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The Nineteenth Year: The Pittsburgh Pirates of 1971 and 40 years later (and the 1969 Phillies, if anyone cares)


I spent much of the summer before my 14th birthday watching the 1969 Phillies, an unremarkable team which didn’t lose 100 games, but came darn close. They lost 99 and won only 63, which begs the question of why I … Continue reading

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