We open the mailbag to answer all your questions—silly or serious—about baseball in 2020, including: Does anyone currently playing have a realistic shot at breaking Barry Bonds’s career home run record? Why don’t we play more baseball in torrential downpours? What songs are the most disturbing choices for walk-up music? Plus: Special guest Jake’s mom joins to tell the story of Jake’s birth mere hours before Cal Ripken Jr. tied the all-time record for games consecutively played.
Labor Day Mailbag: Does Anyone Currently Playing Have a Chance to Become the Home Run King?
Plus: Why don’t we play more baseball in torrential downpours? What songs are the most disturbing choices for walk-up music?
Bill, Sal, and Gus revisit the third installment in the Rocky franchise, ‘Rocky III,’ starring Sylvester Stallone, Mr. T, and Talia Shire
The ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ writer discusses his career as a journalist at Northwestern, his view on the media, and his New York Jets and New York Giants fandom
Rich Swann Finds Out His Wrestling Showcase Opponent, Plus Impact Knockout Star Gisele Shaw Joins the Show
Brian H. Waters also joins to discuss his referee role in the Bodega Street Fight
The Atlantic’s Jerusalem Demsas comes on the show to share her theories with Derek, and Derek explains why he thinks every important question about the U.S. housing market has the same fundamental answer: inventory, inventory, inventory
JJ and Joe open by recapping this weekend’s conference finals games and making a same-game parlay for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, before recapping the PGA Championship and looking ahead at the PGA Tour