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Ernie Harwell’s legacy

I love this thought: There’s a man in Mobile who remembers a triple he saw Honus Wagner hit in Pittsburgh 46 years ago. That’s baseball. So is the scout reporting that a 16-year-old sandlot pitcher in Cheyenne is the new “Walter Johnson.” And also this one: In baseball, democracy shines its clearest. Here the only

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Harwell’s Christmas card

Tiger Stadium is gone and, sadly, Ernie Harwell is going. The legendary Tigers broadcaster was given the front page of today’s Detroit Free Press to write a heartfelt thank you column to fans.