Miami Marlins

March 29, 2012 by  
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Our PhD Committee is in Little Havana as we open baseball’s newest major league ballpark – Marlins Park. Ed Kasputis interviews Michael Jong from fishstripes.com about the new ball park and the Marlins‘ new additions.  Ed then interviews George Ustet from therealcuba.com about baseball and Cuba. Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to Billy the Marlin and realize that “it’s time for Dodger baseball.”  Dodger Stadium just turned 50.  Next podcast it’s time to Think Blue.

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Minicast – Banzai Babe Ruth

March 26, 2012 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Robert K. Fitts about his new book, Banzai Babe Ruth: Baseball, Espionage and Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan.

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A Joyful Noise from Japan

March 24, 2012 by  
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Mariners in Tokyo

March 21, 2012 by  
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The Seattle Mariners are in Tokyo as we prepare for opening day.  Ed Kasputis interviews Jeff Sullivan from lookoutlanding.com about the Mariners and Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about what to do outside of Tokyo.  The Bashful Wife that Wants it All tells us what she wants to do in Hiroshima and we conclude our two part interview with Robert K. Fitts author of the soon to be best selling book, Banzai Babe Ruth.  Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to Japan and head to Little Havana to explore baseball’s newest ballpark, Marlins Park.

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Minicast – Japanese Ballpark Food

March 19, 2012 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Susan Hamaker from shrinecastle.com about the various delicious foods at Japanese ballparks.

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A’s in Tokyo

March 15, 2012 by  
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Konnichiwa (Hello).  Our PhD Committee is in the world’s largest city, Tokyo as Major League Baseball prepares to open its 2012 season in the Tokyo Dome as the Oakland Athletics host the Seattle Mariners. Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor teaches us what to see, The Bashful Wife that Wants it All tells us what she wants to see and Robert K. Fitts, author of Banzai Babe Ruth reminds us of America’s First Dream Team – the 1934 MLB All-Star team that toured Japan.  As our podcast concludes, our PhD Committee refuses to say sayonara (good bye) because next week’s podcast will still be from TokyoMariners in Tokyo.

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Minicast – 100 Places to See, Part 3

March 12, 2012 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Josh Pahigian about his 2008 book, 101 Places To See Before You Strike Out.

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2012 San Francisco Giants

March 8, 2012 by  
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Let’s leave our hearts in San Francisco as our PhD Committee explores the Bay Area.  Can the Giants bounce back and win the NLWest?  Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor leads us through this world class city and The Bashful Wife that Wants it All shares her insight on what our wives want to see.  Baseball Bob share his insight on Japan as we prepare for next week’s podcast – Oakland A’s in Tokyo.

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Minicast – 100 Places to See, Part 2

March 5, 2012 by  
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Our PhD Committee continues our minicast series, 100 Places to See as they travel to Scottsdale, Arizona, Hoboken, New Jersey and Wilmington, Delaware.

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2012 Texas Rangers

March 1, 2012 by  
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We are deep in the heart of Texas!  Baseball Bob tells us if the Rangers can 3peat as American League Champs.  The Bashful Wife that Wants it All takes us to Austin and we go down memory lane as Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor compares and contrasts last year’s World Series cities of St. Louis and Arlington.  Next stop, San Francisco.

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