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Photo Friday: Cardinals vs. Cubs, 1998

Mark McGwire, May 1, 1998, Chicago With the way the week started out, I had to go with this set for Photo Friday. When I went through the negatives to find that photo of Mark McGwire I used on Monday, I scanned in the rest of the worthy images to use for today’s slideshow. I

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Just a little this ‘n that

This year’s Hot Stove, Cool Music event features Mets GM Omar Minaya during the roundtable discussion at Fenway Park. It will be interesting to see what he has to say. (It will also be interesting to see what Bill Janovitz has to say after the music portion in the evening.) Matt Holliday switched his number

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2008 preview: NL Central

CHICAGO CUBS In general The Cubs seem poised for a repeat appearance in the postseason — and another year-long battle for the division with their Wisconsin neighbors, the Brewers. Gone are outfielders Jacque Jones and Cliff Floyd and perennially injured starter Mark Prior. The main replacements are prospect Felix Pie and free agents Kosuke Fukudome

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Baseball in the mouse’s house

At one time, the acres of land southwest of Orlando, Florida, were undeveloped or consisted mainly of orange groves. But ever since Walt Disney established his World, the area has continued to grow. There are the theme parks — internationally based, water-based, animal-based and movie-based — a Downtown, a suburb (Celebration) and a whole Wide

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Sprinting from the gate

I don’t know that my mom is superstitious per se, but she’ll make a comment or joke about maintaining her routine during a baseball or football game if the Mets or Notre Dame have been playing well. “I don’t want to jinx it,” she’ll explain. She’s been out of the country all week, touring Poland

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