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Past Is Prologue
From the SI Vault: June 17, 1968
Hmm, sound familiar? Offensive production plunged in 1968, turning MLB into a pitchers' paradise and making aces like the Dodgers' Don Drysdale the dominant forces in the game.
BY WILLIAM LEGGETT
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