2019 Minicast – Designated Hebrew

October 30, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Major League Baseball’s first designated hitter, Yankee great – Ron Blomberg about  the re-release of his book, Designated Hebrew.

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2019 Andy Van Slyke

October 28, 2019 by  
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Andy Van Slyke played in the Majors for 12 years. He’s got a great web site and a podcast. Ed Kasputis interviews Andy about the game we love. Check out andyvanslyke.com.

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2019 Longish Careers

October 25, 2019 by  
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Our PhD Committee explores those players that had longish careers.

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2019 World Series

October 21, 2019 by  
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Our PhD Committee gets ready for the Fall Classic as we review both teams on a position by position basis. Did you know that during the last 112 games of this season, both teams had nearly identical records?

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Baseball Under the Palms

October 20, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Sam Zygner about his outstanding book, Baseball Under the Palms: The History of Miami Minor League Baseball – The Early Years, 1892 – 1960.

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2019 Minicast – High Heat

October 16, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews author, Tim Wendel about his book, High Heat: The Secret History of the Fastball and the Improbable Search for the Fastest Pitcher of All Time.

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2019 League Championship Series

October 12, 2019 by  
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With the Nationals up 2 games to zero over the Cardinals, Farley just bought World Series tickets for Game 4 of the World Series at Nationals Park.  Is Farley D.C. bound?  Ed Kasputis interviews Paul Sullivan from Locked on MLB podcast about the American and National League Championship Series.

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2019 The Walker Brothers

October 9, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk interview baseball historian, Craig Brown about Moses Fleetwood Walker (1856 – 1924) and Weldy Walker (1860 – 1937), who were the first two African American professional baseball players.

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2019 Minicast – Driving Mr. Yogi

October 6, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews New York Times columnist, Harvey Araton about his book, Driving Mr. Yogi.

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2019 Minicast – Field of Legends

October 2, 2019 by  
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As we remember the 2015 World Champion Kansas City Royals, let’s revisit our Field of Legends Minicast – Episode 94. The Field of Legends is the focal exhibit at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.  This museum is a must see for any visiting the City of Fountains.

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