It's a cold and drizzly night in L.A., and I have to meet Christy Mathewson at the Coffee Bean in 10 minutes. I mean, I know it isn't really him, but something about Eddie Frierson has me unconsciously believing it is.
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Over sixty years ago right fielder Bobby Thompson crossed home plate and a thousand kids danced with dreams filling their heads that someday they too would swat the high fastball at the Polo Grounds.
Exhibit number one obviously is Barry Bonds, who in 1991, at age 27, hit 25 home runs, and in 2001, age 37, whacked 73.
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