Miami Marlins

March 29, 2012 by  
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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.

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2011 Los Angeles Dodgers

July 28, 2011 by  
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Dodger Stadium is beautiful.  Think Blue as our PhD Committee talks about the Dodgers and their divorcing owners, The McCourts.  Anthony Salazar fills us in on the Dodgers other Hall of Fame broadcaster, Jaime Jarrin who has been calling Dodger games in Spanish since 1959.  Plus the podcast is filled with many trips down memory lane, Jackie Robinson‘s Hall of Fame acceptance speech, Walter O’Malley explaining why he moved the Dodgers and Kirk Gibson‘s World Series walk off home run.  Next podcast will be a special edition on Major League Realignment that will be released on Monday, August 1st.

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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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