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April 25th, 2013

One Fund Boston: Lessons From Public Radio

In less than two weeks, nearly $24 million has been raised for the One Fund, a charity founded by the City of Boston to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. But, Only A Game’s Karen Given wonders how much could have been raised, if the charity had followed the example set by public radio.

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April 20th, 2013
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Theo Epstein Hopes To Break Another Curse

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.

In Depth
April 6th, 2013

The Designated Hitter Turns 40

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.

In Depth
March 30th, 2013

Tim Kurkjian Previews 2013 MLB Season

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.

In Depth
December 29th, 2012

Fenway Park at 100: An Impossible Dream, The Splendid Splinter and ‘Sweet Caroline’

This year Fenway Park, the home of the Boston Red Sox, celebrated its 100th season. Only A Game’s Karen Given looks back at some of the milestone moments that have happened under the watchful eye of the Green Monster.

Commentary
September 5th, 2012

Red Sox Trials Occupy Even Non-Sporting Events

The recent performances of the Boston Red Sox dominated what could have been an evening of worldly conversation with the most literary of minds. Bill Littlefield discusses all-consuming disappointment in this baseball season.

Interview
July 14th, 2012

Tim Kurkjian Previews Baseball’s Second Half

What will baseball’s young stars Bryce Harper and Mike Trout do in the second half of the season? Can the Nationals hold on to their division lead? ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill Littlefield to answer these questions and more.

In Depth
June 30th, 2012

Perfect Games: A Trend Or Just Plain Luck?

At the end of June, baseball fans have already witnessed two perfect games and two no-hitters. Is it a trend or a coincidental string of randomness? Bill Littlefield investigates.

April 21st, 2012

Fenway Turns 100 Years Old

Fenway Park turned 100 years old on Friday. Only A Game’s Karen Given stopped by the historical ballpark to study its rich history.

April 4th, 2012

Polling Red Sox Nation

A group called Public Policy Polling recently asked Massachusetts residents how they think the Boston Red Sox will fare in the upcoming season. Bill Littlefield dives into the results.

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