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October at Citi Field

The LIRR train from Penn Station was standing-room only, though Mom and I shared a three-seater with a commuter. The walk from the station to the Jackie Robinson Rotunda was crowded, and the plaza was packed. We got inside and made our way along the jammed concourse to get some sandwiches for dinner and then

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Hudson vs. Zito, back in Oakland

With their season a loss and their Bay neighbors the Giants in town — starting former A’s great Tim Hudson themselves — Oakland gave former AL Cy Young Award winner Barry Zito one more home start, and it happened to be the game we were attending. Along with Mark Mulder (who was in attendance; the three

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A new beginning

  So many of us are still under various depths of snow, but that initial sign of spring — to many, anyway — arrived today when the first training camps opened in Florida and Arizona. I’d say it’s even more welcome after what has seemed like a tough winter, but I feel like that could

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$203 million doesn’t go as far as it used to

I may have figured out the Yankees’ problem. It begins, of course, with George Steinbrenner. But I think the crux of the issue is that George gets his ideas from the wrong newspaper. Note this 2003 article (apologies to the original site, which had trouble loading when I searched for this story today). I think

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