A CHANGE IN STRIPES

AS THE POSTSEASON NEARS, THE QUESTION IS, CAN THIS SCRAPPY, SELFLESS TEAM BE THE NEW YORK YANKEES?

No offense to Dwight Gooden, but those plans to do a TV movie about his life now seem laughable. For one thing, the Doctor is nowhere near as good as he was when he threw his redemptive no-hitter in May, and producers were talking Denzel Washington. For another, it will be hard to build a climax around Gooden's losing his spot in the rotation to Ramiro Mendoza. There is a far more compelling reason, though, to condemn the biopic to development: Gooden's comeback is just one small episode in a tale of epic dimensions. TV movie? Heck, the 1996 New York...

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