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Baseball returning to prominence

Baseball, it seems, is waking up with the hangover it
got from partying too hard at contract time back in
2000 and our own Peter Gammons has a very interesting
take on the situation. Focusing on Manny Ramirez, he
points out that the union needs to take some of the
blame for that

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    other baseball teams, but do they have legs beyond
    their own sport? Ethan J. Skolnick of the South
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    success will impact the town's more famous denizen,
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  • John Erardi of the Cincinnati Enquirer has the latest
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    suggests some famous real and fictitious characters
    that Rose should emulate.