2022 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

November 27, 2022 by  
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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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2022 Minicast – The Original Curse

September 7, 2022 by  
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Let’s go back over 100 years to the only World Series played in September, the 1918 World Series.  Did the Chicago Cubs throw the 1918 World Series to the Boston Red Sox?  Did this act curse both the Cubs and Red Sox organizations for decades to come?  Ed Kasputis interviews Sporting News writer and author, Sean Deveney about his intriguing book, The Original Curse.

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Field of Dreams Game

August 7, 2022 by  
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As we prepare for the 2022 Field of Dreams Game, Ed Kasputis interviews Paul Francis Sullivan from Locked on MLB Podcast about the upcoming game and what happened at this year’s MLB trade deadline. Lastly we remember and honor the legacy of baseball’s greatest play by play announcer, Vin Scully.

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2021 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

December 22, 2021 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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2021 Ten Innings at Wrigley

October 3, 2021 by  
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May 17, 1979.  Ten Innings at Wrigley is Kevin Cook’s vivid account of a game that could only have happened at this ballpark, in this era, with this colorful cast of heroes and heels.  Ed Kasputis interviews Kevin about his riveting book.

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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 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 – The Original Curse

January 21, 2021 by  
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Let’s go back over 100 years to the only World Series played in September, the 1918 World Series.  Did the Chicago Cubs throw the 1918 World Series to the Boston Red Sox?  Did this act curse both the Cubs and Red Sox organizations for decades to come?  Ed Kasputis interviews Sporting News writer and author, Sean Deveney about his intriguing book, The Original Curse.

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