Hang Up and Listen

The Baseball in a Cornfield Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on MLB’s Field of Dreams game, Deshaun Watson and Trevor Bauer, and Malice at the Palace.


Episode Notes

Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin talk about Major League Baseball’s Field of Dreams game. Writer Jessica Luther also joins to discuss the Deshaun Watson and Trevor Bauer cases. Finally, they review the documentary Malice at the Palace.

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• The Undefeated’s Clinton Yates: “Tim Anderson makes magic at the Field of Dreams.”

Joe Posnanski on the Field of Dreams game.

• Barry Petchesky in Defector on Major League Baseball looking backwards.

Follow Jessica Luther on Twitter, listen to her podcast Burn It All Down, and buy her book Loving Sports When They Don’t Love You Back.

• Jenny Vrentas’ Sports Illustrated piece on the problems with the NFL’s Deshaun Watson investigation.

• The Washington Post’s story on new allegations against Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer.

• Luther’s piece on the NCAA’s investigation into Baylor.

Alex Kirshner’s story on Baylor and the NCAA for Slate.

• Netflix’s trailer for the documentary Malice at the Palace.

• The Smoking Gun on the criminal record of John Green, the Detroit Pistons fan who threw a cup at Metta Sandiford-Artest.

Green and Artest became friends.

Hang Up and Listen’s weekly W.P. Kinsella:

Stefan’s W.P. Kinsella: In 1979, the Boston Bruins climbed into the stands at Madison Square Garden and beat up some fans.

On this week’s bonus segment, Josh, Joel, and Stefan continue their conversation about the documentary Malice at the Palace.

Podcast production and edit by Alyssa Edes.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.


About the Show

A weekly sports discussion show from Slate. Hang Up and Listen features Slate personalities Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin.

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