2022 Just Like Me

January 23, 2022   | Leave a comment

Ed Kasputis interviews author, Kelly G. Park about his new book, Just Like Me: When the Pros Played on the Sandlot which is the first book to tell the story of professional baseball players’ memories of playing youth baseball.

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2022 Warren Spahn

January 19, 2022   | Leave a comment

Warren Spahn won 363 games ranking him as the winningest southpaw in Major League history. Ed Kasputis interviews author, Lew Freedman about his compelling Warren Spahn biography.

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Owners First

January 16, 2022   | Leave a comment

The Owners have made their first proposal to the Players as both sides try to negotiate a new labor agreement. Will Opening Day be delayed? We debate and discuss.

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2022 Minicast – JapanBall.com

January 12, 2022   | Leave a comment

Ed Kasputis interviews Bob Bavasi from JapanBall.com.

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2022 Minicast – Grape Radio

January 9, 2022   | Leave a comment

In 2010, award winning podcast Grape Radio helped to inspire the creation of Baseball PhD.  Ed Kasputis interviews and pays homage to Jay Selman from Grape Radio.

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2022 Minicast – Underground Railroad

January 5, 2022   | Leave a comment

Next to Cincinnati‘s Great American Ballpark is the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.  Ed Kasputis interviews Paul Bernish about this must see museum.

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2022 New Year’s Eve Podcast

December 30, 2021   | Leave a comment

We celebrate the end of 2021 and welcome the new year as out PhD Committee talks baseball and COVID.

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2021 Roberto Clemente Podcast

December 26, 2021   | Leave a comment

Our PhD Committee remembers Roberto Clemente on the 49th Anniversary of his death.  Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk interview Pulitzer Prize winner, David Maraniss about Clemente.

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2021 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

December 22, 2021   | Leave a comment

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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2021 Christmas Podcast

December 19, 2021   | Leave a comment

Merry Christmas with our annual holiday podcast. We talk MLB labor strife, best Christmas movies and of course, COVID and it newest mutant, Omicron.

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