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The Rise & Fall Of The 1989 Cincinnati Bengals

The Rise & Fall Of The 1989 Cincinnati Bengals (0)

The 1989 Cincinnati Bengals came into the season looking to finish the job, after losing the previous year’s Super Bowl in the final minute to the San Francisco 49ers. Instead, the Bengals went through and

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The Turnaround Season Of The 1989 Baltimore Orioles

The Turnaround Season Of The 1989 Baltimore Orioles (0)

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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1989 New York Mets: The Johnson Era Starts To Fade

1989 New York Mets: The Johnson Era Starts To Fade (0)

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

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The 1989 Chicago Bulls: Jordan’s Playoff Breakthrough

The 1989 Chicago Bulls: Jordan’s Playoff Breakthrough (0)

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

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The Road To The 1989 Final Four

The Road To The 1989 Final Four (0)

One interim coach completed a magic ride and a newcomer to the scene made his first big statement. The Big Ten filled the field and a developing dynasty continued to stride forward. Those were the

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