2019 Bush & the Babe

November 6, 2019 by  
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On June 5, 1948, Babe Ruth met future President George H.W. Bush on the ball fields of Yale.  We remember and honor the legacy of both of these great Americans who have impacted our lives, our culture and our country.  Our podcast concludes as Ed Kasputis interviews author, Jerry Amernic on his book, Babe Ruth – A Superstar’s Legacy.

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2019 World Series Review

November 3, 2019 by  
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The Washington Nationals are the baseball champions of the World!  Our PhD Committee reviews this year’s unique World Series with Paul Sullivan from Locked on MLB podcast.

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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 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 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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