Effectively Wild Episode 1604: The Plans for Fans in Standson October 17, 2020 at 12:14 am

Effectively Wild Episode 1604: The Plans for Fans in Stands

Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about a podcast interview that may hinge on the Rays winning the World Series, John Smoltz’s on-air app suggestion, the latest developments in the Dave Roberts and Clayton Kershaw playoff narratives, the Dodgers and Astros on the brink, the long-term outlook for Randy Arozarena, encouraging catcher glove gestures, the White Sox firing Rick Renteria, and Billy Beane possibly calling it quits as a baseball executive. Then (44:00) they bring on Bradford William Davis of the New York Daily News to discuss why and how MLB proceeded with plans to sell tickets to the NLCS and World Series, whether the league has lived up to its public health commitments, the forecast for attendance in 2021, and how and why Bradford is planning to cover the World Series in person.

Audio intro: Randy Newman, “Naked Man
Audio interstitial: Sam Evian, “Health Machine
Audio outro: Paul McCartney, “Hunt You Down/Naked/C-Link

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