Wild Card Series Preview

September 27, 2020 by  
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The 60 game season has ended as we preview the first ever Wild Card Series with 16 teams participating. Ed Kasputis interviews Paul Sullivan from Locked on MLB podcast about this new round of playoff baseball.

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National League Central

September 6, 2020 by  
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With only twenty (20) days left in the season, we review the National League Central. Ed & Farley pay their respects as they interview Jeff Cohen from Baseball and BBQ podcast about the passing of the Greatest Met, Tom Seaver.

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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 Baseball Talk Radio

August 26, 2020 by  
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Baseball Talk Radio’s first live podcast with Rich Baxter, Gary Mack and Ed Kasputis as we prepare for Game 6 of the National League Championship Series.  Will it be the Dodgers or the Cubs headed to Cleveland for the 112th edition of the Fall Classic?

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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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2015 Christmas Podcast Re-broadcast

December 13, 2019 by  
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Merry Christmas as our PhD Committee celebrates the best time of the year (when it is not baseball season).

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2019 Ernie Banks minicast

November 13, 2019 by  
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In 2016, as the Cubs prepared for the National League Championship Series, our PhD Committee remembered baseball’s greatest ambassador and Hall of Fame great, Ernie Banks who passed away on January 23, 2015.  Let’s play two.

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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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2019 Chicago Cubs

August 4, 2019 by  
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The trade deadline has passed and the Cubs are fighting neck and neck for first.   Ed Kasputis interviews Wrigley Field historian, Brain Bernardoni about “The Friendly Confines”.

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2019 Minicast – Get Capone

May 29, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis and Farley Dillinger interview author, Jonathan Eig about his book, Get Capone.

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