Unwritten: Behind Baseball's Secret Rules

Unwritten: Behind Baseball's Secret Rules

Unwritten: Behind Baseball's Secret Rules

CATEGORY: Sports
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
  1. June 29, 2022
    40 min
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    Episode 6 - Blowouts & Running up the Score
    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.c…
  2. June 22, 2022
    35 min
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    Episode 5 - Gamesmanship, the Hidden Ball Trick & Mind Games with Sean Casey
    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…
  3. June 15, 2022
    37 min
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    Episode 4 - Don't Jinx a No-Hitter
    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 take…
  4. June 08, 2022
    43 min
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    Episode 3 - Hard Slides
    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…
  5. June 01, 2022
    42 min
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    Episode 2 - Bean Balls & Retribution with Larry Bowa
    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, Lar…
  6. June 01, 2022
    39 min
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    Episode 1 - Bat Flips
    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 fl…
  7. May 17, 2022
    3 min
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    Welcome To Unwritten
    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 unwritte…

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