Archives: Tim Wendel

Summer of ’68: A Season of Major League Changes

By all accounts, 1968 was a difficult year for America. But while the country was reeling from the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Bobby Kennedy, and split in half by the Vietnam War, our national pastime was bringing us together. In this hour of All Sides, we’ll take a deeper look at a baseball season that changed everything.

Baseball: The History of the Fastball

Baseball is still known as “America’s favorite pastime.” Now, during the height of baseball season, we’ll talk about the evolution of one of the most fascinating parts of the sport, the fastball.