45 Best Sports History Podcasts
Sports History Podcasts
Here are 45 Best Sports History Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Good Seats Still Available
Chicago, Illinois, US
Good Seats Still Available is a curious little podcast devoted to the exploration of what used to be in professional sports. Each week, host Tim Hanlon interviews former players, owners, broadcasters, beat reporters, and surprisingly famous super fans of teams and leagues that have come and gone - in an attempt to unearth some of the wildest and woolly moments in sports history.
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Play⋅ 416⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 87 min Get Email Contact More
2. The Sports Experience Podcast with Chris Quinn and Dominic DiTolla
Tucson, Arizona, US
Comedians Chris Quinn and Dominic DiTolla revisit memorable people and events in sports history. New episodes every Wednesday.
Play⋅ 22 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact More
3. Greatest Games Never Played
The Most Unique Sports Show in the World. We all second guess and pose What if scenarios over important world decisions. Our own sports experts and analysts, Alex Fitzsimmons and Andrew Te predict and debate what could have been in the Sports Multiverse had pivotal moments in sports history gone a different way.
Play⋅ 63⋅ 119 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 84 min Get Email Contact More
4. A-Train Sports Talk
Talking sports NBA, NFL, MLB, HBCU, Negro League Baseball History. A different perspective on sports. The podcast where you'll get sports history.
Play⋅ 16 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact More
5. Sport in History Podcast
London, England, UK
The Sport in History Podcast brings you the latest in cutting-edge research with interviews and talks with leading sports historians and up-and-coming researchers into Sports History. The podcast is a British Society of Sports History production from the UK's leading scholarly society for the history of the sport.
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Play⋅ 3.2K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 51 min Get Email Contact More
6. Hello Old Sports
Each week on Hello, Old Sports Andrew and Dan Neumann examine a different sports history topic baseball, basketball, football, hockey, boxing, and anything else that comes to mind.
Play⋅ 286⋅ 786 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 67 min Get Email Contact More
7. Historically Speaking Sports
Snellville, Georgia, US
Over 365 days a year, something in the world of sports always makes us stop and take notice. This new member of the Sports History Network highlights the accomplishments, memories, and anniversaries of some of the greatest moments in sports history and delves into some of the hidden stories behind them.
Play⋅ 552 ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact More
8. Pro Football in the 1970s
Pro Football in the 1970s is part of the Sports History Network, hosted by the author of multiple pro football books, Joe Zagorski. Each episode delves into moments in gridiron history that include great players, unforgettable plays, memorable games, and many more instances of what made football America's favorite sport.
Play⋅ 286⋅ 786 ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 10 min Get Email Contact More
9. Boston Celtics Game Day Recap
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Just a guy named Guy speaking his extremely biased opinion on the greatest sports team in sports history.
Play⋅ 1.1K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact More
10. Go Team!
Go Team! Is a sports and history podcast that brings you the stories behind things you've always wondered about in sports. Like, where does the name Tar Heels come from? Why is the Akron minor league baseball team named the Rubber Ducks? And more! Tune in every week for a new story behind one of the most uniting experiences we share - sports.
Play⋅ 118 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 53 min Get Email Contact More
11. The Black Athlete
This is a podcast by Louis Moore and Derrick White. As trained historians and leading scholars on sports and race, we discuss the history of the black athlete in a contemporary conversation.
Play⋅ 39 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 58 min Get Email Contact More
12. SHN Showcase
Each week a podcast from the Sports History Network is highlighted to help you learn what the show is all about, the host of the show, and even a little current news from the sporting world.
Play⋅ 286⋅ 786 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 17 min Get Email Contact More
13. Hallowed Ground | The Sports Museum Podcast
Kansas City, Missouri, US
Join sports history buff Andrew Stockmann for an interview-driven look into the world of sports museums, from creating unique exhibits to honoring legends of sport.
