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I proudly tell people baseball was my first sports love. I think my first handful of Halloweens, after being dressed against my will as matching pumpkins with my older brother, I suited up as Nomar Garciaparra or Pedro Martinez. I have a vivid memory of getting in trouble during my preschool years. The punishment? I was barred from watching Ken Griffey Jr. and the Seattle Mariners battle our beloved Red Sox. And forget sports moments, winning the 2004 World Series was one of my top life moments. So, baseball, I’m saying this because I care: Our game is dying. The … Continued

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