Former major league outfielder Billy Bean publicly came out as gay four years after he retired from baseball. Now he’s returning to MLB as the league’s Ambassador for Inclusion. Bean joins Bill Littlefield to share his story and discuss his new role.
Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks died last week. The passing of “Mr. Cub” offered Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg the opportunity to reflect on his own career.
The Washington Nationals signed ace Max Scherzer to a seven-year deal worth $210 million. Does the addition of Scherzer make the Nationals the favorite to win the World Series? The Washington Post’s Barry Svrluga makes a case.
Bud Selig stepped down as commissioner of baseball this past weekend. ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian talks about some of Selig’s moves as commissioner and puts Selig’s legacy into perspective.
Major League Baseball has been exempt from antitrust laws for 92 years. Nathaniel Grow, a legal studies professor who has written a book about the exemption, joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the first antitrust suit brought against MLB.
The Baseball Hall of Fame is getting four new members: pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz, along with Craig Biggio. Bill Littlefield has the rundown on the new electees.
Twenty years after being featured on Only A Game’s first show, Bill Lee returns to the program to update Bill Littlefield on his current hobbies: making bats and pitching.
With manager Joe Maddon and ace Jon Lester on board, the Cubs may be in the running for their first division title since 2008. Sports on Earth’s Will Leitch assesses the team’s chances — and explains why he may never be able to return to his hometown.
After including a poem about his childhood hero in his new book, “Take Me Out,” Bill Littlefield got some exciting news: Willie Mays had read the poem. But that’s just the beginning of Bill’s story.
To compete for fans’ time, pro sports leagues are taking steps to shorten their games. For our look at the latest experiments, Only A Game’s Doug Tribou spoke with an expert on time about how sports fit into our busy lives.