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The Infinite Inning

The Infinite Inning


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The Infinite Inning is not only about baseball but a state of mind.

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Steve is joined by Marty Appel, author of Casey Stengel: Baseball's Greatest Character and other books, plus a cautionary tale about time and Bob ?Fats? Fothergill and another about all the times Fat Freddie Fitzsimmons failed to... more

Jesse Spector returns for a wide-ranging episode in which the question of length of game versus pace of play is explored and the MLB FoodFest is dissected with an eye towards finding the missing Rocky Mountain Oysters, and many... more

Howard Megdal (Wilpon's Folly, The Cardinals Way, Summit Hoops, 50 States of Blue) joins Steve for a discussion of New York Mets finances, the way women's sports is and isn't covered, and his new political journal focused on providing... more

Cliff Corcoran parachutes in to save Steve from a scheduling mishap, taking on service-time issues, the New York Yankees' amazing depth, and sundry other issues. Plus: Steve on taking a train trip into eternity and a super-fan who had to... more

Baseball Prospectus writer Rachael McDaniel joins Steve to talk about surviving the offseason when baseball is your defense against time spent alone with yourself, plus Steve's encounter with Chuck Knoblauch and twin tales of a great... more

Rob Neyer, the Sage of Portland, joins Steve to preview his new book on the state of baseball, review some classic old ones, and dig into the art of writing for an audience of baseball fans and his controversial stance on the owners... more

Ben Lindbergh (The Ringer, Effectively Wild podcast) makes an emergency relief appearance when a guest bails, and he and Steve dissect a bleak winter landscape. WARNING: One cussword early on. We contritely apologize. TABLE... more

Cliff Corcoran returns to discuss the current scene, including Mark Appel's break from baseball, the state of the Dodgers' starting rotation, and gives an important pro-tip about how to adjust your microphone pack (not a metaphor). TABLE OF... more

Did anyone say stick to sports? Baseball's slowest offseason collides with the national mood when Deadspin's David Roth returns to break down a case of universal paralysis and, of course, supply his particular brand of Mets ennui.... more

Steve is joined by Astros Special Assistant Kevin Goldstein to review the championship season and delve into the psychology of a title defense. Plus: Things fall from the sky on shortstops and the Red Sox shoot themselves in the... more