George Brett wipes a new bat down with a pine tar rag before a game with the Cleveland Indians on July 25, 1983. The day before, Brett had been called out for using a bat with pine tar too far down the bat; the league president decided that Brett's bat was OK. Doug Atkins/AP hide caption

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Kansas City Royals' Omar Infante hits an RBI single in the second inning during a game last month against the Cincinnati Reds. Ed Zurga/AP hide caption

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Outside the London hospital where the newest prince was born, betting parlors have been advertising the odds on names. Chris Jackson/Getty Images hide caption

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