MORE AIR GOES OUT OF BASEBALL

QUOTH POE, "NEVERMORE."

Before Michael Jordan issued a statement announcing that he was giving up what used to be the national pastime, before President Clinton lightened a Friday press conference by claiming that the new shooting guard for the Chicago Bulls would be the 6,100,001st new job he had created, before Chicagoans began climbing atop one another's big shoulders to tear the No. 23 jersey down from the rafters of the United Center, it was a Chicago White Sox minor- league outfielder named Charles Poe who confirmed the rumor. When Jordan walked out of the White Sox camp in Sarasota, Florida,...

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