MLB general managers Dan Duquette, Ben Cherington and Neal Huntington share more than an occupation. They also share an alma mater. Duquette, GM of the Baltimore Orioles, joins Bill Littlefield to explain how a small liberal arts college in Western Massachusetts has created a pipeline to MLB front offices.
This postseason, the St. Louis Cardinals, with their recent success, are an outlier. Rob Neyer of SBNation talks to Bill Littlefield about the current Carinals and their potential to deliver another World Series to St. Louis.
The San Francisco Giants swept the Detroit Tigers in the World Series, claiming a second championship in three years last Sunday night. Bill comments on the meaning of the accomplishment.
Bill Littlefield talks with ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian about this rollercoaster of a World Series.
With the St. Louis in the World Series, Bill Littlefield speaks with George Vecsey, New York Times columnist and author of “Stan Musial: An American Life,” about the franchise’s long history of success and the current squad’s chances against Texas.
Former Texas first baseman Pete O’Brien never made the playoffs during his days in Arlington. But he’s excited about the Rangers’ chances to win the first World Series title in franchise history. With the series against St. Louis tied at one game apiece, O’Brien joins us from his home in Texas.
The World Series begins tonight in St. Louis, where the National League Champion Cardinals will be hosting the American League Champion Texas Rangers. The focus of the baseball world should be on that series, though, as Bill Littlefield has noticed, that’s not entirely the case.
The Texas Rangers, Detroit Tigers, Milwaukee Brewers, and St. Louis Cardinals are all in hot pursuit of the October Classic, but only two teams will make the cut. Only A Game analyst Tim Kurkjian of ESPN is on the show with all the latest updates.
The Detroit Tigers will face last year’s AL champs, the Texas Rangers, in a best-of-seven series for the American League title. Bill Littlefield previews the series, which starts this Saturday in Dallas and updates the National League.
Dallas Cowboys star quarterback Tony Romo has a broken collarbone and his team has the worst record in the NFC. The Texas Rangers were soundly defeated in the World Series and their ace, Cliff Lee, may be on his way out of town. But Dallas sports fans won’t let that bring their spirits down. Only A Game’s Karen Given reports from Arlington, Texas.