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Monthly Archives: October 2005

October 27 2005: Passed Ball (World Series wrap)

Well, it’s over. Really over. Last night, the White Sox poured champagne over one another’s heads, in the time-honored ritual that crowns a champion and ends the baseball season. It makes me sad. Not the White Sox, who played inspired baseball, who did it with pitching and magical, timely home runs. I’m happy for them. […]

October 12 2005: Common Enemies

Well, baseball season is over. Oh, I know the Cardinals and the White Sox and people like that are still playing. But the Red Sox are out of it, and the Yankees are out of it, and call me a chauvinist, but this means that baseball has gone from a gripping must-see drama to a […]