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MLB’s original 16 meeting in the World Series

Two of the last three World Series have featured a pair of original franchises from the American and National leagues. When the Indians and Cubs met in 2016 (their first World Series pairing), it featured two teams that have played in the same cities since their inceptions (not to mention the two longest title droughts

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Carp-e diem! What you missed if you missed last night

I can understand the view of the fan who, frustrated over another disappointed season by his team, finds no interest in the postseason. And I know what it’s like to see your team, which seemed destined — even a lock — for the playoffs at the All-Star break, fall short on the final day of

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Waino’s woes

It’s a shame Adam Wainwright will likely miss the 2011 season and need to have Tommy John surgery. This photo is from Spring Training 2008, when I flew into Orlando one March morning and drove straight to the Braves’ spring ballpark. After this game, I motored east to Titusville to watch the space shuttle launch

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Photo Friday: Vintage Spring Training

In some ways, I’m still not caught up from vacation, because I hadn’t intended to skip two slide-show Fridays. The plan was to have this one in the bag for two weeks ago, then resume with the weekly collections the following week. Clearly, didn’t happen. At least it’s still spring training, though these images fit

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And we’re back

After a thoroughly enjoyable, active and at the same time relaxing vacation, I’m back at it. It will take me a bit to catch up on some of the stuff I missed, but I did ignore several developments, too. There’s no point in rehashing what’s a week or several days old. But let’s start off

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