2017 Minicast – James “Deacon” White

August 23, 2017 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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2016 Minicast – James “Deacon” White

March 9, 2016 by  
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Episode 210 - James Deacon White

Ed Kasputis interviews baseball researcher, James D. Smith III about the barehanded catcher, James “Deacon” White (1847-1939) who was the only player inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in  2013.

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Merry Christmas San Diego

December 23, 2014 by  
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Episode 291 - Merry Christmas San Diego

Santa has been very kind to the Padres this week.  Ed Kasputis interviews San Diego baseball researcher James D. Smith III about the Padres good fortune.

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2014 Minicast – The Importance of Hobbies

August 18, 2014 by  
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Episode 82 - The Importance of Hobbies

Ed Kasputis interviews Padres fan and Pastor, James D. Smith III about the importance of hobbies.  Jim shares words of wisdom that were inspired by his lovely wife, Linda many years ago.

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Jerry Coleman

January 12, 2014 by  
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Episode 239 - Jerry Coleman

We honor Hall of Fame broadcaster and patriot, Jerry Coleman (1924 – 2014) who passed away on January 5th.  We applaud the commentary of Keith Olbermann as Ed Kasputis interviews, Andy Strasberg (Coleman’s agent), author Curt Smith and The Famous San Diego Chicken.  The podcast concludes with former Padre, Tim Flannery’s song, Hang A Star on That One.  Semper Fidelis.

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Minicast – James “Deacon” White

July 22, 2013 by  
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Episode 210 - James Deacon White

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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2013 San Diego Padres

July 4, 2013 by  
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Episode 205 - San Diego Padres

Happy 4th of July.  We dedicate this podcast to the 19 firefighters from Prescott, Arizona who perished fighting the Yarnell fire this week.  We’re in San Diego exploring America’s Finest City.  Ed Kasputis interviews James D. Smith III about his beloved Padres and Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about his beloved city.  Our podcast concludes as we head to Citi Field for this year’s All-Star Game.

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2013 Minicast – The Importance of Hobbies Re-broadcast

January 17, 2013 by  
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Episode 82 - The Importance of Hobbies

Ed Kasputis interviews Padres fan and Pastor, James D. Smith III about the importance of hobbies.  Jim shares words of wisdom that were inspired by his lovely wife, Linda many years ago.

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Minicast – The Importance of Hobbies

October 25, 2011 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Padres fan and Pastor, James D. Smith III about the importance of hobbies.  Jim shares words of wisdom that were inspired by his lovely wife, Linda many years ago.

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San Diego Padres

July 15, 2010 by  
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Episode 21 - San Diego Padres

Ed, Farley and Mark are in America’s Finest City, San Diego.  Our PhD Committee explores all things San Diego.  Ed then gets wisdom from James D. Smith III as he learns about the Padres and the importance of having a hobby.  Ed then interviews Brad Horn from the Baseball Hall of Fame as it prepares for its annual Hall of Fame Weekend which will take place from July 23 – 26.  The Wise Guys get back to the future as they battle it out with a baseball history quiz and ponder what would have happened had Ray Kroc not saved the Padres from moving in 1974.  At the end of the podcast, our PhD Committee salutes San Diego Bay and heads north toward Hollywood.  Next week is Dodgers‘ week, think blue.

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