From The Publisher: Sep. 27, 1993

Each summer Time goes to battle, well, to bat, against the likes of the New York Times and Newsweek in the softball fields of Manhattan's Central Park. This Publishers League season, however, did not begin well. Said captain Lamarr Tsufura, who troubleshoots computer problems during the off-season: "We had a disastrous game on opening day." But ya gotta believe.

As the hazy, lazy days of summer rolled along, the wins slowly piled up. And with each one, the cries of News Desk editor Anderson Fils-Aime echoed louder and louder from out in left field where he played: "MINE! MINE! I GOT...

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