Unwritten: Behind Baseball's Secret Rules

By Audacy

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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

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Episode 6 - Blowouts & Running up the Score
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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 in the first place? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 29, 2022
Episode 5 - Gamesmanship, the Hidden Ball Trick & Mind Games with Sean Casey
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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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 22, 2022
Episode 4 - Don't Jinx a No-Hitter
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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 rules for players, teammates, broadcasters, social media and more. Jimmy takes us through Roy Halladay's playoff no-hitter vs the Reds and Ron once took a no-hitter into extras. But it time to put this silly superstition it to bed? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 15, 2022
Episode 3 - Hard Slides
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A good hard slide vs a late slide vs a dirty slide. Jimmy was in the dugout and Ron in the broadcast booth for one of the most debated slides of the last 10 years: Chase Utley’s takeout slide of Rubén Tejada at second base in the 2015 NLDS. That slide changed the written rule…what about the Unwritten rules? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 08, 2022
Episode 2 - Bean Balls & Retribution with Larry Bowa
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Ron & Jimmy discuss the rules of ‘keeping score’ - and they’re not talking about the final score. Larry Bowa joins the show. There is one active manager Larry & Jimmy both despise in these situations. Plus, Larry shares some stories about when he would call for a guy to get hit.  Guest: Larry Bowa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 01, 2022
Episode 1 - Bat Flips
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Jose Bautista’s bat flip heard ‘round the world in the 2015 postseason changed everything. Jimmy Rollins & Ron Darling define the Unwritten Rules behind bat flips, Jimmy got cursed out by an opponent for bat flipping as a rookie and Ron has become a bat flip enthusiast. Plus, the international influence behind bat flips and why they should be here to stay. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 01, 2022
Welcome To Unwritten
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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 FEEDSSHOW PAGE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 17, 2022