2017 Tampa Bay Rays

August 27, 2017 by  
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We congratulate the Little League team from Tokyo, Japan for winning this year’s Little League World Series.  We then focus on the Tampa Bay Rays and all things Tampa.

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2017 Minicast – James “Deacon” White

August 23, 2017 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews baseball researcher, James D. Smith III about the barehanded catcher, James “Deacon” White (1847-1939) who will be the only player inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 28, 2013.

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2017 Philadelphia Phillies

August 20, 2017 by  
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We’re in Philly as we talk about the Phillies and enjoy the City of Brotherly Love.  Ed interviews Rich Baxter from fightinphillies.com about the state of his beloved franchise.

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Arizona League

August 16, 2017 by  
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We continue with our Masters in the Minors series as we learn about the Arizona League which is a Rookie league that runs from June through August each year.

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2017 Seattle Mariners

August 13, 2017 by  
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As the Mariners retire the number of Edgar Martinez (#11) we ponder whether they can make the playoffs with Felix Hernandez on the DL.  Ed interviews Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about all the things to do in Washington State.

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Say it ain’t so, Pete Rose

August 9, 2017 by  
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Our PhD Committee discusses the recent allegations that Pete Rose had an affair with a 16 year old girl in the Cincinnati area in the 1970’s.  Is this the final straw that keeps “Charlie Hustle” from the Hall of FameRich Baxter from Phillies Talk Radio interviews Ed Kasputis about this topic.

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2017 Washington Nationals

August 6, 2017 by  
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We boldly predict that the Nationals will win the NL East and ponder if Dusty Baker can lead them past the first round of the playoffs.  Our PhD Committee also shares their insights on the best things to see in D.C.

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Appalachian League

August 2, 2017 by  
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We continue with our Masters in the Minors Series and explore the Appalachian League.  Ed Kasputis interviews Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about this league.

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