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August 7th, 2013

Despite Scandal, Magic Of Baseball Still Exists

Major League Baseball has suspended Yankees star Alex Rodriguez for 211 games, leading some fans to lament the state of the game. Bill Littlefield offers some encouraging words.

July 27th, 2013

30 Years Later, Remembering George Brett’s Pine Tar Incident

Thirty years ago, George Brett hit a ninth-inning home run for the Kansas City Royals that was called off because he had pine tar too far up his bat. Zach Schonbrun of the New York Times wrote about the infamous “Pine Tar Incident” and its aftermath and joins Bill Littlefield.

In The News
July 27th, 2013

Biogenesis Blues: Braun Suspended, A-Rod Speculation Swirls

Major League Baseball suspended Milwaukee slugger Ryan Braun for 65 games Monday for his ties to Biogenesis, a Florida clinic that allegedly distributed performance-enhancing drugs. Sports Illustrated writer Michael Rosenberg has some issues with Braun’s apology–or lack thereof.

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 The News
March 9th, 2013

Injuries, Rumors Plague New York Yankees

Opening Day is still weeks away, but the New York Yankees are already reeling from injuries. Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal joins Bill Littlefield.

February 23rd, 2013

Tim Kurkjian Previews The 2013 MLB Season

With Spring Training getting underway and Opening Day just over a month away, ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the upcoming MLB season.

In The News
February 9th, 2013

Fallout From MLB’s New PED Scandal Continues

This week, a report linked Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun to a controversial clinic in South Florida. Braun issued a statement saying his lawyers consulted with Biogenesis about his successful appeal of a suspension for steroid use. CBSSports.com baseball columnist Danny Knobler joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the ongoing fallout.

February 6th, 2013

The Excess of Alex Rodriguez

Yankees star Alex Rodriguez may have been using as many as 19 different products over the past several years. Bill Littlefield attempts to put the excess in perspective.

December 1st, 2012

Baseball’s Don Larsen To Auction Perfect Game Pinstripes

Yankee Don Larsen is the only player to pitch a perfect game in the World Series. Now, he’s auctioning the uniform he wore on that day in 1956 to pay for his grandchildren’s educations. Bill talks to Larsen about his historic pinstripes.

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