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Best of BP: Baseball and Jazz

Best of BP: Baseball and Jazz For more than a century, baseball and jazz have been a duet. “There are only three things that America will be remembered for 2000 years from now when they study this civilization: The Constitution, Jazz music, and Baseball,” once wrote essayist Gerald Early. “These are the 3 most beautiful…

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Effectively Wild Episode 1479: Multisport Sabermetrics Exchange (Esports and Volleyball)

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Sept 30: Not amicable

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