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Phillies slugger Bryce Harper hits the series winning two-run homerun during the 8th inning against the San Diego Padres in game 5 of the National League Championship in Philadelphia on Oct. 23, 2022. Michael Reaves/Getty Images hide caption

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Ahead of the World Series, Phillies radio announcer shares the art of play-by-play

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Bryce Harper, center, of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrates with teammates after defeating the San Diego Padres in game five to win the National League Championship Series at Citizens Bank Park on October 23, 2022 in Philadelphia. Michael Reaves/Getty Images hide caption

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Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Will Smith and catcher Travis d'Arnaud celebrate after winning baseball's World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, in Houston. The Braves won 7-0. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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The grounds crew prepares the field during a workout prior to the start of the World Series between the Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves at Minute Maid Park on Monday in Houston. Carmen Mandato/Getty Images hide caption

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Why some fans say the Braves vs. Astros World Series is a matchup of good vs. evil

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Ryan Pressly of the Houston Astros celebrates with Martin Maldonado after the final out in the ninth inning, defeating the Boston Red Sox 5-0 on Friday and advancing to the World Series. Carmen Mandato/Getty Images hide caption

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Houston Astros players Alex Bregman and José Altuve look on as owner Jim Crane addresses reporters during a news conference Thursday in West Palm Beach, Fla. Michael Reaves/Getty Images hide caption

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Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, pictured in December 2019, announced he is leaving the team in the wake of a Major League Baseball investigation that said he helped develop a sign-stealing system. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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The Washington Nationals celebrate Wednesday after defeating the Houston Astros in Game 7 to win the World Series, at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Loren Elliott/MLB Photos via Getty Images hide caption

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The Washington Nationals congratulate Anthony Rendon after his two-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 6 of the World Series against the Houston Astros on Tuesday. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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Carlos Correa, #1 of the Houston Astros, celebrates with teammates after the Astros defeated the Washington Nationals in Game 5 of the World Series at Nationals Park on Sunday in Washington, D.C. Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images hide caption

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The Washington Nationals celebrate after Game 2 of the World Series against the Houston Astros Thursday in Houston. The Nationals won 12-3 to take a 2-0 lead in the Series. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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The Houston Astros' Roberto Osuna pitches against the New York Yankees during the American League Championship Series on Oct. 15. On Saturday night, the Astros' assistant general manager targeted a small cluster of female reporters with a profane defense of Osuna, who agreed to the equivalent of a restraining order after being accused in Canada of assaulting the mother of his child. Mike Stobe/Getty Images hide caption

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Astros Executive's Rant At Reporters Draws Firestorm On Eve Of Series

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A young child is carried from the stands after being injured by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Wednesday. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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The Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers celebrates his three-run home run Thursday against the Houston Astros during the sixth inning in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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Pete Van Vleet plays with his daughter, Madeline, 6, and his son, Jack, 9 months. Van Vleet is a baseball superfan; his favorite team is the Houston Astros. Madeline's is the Detroit Tigers because she generally likes the teams with animal mascots. Photo illustration by Claire Harbage/NPR and Paige Vickers for NPR hide caption

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Babies And Baseball: A Dad Plants The Seeds For A Shared Love Of The Game

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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve holds up the championship trophy after Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Saturday in Houston. Eric Christian Smith/AP hide caption

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