2015 Spring Training

March 4, 2015 by  
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Episode 296 - Spring Training

Spring training has began while America’s northeast is buried in snow.  We review both the Grapefruit & Cactus Leagues as Ed Kasputis interviews Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about all the places to see in both Florida and Arizona.  Our podcast concludes as Farley Dillinger and Dave Matejczyk make a bold prediction about this year’s Cubs that would make Theo Epstein proud.

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Living the Dream

February 23, 2015 by  
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Episode 295 - Living the Dream2

Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk interview Ranger’s minor league pitcher, Ryan Bores as he drives to the Cactus League.

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2014 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

April 21, 2014 by  
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Episode 42 - Harry Caray

Let’s remember 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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2014 Cactus League

February 27, 2014 by  
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Episode 244 - Cactus League

 

 

Spring training has begun.  We’re in Phoenix enjoying the Cactus League.  Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk interview former Major Leaguer Joe Inglett about what it takes to get ready for spring training.  We conclude our podcast as we get ready for the Dodgers in Sydney.

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2014 Meet the PhD Committee

January 9, 2014 by  
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Episode 1 - Meet Your PhD Committee

Each year we replay our first podcast.  Enjoy the echo!

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2013 Detroit Tigers

March 14, 2013 by  
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Episode 180 - Detroit Tigers

We’re in Motown honoring the American League Champs.  Are they the team to beat in 2013?  Ed interviews Kevin Vela from detroittigersweblog.com and Dave shares his recent Cactus League and World Baseball Classic experiences from Phoenix.  The podcast concludes as our PhD Committee heads to the Gateway to the WestSt. Louis.

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2013 Cactus League

February 19, 2013 by  
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Episode 177 - Cactus League

Welcome to Season 4 as our PhD Committee explores both the Cactus League and the upcoming World Baseball Classic.  We remember the 75th anniversary of Abbott and Costello’s Who’s on First comedy routine.  We close the podcast with Edward Meeker’s 1908 (when the Cubs won the World Series!) rendition of Take Me Out to the Ballgame as we head east to beautiful Florida and its Grapefruit League.

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2013 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

January 28, 2013 by  
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Episode 42 - Harry Caray

Let’s remember 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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2013 Meet the PhD Committee

January 6, 2013 by  
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Let’s start 2013 by remembering our first podcast.  Enjoy the echo!

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2012 Cactus League

February 16, 2012 by  
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It’s time for the Cactus League as we remember Whitney Houston (1963-2012) and hear from The Bashful Wife that Wants it All.  Todd Cook from Cook and Son Bats’ Blog shares his spring training memories as a Mariner faithful and our PhD Committee reviews how Hoover Dam tamed the West.  Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to Phoenix and get ready for our next minicast about the baseball movie – Fantasyland.

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