COOL SUMMER GAMES: BASEBALL MIXES IT UP

INTERLEAGUE PLAY IS NOT JUST FOR THE WORLD SERIES ANYMORE

When the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox last played in a game that meant something, Teddy Roosevelt was President and SOS had just been adopted as the universal distress signal. Most sportswriters thought the White Sox, known as the Hitless Wonders, needed to send out just such a call against the Cubs, who had won a record 116 games behind the poetic double-play relay of Tinker to Evers to Chance. But funny things happen in baseball, and the Southsiders won the fourth World Series ever played, four games to two.

A funny thing is happening in baseball this year too....

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