We’ve taken our skills to South Beach. The Fish are down but the Pirates are up. Ed Kasputis interviews Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about Miami and Melbourne, Australia listener, Justin Woods about his American baseball road trip.
We’re deep in the heart of Texas as the Astros prepare to enter the American League. Ed shares his trip to the World Baseball Classic in Miami. Ed also interviews Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor and Ed Seitz from baseball-roadtrip.com. Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to Houston and head to Baltimore‘s Inner Harbor.
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.
In February 2010, Ed Kasputis flew to Kanas City to interview Gina Leo Stingley from the sports architectural firm, Populous about the opening of Target Field in April of that year. In 96 days, Populous‘ next Major League ballpark will open – Miami Marlins’ Ballpark.
On April 4, 2012 the Miami Marlins will open their new ballpark as they host the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals. Ed Kasputis interviews Greg Sherlock who was the lead designer for Major League Baseball’s newest ballpark.
This week is Marlins‘ week with our podcast featuring the Florida Marlins being released on Friday, August 26th. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of the Caribbean and the United States East Coast in harm’s way of Hurricane Irene.
During our next podcast, Ed Kasputis will interview Dave Matejczyk who visited the New York Mets baseball academy in the Dominican Republic earlier this month. During his interview, Matejczyk described the Dominican Republic as “baseball heaven. Let’s pray that “baseball heaven” is protected from Irene’s wrath.
The Stormy Beaches of the Dominican Republic
Our PhD Committee is in Miami, checking out Sun Life Stadium and Miami Marlins Ballpark which is currently under construction. Ed interviews Greg Sherlock from Populous. Greg is the lead designer for the new ballpark. Ed shares his story about Little Billie and the PhD Committee talk about chivalry in baseball. Ed then interviews Steve Barr from Little League as the Little League World Series starts today. Ed also shares his experience at the SABR convention that just ended in Atlanta. Lastly, our PhD Committee gears up to move from the east coast to the west coast of Florida. Goodbye to Miami and hello to Tampa, home to those dynamic Rays.