For a generation of baseball fans, when a pitcher suddenly stops being able to perform, it's known as "Steve Blass Disease" — after an all-star pitcher who inexplicably stopped being able to throw strikes. Ira Glass speaks with Steve Blass and others about this phenomenon. Blass is publishing an autobiography (with co-author Erik Sherman) called A Pirate For Life on May 1. MLB Footage Courtesy of (15 minutes)