2018 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

November 28, 2018 by  
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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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2018 Minicast – George Will

February 28, 2018 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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2018 Minicast – The Original Curse

February 8, 2018 by  
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Let’s go back almost 100 years to the only World Series played in September, the 1918 World Series.  Did the Chicago Cubs throw the 1918 World Series to the Boston Red Sox?  Did this act curse both the Cubs and Red Sox organizations for decades to come?  Ed Kasputis interviews Sporting News writer and author, Sean Deveney about his intriguing book, The Original Curse.

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2017 League Championship Series

October 15, 2017 by  
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We lament the implosion of the Cleveland Indians and then salute the final four as they battle for a Fall Classic berth. Congratulations to the Astros, Cubs, Dodgers & Yankees.

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World Champion Chicago Cubs

March 12, 2017 by  
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We honor the World Champion Chicago Cubs as Ed and Farley interview Corey Fineran from the great podcast, Ivy Envy.

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2017 Minicast – George Will

January 25, 2017 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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A Fan’s-Eye View of the Baseball Hall of Fame

December 4, 2016 by  
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As we get ready for the results of which of our heroes will be elected to the Hall of Fame, 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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When Hell Freezes Over

November 28, 2016 by  
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Cubs win!  Trump Wins!  Wait ’til next year is here as our PhD Committee discusses how the improbable is our new reality.

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2016 World Series

October 23, 2016 by  
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The Cubs are coming to Cleveland as the two most World Series drought stricken teams collide in the 112th Fall Classic.  Will the dancing in the streets take place in Chicago or Cleveland?

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Baseball Talk Radio First Live Podcast

October 22, 2016 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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