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Japanese Baseball Began On My Family's Farm In Maine

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Retired baseball pitcher Tommy John, left, and Dr. Frank Jobe at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in July 2013. Jobe was honored for the pioneering surgery he first performed on John's elbow in 1974. Mike Groll/AP hide caption

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Tommy John Remembers Dr. Jobe, 'One Of The Greatest Surgeons'

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Pete Rose of the National League barreled into American League catcher Ray Fosse at the 1970 All-Star Game in Cincinnati. It's one of the most famous home plate collisions in Major League Baseball history. AP hide caption

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Ernie Banks, of THE CHICAGO CUBS, back in his playing days. AP hide caption

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From the NPR Newscast: Our error about Ernie Banks

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Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara points to the sky as he and his teammates celebrate their World Series victory Wednesday. Rob Carr/Getty Images hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Mike Pesca wraps up the World Series

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Big Papi is red hot: Boston's David Ortiz has driven the Red Sox to a 3-2 lead over the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series. Rob Carr/Getty Images hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Tom Goldman talks with Steve Inskeep about the Series

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