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The Secret History Of Richard Nixon, Mets Sicko

As the title-winning 1986 Mets were constructed and deconstructed during the final years of his life, Richard Nixon was never too far from the players’ minds—or too far from them in general. When one of the team’s stars underperformed, or when a favorite player of his saw their time with the Mets come to an end, Nixon could be relied upon to send them a letter providing some form of comfort for the temporary issues or expressing his appreciation for the services the player provided for the Mets. 

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The Mostly Untold Story Of How The Sports Bra Conquered The World And Tore Its Inventors Apart

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This Family Has Tattooed The Holy Land For Centuries

Arts And Culture
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Wait, Second Base Has Been WHERE This Whole Time?

MLB
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NBA Heckler, Friend Of Ali, And Wannabe Governor Robin Ficker Gets Disbarred

Stories
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They Found The Freaking ‘Endurance’

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The All-Black League That Invented Hockey As We Know It

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An Historical Correction Needs To Be Seen

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25 Years Ago, The Clippers Came Closer To Moving To Anaheim Than Anyone Knew

NBA
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Women’s Bodies, Men’s Rules, And The Indiscreet Draw Of ‘Pumping Iron 2: The Women’

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At The Turtle Club In The Shadow Of 9/11

Defector At The Movies
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The Many Guys Of History, With Patrick Wyman

Podcasts
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Bottled Up In Cork: A Loss In Hurling Is More Than A Loss

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The Long, Complicated History Of Trevor Bauer’s “Rough Sex” Defense

MLB
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Ed Hardy Went To Japan And Brought Back A Myth

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The Blustering, Barnstorming Softball Brilliance Of ‘The King And His Court’

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Christopher Columbus And The Replacement-Level Historical Figure

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Götz von Berlichingen Had A (Literal) Iron Fist And A Front-Row Seat To The Military Revolution

Book Excerpts That Don't Suck
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This McGruff Drug Album Might As Well Be By Weird Al

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101 Years Ago, Babe Ruth’s Career Could Have Ended In A Car Crash In Wawa, Pennsylvania

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