Great American Dream

Great American Dream

Latest Episodes

Episode 12: It ain’t over when it’s over
September 25, 2017

Even after the minor-league season ends, the work…

Episode 11: The call-up
September 11, 2017

It's as great as advertised.

Episode 10: When the dream ends
August 28, 2017

Not all big-league dreams end in the big leagues.…

Episode 9: It’s not the years, it’s the mileage
August 14, 2017

In the minors, it’s not the years, it’s the milea…

Episode 8: Minor-league ripples
July 30, 2017

The trade deadline and the working-man athlete. S…

Episode 7: Moving on up... and down
July 17, 2017

Shed Long was recently moved up to Double-A Pensa…

Episode 6: Lasting bond of teammates
July 02, 2017

Life in the minor leagues can create bonds and re…

Episode 5: The Dream before the dream
June 19, 2017

Before the minors, there is the draft. For baseba…

Episode 4: The strange color divide in baseball
June 04, 2017

It wasn't always this way. The Big Red Machine wa…

Episode 3: Language barriers
May 21, 2017

Everybody speaks baseball, but not everybody spea…