2020 Ernie Harwell Re-broadcast

November 26, 2020 by  
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This podcast features baseball sportscaster great, Ernie Harwell.  Our PhD Committee first reviews Major League Baseball’s playoff expansion idea of adding an additional wild card team in each league and then shifts into analyzing who is listening to our podcasts.  Then it’s time for Harwell.  Hear Harwell’s moving 1955 poem – The Definition of Baseball, then hear Harwell’s account of baseball’s Shot Heard ‘Round the World.  Ed Kasputis then interviews baseball author, Irwin J. Cohen about his friend, Ernie Harwell.

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2020 Vin Scully Re-broadcast

November 22, 2020 by  
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Greatest Baseball Sportscaster of All Time

Our PhD Committee honors Vin Scully as the greatest baseball sportscaster of all time.  We also remember Seattle’s Hall of Fame baseball sportscaster, Dave Niehaus who passed away on November 10, 2010.  Ed, Farley and Mark then explore the life of Scully and listen to some of his greatest clips.  Ed then interviews Dodger faithful and English Professor, Frank Ardolino about Scully.

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2020 Baseball Comedy

November 11, 2020 by  
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Our PhD Committee examines and celebrates the comedians who love baseball through their unforgettable skits.

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Just Like Me

November 8, 2020 by  
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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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2020 Presidents & Baseball

November 4, 2020 by  
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Four 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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2020 Minicast – Down to the Last Pitch

October 28, 2020 by  
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What was the greatest World Series?  Ed Kasputis learns as he interviews author, Tim Wendel about his new book, Down to the Last Pitch.

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame

October 25, 2020 by  
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Ed & Farley interview Dave Berger about his new book, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, a book that highlights comical and freakish injuries that you cannot make up!

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2020 Living the Dream

October 21, 2020 by  
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Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk interview Ranger’s minor league pitcher, Ryan Bores as he drives to the Cactus League.

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2020 World Series

October 18, 2020 by  
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Tampa Bay all the way as the Rays are headed to the Fall Classic as the Dodgers and Braves play Game 7 to determine the National League Pennant. Ed Kasputis interviews Paul Sullivan from Locked on MLB podcast about tonight’s Game 7 and the upcoming Fall Classic.

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Minicast – Carl Mays

October 14, 2020 by  
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Let’s learn about Carl Mays who pitched for the Yankees in the 1920’s and artist Gary Cieradkowski who creates beautiful baseball art a century later.

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