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THE ZAPPER
John Walters
October 11, 1999
Last Saturday, with the Reds, Astros and Mets playing back-to-back-to-back in their tussle for postseason berths, why couldn't there have been a tripleheader (perhaps on more than one network) available to all viewers? New Yorkers, for instance, did see Astros-Dodgers on Fox at 4 p.m. But at 1 p.m., instead of being shown Brewers-Reds, those viewers got an X-Files rerun. Why baseball squanders such opportunities is a mystery fit for Mulder and Scully.
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October 11, 1999

The Zapper

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Last Saturday, with the Reds, Astros and Mets playing back-to-back-to-back in their tussle for postseason berths, why couldn't there have been a tripleheader (perhaps on more than one network) available to all viewers? New Yorkers, for instance, did see Astros-Dodgers on Fox at 4 p.m. But at 1 p.m., instead of being shown Brewers-Reds, those viewers got an X-Files rerun. Why baseball squanders such opportunities is a mystery fit for Mulder and Scully.

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