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The Fantasy Baseball Phenomenon

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The Fantasy Baseball Phenomenon

The Fantasy Baseball Phenomenon

The Fantasy Baseball Phenomenon

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This weekend, all across America, husbands and boyfriends — wives and girlfriends, too — will disappear into their basements and their offices to debate the draft. The fantasy baseball draft, that is. Neal Conan leads a discussion on a couch-potato sports craze.

Guests:

Sam Walker, author of Fantasyland: A Season on Baseball's Lunatic Fringe; senior special writer and sports columnist for The Wall Street Journal.

Daniel Okrent, inventor the rules for Rotisserie baseball; former public editor for The New York Times; author of the forthcoming Public Editor No. 1.

Jonah Keri, co-author of the 2006 Baseball Prospectus; writes the "Keeping Score" column for The New York Times.