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The Dirty Inning, Episode 19: Un-1964-gettable

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It’s time to party like it’s 1964, which of course means it is time to sit quietly in a room, crushed by the failures of the past.

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What happens if a live ball winds up in the announcer’s hands?

What happens when a catcher successfully steals home on a “dumb, dumb baseball play” in a pivotal game?

What happens when history is altered in a baseball book referred to as “better than pornography” by at least one reader?

On their podcast detailing the worst, most obscure and forgotten innings of Phillies baseball, Justin and Trevor answer these questions, and finally address the elephant in the room: The 1964 Phillies, a topic even baseball minutiae scholar Jayson Stark has stated that he is sick of.

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