For one week, a youth baseball camp in Nicaragua gives kids a glimpse of a better future, while teaching them confidence and teamwork. Only A Game’s Ken Shulman has the story.
After being paralyzed from the chest down in 2011, college baseball player Cory Hahn thought his hopes of being taken in the MLB Draft were through. But this year in the 34th round, the Arizona Diamondbacks selected Hahn. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the draft and his future.
Dwight “Doc” Gooden pitched a no-hitter, won a Cy Young Award, and has three World Series rings, but the former MLB star battled drug addiction throughout his career. Gooden reflects on his life in a new memoir and speaks to Bill Littlefield about the book.
Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays are forever intertwined in baseball history. The iconic centerfielders lived very different lives, but author Allen Barra argues they had more similarities than differences. Bill Littlefield speaks with Barra about his new book ‘Mickey and Willie.’
Decades before Jackie Robinson’s historic achievements, Bud Fowler became the first African-American professional baseball player. Fowler grew up in Cooperstown, N.Y., and the village recently held a ceremony honoring him. David Sommerstein of North Country Public Radio was there.
It was a record-setting day at Coors Field on Tuesday as the Rockies took on the Braves under the chilliest conditions ever recorded in Major League Baseball. But did the weather give Colorado a home-field advantage? The Denver Post’s Patrick Saunders talks with Bill Littlefield.
Former All-Star Mike Piazza retired in 2007 after smacking 427 home runs, tops of any catcher in MLB history. But his athletic career isn’t over. Piazza will make an appearance with the Miami City Ballet.
Baseball is no longer the National Pastime, at least as measured by number of TV viewers per game. But according to Bill Littlefield, it still offers spectators an opportunity to participate that football and basketball can’t match.
In his new book “Baseball’s Last Great Scout,” Dan Austin tells the story of Hugh Alexander, who became a scout at age 20 after losing his hand in an accident.
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.