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The Infinite Inning

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

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ESPN baseball analyst and ZiPS projections proprietor Dan Szymborski joins Steve to talk about the art of player projections, plus integration, an awkward moment at the doctor's office, and World War II deflects Buddy Lewis from both... more

Jesse Spector, recurring cohost/periodic comet, returns to break down the offseason, such as it is, plus we mourn the death of Rob Picciolo, the most impatient player ever, and consider how Red Ruffing's global war might be like... more

A rare (somewhat) shorter solo episode for Steve as baseball leaves the 2017 offseason unfinished and hopes the 2018 segment will bring more action. Tales of Joe McCarthy, Hack Wilson, and the decline of the 1980s Baltimore Orioles... more

Meg Rowley returns to talk about the discontents of the Shohei Ohtani decision and its aftermath, as well as sundry other topics, and somehow it all ends up being related to ?Star Wars.? Plus: A ballplayer with more than one family... more

Sports on Earth's Cliff Corcoran returns to break down the winter meetings in our longest episode yet. Bring supplies, be ready for Marlins-bashing. TABLE OF CONTENTS Ted Williams for Joe DiMaggio*Give Us 18-Player Trades and... more

Mike Bates and Bill Parker, hosts of the This Week in Baseball History podcast, join Steve for a discussion of Cooperstown discontents, plus terminally ill submariners and a Dee Gordon trade reaction. TABLE OF CONTENTS Russ... more

Steve is joined by Stacey May Fowles, novelist, essayist, and author of Baseball Life Advice: Loving the Game that Saved Me for a discussion of finding the calm center that lurks behind the turbulent veneer of Toronto Blue Jays fandom.... more

In a short Thanksgiving episode—short by Infinite Inning standards, anyway—we visit the soft places of the Infinite Inning, including hypothetical whiskey-pushing gangsters who had it in for the Cardinals, when the pressures... more

David Roth (Deadspin) returns to take on the World Series, Yuli Gurriel, and Papa John's. TABLE OF CONTENTS Lou Whitaker, Walter Briggs, and the Hall of Fame*No one who cares about you would use your kindness against you*David... more

Author Paul Dickson joins Steve to discuss his new book, Leo Durocher: Baseball's Prodigal Son. Plus, the Dodgers bullpen at Jutland and a note on eternal World Series goat Roger Peckinpaugh. TABLE OF CONTENTS... more