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December 11, 1989 | Donald J. Barr
In sportswriting circles a fine writer is said to be able to really "type." But when Richard Hoffer, our newest senior writer, landed his first job with a newspaper—the Massillon, Ohio, Evening Independent in...
June 28, 1993 | Richard Hoffer
No major league player has hit .400 since Ted Williams batted .406 in 1941, and only two players—Rod Carew in '77 and George Brett in '80—have finished a season within 20 points of that barrier in the last 35 years....
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September 19, 1994
We Cub fans are down every year about this time. Do you have to mock us? For shame!PAUL TOEPFER, SPRINGFIELD, ILL.
September 25, 1995
Whoever thought baseball could die twice in the same year?LAURIE RUSSO, NEW YORK CITY