Let’s go down memory lane. Welcome to Episode 100 from the 100th floor of the Empire State Building! Our PhD Committee goes down memory lane as we remember our first 100 podcasts and get ready for our next 246. Let’s continue to get our PhD in life through baseball.
Welcome to Episode 100 from the 100th floor of the Empire State Building! It’s been almost 4 years since our first podcast from Cleveland. Our PhD Committee remembers our first 100 podcasts. Let’s continue to get our PhD in life through baseball.
3 out of 4 Years
Professor Bruce Bukiet from the New Jersey Institute of Technology has won his 3rd Baseball PhD predictions contest in the last four years (2010, 2011 & 2013). Bukiet successfully predicted seven of this year’s ten Major League Baseball playoff teams (Rays, Tigers, A’s, Cardinals, Dodgers, Braves & Reds). The key to Bukiet’s victory was that he was the only participant in our predictions contest who predicted that the defending World Champion San Francisco Giants would not make this year’s post season.
Bukiet did not predict the firing of Dusty Baker by the Cincinnati Reds this week unlike Baseball PhD Committee member, Farley Dillinger who has been predicting Baker’s demise since 2010. Dillinger, a Cubs fan has a long memory of Baker’s October exploits.
Four participants finished one team behind the Professor with 6 of their teams making the MLB Post-season. Congratulations to Baseball PhD Committee members, David Matejzcyk (Tigers, Indians, A’s, Cardinals, Reds & Dodgers) and Mark Rantala (Rays, Tigers, Indians, Braves, Reds & Dodgers) along with Andre Lower from baseballbypositions.com (Rays, Tigers, A’s, Braves, Reds & Dodgers) and Australian Justin Woods (Tigers, A’s, Rays, Cardinals, Reds & Braves).
Will any mortal have the guts to predict that this year’s World Series Champion will not make the playoffs next season? Professor Bukiet truly understands the power of math.
Professor Bukiet will be honored during our League Championship Series podcast (Episode 228) which will be released on Friday, October 11, 2013.
Sports Illustrated picks the Nationals to win the 2013 World Series. Are the Nats jinxed or are they poised to go all the way? Ed Kasputis interviews Professor Bruce Bukiet from the New Jersey Institute of Technology about his 2013 MLB predictions. Joe Drugan from thenatsblog.com shares his insight about the Nationals. The podcast concludes as we leave D.C. and head to the Capitol of the Midwest – Chicago. Go Cubs!
Almost a year ago, we celebrated our 100th podcast. Let’s remember that podcast as we prepare for our 200th podcast.
Could this be the Year of the Tiger? Our PhD Committee is in Detroit as our two time predictions champ, Professor Bruce Bukiet makes his 2012 MLB predictions for all teams. Ed then interviews author, Tim Wendel about his new book, The Summer of ’68: The Season that Changed Baseball and America Forever. Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to the Motor City and head to Beantown. Fenway is 100.
Welcome to Episode 100 from the 100th floor of the Empire State Building! It’s been 703 days since our first podcast from Cleveland. Our PhD Committee goes down memory lane as we remember our last 100 podcasts and get ready for our next 100. Let’s continue to get our PhD in life through baseball.
We are in our last MLB city of the season, Milwaukee as the Brewers prepare to start their post season by hosting the worst to first Arizona Diamondbacks. Ed Kasputis interviews Baseball Bob about the Brewers and National League Playoffs. Professor Bruce Bukiet from the New Jersey Institute of Technology repeats as our 2011 MLB Predictions winner. Oh the power of math and lastly we conclude our season long series of 100 Places to See with author, Josh Pahigian telling us about the 4 best baseball places to see before your strike out. As we say good bye to Milwaukee, our PhD Committee has to wait for the League Championship Series.