Tuesday, May 28, at Granada Theater, $24
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Here in The Sportatorium, every now and then we like to talk baseball. I mean hard-core, balls-and-strikes baseball.
By "every now and then" I mean this morning. And by "we", of course, I mean seamhead colleague Sam Merten.
Sam, the floor is yours:
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