Congratulations to the UCLA Bruins for winning their first College World Series. We’re in Chicago as Ed Kasputis interviews Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about the Windy City. We also remember July 12, 1979. Do you like disco? Our podcast concludes as we head west to America’s Finest City – San Diego. Go Padres!
It’s great to be in Omaha for another College World Series. We remember the first two College World Series while Marina Keegan ’12 (Yale) reminds us about The Opposite of Loneliness. Ed Kasputis interviews Larry Roth about this year’s College World Series and Cleveland Plain Dealer award winning science writer, John Mangels about the science of concussions and will it doom the NFL? Our podcast concludes as we head east for next week’s podcast featuring the Chicago White Sox. Will the Supreme Court rule on ObamaCare by then? Say it ain’t so, Barack. Say it ain’t so.
What’s missing with the Twins? Our PhD Committee is in Minneapolis to find out as Ed Kasputis interviews Jessica Fischer from twinkietown.com and Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor shares what to do around the Twin Cities. Our podcast concludes as we get on the Road to Omaha. The College World Series is next.
This week the South Carolina Gamecocks were hot as they won their second consecutive College World Series. The Red Sox were not as they slipped into second in the American League East. Matt Kory from OverTheMonster.com fills us in on the team he loves while Dave Brown from BigLeagueStew.com compares and contrast Fenway against Wrigley. Our PhD Committee is in love with Boston as we say goodbye and get ready for the All-Star break. as the Arizona Diamondbacks become the last team to host the MLB All-Star Game.
We are in two places at once, Tampa Bay and Omaha. Baseball Bob reviews the Rays and Ed explores the College World Series. Larry Roth and Brett Clements share their views of Omaha while our PhD Committee passionately debates the role of home plate collisions in baseball. Then it’s off to the other land of passion for next week’s podcast – Boston.
This week is Rays‘ week with our podcast featuring the Tampa Bay Rays being released on Friday, June 24th. Almost a month ago, San Francisco Giants catcher, Buster Posey was injured in a home plate collision. Posey is out for the season.
Our PhD Committee will debate the role of home plate collisions in baseball. Was the Posey collision a clean hit or a cheap shot? Listen to our next podcast for an interesting debate on this topic. In addition, Ed Kasputis will be reporting and tweeting from the College World Series in Omaha on Thursday night.
Buster Posey – Scott Cousins Collision
Behind the Scenes at the 2011 College World Series
Past Posts about the Tampa Bay Rays
Happy Father’s Day from the Great Midwest! Our podcast is from both Kansas City and Omaha as the College World Series opens on June 18th. Ed Kasputis interviews Joe Connor about Father’s Day and Matt Miltner about the new TD Ameritrade Park – Omaha. Another great segment of 100 Places to See and Ed shares his first home run and who caught it. Then it’s off to the Gulf Coast. Next podcast will feature the Tampa Bay Rays.