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The 100: Fred Merkle (95)

It was nearly 30 years after the game and, Marianne Merkle remembered, even church wasn’t a safe haven. One Sunday morning in the 1930s, Merkle and her family were attending services in Florida, when a visiting minister introduced himself. “You … Continue reading

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Challenging Replay Challenges

Major League Baseball is finally moving ahead with expanding its use of instant replay on close calls in 2014. I’ve been reading commentary about this for two days now, and one cannot help but notice how much the conversation around … Continue reading

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