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Streaking

Like the proverbial first-small-step of the longest journey, record-MLB streaks begin innocently enough. Each captures the imagination of the public in different ways. The most enthralling streaks occur over the course of a season. A few, equally impressive, are accomplished … Continue reading

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Tough-luck Buck

Buck Showalter was with the Hyannis Port Mets of the Cape Cod League (which he tore up offensively) as well as then a fine minor-league first baseman in the Yankees farm system. Buck had the poor luck of being at … Continue reading

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Gary Carter, Whitney Houston, Many Events

The past several days have witnessed a convergence of many events, unrelated perhaps, but like all things juxtaposed by fate, each gives to the other a different and new meaning. There were the untimely deaths of only the third New … Continue reading

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