To celebrate video game week on the site, we’re joined by ‘Backyard Baseball’ creator Nick Mirkovich to discuss how the game got started, the quirks that made it such a megahit, and its enduring legacy (31:52). Before talking to Nick, we speed-round all the news coming out of spring training: Mariners CEO Kevin Mather’s resignation, the myriad of players showing up in “the best shape of their lives,” Yoenis Céspedes speculation, Albert Pujols’s potential final season, and more (1:30).
Read Zach Kram’s ‘Backyard Baseball’ piece here.
Hosts: Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman
Guest: Nick Mirkovich
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