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An Open Letter to Baseball
Re: Expanded Video Review
An honest, heartfelt letter to the powers that be behind baseball’s failing version of comprehensive video review—and how our concept can fix it.
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Jim Rice terrified opposing pitchers for much of the 1970s and 1980s, but how does he rank on the franchise’s list of hitting greats? Or how about the first Red Sox superstar in Tris Speaker? Or the hitting machine known as Wade Boggs? Or the Splendid Splinter himself, Ted Williams? Find out now!
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A spate of critical defensive blunders doom the New York Giants in a seven-game World Series showdown with the Boston Red Sox, playing their first season at historic Fenway Park.
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