2022 Minicast – Jews & America’s Game

February 27, 2022 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Larry Ruttman about his book, American Jews & America’s Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball.

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2022 Minicast – Charles O. Finley

February 23, 2022 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews G. Michael Green about his book, Charlie Finley: The Outrageous Story of Baseball’s Super Showman.

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Fly Me to Japan

February 20, 2022 by  
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As MLB labor strife continues, let’s go to a land where baseball is well. Fly me to Japan as Ed Kasputis interviews Trevor Raichura from Japanball.com.

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2022 Minicast – St. Luke’s Hospital

February 16, 2022 by  
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In 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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Get Away Games

February 13, 2022 by  
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Happy Valentine’s Day! Everyone likes to travel. Ed Kasputis interviews Joe Noga from cleveland.com about his article proposing that Major League Baseball play more games at non-traditional locations.

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2022 Minicast – Fantasyland

February 9, 2022 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Andre Lower about the baseball movie, Fantasyland and Andre’s web site, baseballbypostions.com.

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Revenue Sharing & Tanking

February 6, 2022 by  
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We explore the collective bargaining issues of revenue sharing and tanking as MLB labor negotiations continue. Our PhD Committee interviews sport journalist Kevin Kernan from ballnine.com about the state of Major League Baseball.

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2022 Re-broadcast – Episode 100

February 2, 2022 by  
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As we prepare for Episode 600 let’s remember Episode 100 from the 100th floor of the Empire State Building! Our PhD Committee goes down memory lane as we remember our first 100 podcasts.  Thanks for listening and let’s continue to get our PhD in life through baseball.

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