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                  THE BASEBALL RABBI PODCAST

 

Welcome to The Baseball Rabbi Podcast - where Pesach Wolicki and Scott Kahn talk sabermetrics and baseball history, with a dose of fandom, fWAR, and Fenway.

Dec 22, 2020

Bob Tewksbury had a fascinating career, pitching for six teams and becoming the greatest pitcher at preventing walks since the Dead Ball Era. But what he has done since then may be even more fascinating - and Pesach and Scott have lots of questions about his career as a mental skills coordinator for teams like the Red...


Dec 15, 2020

Join Pesach and Scott as they look at the greatness of the late Dick Allen (you won't believe those OPS+ numbers) and discuss why he never got the respect that he deserves - even from Bill James.


Dec 8, 2020

The 1969 Mets - a ninth place team in 1968, and a team which had five 100 loss seasons in the previous seven years - shocked the baseball world and won the World Series. Art Shamsky hit .300 for that team, and is dedicated to keeping the memory of the team and its colorful cast of characters alive. He joins Pesach and...


Nov 24, 2020

On November 23rd, Luis Tiant turned 80 years old, and what better way to celebrate than to hear from the man himself in conversation with the Baseball Rabbi! Apart from Tiant's stories and insights, Pesach and Scott discuss his Hall of Fame case, using Catfish Hunter as a fascinating foil; how can two pitchers...


Nov 3, 2020

Everyone knows that Kevin Cash made a terrible mistake by removing Blake Snell in the sixth inning of World Series Game Six... everyone, that is, except for the Baseball Rabbi. Pesach analyzes the decision from two directions: Snell's history of early fatigue, as well as what was happening during the game itself...