2020 A Fan’s-Eye View of the Baseball Hall of Fame

September 2, 2020 by  
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With the 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony cancelled due to COVID-19, let’s go back to 2016 as Ed Kasputis interviews Matt Sullivan, co-author of A Fan’s-Eye View of the Baseball Hall of Fame: A Critique of Baseball’s Greatest Institution.

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2020 Minicast – George Will

July 15, 2020 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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War Fever

May 10, 2020 by  
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Farley’s back in the studio as we interview Professor and co-author, Randy Roberts about his new and timely novel, War Fever: Boston, Baseball and America in the Shadow of the Great War.

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Show Me History

April 29, 2020 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews author, James Buckley Jr. from showmehistory.com about his newly released graphic novel, Babe Ruth: Baseball’s All-Time Best!

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2019 Casey Stengel

December 1, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Marty Appel about his book, Casey Stengel: Baseball’s Greatest Character.

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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 The Famous San Diego Chicken re-broadcast

July 10, 2019 by  
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On March 22, 2011, Ed Kasputis interviewed Ted Giannoulas aka The Famous San Diego Chicken.  This interview was originally scheduled to be released during our San Diego Padres podcast (Episode 49) but it was so good that we produced this special edition podcast.  The Famous San Diego Chicken is the Babe Ruth of sports mascots.  During this 39 minute interview, you’ll better understand how the genius of Ted Giannoulas has forever changed our ball park experience.

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2019 Luckiest Man

May 1, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Jonathan Eig about his best selling book – Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig.

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Minicast – Julia Ruth Stevens

April 3, 2019 by  
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Let’s learn about the woman who called Babe Ruth “daddy” as author Jerry Amernic interviews Babe Ruth’s daughter, Julia Ruth Stevens who passed away this year at the age of 102.

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2019 Hot Springs, Arkansas

February 20, 2019 by  
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Season 10 will begin in a few days as our PhD Committee learns about baseball’s first spring training venue, Hot Springs, Arkansas.  Ed Kasputis interviews baseball historian, Bill Jenkinson about Hot Springs and the most important spring training home run of all time.

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