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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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I wasn’t there: Indians-Senators, 1939

A coworker of mine has what might be described as a throwback blog called Cladrite Radio and today he wrote about a somewhat recent posting of the full-day audio archives from Sept. 21, 1939, of WJSV in Washington, D.C. I think the most apt description of these recordings is an audio time machine. What stood

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Snow day

After one round of shoveling, the snow’s still coming down here in New Jersey and the sidewalks and steps are again beneath a few inches. The plows haven’t been back in hours, but at this point I may just wait for the morning, when it’s all finished. At least I won’t have to shovel all

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The breezy comfort of a Midwestern, Rust Belt summer evening

This is the problem with having a blog but not being diligent about updating it through the season. I’ll start a post but then get distracted or bored or tired and will leave it for later. And then it will completely slip my mind, and “later” is then defined as “months after I started.” So

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2008 preview: AL Central

DETROIT TIGERS In general This is probably the most-improved team in baseball; certainly in the American League. Not only did the Tigers add an ace-quality pitcher — and a left-handed one at that (Dontrelle Willis, of course) — but they also got one of the game’s top young third basemen in the deal (Miguel Cabrera,

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