What Makes a Baseball Town?

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After 33 years, baseball is finally coming back to Washington, D.C. Starting next season, the Montreal Expos will play ball in the nation's capital. But does Washington have what it takes to be a "baseball" town.


Alan Schwarz, senior writer, Baseball America. Author of The Numbers Game: Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics.



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