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This Week In Baseball History

Jun 28, 2017

This week, 114 years ago, Hall of Famer Ed Delahanty played his last game and went missing from the Washington Senators while on a road trip. Soon after, he would turn up dead in the Niagara River. What happened to Big Ed that led him to ruin? Where did he go and how did he die? Was it an accident? Suicide? Or did...

Jun 21, 2017

Mike and Bill welcome author and historian Mark Armour (@MarkArmour04) to discuss maverick Athletics owner Charlie Finley and how, this week in 1976, Finley was thwarted in his attempt to sell his stars to the Yankees and Red Sox. Mark's latest book is "In Pursuit of Pennants: Baseball Operations From...

Jun 15, 2017

This week is the 40th anniversary of the infamous Midnight Massacre, where the Mets traded stars Tom Seaver and Dave Kingman, and journeyman Mike Phillips in the span of a few hours in three different trades. Mike and Bill look at Seaver's illustrious career, what led up to the breakup between Seaver and the Mets,...

Jun 9, 2017

Mike and Bill look at the Amateur (or Rule 4) Draft in baseball, and its origins, changes and effects through the history of baseball.