2016 Seattle Mariners

August 7, 2016 by  
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Episode 357 - Seattle Mariners

We are in the Great Northwest as Mark comes home from Ireland.  Ed Kasputis interviews Ted Huetter from the Museum of Flight and Matt Ellis from lookoutlanding.com.  The podcast concludes as Farley helps close it out and keeps his streak alive for never missing a Baseball PhD podcast  (357 and counting!).

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2016 Chicago White Sox

July 31, 2016 by  
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Episode 356 - Chicago White Sox

The Sox are in third and could the actions of Chris Sale be absurd?  We enjoy the Second City as Ed Kasputis interviews Chris Wills from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum.

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2016 Philadelphia Phillies

July 24, 2016 by  
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Episode 355 - Philadelphia Phillies

The Democrats are in Philadelphia and the Phillies are in 4th.  Our PhD Committee talks about Philadelphia while Ed interviews Joe Connor about things to do in America’s 5th largest city and Rich Baxter from fightinphillies.com about this year’s Phillies.  Farley makes his grand entrance as he arrives from South Carolina at the close of the podcast to keep his episode streak alive at 355.

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2016 Minicast – Summer of ’68

July 20, 2016 by  
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Episode 181 - Summer of '68

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 McLainMickey LolichWillie 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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2016 Minicast – 100 Places to See, Part 6

January 15, 2016 by  
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Episode 134 - 100 Places to See, Part 6

Our PhD Committee explores the baseball world as they travel through Texas, Florida and see a boat in California.

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Our 2015 Predictions

April 3, 2015 by  
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Episode 298 - Our 2015 Predictions

Our PhD Committee makes our 2015 predictions on what 10 teams will make the post-season.  We then sit down and take notes as Ed Kasputis interviews our Grand Predictions Champion, Professor Bruce Bukiet from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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Living the Dream

February 23, 2015 by  
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Episode 295 - Living the Dream2

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

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2014 League Championship Series

October 9, 2014 by  
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Episode 285 - League Championship Series

Ed Kasputis interviews Alex Hall from athleticsnation.com about the upcoming League Championship Series for each league.

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Minicast – The Last Best League

August 25, 2014 by  
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Episode 277 - The Last Best League

Ed Kasputis interviews author Jim Collins about his updated book, The Last Best League.

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2014 Chicago Cubs

April 17, 2014 by  
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Episode 254 - Chicago Cubs

Renovate Wrigley?  We debate along with Ed Kasputis’ great interview with Corey Fineran from IvyEnvy.com.

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