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April 8th, 2015

Remembering Baseball’s George ‘Boomer’ Scott

When spring arrives and baseball begins, it’s a time of hope and optimism for many fans. But for Bill Littlefield, it’s also a time to look back on players who have come and gone, including former big league slugger George Scott.

Featured Book
April 4th, 2015

‘Baseball’s Flawed Genius’ Chronicles Billy Martin’s Unpredictable Life

Billy Martin, who managed the Yankees on five separate occasions, was considered a brilliant baseball mind. But his off-field troubles haunted him. Bill Pennington joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his biography of the former player and manager.

Interview
April 4th, 2015

Reds’ Nursing Suite: A New Formula To Attract (Very) Young Fans

After fans asked the Cincinnati Reds to put chairs in the ladies’ room for nursing mothers, the organization decided to take it a step further by creating a dedicated suite for breastfeeding. Reds COO — and father of five — Phil Castellini joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the project.

In Depth
April 4th, 2015

Tim Kurkjian’s Strange And Surprising Opening Day Stories

What’s the only time that every player on a team started the game with the exact same batting average that they ended the game? ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill Littlefield to answer that question and share some of his favorite Opening Day stories from seasons past.

In Depth
March 28th, 2015

As Tommy John Surgeries Soar, MLB Focuses On Youth Baseball

One recent survey found one-in-four MLB pitchers has had Tommy John surgery. What’s behind baseball’s injury epidemic? Only A Game’s Doug Tribou asks experts — and Tommy John himself.

Feature
March 21st, 2015

Inspired By MLB Star, Teenage Girl Trades Softball For Baseball

Before he earned two World Series rings, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was told he was too small to play baseball. He didn’t listen and now he’s inspired one teenage girl to ignore the critics who say girls should stick to softball. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou has our story.

Commentary
March 18th, 2015

An Open Letter To Pete Rose

Major League Baseball’s hit leader, Pete Rose, has applied to be returned to the good graces of the game. Bill Littlefield suggests Rose might want to think twice.

In Depth
March 14th, 2015

De$ignated Hitter: Why The National League Will Soon Cash In

The DH will come to MLB’s National League soon, Jesse Spector of the Sporting News argues. Why? It makes financial sense for the players and the owners. Spector joins Bill Littlefield to explain.

Featured Book
March 7th, 2015

Former Dodgers First Baseman Gil Hodges Lived ‘A Hall Of Fame Life’

Former player and manager Gil Hodges is not in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Mort Zachter, author of ‘Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life,’ pleads his case to Bill Littlefield.

In The News
March 7th, 2015

Curt Schilling Fights Back Against Daughter’s Twitter Trolls

After former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling turned to Twitter to congratulate his daughter for choosing a college, she became the target of obscene tweets. Schilling speaks with Bill Littlefield about the controversy and the lines between privacy and public lives.

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