World Champion Chicago Cubs

March 12, 2017 by  
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We honor the World Champion Chicago Cubs as Ed and Farley interview Corey Fineran from the great podcast, Ivy Envy.

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2017 Minicast – George Will

January 25, 2017 by  
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Our PhD Committee interviews American journalist and author, George Will about his great book, A Nice Little Place On The North Side: Wrigley Field At One Hundred.

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2017 Presidents & Baseball

January 18, 2017 by  
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Last year as America prepared for the start of the 2016 Presidential Primary Season, our PhD Committee explored Presidents & Baseball and paid homage to Jonathan the Tortoise, who is older than the game of baseball.

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When Hell Freezes Over

November 28, 2016 by  
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Cubs win!  Trump Wins!  Wait ’til next year is here as our PhD Committee discusses how the improbable is our new reality.

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2016 World Series

October 23, 2016 by  
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The Cubs are coming to Cleveland as the two most World Series drought stricken teams collide in the 112th Fall Classic.  Will the dancing in the streets take place in Chicago or Cleveland?

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Baseball Talk Radio First Live Podcast

October 22, 2016 by  
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Baseball Talk Radio’s first live podcast with Rich Baxter, Gary Mack and Ed Kasputis as we prepare for Game 6 of the National League Championship Series.  Will it be the Dodgers or the Cubs headed to Cleveland for the 112th edition of the Fall Classic?

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2016 League Championship Series

October 16, 2016 by  
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The Tribe is up by 2 while the Cubs are up by 1.  We talk about the final 4 as we anticipate more fun.  Congratulations to Paul Sullivan and Professor Bruce Bukiet for winning our 2016 Predictions Contest.

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2016 Ernie Banks minicast

October 12, 2016 by  
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Episode 293 - Ernie Banks

As the Cubs prepare for the National League Championship Series, our PhD Committee remembers baseball’s greatest ambassador and Hall of Fame great, Ernie Banks who passed away on January 23, 2015.  Let’s play two.

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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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2016 Chicago Cubs

April 24, 2016 by  
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Episode 340 - Chicago Cubs

The Cubs are in first and their anticipated success has finally quenched Farley’s thirst!  Ed Kasputis interviews comedian and baseball podcaster, Steve Hofstetter as we enjoy the Windy City.

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