Houston, we have a problem. The Astros are in last but their economy is fast. Ed Kasputis interviews Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about Houston the City and Larry Manch from climbingtalshill.com about Houston the Team.
Ed Kasputis interviews author, Scott A. Rowan about his brilliant book, Weaponized Baseball: Declassified, Withheld Stories Reveal Baseball’s Hidden Role in Geopolitics, International Military Action, Mental Manipulation & Mass Distraction.
We celebrate Opening Day. Ed Kasputis interviews Professor Bruce Bukiet from the New Jersey Institute of Technology about his 2016 MLB predictions and longtime Baseball PhD listener, Jeff Cohen about his beloved Mets.
Happy Memorial Day. Let’s never forget our brave countrymen who died so we might live in freedom. If the season were to end today, the Twins would make the AL playoffs. Ed Kasputis interviews podcaster Paul Pleiss from talktocontact.com about the Twins and Joe Connor aka Mr. Sports Travel about things to do in the Twin Cities.
Our PhD Committee is in Little Havana as we open baseball’s newest major league ballpark – Marlins Park. Ed Kasputis interviews Michael Jong from fishstripes.com about the new ball park and the Marlins‘ new additions. Ed then interviews George Ustet from therealcuba.com about baseball and Cuba. Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to Billy the Marlin and realize that “it’s time for Dodger baseball.” Dodger Stadium just turned 50. Next podcast it’s time to Think Blue.
This week our PhD Committee get their passports stamped as they cross the border and head north to the world class city of Toronto. Ed tells about his experience in a bi-level suite at the Toronto Renaissance while Farley and Mark explore the rest of Toronto especially Brantford. Ed then interviews Michael Smolders about the state of both the Blue Jays and Canadian Little League. Andre Ethier sings Oh Canada from Dodger Stadium and Baseball Bob (the smartest man we know) makes an appearance and throws out his trivia question of the podcast. Our PhD Committee says good bye to Toronto and instructs their pilot to head to Little Cuba aka Miami for next week’s podcast. Our PhD Committee declines a trip to Big Cuba once Baseball Bob advises us that the US embargo against Cuba is still in effect.