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Sports - Derrick Goold

Season 1, Ep. 21

Derrick Goold, baseball writer and lead beat writer for the St. Louis Cardinals at the St. Louis-Post-Dispatch talks about what makes sports so popular. Especially spectator sports. Why do so many of us care so much about what other people are doing on a field or pitch.


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