The Baltimore Orioles were coming off a disastrous year in 1988. They opened that season by losing their first 21 games, firing manager Cal Ripken Sr. just six games in (and in the process antagonizing
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It was the last gasp of the Davey Johnson era. A highly successful period of Mets history had been marked by a World Series title in 1986, but crushing pennant races in 1985 and 1987
The Chicago Bulls were making gradual progress since the drafting of Michael Jordan prior to the 1985 season. The floundering franchise immediately became a playoff team upon Jordan’s arrival and in 1988 they won their