The Infinite Inning 064: The Greeks Had a Word For It


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Mary Craig (Baseball Prospectus, The Hardball Times podcast) returns to talk Manny Machado, Papa John-style privilege, and the Home Run Derby. Plus, Steve tells stories of a Hall of Famer with a bigger heart than Josh Hader and the Brooklyn Dodgers defeat the America First Committee. WARNING: Luke Heimlich, an amateur pitcher with a record of child abuse, is discussed extensively during the second half of the show. Also, there is one brief profanity in the first half of the show. TABLE OF CONTENTS Josh Hader, Arky Vaughan, Jackie Robinson*The Brooklyn Dodgers vs. The America First Committee*Mary Craig: Reading naughty books in the original Greek*Shocking enthusiasm for the Home Run Derby*Bryce Harper doesn’t help the Cubs*The Manny Machado trade and the talent imbalance*Against Commissioner Manfred*Marketing and minor league wages*Look for the union label*Luke Heimlich*Jose Reyes and Bud Norris*The Mary Craig Credo*Brian Cashman on the Supreme Court*The Papa Slam is no more*Goodbyes.

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