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Bob Ryan

A feast of data, with a slight glaze

By Bob Ryan
Globe Columnist / May 14, 2006

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On my ninth birthday, I was given a book, ''Modern Baseball Strategy" by famed manager Paul Richards. After reading how games are managed, and how lineups are constructed, I came away thinking the two absolute coolest things in the universe would be to bat either third or fourth in a big-league batting order. (Full article: 1150 words)

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