On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.
Baseball fans around the country are fixated this fall on whether the Chicago Cubs can win their first championship in more than a century. But lost in that hype is the opportunity the Washington Nationals have to move D.C. past a long, rich history of losing baseball in the nation’s capital. Kojo explores D.C.’s baseball history and how it affects the region’s psychology as fans gear up for a critical playoff game at Nationals Park.
- Tim Kurkjian Major League Baseball analyst, reporter, ESPN; Author, "I'm Fascinated by Sacrifice Flies: Inside the Game We All Love" (St. Martin's Press, 2016)
- Frederic Frommer Founder, Sports Business Practice, Dewey Square Group; Author, "You Gotta Have Heart: A History of Washington Baseball from 1859 to the 2012 National League East Champions" (Taylor Trade, 2013)
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