Baseball PhD (enhanced M4A)
What would you do if you could get a PhD in life - through baseball? Welcome to Baseball PhD. A podcast for your brain. 30 major league cities, 100 places to see. Let\'s touch them all as we make a road trip of a lifetime!
info_outline Cleveland Guardians 08/01/2021
Cleveland Guardians The Cleveland Indians are changing their name to the Guardians as they struggle to be playoff competitive. But the Cleveland Guardians already exist as a roller derby team! We ponder the name change and review the organization’s future (no matter what they might be called).
info_outline 2021 Summer of ’68 07/29/2021
2021 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 […]
info_outline 2021 Re-broadcast – Episode 100 07/22/2021
2021 Re-broadcast – Episode 100 As we prepare for Episode 600 let’s remember Episode 100 from the 100th floor of the Empire State Building! Our PhD Committee goes down memory lane as we remember our first 100 podcasts. Thanks for listening and let’s continue to get our PhD in life through baseball.
info_outline 2021 Minicast – Field of Legends 07/01/2021
2021 Minicast – Field of Legends As we remember the 2015 World Champion Kansas City Royals, let’s revisit our Field of Legends Minicast – Episode 94. The Field of Legends is the focal exhibit at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. This museum is a must see for any visiting the City of Fountains.
info_outline 2021 Houston Astros 06/27/2021
2021 Houston Astros They’re in first and strongly leading Major League Baseball in offense. Can the Houston Astros slug their way to the World Series? Ed Kasputis interviews William Metzger, Managing Editor of crawfishboxes.com about the team that is out slugging the 1927 New York Yankees.
info_outline 2021 Minicast – James “Deacon” White 06/10/2021
2021 Minicast – James “Deacon” White Ed Kasputis interviews baseball researcher, James D. Smith III about the barehanded catcher, James “Deacon” White (1847-1939) who will be the only player inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 28, 2013.
info_outline 2021 Toronto Blue Jays 06/06/2021
2021 Toronto Blue Jays For the first time in over a century, Major League Baseball is in Buffalo as the Blue Jays take refuge from COVID-19 and press on as they try to win the American League East. Ed Kasputis interviews Tom Dakers from bluebirdbanter.com about Canada’s team on loan to the Buffalo.
info_outline 2021 Pitchers & Catchers Re-broadcast 05/20/2021
2021 Pitchers & Catchers Re-broadcast Ed, Farley & Mark review Moe Berg’s famous article that Berg wrote for the Atlantic Monthly in 1941 – “Pitchers & Catchers.” Be sure to check out our Episode 36 – Moe Berg as our PhD Committee pays homage to the man who inspired Baseball PhD.