Sport: That Magical Day

A lot of baseball games are won by lopsided scores, and 19 runs is a long way from a record. But such is the state of the New York Mets that when they score 19, fans all across the U.S. sit up and take notice, and newspapers print pictures of the Scoreboard to prove that it really did happen.

There is no rational reason why the Mets should ever score 19 runs in a game. But maybe they were rereading those grand old boys' books, Baseball Joe and Double Curve Dan. The team is in a losing streak—disaster after disaster. Then, all...

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