Play⋅ 69 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact More
14. Ringside With Reading | Boxing History From Yesteryear
I would like to announce The Podcast Show Ringside With Reading: Boxing History From Yesteryear brought to you by The Sports History Network. I am your host Frank Reading.
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Play⋅ 286⋅ 786 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 9 min Get Email Contact More
15. Between Two Gardens
The podcast where we debate the biggest sports topics of the week from both sides of the greatest city rivalry in sports history! However, the New York vs Boston rivalry does not end on field, court, or ice it spills onto the airwaves too!
Play⋅ 34 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 61 min Get Email Contact More
16. Next Woman Up
NJ natives and childhood friends, Carly Helfand and Sara Eljouzi talk about their role in the world of sports, provide their hottest takes, and everything in-between as they navigate their life on and off the field. Next Woman Up brings a unique perspective to one of the most exciting times in sports history.
Play⋅ 92 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact More
17. Lost in Sports
Join host and journalist Ben Baskin on an adventure through time as he takes on some of the biggest questions in sports history and some you never thought to ask. Every episode of Lost In Sports explores the mysteries of the lost, the forgotten, and the disappeared, and goes on a quest for answers.
Play⋅ 61.9K⋅ 6.9K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 36 min Get Email Contact More
18. Shay's Sport Stories
Mercer Island, Washington, US
Shay discusses the most interesting and important people and events throughout all of sports history. Tune in to learn about a plethora of athletic topics and have a great time!
Play⋅ 3.3K⋅ 131 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 7 min Get Email Contact More
19. Suiting Up Varsity | Nebraska High School Sports History
Time-traveling through the history of Nebraska high school sports, exploring the great stories, intriguing personalities, and exciting contests from the Cornhusker state history books.
Play⋅ 119 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 40 min Get Email Contact More
20. On Further Review | A Sports History Podcast
We talk about the remarkable facts and storylines surrounding the most memorable sporting events. Can an Olympic game improve diplomatic relations between countries? Do courtrooms determine the fall of franchises? From famous upsets, or the rise and fall of teams, leagues, and athletes, we discuss the details of how one single event can shape sports histories for years to come.
Play⋅ 13⋅ 18 ⋅7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact More
21. Ranked | The Most Iconic Years in Sports History
Join us as we travel through time, in search for the most iconic year in sports history! Hosts Nick, Justin and Aaron explore a different year every week, and uncover what historic moments made that year memorable. If you like sports, history and humorous conversations, feel free to check it out!
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact More
22. The Sports Report
Stony Brook, New York, US
Chris Schweitzer discusses the week in sports, with a little sports history thrown in for good measure.
Play⋅ 2.1K⋅ 106 ⋅15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 61 min Get Email Contact More
23. In Enemy Territory
Breaking down sports history one day at a time.
Play⋅ 42 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 18 min Get Email Contact More
24. Redspin Sports
South Bend, Indiana, US
Redspin Sports looks at the connections between the U.S. sports industry & the political, social & economic forces that sustain U.S. imperialism, both at home and abroad. We examine the history of activist athletes and this generation's reemergence of athlete activism, the history of American football through a critical class struggle lens, and the politics & labor dynamics that characterize the modern pro sports leagues & much more; all of which are critical to fully understanding the social and political forces that define our time.
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Play⋅ 512⋅ 547 ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 49 min Get Email Contact More
25. It Was Said | Sports
New York City, New York, US
Welcome to It Was Said: Sports, Season one, a documentary podcast that guides you through six of the most impactful and timeless speeches in sports history.
Play⋅ 1.9K⋅ 2.6K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact More
26. The Sports Vault Podcast
A Sports History Podcast with some other Random Shit!
Play⋅ 21 ⋅30 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 50 min Get Email Contact More
27. Unsolicited Sports History
Hartford, Connecticut, US
History of sports you did not need or even ask for. Ben Darnell takes up your time by telling you the great sports stories of the past that have been forgotten by time.
