Painting the Corners Episode Thirteen-Book Reports on Sandy Koufax, the Moscow Subway and MLB’s Obsession with Trying to Make Ballgames Take Less Time

Jay Goldberg of Bergino Baseball Clubhouse and Tim Frye of Columbia University join host Lincoln Mitchell for a discussion of the nature of being a baseball fan, the importance of understanding the domestic politics and economics of Russia and American perceptions of Russia. Jay also talks about his encounter with the father of a future big leaguer and Tim recounts his experiences chatting with Soviet citizens about the USA in the late 1980s.