‘Baseball as It Was’ (2/16/16): Howard Megdal

The St. Louis Cardinals have set the standard that nearly all other MLB clubs aspire to match. Over the past 15 seasons, they have reached the postseason 12 times, won four NL pennants and two World Series. ...

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #43: Fred Claire

The former Dodgers general manager talks about how his background in journalism led to him starting out as a public relations executive, the critical moves that helped win the 1988 World Series, a trade he stil...

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #42: Joe Posnanski

The nationally-recognized writer is back for a second straight year on the show to discuss all things Hall of Fame – including the recent voting results, the legacies of Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza, as well...

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #40: 1975 World Series, Part 2

The excitement of the first five games of the 1975 World Series was nothing compared to what took place over the final two. On October 21, Fenway Park played host to arguably the greatest game in World Serie...

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #39: 1975 World Series, Part 1

It wasn’t just one of the best-played World Series of all-time; it probably was the most impactful. Millions around the country were witness to a true Fall classic 40 years ago – a showdown between two talen...

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #38: Frank Tanana

The story of Frank Tanana's major league career can be divided into two acts. He quickly rose to stardom with the California Angels as a strikeout pitcher – fanning as many as 269 in 1975. But a shoulder inj...

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #37: Bob Wolff

The 56-game hitting streak for Joe DiMaggio. Cal Ripken’s 2,632 consecutive games played. Cy Young’s 511 victories. All are baseball records which will never be surpassed. Bob Wolff also holds an unbreakable...