The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show The Ol' Ballgame Listen 19 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/28104/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend The All-Star game is in our midst, but is baseball still America's favorite pastime? Sports economist Andrew Zimbalist breaks down the dollars and cents of the bat and ball.