block buster trade, are the A’s the best team in baseball?  We enjoy the Bay area as we ponder that question.  Ed Kasputis interviews Alex Hall from athleticsnation.com and we celebrate The House that Dave Built.

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Minicast – Stars & Strikes

July 28, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 272 - Stars & Strikes

Ed Kasputis interviews author, Dan Epstein about his new book, Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of ’76.

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2014 Los Angeles Angels

July 24, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 271 - Los Angeles Angels

The Angels are flying high as we enjoy Anaheim.  Ed Kasputis interviews Mat Gleason from halosheaven.com about the surprising Angels and teases us with baseball author, Dan Epstein‘s explanation of Headlock & Wedlock.

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2014 Atlanta Braves

July 17, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 270 - Atlanta Braves

We’re in Atlanta enjoying the Capitol of the South.  Ed Kasputis interviews Brooks Mathis from the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce about the Braves future move up north and Bennett Hipp from talkingchop.com about this year’s Braves.

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2014 Minnesota Twins

July 10, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 269 - Minnesota Twins

The Midsummer Classic is upon us and Target Field is ready.  We enjoy the Twin Cities as Ed Kasputis interviews Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about All-Star games past.

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2014 Mel Allen Re-broadcast

July 8, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 39 - Mel Allen

Mordecai Israel was his name

Mel Allen was born in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up to become the “Voice of the Yankees“.  Our PhD Committee relives his great life with the help of authors, Stephen BorelliStanley Cohen and Rob Edelman.  Our podcast also talks about Cliff Lee returning to the Phillies and notable baseball deaths for 2010.  Then it’s time for At the Mixer with Marty Allen (no relation to Mel).

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2014 New York Yankees

July 3, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 268 - New York Yankees

Happy Fourth of July as we remember Lou Gehrig‘s classic farewell speech at Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939.  Our PhD Committee talks all things Yankees and Ed Kasputis interviews Craig Muder from the National Baseball Hall of Fame about its upcoming induction ceremonies.

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2014 Red Barber Re-broadcast

June 30, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 40 - Red Barber

Barber hired Vin Scully

We honor one of the greatest baseball sportscasters of all time - Red Barber.  We explore his life and influence.  Ed interviews and thanks Dale Mugford from Brave New Code for our new mobile web site.  Ed then interviews author, speech writer and professor, Curt Smith.

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First Place Toronto Blue Jays

June 26, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 267 - Toronto Blue Jays

The Jays are in first.  Need we say more as Ed Kasputis interviews Tom Dakers from bluebirdbanter.com and Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about Canada’s largest city.

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2014 Minicast – Exploring Toronto

June 23, 2014   | Leave a comment

Episode 212 - Exploring Toronto

Ed Kasputis interviews Justine Palinska from Tourism Toronto about the city she loves.

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