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Why Scott Boras is the best (and worst) thing to happen to baseball

Damon leaves - YOU HATE HIM. Varitek stays, Matsuzaka comes -YOU LOVE HIM. NOBODY PLAYS HARDBALL like this guy.


(Photo by Joe Schmelzer)
By CHARLES P. PIERCE
April 1, 2007

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Baseball is about history, its poets tell us. It is about continuity and about heirloom emotions. It's a golden thread that binds the generations together, one after another, in the face of an increasingly centrifugal and atomized world. So say baseball's poets, and because this is a baseball story, let's begin nearly a century ago. (Full article: 4402 words)

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