Sport: In The West: Play Baysball!

West: Play "Baysball!" San Francisco and Oakland square off in a historic World Series

As the crow -- or in this case the seagull -- flies, it is a mere eleven miles across San Francisco Bay from Candlestick Park, home of the National League pennant-winning Giants, to the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, where the American League champion Athletics play. That distance is only a tad farther than the mileage between Yankee Stadium in the Bronx and the Brooklyn housing project where Ebbets Field used to be, sites of the last public- transit World Series back in 1956. This week the A's and Giants, having finished off their respective challengers from Toronto and Chicago, are launched on...

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