In “Butterfly Winter,” W.P Kinsella takes readers back to the baseball diamond, exploring once again the power of the game to shape lives. The author of “Shoeless Joe” talks with Bill Littlefield about his first novel in more than a decade.
Bill Littlefield searches for a historical explanation for the brawl between Canada and Mexico at the World Baseball Classic.
Bill Littlefield laments baseball’s fall from glory and football’s growing popularity.
The Sporting Statues Project has compiled a database of baseball statues throughout the United States. Dr. Chris Stride joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the project.
In his new book Nikkei Baseball, Samuel O. Regalado examines the history of Japanese Americans on the baseball diamond. Bill Littlefield talks with Regalado abotu his book.
Opening Day is still weeks away, but the New York Yankees are already reeling from injuries. Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal joins Bill Littlefield.
The Battle Creek Bombers of the Northwoods League have added a new item to their concession stand: The Twinkie Dog. Bill Littlefield spoke with the Bombers’ General Manager Brian Colopy and Assistant Manager Anthony Iovieno to learn about the creation.
With Spring Training getting underway and Opening Day just over a month away, ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the upcoming MLB season.
This week, a report linked Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun to a controversial clinic in South Florida. Braun issued a statement saying his lawyers consulted with Biogenesis about his successful appeal of a suspension for steroid use. CBSSports.com baseball columnist Danny Knobler joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the ongoing fallout.
Yankees star Alex Rodriguez may have been using as many as 19 different products over the past several years. Bill Littlefield attempts to put the excess in perspective.