The Baseball Hall of Fame opened a new exhibit on Babe Ruth in honor of the 100th anniversary of his MLB debut. Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson joins Bill Littlefield to talk about the Babe and preview what the Hall has in store for its own anniversary.
Turner Field opened in 1997, but the Atlanta Braves are looking to move. Officials in Cobb County, Georgia, approved a $392-million deal for a new stadium. Some residents have complained that the process was too secretive. Deadspin’s Barry Petchesky joins us to explain.
Baseball games have become nearly 30 minutes longer over the past decade. But, is that necessarily a bad thing? Bill Littlefield joins the debate.
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.
The Dominican Republic supplies the largest number of foreign players to Major League Baseball. In ‘Dominican Baseball,’ Alan Klein details the relationship between MLB and the country. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his new book.
Before the Dodgers moved to L.A., the biggest name in town was Steve Bilko. He played for the Los Angeles Angel of the Pacific Coast League, but author Gaylon White says the team was better known as the Bilko Athletic Club. The author joins Bill.
Johnny Bench won two World Series and two National League MVP awards in his Hall of Fame career with the Cincinnati Reds. He joined Bill Littlefield to discuss baseball cards, his career and more.
The Boston Red Sox have added a new sign to the Green Monster. It’s an ad for a casino. Bill Littlefield imagines some fans may be uncomfortable with the change.
When former members of R.E.M. get together with other talented musicians, what do they choose to write songs about? Baseball, of course. Bill speaks with Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey about “3rd,” the third album from The Baseball Project.
George Will joins Bill Littlefield to discuss “A Nice Little Place on the North Side,” his new book about the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field, which turns 100 this season.