While in Boston, Theo Epstein guided the Red Sox to a pair of World Series titles. Now he’s hoping to break another curse with the Chicago Cubs, but it might take some time.
Bill Littlefield makes a case for the Designated Hitter Rule, and shares some stories from his days on the diamond.
Playing in the minor leagues prepared Jasha Balcom for the role of a lifetime: a stunt double in the new film about Jackie Robinson. Balcom tells Bill Littlefield what it was like to don Robinson’s Brooklyn Dodgers uniform.
In his new book “Mr. Wrigley’s Ball Club,” Roberts Ehrgott tells the wild history of the Chicago Cubs during the 1920s. Ehrgott joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the Cubs and his book.
It’s been 40 years since the American League instituted the designated hitter rule. Bill Littlefield takes a look back, with thoughts from Hall of Fame DH Orlando Cepeda and Ron Blomberg, the very first to play the position.
Who are baseball’s biggest anti-heroes of all time? Filip Bondy seeks to answer this question in his book “Who’s on Worst.”
After failing to reach the playoffs each of the past three seasons, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have splurged on established free agents Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton in recent offseasons. But as Only A Game’s Ron Schachter reports, the fate of this year’s Angels team may depend on a younger man.
With Opening Day right around the corner, ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill Littlefield to share his thoughts on the upcoming season and to predict a World Series champion.
The Baltimore Orioles are in Sarasota, Fla., finishing up spring training, but back home in Baltimore, the competition to make the team is just as fierce. The Orioles held open tryouts for ballboys and ballgirls. WTMD reporter Sam Gallant took his chance at a part time job.
Wrigley Field may get a 21st century upgrade – and that’s not sitting well with some Chicago Cubs fans. Chicago Tribune Staff Writer Ron Grossman tells Bill Littlefield he treasures the ballpark as it is – and as it was.