Baseball As It Was

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #36: Rick Dempsey

In a career that covered 24 seasons and four decades, Rick Dempsey possessed endearing qualities as both a durable catcher and a unique personality. Our lineup of topics discussed with Rick includes: -His re...

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #35: Dick Groat

The 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates, as he put it, were a team of destiny. Dick Groat, the National League’s Most Valuable Player that season, was one of many key contributors who led the Bucs to their first title in 3...

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #34: Heather Quinlan

The 1986 Mets didn’t just dominate the major league competition. They ruled New York City in a way that hasn’t been matched since. Filmmaker Heather Quinlan is in the late stages of developing a documentary ...

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #33: Lindsay Berra

The list of accomplishments in the storied life of Lawrence Peter Berra is just about as long as the many endearing and humorous quotes that will forever make him the indelible Yogi. But there could very wel...

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #32: Frank Viola

There was plenty to talk about with the veteran of 15 big league seasons and 176 wins – from his college days at St. John’s to the grand stage of the World Series to coaching some of the top young arms of the N...

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #31: Jeff Idelson

The Hall of Fame induction ceremony isn’t just a special time for those honored. It’s a focal point of the baseball calendar – when the sport has its eyes on Cooperstown and when many fans of the game make trek...

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #29: Tom Verducci

Having earned plaudits as one of baseball's best and most respected journalists, Tom Verducci embarks on his second turn as an All-Star Game color analyst for FOX. Here's a lineup of some of the topics discusse...