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This Week In Baseball History

May 13, 2021

It's one of the most iconic records in sports, Joe DiMaggio's unbelievably improbable 56 game hitting streak, that began 80 years ago this week. Breaking off a new hundo, Mike and Bill go step by step through this incredible accomplishment and marvel at the talent and luck it took to ultimately pull it off. Plus,...


May 6, 2021

For their 200th episode, Mike and Bill feel they've earned the right to be a little self-indulgent, so they're celebrating the greatest Twins slugger of them all, Harmon Killebrew, on the 57th anniversary of he and three other Twins hitting four consecutive home runs in extra innings to beat the A's. Plus, some new...


Apr 29, 2021

While his name is familiar to baseball history fans, the life of Moses Fleetwood Walker, the first acknowledged African-American man to play Major League Baseball, is not. On the 137th anniversary of his debut, Mike and Bill look back on that life, at the efforts of Cap Anson and other bigots to stop his career and ban...


Apr 24, 2021

We're temporarily bypassing Zoom Hangout #12 to talk with MLB.com's Mike Petriello, who will be on ESPN2 on Sunday, April 25th to broadcast the Sunday Night Baseball game between the Padres and Dodgers. It's going to be a fantastic show, so tune in to that as soon as you finish listening to his conversation with us!


Apr 21, 2021

It only took two years for Bill Veeck to take Cleveland from the bottom of the AL standings too the top thanks, in large part to the contributions of Larry Doby, Bob Feller, and Satchel Paige. On the 73rd anniversary of the start of that historic season, we talk to special guest Luke Epplin (@LukeEpplin), whose new book...