Pitchers and catchers report this week! With that in mind, we take a look at the history and culture of spring training with author Charles Fountain.
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Michael Seidel talks about his classic account of Joltin' Joe DiMaggio's legendary 56-game hitting streak.
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Effa Manley is the only woman in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Hear about her remarkable story from author Audrey Vernick.
As Black History Month begins, author Arnold Rampersad joins us to discuss his classic biography of Jackie Robinson,
Author Joe Cox is back to discuss unassisted triple plays, 40/40 seasons, and the stories behind baseball's rarest feats.
Gar Ryness gained fame through his uncanny ability to mimic the batting stances of former and current MLB players. He talks to us about what he calls "the least marketable skill in America."
Carroll Rogers Walton covered the Atlanta Braves during much of legendary third baseman Chipper Jones' tenure. She's here to discuss his autobiography, which she co-wrote with him.
Author Troy Soos discusses his popular series of historic mystery novels, including "Murder at Fenway Park" and "The Tomb that Ruth Built."
Martin C. Babicz teaches us about American history through the lens of baseball.
For a century, the arrival of Who's Who in Baseball was a sure sign the season wasn't far away. Douglas B. Lyons tells us about the history of the venerable publication.
Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos take us on a tour of classic baseball stadiums that are no more.
Step right up and meet the wild and winning '86 Mets, courtesy of author Jeff Pearlman.
We ring out 2017 with broadcaster Tim Hagerty, who tells us about some of the most off-the-wall minor league team names of all time.
Lew Freedman takes us back to 1910-1914, when the Philadelphia Athletics ruled the baseball world.
We celebrate our 100th episode with award-winning author David Maraniss, who's here to discuss his acclaimed biography of Pittsburgh Pirates legend Roberto Clemente.
It's a special Hanukkah episode as author Bob Wechsler uses baseball careds to take us through the history of Jewish baseball players.
Jeff Passan takes an in-depth look at the most valuable commodity in sports—the pitching arm—and how its vulnerability to injury is hurting players and the game.
Distinguished author Daniel Okrent joins us to discuss his classic look at a single baseball game played in June 1982.
Peter C. Bjarkman gives us the inside story of the men who have risked everything for a chance to play professional baseball in the United States.
Henry W. Thomas, grandson of the legendary Big Train, discusses his Casey Award-winning biography of his grandfather.
Hello, Mark Newman. The author talked to more than 100 former and current MLB players about their greatest hits.
Former Los Angeles Dodgers GM Ned Colletti looks back at his more than three decades in baseball.
Meet the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, courtesy of author Diana Star Helmer. Find out what 'A League of Their Own' got right -- and wrong.
Neal McCabe describes how he and his sister helped preserve the extraordinary photographic legacy of the great Charles M. Conlon.