2019 Wild Card Preview

September 29, 2019 by  
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Congratulations to the A’s, Rays, Nats and Brewers for making the MLB playoffs.  Ed Kasputis interviews Jeff Cohen from Baseball and BBQ podcast about his recent baseball road trip to Cincinnati and Alex Hall from athletics nation.com about the upcoming Wild Card games.  Our podcast concludes from Fort Worth, Texas as our PhD Committee says good bye to Globe Life Park by attending the park’s final two games.

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2019 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

September 25, 2019 by  
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Holy Cow!

We conclude our 6 podcast series on baseball’s greatest sportscasters with Harry Caray (1914 – 1998).  Caray broadcast Major League Baseball for 53 years. Ed, Farley & Mark review the 2006 PBS documentary, Kokoyakyu – High School Baseball.  Then it’s time for baseball’s greatest showman.  Ed interviews author and former presidential speech writer, Curt Smith about Caray and his legacy.  We then listen as Caray sings Take Me Out to the Ballgame during the first night game at Wrigley FieldAugust 8, 1988.

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So Long Globe Life Park

September 22, 2019 by  
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It’s time to say long to Globe Life Park as our PhD Committee prepares to attend the park’s final two games.  Ed Kasputis interviews Paul Sullivan from Locked on MLB podcast about the Rangers and their soon to be old home.

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2019 Jack Buck Re-broadcast

September 18, 2019 by  
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Jack Buck (1924 – 2002) called 11 World Series, 4 Major League All-Star games and 18 Super Bowls.  Ed, Farley and Mark review Buck‘s career and make their Super Bowl predictions in his honor.  Ed interviews author Curt Smith about Buck and Marty Allen shares his worst day in radio.

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2019 – Washington Nationals

September 15, 2019 by  
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Since May 24th the Nationals have been on a roll and are now playoff bound. Ed Kasputis interviews Paul Sullivan from Locked on MLB podcast about the resurgent Nats.

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2019 Red Barber Re-broadcast

September 11, 2019 by  
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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.  Our podcast concludes as we remember the Ol’ Redhead and prepare for our next podcast – Jack Buck and “That’s a Winner.”

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2019 Toronto Blue Jays

September 8, 2019 by  
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Who cares if the Blue Jays might lose 100 games?  Toronto is a magnificent city that all lovers of the game should visit.  Ed Kasputis interviews Tom Dakers from bluebirdbanter.com about his City and the future of the Jays.

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2019 Mel Allen Re-broadcast

September 4, 2019 by  
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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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2019 Arizona Diamondbacks

September 1, 2019 by  
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We’re in the Valley of the Sun as Ed Kasputis interviews Jim McLennan from azsnakepit.com about the Dbacks and their future.

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