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Sports History Files: The baseball strike, 20 years later

TweetHow I enjoy and perceive the game of baseball changed forever 20 years ago this week, when well-heeled major leaguers went on strike.
A month later, as pennant races should have been coming to a climax, MLB cancelled not only the regular season, but the playoffs.
There would be no World Series for the first time in [...]

If I ever started a baseball blog . . .

Tweet. . . I would call it Sid Bream’s Slide, after my favorite Atlanta Braves moment — ever.
It was followed by heartbreak, as the Braves got burned in walkoff fashion by Joe Carter and the Toronto Blue Jays in the World Series. The Braves’ 14-year postseason run, including the 1995 World Series crown, was something [...]