2016 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

August 31, 2016 by  
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Episode 42 - Harry Caray

Holy Cow!

We conclude our 6 podcast series on baseball’s greatest sportscasters with Harry Caray (1914 – 1998).  Caray broadcast Major League Baseball for 53 years. Ed, Farley & Mark review the 2006 PBS documentary, Kokoyakyu – High School Baseball.  Then it’s time for baseball’s greatest showman.  Ed interviews author and former presidential speech writer, Curt Smith about Caray and his legacy.  We then listen as Caray sings Take Me Out to the Ballgame during the first night game at Wrigley FieldAugust 8, 1988.

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2015 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

December 6, 2015 by  
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Episode 42 - Harry Caray

Holy Cow!

We conclude our 6 podcast series on baseball’s greatest sportscasters with Harry Caray (1914 – 1998).  Caray broadcast Major League Baseball for 53 years. Ed, Farley & Mark review the 2006 PBS documentary, Kokoyakyu – High School Baseball.  Then it’s time for baseball’s greatest showman.  Ed interviews author and former presidential speech writer, Curt Smith about Caray and his legacy.  We then listen as Caray sings Take Me Out to the Ballgame during the first night game at Wrigley FieldAugust 8, 1988.

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2014 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

April 21, 2014 by  
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Episode 42 - Harry Caray

Let’s remember Harry Caray (1914 – 1998). Caray broadcast Major League Baseball for 53 years. Ed, Farley & Mark review the 2006 PBS documentary, Kokoyakyu – High School Baseball.  Then it’s time for baseball’s greatest showman.  Ed interviews author and former presidential speech writer, Curt Smith about Caray and his legacy.  We then listen as Caray sings Take Me Out to the Ballgame during the first night game at Wrigley FieldAugust 8, 1988.

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2013 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

January 28, 2013 by  
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Episode 42 - Harry Caray

Let’s remember Harry Caray (1914 – 1998). Caray broadcast Major League Baseball for 53 years. Ed, Farley & Mark review the 2006 PBS documentary, Kokoyakyu – High School Baseball.  Then it’s time for baseball’s greatest showman.  Ed interviews author and former presidential speech writer, Curt Smith about Caray and his legacy.  We then listen as Caray sings Take Me Out to the Ballgame during the first night game at Wrigley FieldAugust 8, 1988.

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2012 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

January 26, 2012 by  
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We conclude our 6 podcast series on baseball’s greatest sportscasters with Harry Caray (1914 – 1998). Caray broadcast Major League Baseball for 53 years. Ed, Farley & Mark review the 2006 PBS documentary, Kokoyakyu – High School Baseball.  Then it’s time for baseball’s greatest showman.  Ed interviews author and former presidential speech writer, Curt Smith about Caray and his legacy.  We then listen as Caray sings Take Me Out to the Ballgame during the first night game at Wrigley FieldAugust 8, 1988.

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Harry Caray

February 10, 2011 by  
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Holy Cow!

We conclude our 6 podcast series on baseball’s greatest sportscasters with Harry Caray (1914 – 1998).  Caray broadcast Major League Baseball for 53 years. Ed, Farley & Mark review the 2006 PBS documentary, Kokoyakyu – High School Baseball.  Then it’s time for baseball’s greatest showman.  Ed interviews author and former presidential speech writer, Curt Smith about Caray and his legacy.  We then listen as Caray sings Take Me Out to the Ballgame during the first night game at Wrigley Field, August 8, 1988.  The podcast concludes as our PhD Committee gets ready to head to Arizona for our next podcast – Cactus League!

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PhD Theater is now open!

January 16, 2011 by  
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Welcome to PhD Theater

PhD Theater is now open.  The purpose of PhD Theater is to showcase cinematic works that will help you get your PhD in life – through baseball.  During our next podcast featuring baseball sportscaster, Jack Buck (Episode 41, release date: January 28, 2011) Ed, Farley & Mark will be reviewing the 2006 PBS documentary, Kokoyakyu – High School Baseball.

This 54 minute film is about the Koshien Tournament.  Four thousand high school teams compete in a single elimination tournament.  In 2010, Japan won the Little League World Series.  For the members of that team, their next baseball goal is to lead their high school to victory in the national tournament.

Send us your thoughts and comments about this film by 7:00 am. on Saturday, January 22nd and we just might include your comments with our review of this documentary.  ideas@baseballphd.net.

Kokoyakyu – High School Baseball (2006) – Now Playing at PhD Theater

Koshien Tournament – High School Pitcher gets to 95.69 mph

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