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Frank Howard

Baseball PhD (enhanced M4A)

Release Date: 11/18/2023

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It’s January as hundreds of men and women head to umpire school as they chase their dream to become a professional baseball umpire. Ed Kasputis interviews the one and only, Perry Lee Barber who has been a female baseball umpire since 1981.

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Let’s go back to 1975 and remember The Great Eight from the Big Red Machine as Ed Kasputis interviews baseball researcher and editor, Mark Armour.

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In 2013, Ed Kasputis interviewed first year owner, Ken Babby of the Akron RubberDucks about what he learned during his first year of owning the Cleveland Indians AA affiliate.

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In 2013, Ed Kasputis and Dave Matejczyk interviewed baseball’s youngest professional manager, 29 year old Drew Saylor about what he learned as the first year manager for the short-season Class A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, the Tri-City Dust Devils.

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The vote is over. The results will be announced on January 23, 2024. Has any player been elected this year to the Baseball Hall of Fame? We debate.

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Let’s go back to 2017 when our PhD Committee discussed the allegations that Pete Rose had an affair with a 16 year old girl in the Cincinnati area in the 1970’s.  Is this the final straw that keeps “Charlie Hustle” from the Hall of Fame?  Rich Baxter from Phillies Talk Radio interviews Ed Kasputis about […]

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Happy New Year as we launch Season 15 of Baseball PhD. Who was Kid Gleason? Let’s learn together as Ed Kasputis interviews baseball renaissance man, Dirk Baker.

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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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We celebrate Christmas since God has no off season. We remember the birth of Jesus and the 700 million dollar contract of Shohei Ohtani as Ed interviews Dave Matejczyk with the help from the world renown Cleveland Clinic.

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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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We pay tribute to a towering personalty who could have played in either the MLB or NBA. He choose baseball. Ed Kasputis interviews baseball author, Lew Freedman about the late, great Frank Howard (1936 – 2023).