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2021 Ernie Harwell Re-broadcast

Baseball PhD (enhanced M4A)

Release Date: 11/28/2021

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Our PhD Committee honors one of the greatest baseball players of all time – Frank Robinson.  Ed Kasputis interviews Paul Sullivan from Sully Baseball about Robinson’s legacy and his mark as Major League Baseball’s first African-American manager.

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Ed Kasputis interviews author, Kelly G. Park about his new book, Just Like Me: When the Pros Played on the Sandlot which is the first book to tell the story of professional baseball players’ memories of playing youth baseball.

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Warren Spahn won 363 games ranking him as the winningest southpaw in Major League history. Ed Kasputis interviews author, Lew Freedman about his compelling Warren Spahn biography.

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The Owners have made their first proposal to the Players as both sides try to negotiate a new labor agreement. Will Opening Day be delayed? We debate and discuss.

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Ed Kasputis interviews Bob Bavasi from JapanBall.com.

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In 2010, award winning podcast Grape Radio helped to inspire the creation of Baseball PhD.  Ed Kasputis interviews and pays homage to Jay Selman from Grape Radio.

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Next to Cincinnati‘s Great American Ballpark is the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.  Ed Kasputis interviews Paul Bernish about this must see museum.

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We celebrate the end of 2021 and welcome the new year as out PhD Committee talks baseball and COVID.

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Our PhD Committee remembers Roberto Clemente on the 49th Anniversary of his death.  Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk interview Pulitzer Prize winner, David Maraniss about Clemente.

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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 […]

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This podcast features baseball sportscaster great, Ernie Harwell.  Our PhD Committee first reviews Major League Baseball’s playoff expansion idea of adding an additional wild card team in each league and then shifts into analyzing who is listening to our podcasts.  Then it’s time for Harwell.  Hear Harwell’s moving 1955 poem – The Definition of Baseball, then hear Harwell’s account of baseball’s Shot Heard ‘Round the World.  Ed Kasputis then interviews baseball author, Irwin J. Cohen about his friend, Ernie Harwell.