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Contest: The 7th Inning of Ken Burns' "Baseball"

I watched barely any of Ken Burns' "Baseball" documentary when it came out back in 1994, and I couldn't remember why I didn't have more interest. In the past year, I've made an effort to finally catch up, and the first six "Innings" were largely informative and enjoyable.

Then I watched the Seventh Inning, titled "The Capital of Baseball, 1950-1960," and I remembered...

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Friday Five: All-Star Game improvements

The American League All-Stars pose for their team

(Credit: Getty Images)

I noticed this contest a while back, and I thought to myself, "Hey, self! This would be a great Friday Five for right before the All-Star Game! Just list your top five All-Star Game memories, and you're set for another week."

But as I thought about it, I realized, "I don't HAVE any tremendous All-Star Game memories."

Don't get me wrong, I like the game, and I can...

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