Episode 5 - Gamesmanship, the Hidden Ball Trick & Mind Games with Sean Casey
Unwritten: Behind Baseball's Secret Rules - June 22, 2022 - 29:37
The Hidden Ball Trick, chatting up an opponent, faking out a baserunner - all of these are forms of baseball ‘Gamesmanship.’ But some are fair game and others are 'bush league.' Sean Casey joins Jimmy & Ron to discuss. Sean has an A-Rod story (of course), plus how Sean pulled a fast one on slugger Henry Rodriguez - as a rookie! - without even knowing it.
Episode 4 - Don't Jinx a No-Hitter
June 15, 2022 - 31:14
Don’t talk to a pitcher - or even mention a no-hitter - when a pitcher is throwing a no-no. Right? Jimmy & Ron discuss the Unwritten...
Episode 6 - Blowouts & Running up the Score
June 29, 2022 - 34:36
Don’t run up the score. Don’t steal or swing 3-0 when your team is up big late. What’s the cutoff and why did this rule actually start...
About The Show
Baseball’s official rulebook is complicated—but its unofficial rulebook is full of drama. On each episode of Unwritten, former players Jimmy Rollins and Ron Darling dive into the history and culture of unwritten rules—sign stealing, bat flipping, jinxing a no-hitter, locker room behavior and more A new podcast from Audacy and Major League Baseball