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Black And Blue And Aiken' All Over
Steve Wulf
August 30, 1982
The Kansas City Royals are leading the major leagues in injuries, but they're winning anyway, thanks to the modalities
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August 30, 1982

Black And Blue And Aiken' All Over

The Kansas City Royals are leading the major leagues in injuries, but they're winning anyway, thanks to the modalities

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The Royals do have spiritual ancestors in the 1949 New York Yankees. That club had 71 injuries. Joe DiMaggio missed 65 games, and no regular made it through the season unhurt. The Yanks still won the pennant by a game over the Red Sox and beat the Dodgers in five games in the World Series.

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