In the summer of the 1943, Ted Williams, Johnny Pesky, Johnny Sain and other MLB stars played on maybe the greatest team you've never heard of. Anne R. Keene takes us on a tour of the remarkable Navy training school in Chapel Hill, N.C. and introduces us to the Cloudbuster Nine.
Felipe Alou, the first Dominican-born player to make the big leagues, had an All-Star career and went on to be a successful manager. Peter Kerasotis, who collaborated with Alou on his autobiography, shares the remarkable story of a remarkable man.
Bud Selig had perhaps the most eventful commissionership in MLB history. Author Jon Pessah takes us inside the secret world of baseball's power brokers during the Selig era.
Author Daniel R. Levitt tells us the story of the Federal League, which took on the established major leagues in 1914 and 1915. The league didn't last long but its legacy did.
For generations of children, collecting baseball cards and being a baseball fan were one in the same. How did collecting small pieces of cardboard become so important for so long? Author Dave Jamieson tells us baseball cards became an American obsession.
Author Michael Fallon takes us back to decadent Los Angeles of the late 1970s to meet Tom Lasorda, Steve Garvey and the rest of the hard-charging Dodgers.
Why should your best hitter bat second? Should a manager ever sacrifice bunt? Author Mitchel Lichtman joins us to discuss the classic book of strategic analysis he co-authored with two other noted sabermetricians.