July 02, 2007 | FRANZ LIDZ
Samuel Beckett exhorted, "Fail better." And no professional sports team
has ever failed better or with greater frequency than the Philadelphia
Phillies. Failure has become synonymous with a...
August 15, 2005
Gene Mauch saw some big ones slip away, but still wound up a winner
April 05, 2004 | Roy Blount Jr.
A fielder makes a spectacular play and then leads off the next inning. Since the dawn of baseball, it's been a common occurrence. Or has it?
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July 19, 1993 | Tim Kurkjian
The young couple from Boston angrily left Anaheim Stadium in the eighth inning thinking their Red Sox had choked again. It wasn't until the next morning, while they were nursing hangovers on the flight home, that...