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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2021 The Famous San Diego Chicken Re-broadcast

January 17, 2021 by  
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The Famous San Diego Chicken is the Babe Ruth of sports mascots.  During this 39 minute interview, you’ll better understand how the genius of Ted Giannoulas has forever changed our ball park experience.

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2021 Madame President

January 14, 2021 by  
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In the history of Minor League Baseball there has only been one madame president.  Ed Kasputis interviews Lori Webb who has been president of the Southern League since 2012 about her inspirational story.

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2021 Jerry Coleman minicast

January 7, 2021 by  
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We honor Hall of Fame broadcaster and patriot, Jerry Coleman (1924 – 2014).  We applaud the commentary of Keith Olbermann as Ed Kasputis interviews, Andy Strasberg (Coleman’s agent), author Curt Smith and The Famous San Diego Chicken.  The podcast concludes with former Padre, Tim Flannery’s song, Hang A Star on That One.  Semper Fidelis.

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Padres Fever

January 3, 2021 by  
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Have the Padres already won the off season with their stellar December additions? We ponder and discuss. Ed Kasputis interviews Peter Fertig, President and Founder of the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Foundation.

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2021 New Year’s Eve Podcast

December 27, 2020 by  
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Good riddance 2020. Welcome 2021 as our PhD Committee discusses cheating in baseball with Jeff Cohen from the Baseball and BBQ podcast and welcomes the New Year with much Holiday Cheer.

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2020 Christmas Podcast

December 20, 2020 by  
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Merry Christmas as we celebrate the success of Operation Warp Speed and how it will affect the game we love.

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2020 Longish Careers

December 17, 2020 by  
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Our PhD Committee explores those players that had longish careers.

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2020 Harry Caray Re-broadcast

December 13, 2020 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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2020 Jack Buck Re-broadcast

December 10, 2020 by  
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Jack Buck (1924 – 2002) called 11 World Series, 4 Major League All-Star games and 18 Super Bowls.  Ed, Farley and Mark review Buck‘s career and make their Super Bowl predictions in his honor.  Ed interviews author Curt Smith about Buck and Marty Allen shares his worst day in radio.

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