2020 Roberto Clemente Podcast

December 31, 2020 by  
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Our PhD Committee remembers Roberto Clemente on the 46th Anniversary of his death.  Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk interview Pulitzer Prize winner, David Maraniss about Clemente.

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2021 New Year’s Eve Podcast

December 27, 2020 by  
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Good riddance 2020. Welcome 2021 as our PhD Committee discusses cheating in baseball with Jeff Cohen from the Baseball and BBQ podcast and welcomes the New Year with much Holiday Cheer.

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2020 Minicast – Watching Baseball Smarter

December 24, 2020 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews baseball writer and author, Zack Hample about his book, Watching Baseball Smarter.

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2020 Christmas Podcast

December 20, 2020 by  
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Merry Christmas as we celebrate the success of Operation Warp Speed and how it will affect the game we love.

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2020 Longish Careers

December 17, 2020 by  
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Our PhD Committee explores those players that had longish careers.

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2020 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

December 13, 2020 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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2020 Jack Buck Re-broadcast

December 10, 2020 by  
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Jack Buck (1924 – 2002) called 11 World Series, 4 Major League All-Star games and 18 Super Bowls.  Ed, Farley and Mark review Buck‘s career and make their Super Bowl predictions in his honor.  Ed interviews author Curt Smith about Buck and Marty Allen shares his worst day in radio.

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Stealing First

December 6, 2020 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews author, Chris Williams about his new book, Stealing First and Other Old-Time Baseball Stories.

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2020 Red Barber Re-broadcast

December 3, 2020 by  
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Barber hired Vin Scully

We honor one of the greatest baseball sportscasters of all time – Red Barber.  We explore his life and influence.  Ed interviews and thanks Dale Mugford from Brave New Code for our new mobile web site.  Ed then interviews author, speech writer and professor, Curt Smith.  Our podcast concludes as we remember the Ol’ Redhead and prepare for our next podcast – Jack Buck and “That’s a Winner.”

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