2014 Minicast – Banzai Babe Ruth

February 6, 2014 by  
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Episode 116 - Banzai Babe Ruth

Ed Kasputis interviews Robert K. Fitts about his book, Banzai Babe Ruth: Baseball, Espionage and Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan.

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2014 Minicast – St. Luke’s Hospital

February 3, 2014 by  
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Episode 120 - St Luke's Hospital

In March 2012, Ed Kasputis visited St. Luke’s International Hospital in Tokyo to retrace the steps of Catcher and OSS spy, Moe Berg who visited the hospital on November 29, 1934 and shot video of the Tokyo skyline.  Later during World War II, Berg shared this video with the U.S. Government.  Kasputis interviews Kaoru Oda and Sumio Yabu from the roof of St. Luke’s.

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2013 Minicast – St. Luke’s Hospital

August 26, 2013 by  
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Episode 120 - St Luke's Hospital

Ed Kasputis visits St. Luke’s International Hospital in Tokyo to retrace the steps of Catcher and OSS spy, Moe Berg who visited the hospital on November 29, 1934 and shot video of the Tokyo skyline.  Later during World War II, Berg shared this video with the U.S. Government.  Kasputis interviews Kaoru Oda and Sumio Yabu from the roof of St. Luke’s.

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Minicast – Japanball.com

April 23, 2012 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Bob Bavasi from JapanBall.com.

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Minicast – St. Luke’s Hospital

April 9, 2012 by  
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Ed Kasputis visits St. Luke’s International Hospital in Tokyo to retrace the steps of Catcher and OSS spy, Moe Berg who visited the hospital on November 29, 1934 and shot video of the Tokyo skyline.  Later during World War II, Berg shared this video with the U.S. Government.  Kasputis interviews Kaoru Oda and Sumio Yabu from the roof of St. Luke’s.

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2012 Los Angeles Dodgers

April 5, 2012 by  
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It’s time for Dodger baseball and Magic Johnson’s Group to assume control of this storied franchise.  Our PhD Committee talks about this purchase and whether the US Supreme Court will overturn Obama Care. Ed Kasputis interviews Eric Stephen from truebluela.com about the Dodgers and authors, Kevin O’Connell and Josh Pahigian about their new edition of their book, The Ultimate Baseball Road-Trip.  The podcast concludes as we say good bye to LA and get ready for our St. Luke’s Hospital minicast as Ed Kasputis re-traces Moe Berg’s steps from this famous Tokyo hospital.

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Minicast – Marty Kuehnert

April 2, 2012 by  
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From Tokyo, Ed Kasputis interviews Marty Kuehnert, Senior Advisor to the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles about his 40+ year career as an American baseball executive in Japan.

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A Joyful Noise from Japan

March 24, 2012 by  
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Mariners in Tokyo

March 21, 2012 by  
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The Seattle Mariners are in Tokyo as we prepare for opening day.  Ed Kasputis interviews Jeff Sullivan from lookoutlanding.com about the Mariners and Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor about what to do outside of Tokyo.  The Bashful Wife that Wants it All tells us what she wants to do in Hiroshima and we conclude our two part interview with Robert K. Fitts author of the soon to be best selling book, Banzai Babe Ruth.  Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to Japan and head to Little Havana to explore baseball’s newest ballpark, Marlins Park.

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A’s in Tokyo

March 15, 2012 by  
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Konnichiwa (Hello).  Our PhD Committee is in the world’s largest city, Tokyo as Major League Baseball prepares to open its 2012 season in the Tokyo Dome as the Oakland Athletics host the Seattle Mariners. Mr. Sports Travel aka Joe Connor teaches us what to see, The Bashful Wife that Wants it All tells us what she wants to see and Robert K. Fitts, author of Banzai Babe Ruth reminds us of America’s First Dream Team – the 1934 MLB All-Star team that toured Japan.  As our podcast concludes, our PhD Committee refuses to say sayonara (good bye) because next week’s podcast will still be from TokyoMariners in Tokyo.

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