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This Week In Baseball History

Apr 8, 2021

Finishing the story they began last week, Mike and Bill follow the Seattle Pilots east to Milwaukee and profile the man who, in addition to stealing them away, became one of the most powerful men in the history of the game. Plus, happy birthday to Red Smith and Mike Epstein!


Apr 1, 2021

51 years ago this week, if the story is to be believed, a truck waited at a rest area in the middle of Utah, waiting to find out if it should travel west or east. In the balance hung the hopes of two cities that each wanted a big league baseball team. In Part 1 of a two part episode, Mike and Bill look at the troubled...


Mar 25, 2021

We've encountered production delays this week, so in lieu of a regular episode, please enjoy our Zoom hangout from February with a pair guests, Christina DiNicola, Marlins beat reporter for MLB.com, and Dan Hayes, Twins beat reporter for The Athletic. The pair recount their starts in journalism and how they fell into...


Mar 17, 2021

This week marks the 48th anniversary of Roberto Clemente's untimely election into the Baseball Hall of Fame, the second of two inductees to skip the five year waiting period. To mark the occasion, Mike and Bill talk to Duane Rieder of the Roberto Clemente Museum (@ClementeMuseum) in Pittsburgh to discuss his life and...


Mar 11, 2021

It seemingly came out of nowhere 27 years ago this week when the most famous athlete in the world, Michael Jordan, after having quit basketball the previous fall, announced his intention to try to become a big league ballplayer. It would prove a difficult road for Jordan, who still did far better than anyone could have...