A Collapse They’ll Tell Their Children About

October 4, 2011 by  
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Rangers advance to AL LCS

This week our podcast will feature the League Championship Series on Friday, October 7th.  Who would have thought in the baseball world that the MLB Playoffs would start without the Boston Red Sox?  Red Sox Nation grieves as they’re boys of summer gave them a miserable September (and April).

Ed Kasputis will interview Matt Kory from overthemonster.com about the team he loves who failed to love him back this fall.  Ed and Dave Matejczyk will also review the movie Moneyball.  Maybe Billy Beane should have taken the GM job with the Red Sox?  Was Wednesday, September 28, 2011 the most dramatic day in MLB regular season history?

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Final Baseball PhD Index for 2011 Regular Season

2011 Milwaukee Brewers

September 29, 2011 by  
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We are in our last MLB city of the season, Milwaukee as the Brewers prepare to start their post season by hosting the worst to first Arizona Diamondbacks.  Ed Kasputis interviews Baseball Bob about the Brewers and National League Playoffs.  Professor Bruce Bukiet from the New Jersey Institute of Technology repeats as our 2011 MLB Predictions winner.  Oh the power of math and lastly we conclude our season long series of 100 Places to See with author, Josh Pahigian telling us about the 4 best baseball places to see before your strike out.  As we say good bye to Milwaukee, our PhD Committee has to wait for the League Championship Series.

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All Roads Lead Through NY and Phil

October 11, 2010 by  
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All Roads Lead through NY and Phil

Last year, the New York Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in 6 games in the 2009 World Series. This year, it looks like a rematch is probable.  Both teams swept their opponents in 3 games and await their next opponent in the League Championship Series.

Our next podcast will be released on Friday, October 15th and will feature the League Championship Series.  Right now, it looks like all roads lead through New York and Philadelphia.

Winning it in 6 is not good enough

What Wins Moe Berg History Award

October 10, 2010 by  
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What wins Moe Berg History trophy

The baseball history contest between the Wise Guys is over.  What has won the season long competition along with a copy of the video game, Modern Warfare 2.   You can hear the conclusion of this contest on our League Championship Series podcast.  This podcast will be released on Friday, October 15th.

The award was named after former Major Leaguer Moe Berg who also served the United States as a spy during World War II. Our PhD Committee will release its Moe Berg podcast on Friday, November 12th.

Greatest Play in the History of Baseball

Pittsburgh Pirates

October 7, 2010 by  
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Episode 33 - Pittsburgh Pirates

Ed, Farley and Mark are in beautiful Pittsburgh for the last podcast of the regular season.  We honor Professor Bruce Bukiet from the New Jersey Institute of Technology for winning our 2010 MLB Predictions contest.  Ed then interviews Pittsburgh dentist and entertainer, Dr. Howard Elson about his beloved Bucs and PNC Park.  The Wise Guys battle it along the banks of the Allegheny River about Pirate history.  With a heavy heart, our PhD Committee leaves Pittsburgh and heads back to the studio.  Next podcast – League Championship Series on October 15th.

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