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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. Usually, the most dramatic streaks occur over the course of a season. A scant few, equally impressive, … Continue reading

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Tough-luck Buck

Buck Showalter was a fine minor-league first baseman in the Yankees farm system. He had the poor luck of being at that position when Don Mattingly was bashing all those home runs. Showalter was then given the job of managing … 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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