2018 Minicast – George Will

February 28, 2018 by  
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Our PhD Committee interviews American journalist and author, George Will about his great book, A Nice Little Place On The North Side: Wrigley Field At One Hundred.

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Back from Korea

February 25, 2018 by  
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Spring Training has begun but we first welcome back Ed Kasputis & Dave Matejczyk from the XXIII Winter Olympics as they share what they learned from their 14,000 mile road trip.

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2018 Minicast – James “Deacon” White

February 21, 2018 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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2018 Minicast – BallParkNerd.com

February 18, 2018 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews long time lister, Anthony Lorenzo about his website, ballparknerd.com.

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2018 Minicast – What So Proudly We Hailed

February 14, 2018 by  
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Over 200 years ago, Francis Scott Key penned the words for our National Anthem as he watched the Battle of Baltimore from a British Navy ship.  Ed Kasputis interviews author, Marc Leepson about his newly completed biography, What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, A Life.

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2018 Minicast – Philadelphia 1778

February 11, 2018 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Philadelphia tour guide, Ed Mauger about Lord William Howe and the Las Vegas of the colonies – Philadelphia 1778.

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2018 Minicast – The Original Curse

February 8, 2018 by  
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Let’s go back almost 100 years to the only World Series played in September, the 1918 World Series.  Did the Chicago Cubs throw the 1918 World Series to the Boston Red Sox?  Did this act curse both the Cubs and Red Sox organizations for decades to come?  Ed Kasputis interviews Sporting News writer and author, Sean Deveney about his intriguing book, The Original Curse.

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Seoul Train

February 4, 2018 by  
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As we wait for pitchers and catchers to report, we focus on the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea as we say good bye to Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk as they prepare to leave for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games.

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