Play⋅ 1.7K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 12 min Get Email Contact More
28. Ultimate Sports Mashup
Every other Monday, we pluck teams from across the sports history continuum and pit them against one another. Each week your hosts will break down what there is to love about two of the greatest teams in history and then match them up against one another. From the all-time greats, to the pros, and to the underclassmen, Ultimate Sports Mashup will bring you it all. Who do you think will be the Ultimate Champion?
Play⋅ 167 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 48 min Get Email Contact More
29. Retro Rewind
A sports themed podcast from PinalCentral.com that tells the stories of Pinal County athletes and memorable events in local sports history.
Play 9 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact More
30. TWISHPOD 'The Week in Sports History'
We explore, elaborate, and add context to historical sporting events.
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31. Alternate Jersey
Las Vegas, Nevada, US
Grant Evan seeks to answer the greatest What Ifs? in sports history using evidence, math, and a lot of simulations. Evan uses his research talents and sports journalism skills to craft 4-part deep dives into the alternate realities of the sport.
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32. The Off Court Podcast
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Now more than ever, we are seeing the connection between sports, politics, and the wheels of history. What has caused the decline in black baseball players in the MLB? How does hockey intertwine with nationalism? How has the conflict between Israel and Palestinians manifested itself in sports? How is a slam dunk a mode of expression? How has Cricket helped decolonize India?
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33. History of Strength Sports Podcast
A podcast dedicated to the history and evolution of Strongman, Powerlifting, Bodybuilding, Weightlifting, niche strength sports as well as the history being made right now. Join us for great conversations and guest interviews on the History of Strength Sports Podcast.
Play⋅ 737 ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact More
34. History of the Sports Bra
History of the Sports Bra celebrates the history of women's sports and champions its future! Tune in for episodes about the history of women's sports in the United States and of course episodes about the history of the sports bra.
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Play 1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact More
35. What Was The Score?: The Sports History Podcast
Essex, Ontario, Canada
Why do we love sports? Who was the first GOAT? What on Earth is Korfball? Sports history is my passion, and this podcast is a way of sharing that with you, the listener. Interviews, discussions, lectures, any medium to share information and knowledge that we will uncover, together, through What Was The Score?: The Sports History Podcast.
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36. The Network Sports Talk Show
Buffalo, New York, US
Over the last few years, the Network has amassed some incredible sports minds! The Offensive Line brings some of those various minds together to discuss some of the various themes, topics and moments in sports history! Join Matt, Andrew, Johnny, Joz and Austin as they give their opinions and takes in the wide world of sports.
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37. Sports History 101
A Saints Sports Network podcast, recounting great moments, people, and organizations in sports history with host Ray. We do not claim to be experts but we might be able to teach an intro class. So grab your seat, they are not assigned, relax and maybe you'll learn something.
Play 7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact More
38. Black History in Sports
Examining the contributions of African Americans in Sports.
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39. This Week In Sports History
Ben Fraser discusses the significant events that happened across sports history on a weekly basis
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40. The History of Sports Podcast
Welcome to The History of Sports Podcast. This is a podcast that dives deep into the history of your favorite sports team. Good season or bad, we will cover it in detail here on The History of Sports Podcast.
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41. Today in Sports History
Your daily sports podcasts, covering events from every day in history. We'll dive deep into every sport and amazing event that's transpired in sports history. Inaugural episode airing September 1, 2021. Look for Today Day in Sports History wherever you get podcasts.
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Sports History Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|The Sports Experience Podcast||anchor.fm||118|
|Kelly and Josh||soundcloud.com||90|
|Lantern Light Studios, LLC||ggnppodcast.com||82|
|Mike Helt and Matt Soelberg||anchor.fm||75|
|British Society of Sports History||soundcloud.com||73|
|Hudson River Radio .com||spreaker.com||73|
Sports History Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Lost in sports||6|
|Religion of sports||5|
|Ncaa football video game||1|
|Society & culture||1|
|Sports mystery show||1|
|Track & field||1|
|New jersey turnpikes||1|