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TEACHING THEM TED'S WAY
FROM THE SI VAULT: MARCH 17, 1969
Outsiders were talking of Unterrible Teddy, and insiders were awed by his knowledge. After two serene and skillful weeks with the Senators, Mr. Williams was back in baseball for sure
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Lions 1--4 in the last 5 [games], and in the one [win] they had to rally in the final seconds to beat the Rams at home. D's not good enough for a playoff run.
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TOM VERDUCCI ON...
Remember in early April when several closers were hit with injuries and people wondered how their teams could possibly carry on without them? Well, the 2012 season is proof that the closer position is overrated. Look at the 10 best teams in baseball. Only three of them have the same closer they had when they reported to spring training. You can't replace aces or All-Star shortstops, but the closer is a position in which you can carry on with replacements just fine.... Read more of Verducci's Three Strikes atSI.com
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