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"The kid who was lucky enough to come up with a real league ball or a store-bought bat automatically became team captain." - Ford Frick in Games, Asterisks, and People: Memoirs of a Lucky Fan (Ford C. You won't, except for here at Baseball Almanac (unless they copied it from us! Baseball Almanac already has thousands of facts about your favorite team, players, stadiums, attendance, award winners, and more online, but please do not hesitate to suggest another item you would like to see.
The Giants are a haven for sluggers and the Mets continually produce quality hurlers.
The Cubs are the lovable losers with the grand ballpark and the Dodgers are always playing home-grown talent.
We lose that child-like wonderment about everything, but not about our baseball teams.
Or perhaps because the game is played every day for six months, and fortunes of the team become as much a part of our life as those of friends and family.
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