90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR news station
Top Stories:
PLEDGE NOW

baseball

In Depth
March 22nd, 2014

Spokane Indians Pitch In To Support Local Tribe

The Spokane Indians, the Class A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, will be wearing new alternate uniforms this year in an effort to raise money and awareness for a local tribe’s dialect, which is in danger of disappearing. Bill speaks with Benjamin Hill of MiLB.com.

In Depth
March 22nd, 2014
By Ken Shulman

Navajos Leave Footprint On The Diamond

Jacoby Ellsbury and Joba Chamberlain are both Major League Baseball players. They’re also both Native American. In the Southwest, the next crop of Native American ballplayers is on its way. Only A Game’s Ken Shulman travels to New Mexico to tell the story of a Navajo team.

Commentary
March 19th, 2014

At Home With The Michigan Lugnuts

As the opening of the baseball season approaches, Bill Littlefield has found a housing opportunity for fans who don’t want their baseball experience to end when the last batter has been retired.

March 15th, 2014

An Excerpt From ‘Pete Rose: An American Dilemma’

An excerpt from “Pete Rose: An American Dilemma” by Kostya Kennedy.

Featured Book
March 15th, 2014

‘Pete Rose: An American Dilemma’ Highlights Baseball Controversy

Pete Rose has more hits than any other player in baseball history, but he is ineligible for the Hall of Fame. Kostya Kennedy’s new book “Pete Rose: An American Dilemma” examines Rose’s career and his ban from the game. The author joins Bill Littlefield.

In The News
March 8th, 2014

Spring Training Mishaps With Tim Kurkjian

From intentionally dropped fly balls to a player running out to Wal-Mart to buy a glove, ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian shares his favorite stories from spring training.

Feature
March 1st, 2014
By Scott Graf

Baseball Card Industry: 25 Years Of Upper Deck

25 years ago, a California company named Upper Deck exploded onto collectible sports card scene. What followed was a surge in the popularity of baseball cards that hasn’t been matched since. Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Graf shares the birth of Upper Deck and how it changed the sports card industry.

In the news
March 1st, 2014

Baseball With A Side Of Bacon

There seems to be no limit to how much Americans love bacon, and this week the Lehigh Valley IronPigs proved it. They released their new bacon-themed uniforms, and fans across the country are salivating. Bill talks to Matt Provence of the IronPigs.

Featured Book
March 1st, 2014

John Feinstein’s ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’ Chronicles Life in Triple-A

Some might think that life in Triple-A baseball is a disappointment. But while researching ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name,’ author John Feinstein found hope in baseball’s minor leagues. Feinstein talks to Bill about his new book.

Only A Blog
February 27th, 2014

Ozzie Smith Goes To Bat For A New National Holiday: Opening Day

Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith is campaigning to make Opening Day a national holiday. Only A Game’s Gary Waleik sees some stumbling blocks in the base paths.

Find past shows by date
Most Popular