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Buy a new shirt, kid

Just saw a fan in the stands wearing a Bobby Higginson t-shirt. One of the 20-buck ones. C’mon, kid, you’re at the All-Star Game. In decent seats. Can’t you at least afford an Ivan Rodriguez shirt? Since we’re talking about fashion, what’s the deal with the white shoes? A-Rod’s got them on, and I remember

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Baseball in The District

Washington will be a great big-league city, and it won’t be long. It’s just not quite there yet. At roughly 7:06 p.m. on April 14, 2005, the first pitch in the first official Major League Baseball game in 34 years was thrown by Livan Hernandez of the new Washington Nationals. Leadoff hitter Craig Counsell of

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World Series Game 1: Back in Boston

Hmm… So I forgot to post any kind of thought-out preview for the World Series, which I intended to do. Damn weekends, getting in the way. Oops. Here’s what I would’ve said: Both teams have great lineups, the Cardinals have better defense, especially in St. Louis, when David Ortiz has to play first base just

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Postseason thoughts, Day 4

Yesterday’s games:Red Sox 8, Angels 6, 10 inningsYankees 8, Twins 3 Red Sox win series, 3-0Done and done. Good job. The Sox rolled over the Angels, and it appeared to energize John Kerry, who rolled over George Bush in the debate. Yet I digress. While listening to the Sox game on the radio as I

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Postseason thoughts, Day 3

Yesterday’s games:Braves 4, Astros 2, 11 inningsCardinals 8, Dodgers 3 Astros-Braves series tied 1-1Why are they still doing the Tomahawk Chop in Atlanta? It’s done. It’s tired. The fans aren’t even into it. When I went down for the Mets-Braves NLCS Game 1 in 1999, they handed out those foam red tomahawks to everyone who

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