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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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1992 Sports: An Epic Shot & A Repeat Barrage

1992 Sports: An Epic Shot & A Repeat Barrage (0)

This article offers a snapshot of 1992 sports, a year defined by an epic shot in the NCAA Tournament, and a parade of teams either closing repeat titles, getting close to doing such, or starting repeat

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