2019 Margaret Mitchell minicast

August 7, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Joanna Arietta about Atlanta’s famous, Margaret Mitchell.

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2019 Minicast – James “Deacon” White

July 17, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews baseball researcher, James D. Smith III about the barehanded catcher, James “Deacon” White (1847-1939) who will be the only player inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 28, 2013.

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2019 Minicast – Watching Baseball Smarter

June 26, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews baseball writer and author, Zack Hample about his book, Watching Baseball Smarter.

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2019 Minicast – Pluto on Weaver

June 12, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Cleveland Plain Dealer sports columnist Terry Pluto about Earl Weaver.

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2019 Minicast – Jews & America’s Game

June 6, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Larry Ruttman about his book, American Jews & America’s Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball.

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2019 Summer of ’68

May 22, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews author, Tim Wendel about his book, Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball – and America – Forever.

From the beginning, ’68 was a season rocked by national tragedy and sweeping change. Opening Day was postponed and later played in the shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s funeral. That summer, as the pennant races were heating up, the assassination of Robert Kennedy was later followed by rioting at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. But even as tensions boiled over and violence spilled into the streets, something remarkable was happening in major league ballparks across the country. Pitchers were dominating like never before, and with records falling and shut-outs mounting, many began hailing ’68 as “The Year of the Pitcher.”

Meanwhile in Detroit—which had burned just the summer before during one of the worst riots in American history—’68 instead found the city rallying together behind a colorful Tigers team led by Denny McLain, Mickey Lolich, Willie Horton, and Al Kaline. The Tigers would finish atop the American League, setting themselves on a highly anticipated collision course with Bob Gibson’s Cardinals.

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2019 Minicast – Last Great Scout

May 8, 2019 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Dan Austin about his book, Baseball’s Last Great Scout: The Life of Hugh Alexander.

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2019 Game 6 Road Trip Re-broadcast

April 10, 2019 by  
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Let’s remember one of the greatest World Series games of all time – Game 6 of the the 2011 World Series.

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2019 Spring Training

February 24, 2019 by  
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Our Season 10 has begun as we celebrate the start of spring with our Spring Training podcast. Manny Machado has found his new home but what about Bryce Harper?

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2019 Seoul Train

January 23, 2019 by  
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As we wait for pitchers and catchers to report, we remember last year’s podcast that focused on the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea as we said good bye to Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk as they prepared to leave for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games.

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