Episode 79: The Ballot Box

This week's episode includes:

  • Paul's reaction to the White Sox deals
  • A great Craig Sager baseball story
  • #baseballontv The Simpsons (22:15)
  • Out of the Box: Joe DiMaggio sells coffee makers and Bud Selig reflects on steroids (27:14)
  • Our 2017 Hall of Fame ballots (40:05)
  • Guest: Jeremy Lehrman, author of Baseball's Most Baffling MVP Ballots (46:18)
  • Preview of the 4th Elliott brothers' podcast (1:15:19)

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Mentioned in this episode


Nelly update: Nelly performs at a Christmas party

Rich Eisen Show: Craig Sager Tells His Hank Aaron Story

MLB Pipeline: White Sox Top 30 Prospects

#baseballontv: Simpsons

Jeff Koehler (NPR): When Mr. Coffee Was the Must-Have Gift for Java Snobs

Jayson Stark (ESPN): Bud Selig reflects on his role in Steroid Era

Hall of Fame links: Ryan Thibodaux, 2017 ballot, our 2016 ballots

Jeremy Lehrman: Twitter, Book

Podcast Recommendation: Baseball by the Book

Intro Song: Nelly, St. Lunatics: Bat