2021 War Fever

September 15, 2021 by  
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Farley’s back in the studio as we interview Professor and co-author, Randy Roberts about his new and timely novel, War Fever: Boston, Baseball and America in the Shadow of the Great War.

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2021 Arizona Diamondbacks

August 29, 2021 by  
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The Diamondbacks currently have the worst record in the National League. We discuss their struggles and what Major League Baseball’s next collective bargaining agreement needs to fix.

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2021 Ernie Banks minicast

August 4, 2021 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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2021 Summer of ’68

July 28, 2021 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews author, Tim Wendel about his book, Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball – and America – Forever.

From the beginning, ’68 was a season rocked by national tragedy and sweeping change. Opening Day was postponed and later played in the shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s funeral. That summer, as the pennant races were heating up, the assassination of Robert Kennedy was later followed by rioting at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. But even as tensions boiled over and violence spilled into the streets, something remarkable was happening in major league ballparks across the country. Pitchers were dominating like never before, and with records falling and shut-outs mounting, many began hailing ’68 as “The Year of the Pitcher.”

Meanwhile in Detroit—which had burned just the summer before during one of the worst riots in American history—’68 instead found the city rallying together behind a colorful Tigers team led by Denny McLain, Mickey Lolich, Willie Horton, and Al Kaline. The Tigers would finish atop the American League, setting themselves on a highly anticipated collision course with Bob Gibson’s Cardinals.

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2021 Chicago Cubs

July 25, 2021 by  
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Welcome to Episode 600 as we examine this year’s Cubs and what they’ll do as the July 30th trade deadline approaches. Ed Kasputis interviews Paul Francis Sullivan from Locked on MLB Podcast about those lovable Cubs.

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2021 Minicast – Get Capone

May 26, 2021 by  
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Ed Kasputis and Farley Dillinger interview author, Jonathan Eig about his book, Get Capone.

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2021 Minicast – Eight Men Out

April 14, 2021 by  
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Eight Men Out is a 1988 American baseball classic movie that depicts the 1919 Chicago White Sox gambling scandal.  In our first minicast (a short podcast), Ed Kasputis and baseball researcher, Jim Nitz review this must see movie.  Say it ain’t so Joe.

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National League Central

September 6, 2020 by  
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With only twenty (20) days left in the season, we review the National League Central. Ed & Farley pay their respects as they interview Jeff Cohen from Baseball and BBQ podcast about the passing of the Greatest Met, Tom Seaver.

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2020 Minicast – George Will

July 15, 2020 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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War Fever

May 10, 2020 by  
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Farley’s back in the studio as we interview Professor and co-author, Randy Roberts about his new and timely novel, War Fever: Boston, Baseball and America in the Shadow of the Great War.

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