2019 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

September 25, 2019 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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2019 Chicago Cubs

August 4, 2019 by  
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The trade deadline has passed and the Cubs are fighting neck and neck for first.   Ed Kasputis interviews Wrigley Field historian, Brain Bernardoni about “The Friendly Confines”.

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2018 Ernie Banks minicast

December 19, 2018 by  
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In 2016, as the Cubs prepared for the National League Championship Series, our PhD Committee remembered 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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2018 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

November 28, 2018 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 FieldAugust 8, 1988.

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2018 Presidents & Baseball

July 11, 2018 by  
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Two years ago 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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2nd City

May 13, 2018 by  
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Ed & Farley are in America’s 2nd City as we talk about the Windy City. Ed Kasputis interviews Al Yellon from bleedcubbieblue.com.

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2018 Minicast – George Will

February 28, 2018 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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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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