100th World Series

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In 1903 the cheap seats cost a quarter and the annuncers used megaphones. Join NPR's Neal Conan leads a discussion on one hundred years of the World Series — how it began, how it has changed and how it shapes baseball today.

Guests:

David Pietrusza
* Author, Rothstein: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series. (Carrol & Graf 2003)

Alan Schwarz
* Senior Writer, Baseball America

Roger Abrams

* Author, The First World Series: and the Baseball Fanatics of 1903 (Northeastern University Press 2003)

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