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Episode 27 - 1983's Wild Wildcard Race

With six games left in the 1983 season, three founding GMs-Lance, Charlie, and Glen-talk about their photo finish in the quest for wildcard berths. And Lance makes us all a virtual snack.
00:39:06 10/18/2021

Past Episodes

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Vays, Reed, and Smith debate who will land between the wide goalposts of Los Angeles and San Francisco. Topics include the end of an era in the Bay, Chicago's unColt-like pitching, the Maroon rebuild, Chet the Jet, and-last but not least-what Glen thinks of Atlanta.
00:43:45 8/24/2021
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L.A.'s Peter Vays joins the Commish and "ratings meister" Glen Reed to break down the 1983 East Division race. Learn which leadoff hitter is an automatic out, which pitcher simply doesn't win, and why Cleveland will finish 2nd-or 6th.
00:46:19 8/24/2021
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Voyageurs boss and architect Jo Lima discusses how his "average Joes" hoisted the UL crown in 1982. Along the way, he shares thoughts on wargaming, Scottish football, and Warren Cromartie-but not architecture.
01:14:04 8/22/2021
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Chicago Colts GM Lance Mueller joins his nemesis, ex-Brooklyn Superbas GM Glen Reed, to recount four long years of misery, misfortune, and S-turds. Along the way, the gents touch on dudes named Dick, silver linings, and share thoughts about dynasties, parity, and realignment.
01:09:10 8/13/2021
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For four years in the early '60s, the same two teams met in the UL World Series. Every year, Brooklyn beat Chicago four games to one. The era witnessed two of the most dominant teams in UL history-one was more dominant than the other. Mantle, Banks, Burdette, Adcock, Conley, Mossi, Hamner, and yes, the S-turd. This is their story, in what confused pundits are calling part one of a four-part trilogy.
01:02:15 7/31/2021
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Interview with the reigning East Division champion GM and Casey Award winner for fake baseball journalism, Sean Holloway. Learn how Holloway built a UL powerhouse, and how he comes up with all those articles and songs for Clouts.
01:11:32 5/26/2021
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Special guest Seattle GM Eric Clemons explains how to turn around a franchise in just 17 short seasons. Includes insights on the C-Rob trade, the rise of prospect John Shelby, and his secret approach to staying on top of all seven teams in his division.
01:01:06 5/17/2021
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The fab four continue their ramblings about the upcoming United League season, focusing on the top six teams. Who will be #1? And who is the worst cleanup hitter in the league?
00:50:45 5/5/2021
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The gents welcome special guest and World Series-winning GM Peter Vays into the studio to prognosticate about the '82 season. Part 1 takes a look at the bottom half of the league, including insights about Wade Boggs, Scott Sanderson, and Phil Collins.
00:46:20 5/4/2021
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The gents plus special guest & basement dweller Peter Vays "Escape" to the UL recording studios to discuss the upcoming 1980 season. They kick around their thoughts on the new unbalanced schedule and playoff system, talk about trades, draft picks, and off-season maneuvers that got their attention and touch on all 14 teams before finally revealing each of their predictions for the top two finishers in the East and West. Could there be some shockers in store for us??
01:23:47 10/9/2020

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