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Marathon Contest Brings Rare Feats For Cubs, Rockies

(CBS) Around the time Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon made a tremendous diving catch in the bottom of the 10th inning last night to rob Cubs catcher Welington Castillo of a game-winning hit, you got the inkling this one might take a while to decide. 323 more words


"It breaks your heart"--former Baseball Commissioner Giamatti; also Vine Street, Cincinnati, after Cincinnati Reds World Series win, 1940

“It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone.” A. 265 more words

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