Sport: Hot Dog and Pudge

Box scores seldom reflect the real gems of baseball, the shining acts of talent or instinct that can catch an opponent totally unaware. In a recent game with the Cincinnati Reds, for example, the Houston Astros' Cesar Cedeño was on first when a double was hit to left field. Though the ball was pegged back to the infield quickly, Cedeño unexpectedly kept going. Before the surprised Reds could respond, Cedeno rounded third at top speed and raced home to score. Last week at Yankee Stadium, in a tight situation−two outs, ninth inning, bases loaded...

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