Why were the Cubbies so bad for so long? Author Rich Cohen tries to solve that mystery as he looks back at more than 100 years of baseball history on Chicago's North Side.
Meet the 1973-75 Texas Rangers, one of the worst teams in baseball history, courtesy of veteran writer Mike Shropshire.
Bill Buckner. Donnie Moore. Dave Henderson. Gary Carter. Author Mike Sowell takes us back to the unbelievable 1986 MLB postseason.
Author Eric Kabakoff takes us on a tour of every major league ballpark.
Author Alan Maimon discusses the life and career of new Baseball Hall of Famer Tim Raines.
Author Mark Armour traces the history of baseball front offices from the Deadball era to the present.
Who are the greatest fielders in baseball history? Author Michael Humphreys has the answers.
Let's take a look at the weird world of baseball on the fringe with author Scott Simkus.
John Thorn, the official historian of MLB, talks about the hidden early history of America's national pastime.
Joe Posnanski discusses his award-winning book about his relationship with the legendary Buck O'Neil.
Kevin Cook discusses the memorable 1947 Word Series, the first to feature an African-American player and the first to be televised.
In 1981, the Pawtucket Red Sox and Rochester Red Wings played the longest game in professional baseball history. Dan Barry tells us about that extraordinary game.
Get ready for some kid's stuff with author Michael Turner.
While its teams were winning titles during the Depression, Detroit was in the midst of something much darker. Tom Stanton explains.
Wild Thing, this episode makes our heart sing. Jonathan Knight gives us the inside story of the beloved baseball comedy movie.
Author Ronald T. Waldo tells us about some of the unforgettable characters from one of baseball's greatest decades.
Veteran Baltimore sportswriter John Eisenberg joins us to discuss Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken and baseball's iron man record.
James Sturm talks about his classic graphic novel about a Jewish barnstorming baseball team in the 1920s.
Author Mitchell Nathanson discusses the life and legacy of former MLB superstar Dick Allen.
As war clouds gathered over Europe, baseball's first Jewish superstar took aim at Babe Ruth's single-season home run record. Ron Kaplan discusses that memorable season.
Marty Appel returns to the podcast to talk about his new biography of the legendary Old Perfessor.
In 1944, the lowly St. Louis Browns played in the World Series for the first and only time. Author Dave Heller tells us about that momentous season.
Should Jack Morris be in the Hall of Fame? How about Edgar Martinez? Barry Bonds? Jay Jaffe's new book takes a comprehensive look at baseball immortality.
Jonah Keri is here to talk about the crazy history of the Montreal Expos and the upcoming Hall of Fame induction of Tim Raines.