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  • Baseball for the many, not the few. A podcast trying to nationalize our national pastime. Hosted by Alex Bazeley and Bobby Wagner
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Episodes
  • May 23 2022

    Alex and Bobby review Taylor Swift’s NYU commencement speech and reminisce on their own graduation memories, then frame Josh Donaldson’s comment towards Tim Anderson within the broader cultural divide facing MLB, as well as try and parse through the corruption charges casting a shadow over the Angels Stadium deal in Anaheim. Then they answer some listener questions about the stigma of the the starter-to-reliever pipeline, prime real estate when going to a ballpark, which umpires are best suited to throw a game, and more.


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    Songs featured in this episode:

    Pleasure — “Bouncy Lady” • Pavement — “Cut Your Hair” • Booker T & the M.G.’s — “Green Onions”

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    1 hr and 23 mins
  • May 16 2022

    Bobby and Alex trade prospective “get off my lawn” takes they’ll hold in future years, then take stock of the settlement in Senne v. MLB and how it might play into the future minor league economic system, discuss the recent ill-fated ventures into cryptocurrency around the league, and determine which players are certified Cool and decidedly Uncool.


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    Senne v. MLB comes to a settlement 

    MLB partners with Sorare for NFT game 

    Nationals announce an ill-timed Terra partnership 


    Songs featured in this episode:

    Nelly — "Heart of a Champion" • My Chemical Romance — “The Foundations of Decay” • Booker T & the M.G.’s — “Green Onions”

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    1 hr and 16 mins
  • May 9 2022

    Bobby and Alex discuss Bill James’s illiteracy regarding team relocations, then review the debut episode of Joe West’s podcast and analyze which NL East team Olivia Rodrigo pulls for. Then they dissect the labor implications of a dead ball and what it says about MLB’s competency, as well as give their takes about Alex Rodriguez’s bizarre commissioner wishlist. Finally, they answer some questions about ballpark traditions, rooting interests within your division, and reception to the newly-launched Patreon.


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    Songs featured in this episode:

    Neutral Milk Hotel — "Ghost" • Taylor Swift — "This Love (Taylor's Version) • Booker T & the M.G.’s — “Green Onions”

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    1 hr and 1 min

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